Let's Cruise

Cruise Car Wins National U.S. Veterans Administration Contract

The $430,000 contract is the most recent of several that Cruise Car has been awarded by the Department of Veterans Affairs for facilities around the nation.

12/04/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

The Hermitage Artist Retreat Names New Artistic Director and CEO

Andy Sandberg replaces retiring executive director Bruce Rodgers.

12/04/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Cumberland Advisors Names Regional Director of Investments

Engelhardt will provide investment advice to individuals, institutions, retirement plans and government entities throughout Southwest Florida.

12/04/2019 By Staff

Film

New College to Host 'Visions of the Black Experience' Film Series

The series will celebrate, study and explore various aspects of black life.

12/03/2019 By Staff

Art

The Ringling Receives Significant Gift From Stanton and Nancy Kaplan

The Kaplans' gift includes a major photography collection, a scholars' rock collection, and funds to endow a curatorial position and programming.

12/03/2019 By Staff

Awards

Community Day School Selects Sue Rosin for Goldie Feldman Award

Rosin will be recognized for her years of volunteering with the school's literacy program.

12/02/2019 By Staff

Green Light

Manatee County Clerk of Court Assists Hundreds of Residents During 'Operation Green Light'

Operation Green Light is a one-week driver's license reinstatement event.

12/02/2019 By Staff

Health News

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center to Host Health and Wellness Expo

The "New Year, New You"-themed event will be held on Jan. 4, 2020, at The Mall at University Town Center.

12/02/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Williams Parker Adds Beth A. Collins as Chief Operating Officer

Collins has more than two decades of management experience in the legal industry.

12/02/2019 By Staff

Housing

Youth Advocacy Team Doubles Housing Subsidies

The group is now able to subsidize housing costs for 23 local youth who otherwise would be homeless.

11/27/2019 By Staff

Construction

Halfacre Construction Company Renovates First Presbyterian Church of Bradenton

The approximately $2.4 million project is slated for completion in summer 2020.

11/27/2019 By Staff

Transportation

Sarasota County Area Transit to Host Series of Network Redesign Open Houses

The county has been exploring mobility redesign concepts in order to better meet the needs of the community.

11/27/2019 By Staff

Gobble for Good

All Faiths Food Bank Distributes 8,500 Turkeys This Thanksgiving

It's the most the food bank has ever distributed.

11/27/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Veterans' Groups to Hold Holiday Toy Drive, Breakfast

The organizations are commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor while working to help local veterans and families in need.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Grants

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards $40,000 to Education Foundation of Sarasota County

The leveraged grant supports the EFSC’s work as backbone organization and convener of the Local College Access Network.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Health News

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Introduces da Vinci Xi Surgical System

The system was designed with the goal of further advancing the technology used in minimally invasive surgery.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Health News

FSU, SMH Launch New Hospice, Palliative Care Fellowship

It is one of only 13 approved sites in Florida.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Thanksgiving

City of Sarasota Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Waste collection schedules will also be affected by the holiday.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

PGT Innovations Appoints Mike Wothe President of Western Window Systems

Prior to joining PGT Innovations, Wothe was president at Cardinal LG Company.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast Names New Director of Special Events

Jennifer Simms will primarily be responsible for coordinating fundraising events.

11/26/2019 By Staff