Water Water Everywhere

Water Quality Summit Will Be Held June 5

The Sarasota County Water Quality Summit will bring together local, regional and state experts to discuss water quality issues.

05/02/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Conservation Foundation Names Lee Ann Rodriguez New Director of Philanthropy

In 2013, Rodriguez received the Citizen Science Champion of Change award from President Obama.

05/01/2019 By Staff

Education

Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Kicks Off Summer Reading Challenge

The challenge will officially launch with a "Blastoff" event this Saturday.

05/01/2019 By Staff

Car Talk

Tesla Opens New Service Location in Sarasota

The appointment-only center is located at 5231 McIntosh Road.

05/01/2019 By Staff

Education

Pine View School Ranked No. 1 High School in Florida; No. 15 in Nation

The school was also ranked No. 8 in magnet high schools and No. 23 in STEM high schools.

05/01/2019 By Staff

Cycling

Off The Handle Cycling Studio Opens in Sarasota

Off The Handle holds high-energy, daily 45-minute spin classes that welcomes all fitness levels and focuses on harnessing riders’ inner strength.

05/01/2019 By Staff

Awards

Florida College Access Network Recognizes CareerSource Suncoast's Chris Laney

Laney was recognized for his role in the launch and continued involvement in the State of Jobs Conference.

04/30/2019 By Staff

Take Back

Sarasota Police Collect 38 Pounds of Unwanted Drugs During National Take-Back Day

Members of the DEA will collect the drugs that were dropped off from the Sarasota Police Department property unit and dispose of them properly.

04/30/2019 By Staff

Appointments

Artist Series Concerts of Sarasota Announces Appointment of New Executive Director

Marcy Miller will be responsible for overseeing Artist Series' administration, programs, policies and strategic planning.

04/30/2019 By Staff

Food

Sarasota Magazine Contributor Judi Gallagher Expands Book Tour, Launches YouTube Channel

Gallagher will host several local book signings in May and June.

04/30/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Selma Göker Wilson Joins Schimberg Group as Project Manager

Göker Wilson’s professional affiliations include the American Institute of Architects, the Royal Institute of British Architects, and the Turkish Chamber of Architects and Engineers.

04/30/2019 By Staff

Appointments

Cancer Research Nurse Named to Prestigious Professorship

Cecile Lengacher, Ph.D., RN, FAAN, FAPOS, has been named to the Lyle and Beatrice Thompson Nursing Professorship in Oncology.

04/29/2019 Photography by Staff

New Hires

Transition Sarasota Names Rebecca Brey New Part-Time Executive Director

Brey replaces former executive director Janet Lewis.

04/29/2019 By Staff

Awards

Hive Architects’ Principals Receive the University of Florida 2019 Young Architects Design Award

This award recognizes a UF alumnus who has graduated within the previous 20 years and made significant design contributions in the architecture profession.

04/29/2019 Photography by Staff

New Hires

Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee Names New Director of Financial Resource Development

Samantha Bloom has extensive experience in strategic analytics, grant writing, direct mail, major gift solicitation, and prospect research for a wide variety of nonprofits.

04/29/2019 Photography by Staff

Racing

Sarasota Kennel Club Will Hold Last Live Greyhound Races on May 4

In the November midterm elections, sixty-nine percent of Florida citizens voted to ban dog racing.

04/29/2019 Photography by Staff

Shred This

Manatee County Clerk of the Court Will Sponsor Complimentary Shredding Day

This is the second time Manatee County has offered the service.

04/26/2019 By Staff

Grants

CareerSource Suncoast Awarded $448,000 Grant to Help Combat Opioid Crisis

CareerSource Suncoast was one of only two of the 24 Florida workforce regions that received the grant.

04/26/2019 By Staff

Environment

Conservation Foundation Permanently Protects 37.8 Acres in Manatee County

The property consists of scrub, oak hammock, and flood-plain marsh, which support endangered species such as the gopher tortoise, Florida scrub jay, eastern indigo snake and wading birds like the American wood stork

04/25/2019 By Staff

Grand Opening

St. Armands Parking Garage Grand Opening Set for April 29

The four-story garage includes 484 parking spaces, with 23 additional spaces available in the surface lot adjacent to the garage.

04/25/2019 By Staff