Rebranding

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Launches New Website

New features include photo and video galleries, recurring blog posts, and a timeline of the foundation’s 40 years of community impact.

12/06/2019 By Staff

Certifications

Port Manatee Security Training Earns Coast Guard Certification

It is the only approved course offered by a U.S. seaport.

12/06/2019 By Staff

Rock Royalty

AC/DC's Brian Johnson Donates Property to All Star Children’s Foundation

Johnson and his wife, Brenda, donated a property that sold for $335,000.

12/06/2019 By Staff

Jobs

U.S. Unemployment Rate Remains Steady at 3.5 Percent

The country added 266,000 jobs in November.

12/06/2019 By Staff

Leadership

Sarasota EDC President and CEO Steps Down

Mark Huey led the organization for almost nine years.

12/05/2019 By Staff

Meetings

Brain Health Initiative to Host Public Meeting Dec. 9

The meeting will review progress from Phase 1 of the initiative and provide updates on Phase 2.

12/05/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

The Ringling Names New Board Officers, Members

Nancy J. Parrish will serve as board chair.

12/05/2019 By Staff

Education

Supervisor of Elections Accepting Scholarship Applications

Florida Supervisors of Elections is offering a total of three $1,200 scholarships to eligible college/university juniors or seniors.

12/05/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Concession Golf Club Hires Jeffrey Parsons as General Manager

Most recently, Parsons served as general manager for IMG Sports Academy’s golf club.

12/05/2019 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Lawyer Receives Florida Bar Pro Bono Service Award

Jesse R. Butler is a partner with Dickinson & Gibbons, P.A.

12/04/2019 By Staff

Business

Sarasota Chamber Advocates on Federal, State Levels for Local Business Community

The chamber’s 2020 legislative priorities include transportation, water quality, education and economic development.

12/04/2019 By Staff

Let's Cruise

Cruise Car Wins National U.S. Veterans Administration Contract

The $430,000 contract is the most recent of several that Cruise Car has been awarded by the Department of Veterans Affairs for facilities around the nation.

12/04/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

The Hermitage Artist Retreat Names New Artistic Director and CEO

Andy Sandberg replaces retiring executive director Bruce Rodgers.

12/04/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Cumberland Advisors Names Regional Director of Investments

Engelhardt will provide investment advice to individuals, institutions, retirement plans and government entities throughout Southwest Florida.

12/04/2019 By Staff

Film

New College to Host 'Visions of the Black Experience' Film Series

The series will celebrate, study and explore various aspects of black life.

12/03/2019 By Staff

Art

The Ringling Receives Significant Gift From Stanton and Nancy Kaplan

The Kaplans' gift includes a major photography collection, a scholars' rock collection, and funds to endow a curatorial position and programming.

12/03/2019 By Staff

Awards

Community Day School Selects Sue Rosin for Goldie Feldman Award

Rosin will be recognized for her years of volunteering with the school's literacy program.

12/02/2019 By Staff

Green Light

Manatee County Clerk of Court Assists Hundreds of Residents During 'Operation Green Light'

Operation Green Light is a one-week driver's license reinstatement event.

12/02/2019 By Staff

Health News

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center to Host Health and Wellness Expo

The "New Year, New You"-themed event will be held on Jan. 4, 2020, at The Mall at University Town Center.

12/02/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Williams Parker Adds Beth A. Collins as Chief Operating Officer

Collins has more than two decades of management experience in the legal industry.

12/02/2019 By Staff