Philanthropy

All Faiths Food Bank Receives $115,000 in Donations

The funds support the food bank's Backpack and hunger relief programs.

02/09/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Doctors Hospital Board of Trustees Adds Three

Robert Browning, M.D., Erin McLeod and Veronica Thames will each serve on the hospital board for three-year terms.

02/09/2021 By Staff

Philanthropy

'Season of Sharing' Reaches More Than $3.7 Million in 21st Annual Campaign

The campaign, which is now in its 21st year, has raised more than $30 million in total.

02/08/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Lawyer Selected for National Mentorship Program for Aspiring Black Lawyers

Jade Davis of Shumaker, Loop and Kendrick, LLP, is one of 60 lawyer mentors who were recruited from various professional networks and Black bar associations across the U.S.

02/08/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

PGT Innovations Co-Founder Chosen for FGIA Council

The Fenestration and Glazing Industry Alliance is dedicated to improving glass, window, door and skylight technology and standards.

02/08/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Bishop Museum Names New Development Director

Allison Nash was previously associate director of the State College of Florida Foundation.

02/08/2021 By Staff

Memorial

Sarasota County Schools Unveils Statue of Groundbreaking Educator

Mrs. Dorothye Smith was the first Black principal hired within the integrated school system in Sarasota County.

02/08/2021 By Staff

Black History Month

New College Black History Month Features Symposium, Concert, Film Festival and Workshops

Including a "Black Lives Still Matter!" symposium to focus on social justice and educational equity.

02/05/2021 By Staff

Unity Awards

Join Us for Our 2021 Unity Awards Celebration

This year's event is going digital—we invite you to join us on Feb. 23 at noon to honor our champions of diversity.

02/05/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Charles Tokarz Appointed Chair of USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Board

Tokarz is currently vice-president of finance for Medallion Homes.

02/05/2021 By Staff

Development

Neal Land & Neighborhoods Closed 2020 Ahead of Sales Goal

The 2,600-acre community will offer more than 6,000 single-family homes, townhomes and apartments when completed.

02/05/2021 By Staff

Education

USF Names New Director to Critical Thinking Certificate Program

The IBCT program is an interdisciplinary initiative focused on enhancing problem-solving skills to drive creativity and innovation.

02/04/2021 By Staff

Webinars

Women's Resource Center Will Host Free Business Webinar

The session, which focuses on helping women start their own businesses, is part of WRC’s monthly Career Connections program.

02/04/2021 By Staff

Public Relations

CWC-FPRA to Host Webinar on 'Striking the Balance in a Year of Transformation'

The event will feature Alyson Genert, senior director of corporate communications at Universal Orlando.

02/04/2021 By Staff

Clean Up

Nokomis, Laurel Community Cleanup Set for Feb. 20

Dumpsters will be available at Nippino Trail Community Center; CDC social distancing guidelines will be enforced.

02/03/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

SMH COO Promoted to President of Sarasota Campus

Lorrie Liang joined Sarasota Memorial Health Care System in 2015.

02/03/2021 By Staff

Lectures

Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative Presents Arts and Racial Justice Panel Series

This four-part series brings artists and arts and civic leaders together for conversations about inclusion and diversity in the arts.

02/03/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Mainsail Corporate Housing Names Director of Sales

Melissa Mitchell will join the Tampa-based housing company, which offers fully furnished apartment homes across the U.S., including Anna Maria Island.

02/03/2021 By Staff

Acquisitions

Local Tech Firm Acquired for $437 Million

Star2Star Communications is headquartered in Manatee County.

02/02/2021 By Staff

Groundbreaking

Florida Cancer Specialists Breaks Ground for New Cancer Center

Scheduled to open in November 2021, the 20,250-square-foot building will replace the two existing FCS clinic locations in Manatee County.

02/02/2021 By Staff