Awards

Bradenton Area Convention and Visitors Bureau Announces Tourism Award Recipients

Liza Kubik and Janene Ameck were honored.

05/07/2019 By Staff

Groundbreaking

J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. Breaks Ground on New Dental Education Facility

The project will include classroom-style seating for more than 35 clinicians, as well as the ability to view live GPS-guided surgeries via audio and video feeds.

05/06/2019 By Staff

Awards

Pine View School’s Gena Bufkin Named 2019 School-Related Employee of the Year for Sarasota County

Bufkin, an administrative assistant, has served the Pine View School community for 14 years.

05/06/2019 By Staff

Awards

Boar's Head President Honored by Americans for the Arts

Michael Martella will be honored with the Business Committee for the Arts Leadership Award.

05/06/2019 By Staff

Environment

New Report Details 'Unprecedented' Natural Decline

The U.N. report finds that around 1 million animal and plant species are now threatened with extinction, many within decades—more than ever before in human history.

05/06/2019 By Staff

Festivals

Rosemary Square to Host 'Overtown Heritage Day' and Grand Opening Celebration on May 19

The day will feature performances, speakers, food and a ribbon-cutting ceremony for Rosemary Square's new mixed-use development.

05/06/2019 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Chamber’s Leadership Program to Honor Outstanding Leaders at Awards Luncheon

The awards will take place Tuesday, May 7.

05/03/2019 By Staff

Awards

USF Sarasota-Manatee Wins CareerSource Suncoast Workforce Innovation Education Partner of the Year Award

The award recognizes USFSM’s outstanding commitment to building a stronger community and workforce.

05/03/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

RE/MAX Names Top Commercial Real Estate Agents in 2018

Stan Rutstein, Erick Shumway, Ivan Gould and Russell Tilton are among the local agents named to the list.

05/03/2019 By Staff

Rankings

Verizon Ranks Sarasota No. 2 on List of Best Small Cities to Start a Business

The company gathered data from nearly 300 cities across the country.

05/02/2019 By Staff

Groundbreaking

EPOCH, a New Condo Building, Breaks Ground in Downtown Sarasota

EPOCH residences range from 3,680 square feet to 5,650 square feet, and are priced from $3.3 million to $8.5 million.

05/02/2019 By Staff

Reports

PGT Innovations Reports 2019 First Quarter Results

Net sales for the first quarter increased 24 percent, to $174 million, including $32 million from Western Window Systems.

05/02/2019 By Staff

Honors

North Sarasota Library Renamed for County Employee and Youth Literacy Advocate

Betty Johnson, a longtime county employee, has long been committed to youth literacy.

05/02/2019 By Staff

Water Water Everywhere

Water Quality Summit Will Be Held June 5

The Sarasota County Water Quality Summit will bring together local, regional and state experts to discuss water quality issues.

05/02/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Conservation Foundation Names Lee Ann Rodriguez New Director of Philanthropy

In 2013, Rodriguez received the Citizen Science Champion of Change award from President Obama.

05/01/2019 By Staff

Education

Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Kicks Off Summer Reading Challenge

The challenge will officially launch with a "Blastoff" event this Saturday.

05/01/2019 By Staff

Car Talk

Tesla Opens New Service Location in Sarasota

The appointment-only center is located at 5231 McIntosh Road.

05/01/2019 By Staff

Education

Pine View School Ranked No. 1 High School in Florida; No. 15 in Nation

The school was also ranked No. 8 in magnet high schools and No. 23 in STEM high schools.

05/01/2019 By Staff

Cycling

Off The Handle Cycling Studio Opens in Sarasota

Off The Handle holds high-energy, daily 45-minute spin classes that welcomes all fitness levels and focuses on harnessing riders’ inner strength.

05/01/2019 By Staff

Awards

Florida College Access Network Recognizes CareerSource Suncoast's Chris Laney

Laney was recognized for his role in the launch and continued involvement in the State of Jobs Conference.

04/30/2019 By Staff