Fishing

Accessible Lake Osprey Fishing Pier Opens at Oscar Scherer State Park

The project has been in the works for almost 15 years.

04/28/2022 By Staff

Expansions

Fawley Bryant Architecture Launches New Sports Division

The firm has appointed Kirk Bauer as director of sports and hired Shane Johnson as senior project manager.

04/28/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Rex Troche Appointed as Sarasota Chief of Police

Troche will serve as Sarasota’s 13th police chief and its first Hispanic chief.

04/28/2022 By Staff

Shipping

SeaPort Manatee, Logistec USA Add Two New Mobile Harbor Cranes

The pair of eco-efficient cranes arrived at SeaPort Manatee on April 22 via trans-Atlantic vessel voyage from Germany.

04/27/2022 By Staff

Fellowships

Barancik Foundation Announces Inaugural TIME Fellowship Recipients

The program has announced 25 inaugural fellows, each receiving up to $12,000 for experiences that are intellectually revitalizing, personally renewing, and restore a passion for teaching.

04/27/2022 By Staff

You Are Not Alone

NAMI Sarasota Opens Two New Drop-In Locations For Free Mental Health Support

Both South and North county locations offer wellness classes, support groups and connections to higher care through the "You Are Not Alone," or YANA, program.

04/27/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

There's Still Time to Donate to Community Foundation's 24-Hour Giving Challenge

More than 700 nonprofits participate in the event, which has raised more than $59 million since 2012.

04/26/2022 By Staff

Hospitality

Hotel Company Names New Vice President of Operations

Danika Smith-Josiah will provide support, training and guidance to general managers nationwide.

04/26/2022 By Staff

Design

Public Design Contest for New City of Sarasota Seal Opens May 1

The existing seal dates back to the city’s incorporation in 1902.

04/25/2022 By Staff

Paws Up

Southeastern Guide Dogs Named Recipient of Pet Supermarket 'Lend a Paw' Fundraiser

The annual fundraiser kicks off on National Adopt a Shelter Pet Day, Saturday, April 30.

04/25/2022 By Staff

Acquisitions

Kolter Hospitality Acquires Sarasota's Embassy Suites by Hilton

The hospitality group also operates The Westin Sarasota.

04/25/2022 By Staff

Thought Provoking

Alexis Thompson's Threat? Wins 2022 Embracing Our Differences People's Choice Award

Thompson says she was initially motivated to create the piece after Breonna Taylor was killed by police in 2020.

04/25/2022 By Staff

Nesting Season

Sea Turtle Nesting Season Begins May 1

With the first nest of the season found on April 24, residents are urged to keep light out of sight and remove unused beach furniture and coastal structures.

04/25/2022 By Staff

Partnerships

CreArte Latino Cultural Center Partners with Suncoast Remake Learning Days Festival

Children and families are invited to join special arts and literacy events starting next week.

04/22/2022 By Staff

Lectures

USF Ukraine Speaker Series Continues on April 27

Katarzyna M. Zajdel-Kurowska, former member of the Management Board of the National Bank of Poland, will be the keynote speaker.

04/22/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Omeza Appoints Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Suzanne Bakewell is a principal scientist and leader with expertise in early-stage drug and medical device development, cancer biology, and nanotechnology.

04/21/2022 By Staff

Art Therapy

Van Wezel Foundation Underwrites Program for Therapeutic Arts

It's part of an ongoing collaboration with Resilient Retreat.

04/21/2022 By Staff

Talks

Bookstore1Sarasota Will Host Interview Series With Sarasota Leaders

The public is invited to participate in the discussions.

04/21/2022 By Staff

Scholarships

The Oaks Women's Club Awards 16 Scholarships Totaling $80,000

The program, now in its 20th year, has awarded more than $890,000 to 182 young women bound for college.

04/21/2022 By Staff

Good Deeds

Community Day School Students Raise Funds for Benjamin Gilkey Pediatric Cancer Fund

The third-grade students presented a $1,400 check to Laura Gilkey, Benjamin's mother.

04/20/2022 By Staff