Business

Local PR Chapter Announces New Corporate Sponsorship

As a sponsor, Achieva Credit Union is underwriting the chapter’s monthly networking and educational programs.

09/09/2019 By Staff

Education

Suncoast Science Center Launches After-School and Weekend Youth Programs

The new programs will begin this month.

09/09/2019 By Staff

Health News

Bradenton's Remote Area Medical Free Clinic Seeks Volunteers

Organizers say they "desperately need" dental and eye care professionals.

09/09/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Selby Foundation Gives $125,000 for New State College of Florida Concert and Recital Hall

Scheduled to open in 2021, the SCF Studio for the Performing Arts will be a nearly 15,000-square-foot facility.

09/09/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Food Bank of Manatee Donates More Than 21,000 Bags of Food to Food-Insecure Children

The "summer relief bags" also included more than 126,000 meals for children during the weekends.

09/06/2019 By Staff

Tiger Bay

Selby Gardens Master Plan the Focus of Next Tiger Bay Luncheon

The luncheon will have a "pro" and "con" panel and take place Oct. 3.

09/06/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Child Protection Center Adds Two New Board Members, Names New Board Chair

Jim Rollo and John Noyes have joined the board, and Tony Dempsey has been named its new chair.

09/06/2019 By Staff

Memorial

County Will Host 9/11 Remembrance Ceremony

A ceremony and moment of silence will take place to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11.

09/06/2019 By Staff

Workshops

Sarasota County to Host Flood Zone, Structural Modification Workshops This Fall

The workshops are intended to educate residents, lenders and insurance and real estate agents.

09/05/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Day School Students Donate to Chabad of Nassau

Students decided to send funds from the school's Tzedakah Fund—to which children can choose to contribute each week on Shabbat—to Chabad of Nassau, which has partnered with the Red Cross to help provide aid to those in need.

09/05/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Key Chorale Hires Director of Community Engagement, Associate Conductor

Johnette Cappadona has been named director of community engagement and Jamal Sarikoki associate director.

09/05/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Hires Two

C.J. Bannister and Matt Kahn have joined the foundation's philanthropy team.

09/05/2019 By Staff

Awards

Teri Hansen Named to 'Florida 500' List

Hansen, president and CEO of the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation, joins a dozen other philanthropic leaders named to the list.

09/04/2019 By Staff

Rankings

Sarasota, Venice Named 'Best Places to Retire in Florida'

Sarasota ranked No. 1 and Venice No. 5 on Investment U's annual list.

09/04/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

UnidosNow Hires Two

Cintia Elenstar has been named program manager and Esther Garcia coordinator of program activities.

09/04/2019 By Staff

Elections

Elections Office to Host Orientation for Potential Bilingual Poll Workers

The elections office is recruiting people to work as inspectors and deputies at designated precincts on election day and during early voting periods prior to each election.

09/04/2019 By Staff

Events

Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County Announces 2019 Annual Meeting

The luncheon will include a recap of the past year’s work and will present the EDC’s two major annual awards

09/04/2019 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Memorial Earns 'Age-Friendly' Recognition

SMH is the only hospital in the region, and one of a handful in Florida, with "age-friendly" status.

09/04/2019 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Approves Nearly $10 Million in Grants

The funds come ahead of the foundation's 40th anniversary.

09/03/2019 By Staff

Events

Tickets on Sale for East Meets West Regional Business Expo

The event is a partnership between the Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and Longboat Key Chamber of Commerce.

09/03/2019 By Staff