Grants

Sudakoff Foundation Awards Safe Children Coalition $30,000 Grant

The funding will be used for a new van.

01/21/2022 By Staff

Dedications

Bill Robinson Lakeside Loop Will Be Dedicated Jan. 29

Robinson was the founder of Fit2Run and established Robinson Preserve in northwest Bradenton.

01/21/2022 By Staff

Government

DeSantis Awards $10 Million to Sarasota for Climate Change Mitigation

The funding will be used to make improvements at downtown Sarasota's Bay Park.

01/21/2022 By Staff

Events

Bradenton Area EDC Economic Forecast Breakfast Takes Place Jan. 26

The event will feature economist Hank Fishkind.

01/20/2022 By Staff

Grants

UnidosNow Receives Grant For Its Digital Navigator Initiative

A $25,000 grant will allow the non-profit organization to provide equal access to online resources to low-income people in the area.

01/20/2022 By Staff

Accreditation

JFCS of the Suncoast Receives National Reaccreditation

The Council on Accreditation has reaccredited JFCS through 2025.

01/20/2022 By Staff

Real Estate

A Look Back at 2021's Fast and Furious Real Estate Market

The median price for single-family homes in 2021 was $395,945 in Sarasota County and $420,000 in Manatee County.

01/20/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

CAN Community Health Names New President and CEO

Dr. Rishi Patel was previously the organization's interim president and CEO.

01/20/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Florida Digestive Health Specialists Names New CFO

Michelle Hough was previously the company's corporate controller.

01/19/2022 By Staff

Banking

First Home Bank Opens Loan Office, Financial Resource Center in Newtown

The offices provides personal and commercial loans as well as financial education, programs, a no-fee ATM and other resources.

01/19/2022 By Staff

Good Deeds

Local Organizations Collaborate to Reduce Recidivism

Gulf Coast Community Foundation recently granted $156,000 to Community Assisted and Supported Living, Inc.

01/19/2022 Photography by Staff

Beep Beep, Scoot Scoot

Scooter, Bike Share Program Coming to Sarasota

Beginning in March, about 350-400 scooters and 50-75 bicycles will be available for rent.

01/18/2022 Photography by Staff

Philanthropy

Selby Gardens Receives $1 Million Donation

To date, Selby Gardens has raised over $45 million for construction of Phase One of the Master Plan, scheduled to open in August 2023.

01/18/2022 By Staff

Conservation

Conservation Foundation Permanently Protects 14.38 Acres in Manatee County

The newly protected land is located between Braden River Park and the Honi Hanta Girl Scout Camp.

01/18/2022 Photography by Staff

Scholarships

Safe Children Coalition Receives Grant to Support Scholarships

These $20,000 will directly support SCC's Achievers program and eight-10 Achievers with scholarships.

01/18/2022 By Staff

Milestones

Suncoast Credit Union Reaches 1 Million Members

Suncoast is one of only 10 credit unions in the United States to reach this milestone.

01/18/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

FourThought Adds Two New Team Members

Erin Guzzo has been named director of marketing and Alex Wolfe associate planner.

01/18/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association Announces 2022 Board Executive Committee

Anna Maria Oyster Bar owner John Horne will serve as vice-chair.

01/18/2022 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Airport Finishes 2021 With Record-Breaking Numbers

In 2022, plans include a new ground transportation facility, improved and expanded concessions, and a new ground-level terminal.

01/14/2022 By Staff

Holidays

Sarasota County Offices Closed in Observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day

MLK Day events and festivities have been canceled by the Greater Newtown Community Redevelopment Corporation due to surge in Covid cases.

01/14/2022 By Staff