FPL Plans Improvements to Sarasota Energy Grid

The company says the updates will improve day-to-day reliability and resiliency in the face of severe weather.

04/19/2022 By Staff


FemCity Launches in Sarasota

FemCity is a members-only organization that hosts local business programs and events for groups of women and entrepreneurs.

04/19/2022 By Staff


Dick Vitale Fund for Pediatric Cancer Receives $500,000 Donation

The funding comes from the Tom Gores Family Foundation.

04/19/2022 By Staff


SeaPort Manatee Reports Record First Fiscal Half

Tonnage was up 32.2 percent.

04/19/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Pines of Sarasota Foundation Announces Ruth Frazier as New President

Frazier’s tenure as president will begin June 7.

04/18/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Selby Foundation Announces New Hires, Board Officers

Kiarra Womack has been hired as scholarships and special projects manager and Barbara Zdravecky has been named board chair.

04/18/2022 By Staff

Commercial Real Estate

Ground Breaks on In-Town Industrial Warehouse in Sarasota

7201 15th St LLC is building three 20,000-square-foot warehouse buildings at 7201 15th St E.

04/18/2022 By Staff


Garden Elementary Principal Selected as a 2022 Florida Principal of the Year Finalist

Amy Archer is Sarasota County Schools’ current Principal of the Year.

04/15/2022 By Staff

Don't Burn, Baby, Burn

Sarasota County Fire Department Issues Recreational Burn Ban

The only exception to the ban is cooking fires used on outdoor grills.

04/15/2022 By Staff

Clam It Up

Sarasota Bay Watch to Release 120,000 Clams into Bay This Month

It's part of the organization's mission to release a million clams into the bay this year and help improve water quality.

04/15/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

ALSO Youth Names New Executive Director

Rebecca McDonough has a long career in business and behavioral healthcare administration.

04/15/2022 By Staff

Health News

Omeza Collagen Matrix Now Available to VA Hospitals, Clinics

Omeza Collagen Matrix is a wound care matrix comprised of hydrolyzed fish collagen infused with cod liver oil.

04/14/2022 By Staff


Collaboration Celebration Honors Human Services Work

Supporters raised a net total of $68,000 for the Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center.

04/14/2022 By Staff


Community Day School Receives Equity and Access Grant

The funding comes from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for the school's Every Child Scholarship Fund.

04/14/2022 Photography by Staff


Sarasota EDC VP Erin Silk Becomes Certified Economic Developer

There are only around 1,100 certified economic developers in the world and 20 in the state of Florida, including Silk.

04/14/2022 By Staff


One Park Sarasota Makes $1 Million Commitment to Bay Park Conservancy

The property has committed a $100,000 sponsorship toward The Bay’s grand opening celebration and pledged $1 million towards capital improvements.

04/13/2022 Photography by Staff


Ringling College Announces Fulbright Award for 2022-2023

DeAnna Boyer has received a Fulbright U.S. Student Program award enhanced with a Fulbright-National Geographic Storytelling Fellowship.

04/13/2022 By Staff


SRQ Reports 1 Million Passengers in First Three Months of 2022

In 2022, the airport expects to break ground on over $150 million in construction projects, including a new five-gate terminal.

04/13/2022 By Staff


Women’s Resource Center Will Offer Free Business Coaching for Female Entrepreneurs

The event will be held April 27 via Zoom.

04/12/2022 By Staff


Sarasota EDC Announces 17th Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon

Sean Snaith, director of the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Economic Competitiveness, will be the keynote speaker.

04/12/2022 By Staff