Blood Drive

SunCoast Blood Centers Making Critical Call for Donations

Hospitals are experiencing an increase in patients requiring blood transfusions, the blood bank says.

04/16/2021 By Staff

Preservation

Coalition Announces Second Annual 'Six to Save' Program

This year's list of six will be announced during Historic Preservation Month in May.

04/16/2021 By Staff

Red Tide

Red Tide Present in the Gulf, DOH Says

And is it just a coincidence after the Piney Point crisis?

04/15/2021 By Staff

Marine Life

Florida Keys to Undergo Unprecedented Coral Restoration Project

The restoration effort, which includes Mote Marine Laboratory, is the most ambitious effort to date in the U.S.

04/15/2021 By Staff

Jobs

Women's Resource Center to Host Free Info Session About Healthcare Careers

The session will focus on entry-level, career-laddering jobs available at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.

04/15/2021 By Staff

Coronavirus

Experimental New Treatment Targets Deadly Inflammation in Covid Patients

Sarasota Memorial Hospital (SMH) is one of more than a dozen research sites nationwide participating in the trial.

04/15/2021 By Staff

The Pandemic

All Faiths Food Bank to Hold Monthly Food Distributions at Van Wezel

The large-scale events will take place on the fourth Saturday of each month through October at the Van Wezel.

04/15/2021 By Staff

Trade

Port Manatee Container Trade Up 74 Percent in First Half of Fiscal Year

Additionally, the port's short tons of containerized loads were up 56.6 percent over the same timeframe last year.

04/15/2021 By Staff

Awards

Local PR Association Announces 2021 Image Awards Winners

The competition recognizes work in three divisions: public relations programs, public relations collateral and public relations digital tools.

04/14/2021 By Staff

Nesting Season

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins May 1

Residents are urged to keep light out of sight and remove unused beach furniture and coastal structures.

04/14/2021 By Staff

Rankings

Premier Sotheby's Ranked No. 21 in Annual 'Real Trends' Survey

Additionally, the company is ranked No. 19 on the annual RISMedia Top 1,000 Power Broker Report.

04/14/2021 By Staff

Education

Manatee Schools Announces Administrative Changes for 2021-2022 School Year

The new positions are scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2021.

04/14/2021 By Staff

Leadership

Class of 2022 Leadership Sarasota County Applications Available

Leadership Sarasota County is a program of the Sarasota Chamber.

04/13/2021 By Staff

Commercial Real Estate

CoastLife Church Buys Venice Bowling Alley for $2.7 Million

The property at 1100 U.S. 41 Bypass South has 42,792 square feet of space and sits on a 5-acre lot.

04/13/2021 By Staff

Crisis in Palmetto

DeSantis, State Officials Plan to Close Piney Point Facility

Full cleanup and closure costs could top $200 million.

04/13/2021 By Staff

Red Tide

New Report Reveals Impacts of 2018 Red Tide Bloom

The report details conditions in the five-county Tampa Bay/Sarasota Bay region before, during and after the red tide event across 18 measures of community well being.

04/13/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

V Foundation Confirms Celebrity Guests for 2021 Dick Vitale Gala

To date, Dick Vitale has raised $37 million for pediatric cancer, and his foundation has distributed more than $55 million in pediatric cancer research grants.

04/12/2021 By Staff

Grants

Healthcare Foundation Awards $266,200 in Grants

The grants will aid the purchase of new technology and provide support to First Step of Sarasota.

04/12/2021 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Records Highest Monthly Passenger Numbers Ever in March

The airport reported 277,590 passengers in March 2021, an 81 percent increase over March 2020.

04/12/2021 By Staff

Shop for a Good Cause

Annual 'Karin's Causes' Estate Sale Will Be Held in May

The event will take place at the Women's Resource Center.

04/12/2021 By Staff