Giving

New College of Florida Receives $1.2 Million Bequest

The gift will establish endowed scholarship for out-of-state students wishing to attend New College..

02/08/2019 By Staff

Preview

Selby Gardens' Gauguin: Voyage to Paradise Opens This Week

Take a stroll through the gardens and the museum there to admire woodcuts by Paul Gauguin and plant displays inspired by his work and life in Tahiti.

02/07/2019 By Kay Kipling Photography by Staff

Fast Track

Craig Warzecha Named New GM of Bradenton Marauders

Warzecha joined the Pirates in 2015 and became the assistant general manager of the Marauders in 2017.

02/07/2019 By Staff

Awards

New College Named a 'Best Value College' by The Princeton Review

In the book’s profile of New College, editors praise the school for its “unique collaborative curriculum and emphasis on independent learning.”

02/07/2019 By Staff

Planning

Community Meeting Set for Upcoming Construction at Orange Avenue and MLK Way

The project, part of the City’s ongoing water main replacement program to enhance the reliability and safety of the system, is scheduled to begin in the spring.

02/07/2019 By Staff

Awards

Pearl Homes' Marshall Gobuty Wins 2018 LEED Visionary Award

The honor recognizes innovative projects, architects, developers and homebuilders leading the residential green building market.

02/07/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Board Approves $6 Million in Grant Funding

The funding strengthens the foundation's focus on some of Sarasota-Manatee's most pressing issues, including red tide, mental health and housing.

02/07/2019 By Staff

To the Numbers

Habitat for Humanity Sarasota Releases Annual Community Impact Report

The nonprofit served 22 families, including 34 children, and increased its community impact by 82 percent over the previous year.

02/06/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Mote Names New Development Director

Piekarz—most recently director of philanthropy for the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast—will lead major growth in fundraising efforts for Mote.

02/06/2019 By Staff

Snap to It

Local TapSnap Photo Booth Franchise Named One of Top 3 in the Country

The ranking is based on financial performance, quality of work and contribution to the TapSnap brand.

02/06/2019 Photography by Staff

Conferences

NeuroChallenge Foundation Announces 2019 Parkinson's Expo in Bradenton

It's the largest Parkinson's event in the U.S.

02/06/2019 By Staff

Eat This Now

Summer House Named No. 9 Most Romantic Restaurant in the Country by TripAdvisor

Just in time for Valentine's Day.

02/06/2019 By Staff

Applause

Women's Resource Center Will Honor Four 'Wonder Women' at Spring Legacy Luncheon

They are Umbreen Khalidi-Majeed, Dr. Carol F. Probstfeld, Michael Saunders and Heather Kasten.

02/06/2019 By Staff

Meetings

Cumberland Advisors Sets Third Annual Financial Literacy Conference for April 11

Cumberland Advisors has partnered with USF Sarasota-Manatee for the third year in a row.

02/06/2019 By Staff

Environment

Suncoast Waterkeeper Leader to Discuss How Human Activity Affects Red Tide

Justin Bloom will speak at the next meeting of the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations.

02/05/2019 By Staff

Public relations

First Watch CEO to Discuss Career at Upcoming Luncheon

Chris Tomasso will be the featured speaker at the next luncheon of the Central West Coast chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association.

02/05/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Realtor Named Vice Chair of Historic Preservation Board

Claudia Barnett of Premier Sotheby’s International Realty was recently elected to the Sarasota Historic Preservation Board post.

02/05/2019 By Staff

Real estate

New Rosemary District Development in the Works

The developers behind CitySide recently opened a new sales studio for their second project in the Rosemary District, The Bayside Club.

02/05/2019 By Staff

Arts

Director Honored at St. Pete Film Festival

Sarasota filmmaker Kathryn Parks was recently honored at the Sunshine City Film Festival for her short film 50 Words.

02/05/2019 By Staff

Real estate

St. Armands Real Estate Office Adds New Agent

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Lindsay Nock.

02/04/2019 By Staff