Philanthropy

Stock Development Pledges $75,000 to Support Brain Health Initiative

The initiative's goal is to create a multi-disciplinary community of scientists and clinicians who will work with residents of the Lakewood Ranch community to uncover the factors that affect brain health and performance.

07/16/2019 By Staff

Healthcare

Blake Medical Center Welcomes New Chief Nursing Officer

Kimberly Hatchel will be responsible for the overall direction of nursing services, provision of clinical care and program direction for the department of nursing.

07/16/2019 By Staff

Flights

Frontier Airlines Adds Nonstop Service to Trenton, New Jersey

The airline will also increase the number of flights to Cleveland and Philadelphia this winter.

07/16/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Brad Jeffers Named General Manager of the Lake Club

In his position, Jeffers will oversee various aspects of Lake Club living and work to ensure resident and builder satisfaction and success.

07/16/2019 By Staff

New Hires

USFSM Names Corey Posey New Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Officer

Posey will provide guidance and collaboration for initiatives, programs and trainings in order to promote a culture of inclusion and equity as it relates to diversity issues.

07/16/2019 By Staff

Education

"Books & Badges" Literacy Event Takes Place Today

The dual-purpose event will provide free books for low-income children to read and mitigate summer learning loss, as well as provide positive interaction with officers.

07/16/2019 By Staff

Transportation

Gotcha Ride Share Ceases Operations in Sarasota

The decision is effective immediately.

07/15/2019 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Magazine Wins 21 Awards at Florida Magazine Association Annual Conference

The awards were for writing, design and digital excellence.

07/15/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate Surpasses $5 Million in Donations to Florida Nonprofits

Affiliated sales associates and employees raise funds through donations from sales commissions, real estate closing transactions, employee payroll deductions, golf tournaments, auctions and other events.

07/15/2019 By Staff

Education

Sarasota and Manatee County Schools Receive 2019 Grades

Sarasota County received an A grade for 2018-19, and Manatee County received a B.

07/12/2019 Photography by Staff

Fast Track

Al Dougherty Named Chief Operations Officer of Babcock Ranch

Babcock Ranch is the United States' first solar-powered town.

07/12/2019 By Staff

Health

Sarasota Recognized as Health Department of the Year by The National Association of County and City Health Officials

Sarasota County Health and Human Services is a collaboration between the Florida Department of Health in Sarasota and Sarasota County Government.

07/12/2019 By Staff

Promotions

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Names Kirstin Fulkerson Senior Vice President for Philanthropy

Fulkerson will lead the foundation’s work with families, individuals, businesses, and organizations to help them achieve their philanthropic goals.

07/12/2019 By Staff

Grants

County Approves More Than $2 Million in Tourist Development Cultural/Arts Grants

The grants come from a portion of the tourist tax dollars collected to fund Sarasota County arts and cultural organizations.

07/11/2019 By Staff

Transportation

County Will Host Series of Transit Development Plan Open Houses

All three meetings are open to the public.

07/11/2019 By Staff

Collaborations

Applied Behavior Analysis Academy, Easterseals of Southwest Florida Form Strategic Partnership

The organizations will share services in order to fill educational gaps and create programming.

07/11/2019 By Staff

Construction

Mattamy Homes Names Rick Severance New President in West Villages

Severance will be responsible for all aspects of development and the phased sale of property at West Villages, a 9,650-acre property in south Sarasota County.

07/11/2019 By Staff

Art

The Ringling Will Offer Free Admission to EBT Card Holders

The initiative is part of the nationwide "Museums for All" program to encourage lifelong museum-going habits.

07/11/2019 By Staff

Awards

Ernie Garcia Named to Forbes List of America’s Best-in-State Wealth Advisors

The ranking, developed by Forbes’ partner SHOOK Research, is based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative data.

07/10/2019 Photography by Staff

Real Estate

SVN Commercial Advisory Group Hires Gail Bowden as Senior Advisor

Bowden specializes in medical office buildings, multi-family and industrial properties from $500,000 to $60 million.

07/10/2019 By Staff