Grants

Barancik Foundation Grant Supports Harvest House Programs

The funds reinforce and support Harvest House's emergency shelter, transitional housing and Home Again programs.

10/24/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Port Manatee’s Virginia Zimmermann Named International Propeller Club Member of Year

Zimmerman, Port Manatee's senior communications manager, was selected from more than 6,000 members throughout the world.

10/24/2019 By Staff

Grants

All Faiths Food Bank Receives $80,000 in Grants

The funds came from Feeding America, a nationwide network of food banks.

10/24/2019 By Staff

Parking

Learn How to Use the City's New Parking App

Sarasota parking manager Mark Lyons and a representative from ParkMobile will demonstrate how to use the city's parking app on Wednesday, Oct. 30.

10/24/2019 By Staff

Environment

Mote, Enzymedica Partner on Coral Reef Repopulation Initiative

A portion of the sales of Enzymedica's new Aqua Biome fish oil supplements will benefit Mote's coral restoration project in the Florida Keys

10/24/2019 By Staff

Construction

CareerEdge, Gulf Coast Builders Exchange Partner with Selby Gardens, Willis Smith Construction

The program model provides job training to local community members who want to learn a trade and earn credentials.

10/23/2019 By Staff

Lectures

Patterson Foundation to Host Public Innovation Leader Rich Harwood

Harwood will appear at a series of free speaking events.

10/23/2019 Photography by Staff

Real Estate

Single-Family Home Sales, Median Prices Increase in Sarasota-Manatee

The average price for single-family homes in Sarasota is $298,000; in Manatee, the median price is $315,000.

10/23/2019 By Staff

Wellness

Lasting Looks of Sarasota Opens Lasting Looks Academy

The specialized advanced education course will provide cosmetic tattoo artists with the training to offer 3-D areola/nipple re-pigmentation to breast cancer survivors.

10/22/2019 By Staff

Boats

Chris-Craft to Debut New Model at Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

The Sarasota-based boat maker's new Launch 31 GT will make its appearance later this month.

10/22/2019 By Staff

Sports

Women’s Sports Museum to Host Preview Party, Share Updates on Phase II

The launch party for the museum’s preview center at University Town Center marks the start of Phase II, which will include securing a permanent location and launching a capital campaign.

10/22/2019 By Staff

Awards

Arts and Cultural Alliance of Sarasota County Presents Arts Leadership Awards

The annual event recognized grant recipients and leading advocates for arts and culture.

10/22/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

The Ringling’s Chief Registrar Authors Article for Inclusion Handbook

The article details Marian Carpenter’s professional experiences in dealing with issues of diversity, equity and inclusion during her 20-year museum career.

10/22/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Atlas Building Company Hires Vice-President of Operations

The company also promoted Charlie Woehle to the position of vice-president of pre-construction services.

10/21/2019 By Staff

Scholarships

Local Teens Receive Scholarships From Sportscaster Dick Vitale

For the past 22 years, Dick and Lorraine Vitale have donated $5,000 each year to be distributed to deserving members of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Sarasota County.

10/21/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Orioles Team Up With Local Charities to Help Fight Hunger

The Orioles’ support for All Faiths Food Bank and Mayors’ Feed the Hungry Program is part of its year-round outreach program, Sarasota 365.

10/21/2019 By Staff

Red Tide

Low Levels of Red Tide-Causing Organism Detected in Sarasota County

The concentration is so low that no adverse effects are expected; however, higher levels were found in Lee and Collier counties.

10/21/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

DeMarcay Condo Project Sets Groundbreaking Date

The condo project will mark the beginning of the process for preserving the two historic façades and selected interior materials from the former hotel and cigar factory situated on the current site.

10/18/2019 By Staff

Construction

Orange Avenue Intersection Closures Expected This Week

Drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible.

10/18/2019 By Staff

Health News

Sarasota Police Taking Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

The public can bring pills for disposal to the lobby of the Sarasota Police Department or Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market Pharmacy.

10/18/2019 By Staff