Fast Track

Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative Names Michéle Des Verney Redwine CEO

The organization also expanded its board of trustees.

07/19/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Williams Parker Elects New President

Michael J. Wilson, a member of the firm's management committee since 2009, replaces previous president Ric Gregoria.

07/19/2021 By Staff

Climate

Climate Adaptation Center Announces First Conference

The center's first-ever climate forecast conference will be held on Nov. 19, 2021.

07/19/2021 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Magazine Wins 23 Awards at Florida Magazine Association’s Annual Charlie Awards

For the third year in a row, Sarasota Magazine has received the highest number of awards for design, writing and digital content.

07/19/2021 By Staff

Good Deeds

Leadership Venice Selects InStride Therapy as 'Class Project' Recipient

Project plans include upgrading InStride's Sensory Arena.

07/16/2021 By Staff

Grants

Child Protection Center Awarded Grant for Mental Health Services

The $50,000 in funding from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County will support mental health services for children suffering from abuse.

07/16/2021 By Staff

Events

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Announces Summer Events

They include the East Meets West Expo on Sept. 14, which returns after a year off.

07/16/2021 By Staff

Apps

New City of Sarasota App Simplifies Service Requests

Ten categories are available to submit a request service: code compliance, noise complaint, public landscaping/trees, park issues, parking, safety hazards, sewer issues, streets/signs/streetlights, trash/recycling and water issues.

07/15/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

Sarasota Ballet Names 2021-2022 Board of Trustees

Richard Johnson has been named chair and Patricia Golemme has been named vice-chair.

07/15/2021 By Staff

Grants

Visible Men Academy Receives $27,200 Grant

The funds come from the Truist Foundation.

07/15/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Ian Black Real Estate Hires New Marketing Assistant

Herrera will plan and execute various marketing strategies, including producing flyers, updating property listings and coordinating photography.

07/15/2021 By Staff

Grants

Grant Spurs More Urban Forest Growth in Venice

The $100,000 matching grant will be used to continue southward expansion of the urban forest, including planting scrub oaks and removing invasive vegetation.

07/15/2021 By Staff

Workshops

'Executive Academy' Offers Leadership Training for Local Execs

The Executive Academy, a partnership between Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance and Game On Nation, is a six-week leadership course.

07/14/2021 By Staff

Grants

Forty Carrots Family Center Awarded Grant for Mental Health Care

The $20,000 grant will be used to offer and expand mental health care assistance to local families and children.

07/14/2021 By Staff

Grants

Bank of America Grants $50,000 to CareerEdge

The funding will be used for CareerEdge's workforce development efforts.

07/14/2021 By Staff

Finance

City Commission Sets Reduced Preliminary Millage Rate

The city unanimously voted to approve a rollback of 3.1372 mills for the city's preliminary operating millage.

07/14/2021 By Staff

They're Back!

The Players Centre Has a New Season and a New Home

A six-show season will start in October at a new, temporary space.

07/14/2021 By Kay Kipling

Grants

Deadline to Apply for Selby Foundation Fall Grants Is Aug. 2

The foundation board meets in mid-November to review grant applications and award grants.

07/13/2021 By Staff

Rankings

Sarasota Named One of 10 Best Places to Live in U.S.

The city also ranked No. 2 on the "Fastest-Growing Places in the U.S." list and No. 5 on the list of "Safest Places to Live in the U.S."

07/13/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Step Up Suncoast Names New President and CEO

Amy Yount Tittle has been part of the organization for more than 19 years, most recently as the agency’s CFO.

07/13/2021 By Staff