Manufacturing

Thirteen New Machinists Graduate From Workforce Training Program

This year's class brings the total number of graduates in the program to 102.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Drugs

Agencies Hosting Summit on Opioids and Pregnancy Sept. 13 and 14

The summit is focused on the topic of pregnant women addicted to opioids and newborns born with neonatal abstinence syndrome.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Health care

Two New Venice Hospitals Win State Approval

The Florida Agency for Health Care Administration this week approved plans for two new hospitals to be built in Venice.

07/11/2018 By Staff

Coffee

Starbucks to Eliminate Use of Plastic Straws By 2020

The move will cut the use of plastic straws by 1 billion each year.

07/10/2018 By Staff

New hires

Construction Firm Names New Business Development Manager, Project Engineer

Halfacre Construction Company recently hired Chelsea Gruber and Priscilla Harsham.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Real estate

New Neighborhood Under Construction in Parrish

Neal Communities recently broke ground on Canoe Creek, a 304-acre property with more than 600 planned home sites.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Planning

Supporters of Legacy Trail Extension Holding Campaign Kickoff Event

If approved by voters this fall, the referendum would provide $65 million in funding to extend the trail to downtown Sarasota.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Airport CEO to Discuss Future of Air Travel in the Region

The president and CEO of the Sarasota Bradenton International Airport will discuss the topic at a luncheon on Wednesday, July 25.

07/10/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Lakewood Ranch the No. 2 Selling Master-Planned Community in the U.S.

The Florida community The Villages ranks No. 1; West Villages in south Sarasota County ranks No. 5.

07/09/2018 By Staff

Planning

County Explores Buying 3 Acres of Bayfront Land

Sarasota County is hosting an open house to gauge community support for the purchase of a property at 1710 Vamo Drive, Sarasota.

07/09/2018 By Staff

Law

Estate and Trust Attorney Joins Law Firm

The law firm Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen recently hired Alyssa Acquaviva.

07/09/2018 By Staff

Education

Argosy Campus Closing

Dream Center Education Holdings, LLC is closing the Sarasota campus of Argosy University, one of nine Argosy campuses closing overall.

07/09/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Communications Executive to Discuss 'True Value of Networking'

The founder of the Nierenberg Consulting Group is speaking at an upcoming Florida Public Relations Association luncheon.

07/06/2018 By Staff

Politics

Rick Scott to Headline Sarasota GOP Rally

The Republican Party of Sarasota County is holding a political rally and straw poll event on Saturday, July 28.

07/06/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Leadership Training Participants Graduate

The 2018 program included seven training sessions over a three-month period.

07/06/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Rises

The American economy added 213,000 jobs in the month of June while the unemployment rate ticked up to 4 percent, according to new data.

07/06/2018 By Staff

New hires

Former Physical Therapy Executive Joins Real Estate Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Joan Williams.

07/06/2018 By Staff

Technology

Workshop Covers Digital Marketing for Small Businesses

Nick Choat, a small business owner and a business mentor with Manasota SCORE, is offering a tutorial on Tuesday, July 10.

07/05/2018 By Staff

Politics

County Commission Races the Focus at Upcoming Forums

The next two meetings of the Sarasota Tiger Bay Club will feature debates between candidates running for Sarasota County Commission.

07/05/2018 By Staff

Education

University Names New Veteran Services Administrator

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee recently hired Carlos Moreira.

07/05/2018 By Staff