Philanthropy

A Life Story Foundation Announces New Business Model in Wake of Covid-19

The foundation will move from fundraising via large-scale events to using digital platforms to create content, awareness and sponsorship opportunities for donors.

08/19/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Names New Chief Operating Officer

Prior to joining LWRMC, Diego Perilla was associate administrator at Wellington Regional Medical Center.

08/19/2020 By Staff

Construction

The DeMarcay Secures City of Sarasota Demolition Permit

Construction is expected to be completed in summer 2022.

08/18/2020 By Staff

Mental Health

SMH Hospital Board Approves Funding for New Behavioral Health Pavilion

The $65 million pavilion is scheduled to be completed in October 2023.

08/18/2020 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Chamber Announces Finalists for Young Professional of the Year

They are Ross Johnston, Shantel Norman, Elizabeth Stamoulis, Lauren Tominelli and Chelsa Vahtomin.

08/18/2020 By Staff

The Future Was Female

A Timeline of Notable Events Leading to the Passage of the 19th Amendment

Plus, a list of books and films to read and watch. Consider this your suffragist primer.

08/18/2020 By Staff

The Future Was Female

A List of Books, Plays and Films to Illuminate Your Understanding of the Suffragist Movement

There's something for everyone.

08/18/2020 By Staff

Education

Child Protection Center Prevention Educators Present at National Conference

CPC's presentation focused on the potential risks and misuse that accompany children’s use of the Internet.

08/17/2020 By Staff

Health

Healthy Start Coalition Obtains Funding to Support Healthier Pregnancies in Newtown

Healthy Start's "Save My Life" program was created in 2006 in response to alarming racial disparities in maternal and infant health.

08/17/2020 By Staff

Acquisitions

SEPI Acquires Palmetto-Based Planning and Design Firm

Foley/Kolarik has worked on projects including The Concession Golf Course, Southeastern Guide Dogs, and numerous projects with the Manatee County School District.

08/14/2020 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota County Fire Department Recognized by American Heart Association

In 2019, 4 percent of nearly 60,000 emergency calls for SCFD Emergency Medical Service (EMS) response were cardiac-related.

08/14/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

New College Names Vice-President for Enrollment Management

Dr. Damon wade comes to New College from the University of Virginia.

08/14/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Sarasota Public Health Emergency Extended Through Aug. 21

The city's emergency order also allows the Newtown Farmers Market to reopen next weekend.

08/14/2020 By Staff

Moments of Joy

A Home Chef ‘Travels’ to Her Beloved New Mexico in Her Kitchen

Online classes at the Santa Fe School of Cooking are helping her through the pandemic.

08/14/2020 By Ilene Denton

Fast Track

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty Announces New Leadership Appointments

Cheryl Wellman has been named vice-president of operations and Mary Beth Ebenger has been appointed to corporate controller.

08/13/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

SMH Begins Enrolling Healthy Adults in Experimental Covid-19 Antibody Trial

The trial aims to find out whether a lab-created antibody cocktail is effective at preventing and treating the novel coronavirus.

08/13/2020 By Staff

Finance

PGT Innovations Reports Second Quarter Results

PGTI leadership says they expect third quarter consolidated net sales to increase in the range of 14 to 19 percent as compared to the prior year.

08/12/2020 By Staff

Grants

Jewish Federation Provides Second Round of Emergency Grants

The funding aims to help the Jewish community during the Covid-19 crisis.

08/12/2020 By Staff

Grants

Barancik Foundation Grants $150,000 to CareerEdge

The funding has been used to offer salary reimbursement, internship and apprenticeship opportunities, and to increase existing workforce talent in the region.

08/12/2020 By Staff

Good News

Seven Local Teens Earn Eagle Scout Awards

Nationally, only 4 percent of Boy Scouts have achieved this award.

08/11/2020 By Staff