Finance

Accountants Earn New Nonprofit Certifications

Jeff Gerhard and Regina Klein of CS&L CPAs recently earned the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants' Not-for-Profit Certificate II.

02/15/2018 By Staff

Retail

Amazon Hiring at Its Ruskin Facility

Amazon is holding a hiring event to hire part-time seasonal associates for its Ruskin location.

02/15/2018 By Staff

Arts

Van Wezel Foundation Receives $10 Million Donation

The Van Wezel Foundation recently received a $10 million legacy gift from the estate of Herta Klauser Cuneo, who died last September.

02/15/2018 By Staff

Retail

New Evening Farmers' Market Debuts Next Week

The organizers behind the downtown Sarasota farmers' market are launching a new Thursday evening market in the Rosemary District.

02/15/2018 By Staff

Legal news

Law Firm Opens New Sarasota Office

Farr Law Firm on Wednesday opened a new office in Sarasota that will be headed by attorney Fletcher Rush.

02/14/2018 By Staff

Repairs

Air Conditioning Company Expands

Naples' Conditioned Air Company is expanding its presence in south Sarasota County, growing its North Venice office space from roughly 5,000 square feet to 15,000.

02/14/2018 By Staff

New business

In-Home Care Provider Opens Sarasota Office

ComForCare recently opened a local office led by owner Kelly Brown.

02/14/2018 By Staff

New hires

Window, Door Manufacturer Names New Vice President

Venice's PGT Innovations recently hired Ted Rock.

02/13/2018 By Staff

Politics

Democrat Wins State House Special Election

Margaret Good defeated Republican James Buchanan in Tuesday's state House special election, winning 52.2 percent of the votes.

02/13/2018 By Staff

Environment

Nature Center Reopening After Months of Hurricane Cleanup

Crowley Museum & Nature Center is reopening to the public on Saturday, Feb. 17.

02/13/2018 By Staff

Deals

Real Estate Firm Buys Shopping Plaza

Keller Williams Realty recently acquired and has begun construction on the Shoppes at Commerce Park in Lakewood Ranch.

02/13/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

New Nonprofit Fundraising and Scholarship Alliance Forms

Designing Women Boutique recently formed a strategic fundraising, scholarship and mentoring alliance with six Sarasota charitable organizations.

02/11/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Food Bank Plots Major Expansion of Fresh Produce Capacity

All Faiths Food Bank is expanding its warehouse space to triple the amount of fresh produce it can accommodate and will roll out a new brand next month.

02/11/2018 By Staff

Education

'Entrepreneur Expo' to Be Held Feb. 21

The State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota event is designed to demonstrate the benefits of owning and managing a business.

02/11/2018 By Staff

Entertainment

Construction Company Building $3.4 Million Golf Facility

Sarasota's DM Constructors, LLC recently began construction on a new golf entertainment venue in Vero Beach, Florida.

02/11/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Survey Finds Millennials Increasingly Want Urban Vacations

Millennial tourists are increasingly traveling to cities while on vacation, according to a new analysis of their travel habits by the research firm Resonance.

02/09/2018 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Surgeon Tops in Florida for Hip and Knee Surgeries

Dr. Edward Stolarski performs more overall hip and knee surgeries than any other physician in Florida, according to a new analysis of Medicare claims.

02/09/2018 By Staff

Education

New College Recognized for 'Return on Investment'

New College of Florida was named one of the country's 200 "Colleges That Pay You Back" in a new Princeton Review book.

02/09/2018 By Staff

Awards

Real Estate Executives Ranked Among Nation's Most Powerful

Four local real estate executives were recently ranked among the top 200 most powerful individuals in the residential real estate brokerage industry.

02/09/2018 By Staff

Planning

Siesta Promenade to Be Discussed at Next Council of Neighborhood Associations Meeting

At its next meeting, the Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations is discussing Siesta Promenade and a new overall vision for the future of the county.

02/08/2018 By Staff