Fast Track

Rogan Donelly Named CEO of Tervis

Donelly was initially appointed the company's president in May 2016.

01/04/2021 By Staff

Mergers

Easterseals Happiness House, InStride Therapy Merge

The merger expands traditional Easterseals therapies to include hippotherapy and equine-assisted therapy.

01/04/2021 By Staff

Centennial

Sarasota County Centennial 2021 Launches Partnership Program

Established as a cultural and historical event for the region, the centennial celebration will feature a variety of activities, both in-person and virtual.

01/04/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

La Musica Hires Executive Director

Joan Sussman was previously house manager for Opera Saratoga and The Chamber Music Society of Lincoln Center.

01/04/2021 By Staff

Education

Goodwill Manasota Offers Virtual ESOL Classes for Manatee County Employees

The classes, which are taught by instructors provided by the Manatee Literacy Council, are provided while employees are on the clock, at no cost to them.

12/31/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

JFCS to Offer Weekly Covid-19 Support Group

The Zoom sessions will be co-led by author Nancy Schlossberg and retired attorney Michael Karp.

12/31/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Local Realtor Earns National Pricing Strategy Advisor Certification

Michelle Crabtree is a third-generation Sarasotan and has been a licensed Florida real estate broker since 1982.

12/30/2020 By Staff

Development

Multiple Developments Announced at Quay Sarasota

They include a luxury 12-story apartment building, retail and office space, and condominiums starting in the $800,000s.

12/30/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Raw Sugar Living Founders Donate Handwash to Local Food Banks

Raw Sugar's founders gifted the food bank 72,000 containers of soap.

12/30/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

DeSantis, Hospital CEOs Announce Distribution Plan for Weekly Covid-19 Vaccines

Florida will receive 127,100 doses of the Moderna vaccine and 118,950 doses of the Pfizer vaccine this week.

12/29/2020 By Staff

Holidays

City of Sarasota Offices to Observe New Year’s Holiday

Trash and recycling schedules will be affected.

12/29/2020 By Staff

Breaking News

Covid-19 Vaccinations Begin for Front Line Health Workers, Those Age 65-Plus

DOH Sarasota will have 150 COVID-19 vaccines today, and appointments are required.

12/29/2020 By Staff

Grants

Circus Arts Conservatory Receives Multiple Grants

The funding addresses health and safety in response to Covid-19.

12/29/2020 By Staff

Lectures

Ringling College Library Association Town Hall Announces 2022 Dates

Speakers include Ronan Farrow, Tony Dungy and Chris Christie.

12/29/2020 By Staff

Awards

Van Wezel Named a 'Top Stop' by VenuesNow

The hall was recognized as an outstanding venue with a capacity of 2,000 or fewer by the trade publication.

12/28/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Free Covid-19 Antibody Test Offered at Bobby Jones Golf Club

The golf club and OneBlood will host a blood drive on Jan. 4 from 10 a.m.-4 p.m.

12/28/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

JFCS Holiday Program 'Adopted' 300 Children, 150 Seniors This Year

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, this year's program expanded to area churches, nonprofits and other organizations.

12/28/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Child Protection Center Awarded $5,000 Grant

Funding from this grant will support services provided by the Child Protection Team.

12/23/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

'Season of Sharing' Raises More Than $2.1 Million

Funds raised will be used throughout 2021 to help those in need with rental assistance, utility bills, child care, transportation, and other crucial expenses.

12/23/2020 By Staff

Education

Education Foundation Receives Bright Futures Grant

The $4,000 grant comes from the Florida Lottery.

12/23/2020 By Staff