Transportation

Florida Gas Prices Jumped 10 Cents Last Week

The cost to fill an average-sized 15-gallon tank of gas is now $46.50.

4:51pm By Staff

Fast Track

The Oaks Club Hires New General Manager

Bruce V. Zahn Jr. has been named general manager; Holly Farrell has been named assistant general manager.

4:46pm By Staff

Grants

Hermitage Artist Retreat Receives Tourist Development Cultural/Arts Grant

The funding will help fund the organization's 2021-2022 community arts and cultural programming.

09/17/2021 By Staff

Partnerships

Selby Gardens, Community Foundation Expand Partnership

Funding provided by the Community Foundation will establish a new Education Lab Series and expand Selby's Family Togetherness program.

09/17/2021 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Chamber Recognizes Teri A. Hansen With Annual Chair's Cup Award

The chamber also welcomed its 2021-2022 board chair, Dennis Murphy of Gulfside Bank.

09/17/2021 By Staff

Innovations

Sarasota Design Firm Launches Negative Pressure ULPA Filtration System

The portable system turn can any emergency or non-emergency healthcare setting into a negative pressure isolation environment.

09/16/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Manatee Community Foundation Makes Emergency Grant for Safe Children Coalition

The $27,800 grant will cover emergency pipe removal and replacement in "Grammie's House," a group home.

09/16/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Company Welcomes Former Surgeon General as Healthcare Advisor

Dr. Jerome Adams served as surgeon general from 2017-2021.

09/16/2021 By Staff

Commercial Real Estate

T-Mobile, Mr. Brews Lease Space in Venice

T-Mobile leased space in Jacaranda Plaza and Mr. Brews near CoolToday Park.

09/15/2021 By Staff

Red Tide

Solutions to Avoid Red Tide Launches Regional 'Healthy Ponds Collaborative'

The new collaborative aims to help more neighborhoods upgrade their ponds, more effectively remove red-tide causing nutrients, and cost-share the improvements.

09/15/2021 By Staff

Closings

ITNSuncoast Suspends Operations

The organization's executive director said the pandemic has resulted in a shortage of volunteer drivers.

09/15/2021 By Staff

Island Time

Longboat Key Named Fifth Best Island in the U.S. by Travel + Leisure

The annual reader-sourced "World's Best" list invites Travel + Leisure's audience to vote on the best destinations and experiences worldwide.

09/15/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

The Ritz-Carlton, Sarasota, Names New General Manager

Rajesh Khubchandani was previously Marriott's vice-president of luxury brand operations.

09/14/2021 By Staff

Education

New College Moves Up a Spot in U.S. News 'Best College' Rankings

NCF ranked No. 5 among the country's top public liberal arts colleges.

09/14/2021 By Staff

Grants

CareerEdge Receives $25,000 Grant from Truist

The funding will be used for CareerEdge's Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) "Bridges to Careers" training.

09/14/2021 By Staff

Community Service

Bay Park Improvement Board Accepting Applications

The appointment will be for a two-year term.

09/13/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Visible Men Academy Appoints New Principal

Gehndyu brings 14 years of experience as science teacher and educational leader to the position.

09/13/2021 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Airport Breaks Calendar Year Passenger Record

The number of passengers traveling through the airport in the first eight months of 2021 broke the all-time calendar year record set in 1990.

09/13/2021 By Staff

Awards

Music Compound Honors Outstanding Staff Members

During the awards program, owner/president Jenny Townsend also announced the offer of reimbursement for weekly counseling of up to $1,000 per year per staff member.

09/13/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Manatee Community Foundation Hires Events and Administrative Manager

Amy Treis will provide administrative management and event management for donor, community and nonprofit events.

09/10/2021 By Staff