Grants

Rocky Bluff Library in Ellenton Receives Major Grant

The $125,000 in funding will be used for facility repairs and improvements.

04/20/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

All Star Children's Foundation Names New Clinical Director

Chelsea Hernandez will oversee a comprehensive, multidisciplinary clinical approach to working with children and families involved in the child welfare system.

04/20/2022 By Staff

Scholarships

New College of Florida Student Earns Fulbright Award

Rosemary Mejia will study epidemiology in Peru.

04/20/2022 By Staff

Real Estate

The Median Price for a Single-Family Home in Sarasota-Manatee Hits $500,000

But there are some signs that maybe—just maybe—the market might start to level off.

04/20/2022 By Staff

Power

FPL Plans Improvements to Sarasota Energy Grid

The company says the updates will improve day-to-day reliability and resiliency in the face of severe weather.

04/19/2022 By Staff

Openings

FemCity Launches in Sarasota

FemCity is a members-only organization that hosts local business programs and events for groups of women and entrepreneurs.

04/19/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Dick Vitale Fund for Pediatric Cancer Receives $500,000 Donation

The funding comes from the Tom Gores Family Foundation.

04/19/2022 By Staff

Shipping

SeaPort Manatee Reports Record First Fiscal Half

Tonnage was up 32.2 percent.

04/19/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Pines of Sarasota Foundation Announces Ruth Frazier as New President

Frazier’s tenure as president will begin June 7.

04/18/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Selby Foundation Announces New Hires, Board Officers

Kiarra Womack has been hired as scholarships and special projects manager and Barbara Zdravecky has been named board chair.

04/18/2022 By Staff

Commercial Real Estate

Ground Breaks on In-Town Industrial Warehouse in Sarasota

7201 15th St LLC is building three 20,000-square-foot warehouse buildings at 7201 15th St E.

04/18/2022 By Staff

Education

Garden Elementary Principal Selected as a 2022 Florida Principal of the Year Finalist

Amy Archer is Sarasota County Schools’ current Principal of the Year.

04/15/2022 By Staff

Don't Burn, Baby, Burn

Sarasota County Fire Department Issues Recreational Burn Ban

The only exception to the ban is cooking fires used on outdoor grills.

04/15/2022 By Staff

Clam It Up

Sarasota Bay Watch to Release 120,000 Clams into Bay This Month

It's part of the organization's mission to release a million clams into the bay this year and help improve water quality.

04/15/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

ALSO Youth Names New Executive Director

Rebecca McDonough has a long career in business and behavioral healthcare administration.

04/15/2022 By Staff

Health News

Omeza Collagen Matrix Now Available to VA Hospitals, Clinics

Omeza Collagen Matrix is a wound care matrix comprised of hydrolyzed fish collagen infused with cod liver oil.

04/14/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Collaboration Celebration Honors Human Services Work

Supporters raised a net total of $68,000 for the Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center.

04/14/2022 By Staff

Grants

Community Day School Receives Equity and Access Grant

The funding comes from the Community Foundation of Sarasota County for the school's Every Child Scholarship Fund.

04/14/2022 Photography by Staff

Certifications

Sarasota EDC VP Erin Silk Becomes Certified Economic Developer

There are only around 1,100 certified economic developers in the world and 20 in the state of Florida, including Silk.

04/14/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

One Park Sarasota Makes $1 Million Commitment to Bay Park Conservancy

The property has committed a $100,000 sponsorship toward The Bay’s grand opening celebration and pledged $1 million towards capital improvements.

04/13/2022 Photography by Staff