Philanthropy

New Grant Will Boost Sarasota Animal Shelter

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently awarded $7,800 to Satchel's Last Resort.

11/24/2021 By Staff

Health care

CAN Community Health Partners With Arts Groups for World AIDS Day Events

World AIDS Day takes place every Dec. 1.

11/24/2021 By Staff

Nature

Kids Can Participate in This Year's Audubon Christmas Bird Count, Too

The Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast is hosting a pair of bird count events for kids ages 5-10 in December.

11/24/2021 By Staff

Lectures

Registration Opens Nov. 30 for OLLI at Ringling College 'Listening to Women' Series

The seven-session series features women whose innovations and accomplishments are having an impact.

11/23/2021 By Staff

Holidays

Tidewell Foundation Seeks Holiday Gifts for Grieving Children and Families

The community can donate unwrapped gifts or sponsor families enrolled in Tidewell’s Blue Butterfly program.

11/23/2021 By Staff

Tourism

Florida Visitation Tops Pre-Pandemic Levels in Q3

A total of 32.5 million travelers visited the state between July and September of this year.

11/23/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Business World Employee Earns MASI Designation

Janet Hazuda joins the rest of the Children's World Uniform Supply and Business World Promo staff in earning the recognition.

11/23/2021 By Staff

Travel

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport Renews Airport Health Accreditation

Since the start of the pandemic, SRQ has worked with its tenants and the TSA to implement multiple cleaning and safety measures.

11/22/2021 By Staff

Theater

Melba Moore to Perform at WBTT's Fall Gala

Tickets are available for a livestream of the gala on Dec. 4.

11/22/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Child Protection Center Welcomes Two New Board Members

Jennifer Fox and Charlie Brooks have both joined the board.

11/22/2021 Photography by Staff

Grants

The Ringling Receives Grant from Community Foundation

The $42,500 will provide support for three of the museum's programs.

11/22/2021 By Staff

Nonprofit News

Community Foundation Earns National Recognition

The foundation was awarded re-accreditation and earned an "exceptional" four-star rating on Charity Navigator.

11/21/2021 By Staff

Grants

Step Up Suncoast Awarded $50,000 from Bank of America

The funding will support the organization's economic mobility efforts.

11/21/2021 By Staff

Awards

LWRBA Announces 2021 'Sandies' Winners

The Sandies honor LWRBA volunteers; winners were selected by their peers from a pool of 42 finalists across eight categories.

11/19/2021 Photography by Staff

Awards

Equality Florida Honors Realm Restaurant Group

Sharon Carole and Christopher Covelli each received the Voice for Equality Award.

11/19/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Van Wezel Foundation Names Laura Hennessey Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining the foundation, Hennessey spent seven years at the University of Virginia's Darden School of Business executive team.

11/19/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Chamber Promotes Craig McGonigal

McGonigal has been named director of member engagement.

11/19/2021 By Staff

Holidays

Williams Parker, Ringling College Partner for 2021 Holiday Card Design Contest

Ringling College illustration junior Samantha Zappola is this year's winner.

11/18/2021 By Staff

Lakewood Ranch

Forestar Unveils Phase One Plans for Star Farms at Lakewood Ranch

The 700-acre development will ultimately be home to 300 homesites.

11/18/2021 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Airport Reports Another Strong Month of Passenger Traffic

The airport is having its busiest year ever.

11/18/2021 By Staff