Workshops

State College of Florida to Offer Technology, Leadership Workshops

Classes will be held August 19 and September 20.

08/16/2019 By Staff

Sustainability

Registration Is Open for Sarasota County's 2019 Sustainability Workshop

The theme of this year's workshop is "Growing Greener Generations."

08/16/2019 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Airport Sets All-Time Passenger Record for July

Last month, 147,068 traveled through the airport.

08/16/2019 By Staff

New Hires

All Star Children’s Foundation Appoints Clinical Team for Outpatient Treatment Center

Since starting its outpatient clinical program on April 1, All Star has received 92 referrals for children needing trauma therapy.

08/16/2019 By Staff

Jobs

Florida Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.3 Percent

So far this year, 128,000 people have entered the workforce.

08/16/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Sweet Sparkman Architects Adds Michele Demperio as Firm Partner

Demperio has worked at the firm for 15 years.

08/15/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Florida Sets Record Tourism Numbers

The state welcomed 68.9 million travelers from January-June 2019, the highest number of visitors during any six months in Florida’s history.

08/15/2019 Photography by Staff

Public Relations

Local PR Association Announces Board, Celebrates Member Achievements

Kim Livengood, APR, CPC, will be the chapter's president for 2019-20.

08/15/2019 By Staff

Honor Thy Selfie

Today is #CityHallSelfie Day

For the third year, the City of Sarasota invites employees and residents to take a selfie in front of City Hall or their favorite city park or facility and share it on social media.

08/15/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Venice Regional Bayfront Health Names Chief Financial Officer, Laboratory Director

Danny Warren Jr. has been hired as CFO and Irene Przetocki as laboratory director.

08/14/2019 By Staff

Joint Forces

Women's Council of Realtors Partners With Goodwill for Annual Fashion Show

The 26th annual event will take place Sept. 4 at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

08/14/2019 By Staff

History

Three Manatee County Historical Sites Reopen

The sites were closed for month-long improvement projects.

08/14/2019 By Staff

Unity Awards

Nominate Now for the 2020 Unity Awards!

We're shining a light on the individuals dedicated to bringing our communities together in our tenth annual Unity Awards.

08/13/2019 By Staff

Health

CAN Community Health Announces Youth Initiative

The program is aimed at at-risk youth ages 13-21.

08/13/2019 By Staff

Construction

Perrone Construction Hires Director of Operations

Sam Canham, a veteran of the U.S. Army, has been involved in the construction industry for more than 15 years.

08/13/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Tami Erickson to Chair Walk to End Alzheimer’s for Sarasota, Manatee Counties

The Sarasota and Manatee walk will be held Nov. 16 at Nathan Benderson Park.

08/13/2019 By Staff

Scholarships

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Awards Scholarships to Young Artists

Recipients were presented with $1,000 scholarships for studies in a college or conservatory program in the arts or arts management for the 2019-2020 academic year.

08/13/2019 By Staff

Baywatch

Annual Scallop Search Scheduled for August 24

The annual event helps monitor the health of the bay.

08/12/2019 By Staff

Education

USF Sarasota-Manatee, Manatee County Schools Announce Hiring Agreement

A new program guarantees USFSM elementary education students a teaching job with Manatee County schools once they graduate.

08/12/2019 Photography by Staff