Networking

Chamber Accepting Registration for 'Engage Sarasota' Program

The nine-month program features a variety of lunchtime networking events.

08/26/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Bank of America Presents $20,000 to Harvest House

The funding will support Harvest House's affordable homes repair project.

08/26/2019 By Staff

Economy

Chances of a Recession in Florida Are Increasing

The odds of a recession have increased from 20.8 percent in April to 34.2 percent in July, according to the Florida Chamber of Commerce.

08/23/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Local Professional Earns Public Relations Accreditation

In earning her APR, Erin Hoffer of KSC Inc. joins more than 5,000 other professionals nationally.

08/23/2019 By Staff

Market Report

Real Estate Closed Sales, Pending Sales and Median Prices Were Up in July 2019

Sales of single-family homes statewide totaled 28,142 last month, up 10.4 percent from July 2018.

08/23/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Hermitage Artist Retreat Appoints New Development Director

The former director of philanthropic planning for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Sara Krusenstjerna brings extensive, experience in development, fundraising, and community relations.

08/23/2019 By Staff

Elections

Florida to Join the Electronic Registration Information Center

The state has also provided $5.1 million for elections cybersecurity ahead of the 2020 election.

08/22/2019 By Staff

Education

Sarasota Assistant Superintendent Joins Reading Recovery Council Board of Directors

Dr. Laura Kingsley will serve as a site coordinator representative for a three-year term.

08/22/2019 By Staff

Construction

PGT Innovations, John Cannon Homes Ink Exclusive Partnership Agreement

PGT Innovations will install impact-resistant windows and doors from WinDoor, one of its luxury brands, in John Cannon Homes' Tindarra and Kylie models.

08/22/2019 By Staff

Education

New College Issues Statement on Admissions Practices, Announces Changes in Leadership

An assessment of the school’s admissions process was initiated by complaints from student workers about discriminatory practices.

08/22/2019 By Staff

Breaking News

Deal Reached to Keep Sarasota YMCA Fitness Branches Open

The deal will keep both the Berlin and Evalyn Sadlier Jones fitness centers open beyond the previously announced date of September 13, 2019.

08/21/2019 By Staff

Awards

Allison Hamley Named 2019 Venice-Nokomis Rotary Teacher of the Year

Hamley, a Reading Recovery teacher, has taught at Venice Elementary School for 16 of her 25 years as a teacher.

08/21/2019 By Staff

Awards

Goodwill Manasota Earns International Honors for Regional Success

Goodwill Industries International recognizes Goodwill agencies that have maximized revenues, capitalized on the available used goods market, and been efficient in running their operations.

08/21/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Katy McBrayer Joins Premier Sotheby's International Realty

McBrayer will be affiliated the the real estate company's downtown Sarasota office.

08/21/2019 By Staff

Article

We Craft Box Wins National Award

Betsy Wild's subscription craft box won "Best Craft Box" at the Subscription Trade Association's CUBE Awards, which honors achievements in the subscription industry.

08/21/2019 Photography by Staff

Solar Powered

Largest Solar Energy System in Sarasota County Installed at Girls Inc.

The 200,220-watt system, installed at Girls Inc. of Sarasota County, will produce 300,000 kilowatt hours of energy per year.

08/20/2019 By Staff

Grants

Selby Foundation Awards Glasser/Schoenbaum Center $50,000 for Security Upgrades

The tech and security overhaul is the first the center has had since opening in 1990.

08/20/2019 By Staff

Golf

New Esplanade Community Golf Course Breaks Ground in Lakewood Ranch

Esplanade at Azario Lakewood Ranch is Taylor Morrison's newest golf course.

08/20/2019 By Staff

New Hires

New College Appoints Dwayne Peterson Director of Career Center

Dwayne Peterson will provide leadership for developing, implementing and evaluating career exploration and education.

08/20/2019 By Staff

Baseball

Baltimore Orioles Announce 2020 Spring Training Season

The 16-game home schedule will include eight weekend games.

08/19/2019 By Staff