Ask the Experts

Top Doctors Answer Common Questions About Health

Does phone usage affect sleep? Is it safe to let unvaccinated children play with your child?

01/19/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Neuro Challenge Foundation Surpasses Fundraising Goal

The foundation raised a total of $142,850, with a $50,000 match from The Patterson Foundation, for its new earned-income plan.

01/19/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Matter Brothers Furniture Donates More Than $25,000 to All Star Children's Foundation

Matter Brothers also worked with Sealy Mattress Company, which donated 36 mattresses to the foundation.

01/19/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Denise Oyler Named Sarasota-Manatee Realtor of the Year

Oyler is an associate with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty.

01/19/2020 By Staff

Cat Fight

Groups Sue to Protect Endangered Florida Panthers from Road Project

The lawsuit challenges road-widening projects that would put the big cats in danger.

01/17/2020 By Staff

Workshops

Local Public Relations Association to Host 'Focus 20/20: Visual Storytelling' on Jan. 22

Participants will learn tips and trends for video content.

01/17/2020 By Staff

Lectures

Ringling College Town Hall Lecture Series Subscriptions on Sale

A small selection of tickets remain for the 2020 season.

01/17/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Announces 2020 Board of Directors

The organization will welcome the new board at its annual Membership Luncheon.

01/17/2020 By Staff

Jobs

Women’s Resource Center Introduces 'Career Connections' Program

The initiative will connect women to quality job openings and funded educational opportunities in the community.

01/17/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

V Foundation Announces 15th Annual Dick Vitale Gala

The honorees at this year's gala are Tampa Bay Buccaneers coach Bruce Arians, Gonzaga University head coach Mark Few and ESPN commentator Stephen A. Smith.

01/16/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Organizations Partner for Puerto Rico Earthquake Relief

"Operation Hope for Puerto Rico" will be collecting supplies for earthquake victims through Jan. 25.

01/16/2020 By Staff

Meetings

Futurist David Houle to Speak at Sarasota Chamber’s Annual Breakfast

Houle will discuss his predictions for the next 10 years and how they will affect businesses of all sizes.

01/16/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Sarasota Military Academy Raises $82,000 Through Donor Match Campaign

Phyllis Siskel matched $41,000 collected by Sarasota Military Academy cadets.

01/16/2020 By Staff

Lectures

Manatee Community Foundation to Host 'What We Can Learn From Fred Rogers' Event

Hedda Sharapan, Rogers' frequent collaborator of more than 50 years, will give a presentation and answer audience questions.

01/15/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

First Watch Hires First Chief Transformation Officer

In his newly created role, Barber is responsible for leading strategy development.

01/15/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Selby Gardens Educator Named 2019 Project WILD 'Facilitator of the Year'

Tracy Calla is the gardens' senior manager of school and family programs.

01/15/2020 By Staff

Environment

Florida Department of Environmental Protection Reaches Agreement for Acquisition of Everglades Wetlands

The purchase would save 20,000 acres from oil drilling.

01/15/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Allegiant Private Advisors Promotes Two

Kristina Eastmond and Melissa Walsh have been named principals of the firm.

01/14/2020 By Staff

Business

World Direct Shipping Extends Port Manatee Agreement, Adds Vessel

Port Manatee officials say the extension could bring total value of the World Direct Shipping contract through 2026 to more than $8 million.

01/14/2020 Photography by Staff

Real Estate

Two Commercial Real Estate Sales

One sale was a 40-acre parcel of land in Palmetto for $5.3 million, the other was an industrial flex asset in Sarasota for $240,000.

01/14/2020 By Staff