Construction

City Begins Remodeling Project at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park

The restrooms and main pavilion at the park will be renovated.

06/03/2019 By Staff

Awards

Local Surgeon Receives State Society 'Excellence in Teaching' Award

Russell H. Samson is a clinical professor of surgery at Florida State University Medical School and a senior surgeon at Sarasota Vascular Specialties.

06/03/2019 By Staff

Blue + You

Sarasota Police Department to Host Community Barbecue

The "Blue + You BBQ" will take place Saturday, June 9, from 1-3:30 p.m. at Gillespie Park.

06/03/2019 By Staff

Health

Top Doctors 2019

Here's our annual list of Castle-Connolly's Top Doctors—and some answers to your most pressing health questions from the physicians on the list.

06/01/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Andrew Tanner Joins Peter G. Laughlin Group

Prior to his real estate career, Tanner owned several clothing companies in New York and a solar design and installation company.

05/31/2019 By Staff

Biz Town

Southside Elementary Receives Annual Donation for Junior Achievement 'BizTowns'

The $20,000 donation comes from Baird Inc. and the Gail Baird Foundation.

05/31/2019 By Staff

Health

Dr. Moya L. Alfonso Named New Executive Director of We Care Manatee, Inc.

Alfonso will lead the organization in its efforts to facilitate free medical care and specialty referral services for low-income, uninsured adult residents of Manatee County.

05/31/2019 By Staff

Travel

American Airlines to Offer Daily Flights From SRQ to Philadelphia

The change takes place December 18.

05/31/2019 By Staff

Jobs

CareerEdge Awards Workforce Funding to Local Employers

The grants totaled $206,918.

05/30/2019 By Staff

Awards

Ringling College Students Recognized in National Lighting Design Competition

Winners were honored on May 20 at LightFair International 2019 in Philadelphia.

05/30/2019 By Staff

Education

New College of Florida Names First Archimedes Scholars

The scholarship program provides a $10,000 scholarship annually to a New College student and a $5,000 scholarship yearly to two graduates of high schools in Sarasota or Manatee counties.

05/30/2019 By Staff

Guiding Light

Southeastern Guide Dogs Is Looking for Puppy Raisers

Puppy raisers teach basic house manners and obedience while exposing future guide dogs to a variety of environments from the age of about 10 weeks through a year.

05/30/2019 By Staff

Leadership

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Fall 2019 Executive Academy Is Open for Registration

The deadline for applications is Friday, June 28.

05/30/2019 By Staff

Summertime and the Living is Easy

Five Reasons to Love Sarasota Summers

Yes, it's hot—but the crowds have waned, too.

05/30/2019 By Staff

Gardening

Fertilizer Restricted Season Underway in Sarasota County

Nutrient runoff can cause harmful algal blooms that block sunlight from reaching underwater grasses, rob the water of oxygen and threaten aquatic life.

05/29/2019 By Staff

Health

Sarasota's RPS Diagnostics Merges With California Company

The initial focus is on the international launch of the FebriDx test.

05/29/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Friendship Centers Selects Chief Development Officer

Ruth Frazier will serve as the lead strategist for philanthropy. Most recently, she was chief development officer for Chimp Haven, the national chimpanzee sanctuary.

05/29/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Education Foundation Names New Marketing and Communications Director

Tracy Spalsbury will be responsible for all aspects of marketing and communications, as well as building the community’s understanding of and support for the foundation's mission.

05/29/2019 By Staff

Tiger Bay

Sarasota Tiger Bay Club Will Hold Annual Legislative Update on June 6

The panel of speakers includes state Sen. Joe Gruters, Rep. Newt Newton, Rep. Will Robinson, Rep. Margaret Good and Rep. Tommy Gregory.

05/28/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Attorney Ben Sorrell Joins Syprett Meshad

Sorrell practices in the areas of real estate, commercial litigation, and personal injury.

05/28/2019 By Staff