The Pandemic

USF, Restaurant & Lodging Association to Explore Covid-19's Impact on Food Safety

The virtual panel discussion is titled “Planning for the Future: How Covid-19 Will Alter the Food Safety Landscape."

03/22/2021 By Staff

Science

Mote, City of Anna Maria Partner on Marine Science Center

The center will be built in the 1,800 square feet of empty space currently available at the City of Anna Maria Pier.

03/22/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

DOGPerfect Adds New Retail Marketing Manager

Kara Tolland will be responsible for planning and executing marketing campaigns that build customer relationships and impact company growth.

03/19/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Step Up Suncoast President, CEO to Retire

Barbara Patten was hired in August 2008 and has spent the bulk of her career in the not-for-profit sector.

03/19/2021 By Staff

Jobs

Cross-College Alliance to Host Virtual Career Fair on March 25

The free event will take place on the online networking platform Remo.

03/19/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

M/I Homes Announces New Sienna Park at University Community

Floorplans range from 1,571 square feet to 2,153 square feet and start at $299,990.

03/19/2021 By Staff

Grants

Grant Allows Food Bank to Make High-Impact Energy Improvements

The $27,000 in funding comes from the Southface Institute and was facilitated by the Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation.

03/18/2021 By Staff

Partnerships

Goodwill, Children's Guardian Fund Partner to Help Foster Kids

The partnership will make clothing, furniture, bedding, housewares and other necessities available for children who are entering the state foster care system.

03/18/2021 By Staff

Education

New College of Florida Names Five Presidential Candidates

The new president will be selected on or before April 20, 2021.

03/17/2021 By Staff

Good Deeds

Achieva Donates $60,000 to Local Education Orgs During Pandemic

The total includes $25,000 to the Education Foundation of Sarasota County.

03/17/2021 By Staff

Business

Off Lease Only Opens in Bradenton

The dealership offers used cars from model years 2017-2021.

03/17/2021 By Staff

Health News

Orioles to Host St. Patrick's Day Blood Drive

The blood drive will be held from 3:30-7:30 p.m. at Ed Smith Stadium.

03/17/2021 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota County Earns Sustainability Honors for Sheriff Support Facility

The county earned two Green Globes from the Green Building Initiative.

03/16/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Kaitlin Yelle Named to Embracing Our Differences Board of Directors

Yelle is a financial advisor at RBC Wealth Management.

03/16/2021 By Staff

Lectures

Next Suncoast Black Arts Collaborative Panel Will Focus on Diversity in Arts and Media

The event will be moderated by award-winning journalist and civil rights activist Charlayne Hunter-Gault.

03/16/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Local Couple Creates New Service for Senior Planning

Elli and Mark Baldwin are the founders of Sunways Senior Living Concierge.

03/15/2021 By Staff

Health News

Silverstein Institute Physicians Join SMH First Physicians Group

Additionally, the physician’s assistants, fellows and audiologists who comprise the Silverstein Institute team also joined the FPG team.

03/15/2021 By Staff

Hunger

All Faiths Food Bank Supports Sarasota County Schools Spring Break Meal Distributions

Sarasota County Schools provided all children with free meals, as well as boxes of groceries and backpacks full of kid-friendly food from All Faiths Food Bank.

03/15/2021 By Staff

Education

New College 'Pei for the Future' Campaign Receives $50,000 Match

The New College Foundation is currently raising $15 million to restore the college's I.M. Pei-designed dormitories.

03/15/2021 By Staff

Health News

Center For Sight Cataract Patients First in Southwest Florida to Access New Lens Technology

The new options provide patients with superior vision at both intermediate and far distances without glasses.

03/12/2021 By Staff