Finance

Aimee Cogan Named to Forbes List of Top Women Wealth Advisors

The ranking is based on an algorithm of qualitative and quantitative data.

05/15/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Awards Grant to Embracing Our Differences for Unity Days High School Initiative

The $2,000 grant was issued from the McCauley-Brown Fund.

05/15/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Deadline Approaches for Summer 2019 Gulf Coast Board Institute

The online application is open through May 17.

05/14/2019 By Staff

Art

Hermitage Artist Retreat Receives Gift of 12 Paintings

The donation comes from Sam Alfstad and Spanish painter Felix de la Concha.

05/14/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Living Vogue Real Estate Opens Office

The company's headquarters is located at 1350 Main St. in downtown Sarasota.

05/14/2019 By Staff

Health

Florida Department of Health Promotes Heart Health with Free Program in Newtown

In 2017 in Sarasota County, the crude hypertension death rate for the black population was 20.5 per 100,000 people vs. the white population at 16.9 per 100,000 people.

05/14/2019 By Staff

Tiki Time

Sharky's on the Pier Named Best Florida Beach Bar

It's the second year in a row the restaurant tops Florida Beach Bar's annual list.

05/14/2019 By Staff

Awards

S-One Holdings Corporation Wins Two American Business Awards

The company was recognized for its 25th anniversary Culture Book and its digital innovation.

05/13/2019 By Staff

Finance

Forza Wealth Management Opens New Office in Snug Harbor

The move is in response to the company's growth and desire to be more conveniently located for its clients.

05/13/2019 Photography by Staff

Family Ties

All Star Children's Foundation Seeks Foster Parents

Foundation foster parents must agree to a two-year commitment, starting mid-October 2019.

05/13/2019 By Staff

Scholarships

Florida Power & Light Announces Recipient of $20,000 Robotics Scholarship

Pine View School senior Lucas Giffard is the fourth recipient of the annual scholarship.

05/13/2019 By Staff

Top Sale

Siesta Key Estate Sells for $7.5 Million

The Sanderling Club home is the highest-priced residential sale on the key since 2017.

05/10/2019 By Staff

Hurricanes

University of Florida Encourages Floridians to Prepare Early for Hurricane Season

The university's Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences has put together a website with tips and information.

05/10/2019 By Staff

Transportation

City Launches 'Sarasota in Motion' Master Public Transportation Plan

It's the first citywide transportation plan.

05/10/2019 By Staff

Mental Health

Mental Health Nonprofit Sunshine From Darkness Plans 2020 Relaunch

The organization will host a pair of special events: the Journey to Wellness Symposium and Inspiring Hope Dinner.

05/10/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Nearly $20,000 in Gifts to be Awarded to Organizations Serving Local African-American and Black Communities

The Masala Giving Circle, a philanthropic organization of African-American women, will hold its annual award ceremony May 15.

05/10/2019 Photography by Staff

Economic Development

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Celebrates National Economic Development Week

A group of community leaders and officials gathered in front of the new Sarasota Memorial Health Care System and First Physicians Group facility.

05/10/2019 By Staff

Updates

Goodwill Renovates, Re-Opens Palmetto Retail Location

Upgrades include new signage, fresh paint, and inline checkout; three new jobs were created in the process.

05/09/2019 By Staff

Awards

Visit Sarasota County Names Voice of Sarasota Tourism Recipient and Five Local Faces of Travel

For the last 35 years, the first full week in May has been reserved for communities nationwide to showcase the impact of travel.

05/09/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Renee Di Pilato Named Director of Libraries and Historical Resources

Di Pilato has served as the deputy director of the Alexandria Library in Alexandria, Va., since 2014.

05/08/2019 By Staff