Jobs

First Class Graduates from Tuition-Free Construction Training Program in Newtown

Within a week of completing the training, at least two of the graduates had started new jobs.

05/16/2022 By Staff

Retirement

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation President to Retire This Fall

Mason Ayres has served in the role since 2016.

05/16/2022 By Staff

Finance

PGTI Reports Record First Quarter 2022 Results

Net sales in the first quarter totaled $359 million, an increase of 32 percent.

05/16/2022 By Staff

Street Smarts

City of Sarasota to Unveil 'Complete Street' Designs Next Week

The projects will modify various intersections throughout the corridors that encompass neighborhoods that have been traditionally underserved.

05/16/2022 By Staff

Grant Report

Barancik Foundation Approves $6.3 Million In Grant Funding

The total includes $2.5 million to All Faiths Food Bank to help expand its capacity to screen children and families for food insecurity.

05/16/2022 By Staff

Children's Health

Safe Children Coalition Launches New Program to Prevent Child Abuse and Neglect

The program is federally funded through the Child Abuse Prevention Treatment Act and focused on substance exposed/affected newborns and their families.

05/12/2022 Photography by Staff

Awards

CareerEdge Receives Sarasota County Schools’ Outstanding Business Partner Award

CareerEdge was nominated for the award because of the work done with Suncoast Technical College on its Tiny Home project.

05/12/2022 Photography by Staff

Health News

Tidewell Foundation Opens Labyrinth Garden at Family Grief Center in Ellenton

The outdoor space help create experiences essential to the healing of mind, body and spirit for children and adults after losing a loved one.

05/12/2022 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Passenger Growth Continued in April 2022

More than 386,000 passengers traveled through the airport in April, a 31 percent increase year-over-year.

05/12/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Van Wezel Foundation Names Executive Director of Advancement

Sara Robinson will be responsible for creating and implementing innovative development programs for the campaign to build a new Sarasota Performing Arts Center.

05/12/2022 By Staff

Health News

SMH Continues Straight 'A' Safety Streak from Leapfrog Group

The national distinction recognizes the hospital for its achievements in protecting hospitalized patients from medical errors and preventable harm.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Grants

Boys & Girls Clubs Receives $250,000 Grant from Barancik Foundation

The flexible funding will support the organization’s operations, programming, and scholarships for club members.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Names New Chief Development Officer

In her new role, Post will launch and lead all philanthropic efforts by the foundation.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Neal Communities Makes $10,000 Donation to Laurel Civic Agency

The funding will support several community programs through the Laurel Civic Agency.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Philanthropy Masters Graduates Join Patterson Foundation as Fellows

Alexander and Rachel Ploss are newest members of the foundation's fellows program.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Media

Local Public Relations Association to Host 'Media-Con' on May 17

Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with media representatives through interactive panel discussions, pitch moments, and booth visits.

05/10/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Second Heart Homes Names Athyna Smith Director of Operations

Smith previously served as director of rapid rehousing for the JCFS of the Suncoast.

05/10/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Ringling College Library Association Makes $600,000 Gift to Ringling College

The funds support the Alfred R. Goldstein Library and student scholarships.

05/10/2022 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Chamber Announces Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Small Business Award Finalists

The awards luncheon recognizes leading local member businesses in nine categories, including a new Minority Business Award.

05/10/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Williams Parker Elects Attorney Nicole F. Christie to Partnership

Christie is a real estate attorney.

05/09/2022 By Staff