Construction

Out-of-Door Academy Announces Completion Date for New Middle School

The 13,500-square-foot facility will be finished in fall 2020.

02/27/2020 By Staff

Marketing

Marketing Association to Host Content Strategy Workshop

The March 18 event's featured speaker will be marketing consultant Tiffany McEachern.

02/27/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Developer Purchases Former Albertsons Location on U.S. 41 in Venice

Plans for the property, which is now owned by Benderson Realty Development, have not been disclosed.

02/27/2020 By Staff

Grants

Barancik Foundation Grants $500,000 to New College

The funds will launch a new program targeting local high school students who have demonstrated strong academics and outstanding community leadership.

02/27/2020 By Staff

Bike Brigade

City Opens Bike Share Station in Palm Avenue Garage

Visitors may return the bikes to the Palm Avenue or St. Armands Parking Garage locations.

02/26/2020 By Staff

Mergers

Empath Health, Stratum Health System Begin Formal Merger Talks

Tidewell Hospice operates under the Stratum Health System brand.

02/26/2020 By Staff

Education

Buchanan Announces Service Academy Nominations

His nominations include 17 students from Sarasota and Manatee counties.

02/26/2020 By Staff

Funding

Manatee County Commissioners Vote to Commit $5 Million to Support Mote

The funds will be distributed over five years to support operations, programs and outreach activities that promote tourism.

02/26/2020 By Staff

Grants

Sarasota Chosen to Participate in LEED for Cities and Communities Grant Program

The program helps local governments committed to accelerating progress on climate change, resilience and social equity planning, measure and track performance using LEED.

02/25/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

All Faiths Food Bank Kicks Off Annual Campaign Against Summer Hunger

A walk across the Ringling Bridge will launch a six-week, dollar-for-dollar match challenge of $1.4 million from April 1-May 15.

02/25/2020 By Staff

Economy

Floridians Should Be 'Concerned, Not Panicked' About Coronavirus, Says Economist

The probability of a state recession has also increased to 24.1 percent.

02/25/2020 By Staff

Architecture

Sweet Sparkman Architects Hires Six

The new team members include an architect, three designers and two project designers.

02/25/2020 By Staff

Finance

PGTI Reports 2019 Fourth Quarter, Fiscal Year Results

Fourth quarter 2019 net sales were $175 million, compared to $190 million in 2018.

02/25/2020 By Staff

Education

From the Editor: Keep New College Independent

Editor-in-chief Susan Burns on why merging New College with the University of Florida is a risky venture.

02/25/2020 By Staff

Technology

The Coder School Opens in Lakewood Ranch

The school uses a variety of platforms to teach various coding languages such as HTML, CSS, Python, Javascript and more.

02/24/2020 By Staff

Festivals

Harvey Milk Festival to Celebrate 11th Anniversary

This year's festival will take place May 7-9, 2020.

02/24/2020 By Staff

Meetings

FEMA to Host Open Houses for Flood Map Changes

The open houses aim to help residents review Preliminary FEMA Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs).

02/24/2020 By Staff

Grants

Girls Inc. Receives Grant for Family Programming, Mental Health Services

The $25,000 grant comes from the Gulf Coast Community Foundation and will help Girls Inc. expand its Family Strengthening Program to reach girls living in crisis situations.

02/24/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Financial Advisor Named to Morgan Stanley Pacesetter’s Club

Rochelle A. Nigri is a financial advisor with the firm's Bellwether Group in Sarasota.

02/21/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Nonprofit Receives $60,000 Donation from Personalized Estate Liquidation Benefiting Youth, Inc.

The funding benefits Teen Court of Sarasota's programs.

02/21/2020 By Staff