Philanthropy

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Commits $316,000 to Brain Health Initiative

Together with Lakewood Ranch, the goal is to create a multi-disciplinary community of scientists and clinicians who will work with residents of the Lakewood Ranch community to uncover the factors that affect brain health and performance.

10/08/2019 By Staff

Tiger Bay

November Tiger Bay Luncheon Will Focus on Women in Politics

The panel will include county commissioner Nancy Detert, former county commissioner Christine Robinson and Sarasota School Board member Bridget Ziegler.

10/08/2019 By Staff

Events

Journalist Bob Woodward to Speak at Sarasota Library Foundation Luncheon

Woodward has authored 19 books and shared in two Pulitzer prizes.

10/08/2019 By Staff

Education

DeSantis Proposes Increase in Florida Teachers' Starting Salaries

The governor's proposal would raise Florida teachers' starting salaries from $37,636 to $47,500.

10/07/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Elects New Board Members

The board elected community members, teachers and student representatives.

10/07/2019 By Staff

Climate Change

Next Council of Neighborhood Associations Meeting Will Take Place Oct. 11

The discussion will focus on climate change and sea level rise.

10/07/2019 By Staff

Mergers

Conditioned Air Acquires Venice AC Firm

Venice's Honest Air will operate as a division of Conditioned Air.

10/04/2019 By Staff

Lectures

Sarasota Military Academy Announces 2019-2020 'Inspire Project' Speaker List

The programming focuses on three topics: health, equality and the Earth.

10/04/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Gastroenterologist Joins Lakewood Ranch Practice

Dr. Avantika Mishra graduated from Johns Hopkins University and completed her medical degree at Rutgers Medical School.

10/04/2019 By Staff

Awards

ALSO Youth Names Sarasota County Schools '2019 Partner of the Year'

The school system was honored for its emphasis on increasing awareness for LGBTQ+ issues.

10/04/2019 By Staff

Cruise Control

Cruise Car Wins Contract With University of Texas

The company created a new model to meet U.S. Department of Transportation and university requirements.

10/04/2019 By Staff

Architecture

Apex-Studio Suarez Rebrands as Suarez Architecture

The studio is also celebrating its 10th anniversary.

10/03/2019 By Staff

Health

Melissa Gilbert to Headline Tidewell Hospice Luncheon

Gilbert is a longtime children's hospice advocate.

10/03/2019 By Staff

Commercial Real Estate

Former South Trail PPG Paints Building Sells

The 2,340-square-foot building was sold for $510,000.

10/03/2019 By Staff

Events

Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center to Present ‘Mobility Challenge’

The “Mobility Challenge Without Sight” offers teams of participants the opportunity to test their navigation skills in downtown Sarasota while experiencing simulated vision impairment.

10/03/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

All Faiths Food Bank Receives Grant from The Mosaic Company

The $64,000 grant will support All Faiths' Mobile Pantry and Backpack programs in DeSoto County.

10/03/2019 By Staff

On the Homefront

Neal Signature Homes Unveils Aria

A grand opening for the Venice community will take place Oct. 12.

10/03/2019 By Staff

Education

United Way Grant Helps to Fund New Program at Janie’s Garden

The new after-school program will provide academic support to families with 6- to 12-year-old children living at Janie’s Garden, a mixed-income housing community.

10/02/2019 By Staff

Scholarships

Sarasota's Hugh Culverhouse Donates $1.1 Million to University of Florida

Culverhouse has committed to a 10:1 match of 1,000 donations of $110.

10/02/2019 By Staff

Grants

Mote Receives Federal Grant to Study Migratory Sharks

The Pelagic Ecosystem Research Consortium (PERC) will have a goal of improving stock assessment, management and sustainability of highly migratory species, including tuna, swordfish and sharks

10/02/2019 By Staff