Fast Track

Firmo Construction Hires Three

The company added a superintendent, project manager and director of marketing and communications.

09/03/2020 By Staff

Jobs

More Than 825,000 People Filed For Unemployment Last Week

It's only the second week since the pandemic began that unemployment claims have dropped below 1 million.

09/03/2020 By Staff

Awards

Child Protection Center Names ‘Child Advocate of the Year’

Danielle Hughes was recognized for her 15 years of advocacy.

09/03/2020 By Staff

Editors' Picks

Everything We're Reading Right Now

We love curling up with a good book.

09/03/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Marcus & Millichap Arranges Sale of Venice Apartment Complex

The property sold for $1.1 million.

09/03/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Glasser/Schoenbaum Welcomes New Board Members, Board President

Robin Serbin is stepping into the role of board president.

09/03/2020 By Staff

Education

Sarasota Schools to Open Covid-19 Testing Centers

The district is also developing a digital dashboard to track cases within schools; Manatee County just launched its own tracker.

09/03/2020 By Staff

This Is Awesome, Baby!

Dick Vitale Gala Breaks Records, Reaching $5 Million Fundraising Goal

Vitale's V Foundation is on track to raise $7 million for pediatric cancer this year.

09/02/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Four Trustees Join Selby Gardens’ Board of Trustees

Pat Ball, Keith Monda, Mike Quillen and Jeannie Russell were elected to serve three-year terms.

09/02/2020 By Staff

Politics

Citizens Can Now Participate Remotely in Sarasota City Commission Meetings

Those interested must pre-register by emailing their request to the City Auditor and Clerk’s office by 5 p.m. on the Thursday prior to each meeting.

09/02/2020 By Staff

Unity Awards

Nominations Are Open for the 2021 Unity Awards

We want to honor the members of our community committed to bridging divides across racial, ethnic, religious, sexual orientation, socioeconomic, and physical and mental ability groups.

09/02/2020 By Staff

Travel

Allegiant Announces New Nonstop Service to Boston from SRQ Airport

The new seasonal nonstop route will operate twice weekly.

09/01/2020 By Staff

Incredible Kids

Tell Us About Your Incredible Kids!

Each month, winners will be recognized on our site, and the Community Foundation of Sarasota County will donate a grant in the child's name to a local nonprofit of their choice.

09/01/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

DeSantis Extends Eviction and Foreclosure Moratorium

He also plans to re-open nursing homes to visitors; the facilities have been closed since mid-March due to the pandemic.

09/01/2020 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Chamber Announces 2020 Small Business Award Winners

The chamber also named Liz Stamoulis its Young Professional of the Year.

09/01/2020 By Staff

Development

Neal Communities Opens Windward at Lakewood Ranch

Single-family homes range from 1,531 square feet to 2,907 square feet; pricing ranges from the mid-$200s to low $500s.

08/31/2020 By Staff

Grants

Morton’s Gourmet Market Grants $25,000 to All Faiths Food Bank

And thanks to a matching grant through the Community Foundation of Sarasota County, the $25,000 gift could become $50,000.

08/31/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Manatee Literary Council Names New Executive Director

Michelle Desveaux McLean brings more than a decade of experience in fundraising, community relations, volunteerism, marketing and event coordination.

08/31/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

City of Sarasota Public Health Emergency Extended Through Sept. 4

The order also extends the city’s temporary street closure program through September in order to allow additional space for outdoor dining.

08/28/2020 By Staff

Grants

Children First Receives $10,000 Grant From Suncoast Credit Union

Children First provides year-round early childhood education for approximately 900 children and their families.

08/28/2020 By Staff