Animals

A Greyhound Advocate Encourages People to Adopt

With the end of greyhound racing in Florida in sight, the executive director of a nonprofit that works to end dog racing encourages Floridians to take in dogs.

02/19/2019 By Staff

Professional development

Applications Open for Leadership Development Program

Gulf Coast Community Foundation is accepting applications for its 2019 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute through Friday, March 15.

02/19/2019 By Staff

Education

College Launches New Collaboration With Virtual Reality Company

Ringling College of Art and Design recently launched a new partnership with Flight School.

02/19/2019 By Staff

New hires

Nonprofit Names New 'Chief People and Culture Officer'

JFCS of the Suncoast recently hired Deborah Hedde-Croce.

02/19/2019 By Staff

“A Designed Life”

CFAS Presents Exhibit on American Textiles, Wallpapers, Containers and Packaging 1951-1954

The exhibit will travel next to the State Department in Washington, D.C.

02/18/2019 By Staff

Construction

Homebuilder Names New Vice President of Operations

Nautilus Homes recently hired Abbie Forrest.

02/18/2019 By Staff

Planning

Four Sarasota Neighborhoods Designated 'Opportunity Zones'

A federal program provides tax advantages for individuals and corporations that invest in the zones.

02/18/2019 By Staff

Deals

Real Estate Firm Shifting Rental Services to Property Management Company

Michael Saunders & Company is transitioning its rental leasing and management services to Gulf Coast Property Management.

02/18/2019 By Staff

Politics

Congresswoman From Orlando Headlines Democratic Party Dinner

Rep. Val Demmings, D-Orlando, will serve as the keynote speaker at the annual Kennedy-King Dinner of the Sarasota County Democratic Party on Sunday, Feb. 24.

02/18/2019 By Staff

Networking

Sarasota Chamber of Commerce's 'Party in the Park' Takes Place March 13

The party includes live music, networking activities and games, food, drinks and more.

02/15/2019 By Staff

Retail

2018 Holiday Shopping Totaled $707.5 Billion

Retail sales were up by 2.9 percent over 2017, below a projected increase of 4.3 to 4.8 percent, according to new statistics.

02/15/2019 By Staff

Retail

New Pet Store Opens Saturday

The pet supplies, accessories and grooming store Pet Supermarket is opening a new store at 3476 Clark Road, Sarasota.

02/15/2019 By Staff

Construction

Builder Breaks Ground on New Group Home for Nonprofit

Halfacre Construction Company recently started construction on a project for The Haven.

02/14/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Nonprofit That Works to End Sex Trafficking Names Four New Staffers

Selah Freedom recently hired Paula Meyer Besleris, Meiko Tayloris, Sarah Frazer and Dede Jones.

02/14/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Bradenton Realtor Named President-Elect of State Association

Barry Grooms, a co-owner of Bradenton's SaraBay Suncoast Realty Inc., was recently installed as the 2019 president-elect of Florida Realtors.

02/14/2019 By Staff

Education

Realtor Association Accepting Scholarship Applications

Each year, the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee awards scholarships to six local students.

02/14/2019 By Staff

Professional development

College Offers Day-Long 'Leadership Boot Camp' Course

The class will cover how to manage priorities, "building a powerful day," "the art of moving groups" and more.

02/14/2019 By Staff

Health care

Cardiac Care Office Adds New Physician

Heart Rhythm Consultants, P.A., recently hired Dr. Antonio Moretta.

02/13/2019 By Staff

Entertainment

Music and Motorcycle Festival Starts Friday

The 21st annual Thunder By the Bay takes place Feb. 15-17 at the Sarasota Fairgrounds.

02/13/2019 By Staff

Networking

Economic Development Corporation's Annual Barbecue Set for March 7

The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation is hosting its 31st annual Hob Nob Bar-B-Que from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 7.

02/13/2019 By Staff