Elections

Supervisor of Elections Announces New Emergency Polling Place Change

The new locations—an attempt to prevent the spread of COVID-19—are effective for tomorrow's presidential preference primary.

03/16/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Aviva Appoints New Chief Development Officer

In her new role, Ann Logan will serve as the organization’s major gift fundraiser.

03/13/2020 By Staff

Let's Cruise

Sarasota's Cruise Car Completes DHS Contract

Cruise Car's contract was to supply the U.S. Department of Homeland Security with 19 custom van carts.

03/13/2020 By Staff

Economy

DeSantis Activates Emergency Business Damage Assessment Survey for Coronavirus

The survey will evaluate the impacts the virus has had on the local economy so implementation of relief programs can begin.

03/12/2020 By Staff

Elections

Supervisor of Elections Announces Polling Place Changes

Notice of changes in polling places has been given for precincts 106, 421, 213 and 133.

03/11/2020 By Staff

Openings

International Union of Police Associations Opens New International Headquarters

The I.U.P.A. moved its headquarters to Bee Ridge Road from Ringling Boulevard, where it had leased office space since 2005.

03/11/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Neal Communities Announces Grand Opening of Cielo in North Venice

The single-family home community will consist of 71 home sites with prices starting at $309,990.

03/11/2020 By Staff

Best of Sarasota

Sarasota Magazine Best of Sarasota Party Postponed

Using an abundance of caution in the face of coronavirus, we have decided to move the event to the fall.

03/11/2020 Photography by Staff

Real Estate

Sertoma Club of Greater Sarasota Opens First Permanent Location in 60 Years

The service group was established in 1956.

03/10/2020 By Staff

Awards

Zonta Club Honors Girls Inc. CEO Angie Stringer with 'Champion Award'

Zonta clubs provide funding towards efforts to empower women and expand their access to education, health care, economic opportunities and safe living conditions.

03/10/2020 By Staff

Awards

Van Wezel Foundation Honors Three Local Teachers

The Appleton Outstanding Teacher of the Year award celebrates the best in arts integration strategies in the classroom.

03/10/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

GulfStar Homes Opens New Headquarters

The company has moved from its previous office on Tamiami Trail to a new location at 2584 Commerce Parkway, North Port.

03/10/2020 By Staff

Construction

Clifford M. Scholz Architects Breaks Ground On New Sarasota Office Building

The building is expected to be completed at the end of 2020.

03/10/2020 By Staff

Awards

We Craft Box Makes National Finals for USA Today’s Reader’s Choice Awards

The Sarasota-based craft box company is a contender for the Best Subscription Box award.

03/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Builder Selected as '40 Under 40' Honoree by Pro Builder Magazine, Business Observer

Ryan Perrone is the owner of Nautilus Homes.

03/09/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Impact100 SRQ Raises $342,000 for Area Nonprofits

The organization will award grants of $114,000 to three organizations.

03/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

All Faiths Food Bank Names New Board Member

Patricia Courtois of On Ideas has joined the food bank's board of directors.

03/06/2020 By Staff

Retirements

Longtime Florida Center for Early Childhood CEO to Retire

Kathryn Shea, who has been with The Florida Center for the past 20 years, will stay in her role through June 30.

03/06/2020 By Staff

Health News

New Roskamp Institute Clinical Research Shows Promise of Drug in Slowing Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease

More than 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease.

03/06/2020 By Staff

Environment

Tervis Partners with Florida Aquarium to Help Coral Reefs

The drinkware producer has donated $30,000 to the Florida Aquarium.

03/06/2020 By Staff