Fast Track

Noted Shark Expert Joins Mote Marine Laboratory

Dr. Demian Chapman will serve as senior scientist and director of Mote's Center for Shark Research.

04/23/2021 By Staff

Turtle Power

Sea Turtles Arrive in Sarasota on Earth Day

The first nest of the 2021 season was reported just north of the public Venice Beach area.

04/22/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

Report: Historically Strong Seller's Market Challenges Buyers

The month of March had more sales, more new listings, and higher prices than the same month in 2020.

04/22/2021 By Staff

Awards

All Star Children’s Foundation Founders Recognized With Key to City of Sarasota

The couple was honored for their longstanding commitment to protecting vulnerable children.

04/22/2021 By Staff

Health News

SMH Moves Forward With Next Phase of Cancer Institute

With its inpatient oncology tower nearly complete, Sarasota Memorial Hospital has begun planning for two new outpatient cancer facilities at its Sarasota and Venice campuses.

04/22/2021 By Staff

Story Time

Orioles to Host 'Storybook Street' Drive-Through Book Giveaway

The event will take place Saturday, April 24, from 9 a.m.-noon.

04/22/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Maribel Martinez Joins The Patterson Foundation as Digital Initiative Consultant

Martinez's career has focused on digital inclusion and closing the digital divide.

04/22/2021 By Staff

Education

New College Names New President-Elect

If confirmed in June, Patricia Okker of the University of Missouri will succeed current president Donal O'Shea in July.

04/21/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Van Wezel Foundation Expands Board of Directors

Four new member recently joined the organization's leadership team.

04/21/2021 By Staff

Events

Virtual Event Will Examine How the Global Economy Is Likely to Evolve

The Global Interdependence Center is hosting a presentation and Q&A session with the coauthors of "The Great Demographic Reversal: Ageing Societies, Waning Inequality, and an Inflation Revival."

04/21/2021 By Staff

Education

Selby Gardens Creates Virtual Tours for Students

The program has connected with nearly 1,000 students since its start in January.

04/21/2021 By Staff

Fast track

Big Brothers Big Sisters Hires New Volunteer Recruiter

The nonprofit recently named Teresa Taft as its new community volunteer recruiter.

04/21/2021 By Staff

Marine Life

Mote Coral Restoration Efforts Featured in National Geographic, Good Morning America

To date, Mote has planted more than 100,000 fragments of coral along Florida’s Coral Reef.

04/20/2021 By Staff

Grants

Foundation for the Church of the Palms Supports Habitat for Humanity Sarasota

The funds will benefit eight families moving into their new home in Hammock Place, an affordable community developed by Habitat Sarasota.

04/20/2021 By Staff

Awards

Seven Local Educators Given Congressional Teacher Awards

Three teachers in Sarasota County and three in Manatee County were recognized.

04/20/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

FourThought Private Wealth Hires Two

Uri Lafontant has been named client relationship service manager and Anne Buckley director of clients services and operations.

04/20/2021 By Staff

Centennial Celebrations

Sarasota Centennial App Adds New Auto Tours

The five unique tours offer turn-by-turn directions and expert historical narration.

04/19/2021 By Staff

Full Charge

FPL Installs Electric Vehicle Universal Fast Chargers in Sarasota

The Landings now features six fast-charging connections, which are compatible with most electric vehicles.

04/19/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Arts Advocates Announces 2021-2022 Board Officers

The mission of Arts Advocates is to inspire creativity, advance education and connect the community to the arts.

04/19/2021 By Staff

Football

Downtown Sarasota Alliance to Celebrate Tampa Bay Bucs

The event is part of the DSA's Spring Happy Hour series.

04/19/2021 By Staff