Disasters

New Loans Help Businesses Affected By Red Tide

If you own a small business in Manatee or Sarasota County and have been impacted by red tide, you are eligible to apply until Friday, Oct. 12.

08/16/2018 By Staff

Music

Chorus Names New Business Manager

Key Chorale recently hired Jennifer Williams.

08/16/2018 By Staff

Construction

Construction Company Picked to Add New Building at Bradenton School

Halfacre Construction Company was recently picked to build a structure at Gene Witt Elementary School.

08/15/2018 By Staff

Data

Drug Overdose Deaths Up

The number of reported drug overdose deaths in America topped 70,400 in 2017, a 10.2 percent increase over 2016.

08/15/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

United Way Picks New Sarasota President

United Way Suncoast recently hired Sue Wetzel.

08/15/2018 By Staff

New hires

Real Estate Firm Adds Seven New Agents

Premier Sotheby’s International Realty recently hired seven new agents in its downtown Sarasota, St. Armands Circle, Lakewood Ranch and Venice offices.

08/15/2018 By Staff

Finance

Financial Adviser Named to Top 'Next-Gen' Wealth Managers List

Allegiant Private Advisors chief investment officer Benjamin Jones was recently recognized by Forbes.

08/15/2018 By Staff

Events

New College Lecture Series Kicks Off Oct. 18

New College of Florida and the New College Foundation recently announced the lineup for its 2018-2019 speaker series, New Topics New College.

08/14/2018 By Staff

Data

Housing Affordability Drops

The Housing Opportunity Index recently declined to its lowest point since the third quarter of 2008.

08/14/2018 By Staff

Arts

Sarasota Ballet Selects New General Manager

The Sarasota Ballet recently hired Chad Morrison.

08/14/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Human Services Center Adds Five New Board Members

The Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center recently added P.J. Brooks, Roger Capote, Lou Murray, Roy Truby and Gail Welch to its board.

08/14/2018 By Staff

New hires

Economic Development Corporation Hires Manager to Assist Established Businesses

The Bradenton Area Economic Development Corporation recently hired Elizabeth Cordes.

08/14/2018 By Staff

Food

New Commercial Kitchen Space Opens

Metz Culinary Management's new Culinary Center serves corporate dining clients, charitable initiatives, schools and more.

08/13/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Realtor Joins Venice Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Venice native David Anthony.

08/13/2018 By Staff

Media

Sarasota Magazine Wins 17 Florida Magazine Association Awards

The publication won nine "writing excellence" awards and eight "design excellence" awards.

08/13/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Airline to Begin Offering Nonstop Flights Between Sarasota and Cleveland

Frontier Airlines will begin offering flights between Sarasota Bradenton International Airport and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport in December.

08/13/2018 By Staff

Honors

Supervisor of Elections Outreach Manager Named 'Young Professional of the Year'

The Sarasota Young Professionals Group named Rachel Denton as its 2018 Young Professional of the Year on Friday.

08/10/2018 By Staff

Education

Pilot Program Delivers School Supplies to At-Risk Children

Sarasota's Children’s Guardian Fund recently launched a new back-to-school shopping pilot program with the help of a $10,000 gift from an anonymous donor.

08/10/2018 By Staff

Human resources

Talk Covers Six Ways to Attract and Retain Quality Employees

Patricia Mathews of Workplace Experts will speak at an upcoming meeting of the Sarasota-Manatee Human Resources Association.

08/10/2018 By Staff

Technology

City Installs New Digital Kiosk on Main Street

The City of Sarasota recently installed a digital kiosk that allows users to browse local amenities and helps them find their way around.

08/10/2018 By Staff