Coronavirus

Sarasota Health Department to Hold Two COVID-19 Testing Events Next Week

The tests are appointment-only and will be held in Laurel and North Port.

05/28/2020 By Staff

Travel

Frontier Airlines Announces New Flights From SRQ

The airline has also rolled out sweeping new sanitation protocols for passengers and crew in response to COVID-19.

05/28/2020 Photography by Staff

Coronavirus

Mote, Bishop Museum Announce Reopening Dates

Mote will open June 5 and the Bishop Museum will open June 3, both with new public health guidelines in effect.

05/28/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Turning Points Names New Executive Director

Kathleen Cramer will be responsible for Turning Points' planning, organizing, staffing, directing and management.

05/27/2020 By Staff

Elections

Candidate Qualifying Period for City Elections Opens June 8

Qualifying packets are available for pickup by appointment only at the Office of the City Auditor and Clerk at City Hall.

05/27/2020 By Staff

Awards

Andrea Knies Recognized With Joe Curley Rising Leader Award

The award identifies and honors up-and-coming members who demonstrate emerging leadership traits along with dedicated, active involvement in chapter activities.

05/26/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Metro Cabinet Company Welcomes New Team Member

Martha Hafner, an experienced cabinet designer specializing in kitchens and baths, brings years of expertise in residential construction and design.

05/26/2020 By Staff

Awards

Robrady Wins Design Award

The company won a Red Dot Award in product design for its GMX7 X1-PRO, an aquatic resistance training system.

05/22/2020 By Staff

Awards

Carol Schoff Wins Sir Speedy Sales Awards

Schoff was one of only 28 salespeople who received Platinum-level status, and one of only 17 salespeople to be selected into the Million Dollar Club.

05/21/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

E.J. Ledesma Named CEO of 360 Orthopedics

Ledesma brings more than 20 years of healthcare leadership experience.

05/21/2020 By Staff

Good Deeds

The DeMarcay Donates Meals to Feed First Responders

Over eight events in April and May, the DeMarcay team donated more than 450 meals as part of its First Responder Friday program.

05/21/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Sarasota County Receives Approval to Resume Vacation Rentals

All local and municipal ordinances for vacation rentals apply.

05/21/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Hospital Board Appoints New Member

Sarah Lodge currently serves as associate vice president for RBC Wealth Management in Sarasota.

05/21/2020 By Staff

Good Things Are Afoot at the Circle K

Circle K’s 'Fueling Food Banks' Program Provides Meals in Sarasota

Circle K has donated nearly 1 million meals to All Faiths Food Bank and Feeding Tampa Bay—and more than 40 million meals nationwide.

05/21/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Local Housing Market Activity Significantly Decreased in April

The Realtor Association of Sarasota-Manatee says a pause in the housing market was expected as a result of COVID-19 and stay-at-home orders.

05/21/2020 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Issues Nearly $4.5 Million in Grants in Two Months

Funds provide nonprofit organizations support to address immediate needs in response to COVID-19 pandemic, plus evolving short-term and longer-term initiatives.

05/20/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Perrone Construction Named Among 'Best Georgian Colonial Home Builders' in the U.S.

The list highlights construction firms known for their expertise in that style.

05/20/2020 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Military Academy Director Recognized with Rotary Vocational Service Award

Christina Bowman was recognized with the award as a special surprise during the Rotary Club’s monthly meeting, held via video chat.

05/20/2020 By Staff

Conferences

CareerSource Suncoast Announces Open Registration for 'State of Talent' Virtual Conference

The conference's aim is to help attendees better understand the state of workforce talent in the community.

05/20/2020 By Staff

Good News

Conservation Foundation Permanently Protects Felts Audubon Preserve

The 29-acre public preserve is known for its walking trails and bird-watching opportunities.

05/20/2020 By Staff