Construction

Construction Completed on Manatee County Headquarters for RSP USA

The $3 million, 23,437-square-foot project accommodates the company's growth and allows for further expansion.

06/13/2019 By Staff

Food Drive

Food Bank of Manatee to Distribute 120,000 Summer Meals to Students This Summer

According to Manatee County Schools, more than 60 percent of Manatee County students qualify for the federal Free and Reduced Lunch program.

06/13/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Library Foundation for Sarasota County Announces New Board Members

In addition to its new officers, the organization elected eight new board members.

06/13/2019 By Staff

Rowing

Coastal Orthopedics Doctor Speaks at 2019 USRowing Youth National Championships Graduation

Dr. Sara Simmons was one of three speakers, including USRowing CEO Patrick McNerney and a senior student-athlete.

06/12/2019 By Staff

Government

Manatee County Court Judge Nominations Sent to Gov. DeSantis

One of the six nominees will take the seat vacated by the Hon. Douglas Henderson.

06/12/2019 By Staff

Manufacturing

PGT Innovations Opens New Multi-Brand Showroom

The 1,920-square-foot showroom is located in the company's Hialeah manufacturing facility.

06/12/2019 By Staff

Healthcare

City Gives Green Light to Sarasota Memorial Hospital-Venice Development Plans

The hospital will offer a full array of medical and surgical care.

06/12/2019 Photography by Staff

Grants

Bank of America Presents $25,000 Grant to CareerEdge

The grant will help support the economic mobility of Sarasota-Manatee residents.

06/11/2019 By Staff

Films

The Ringling Will Participate in World Refugee Day With Film Screening

The museum will show Ai Weiwei's film "Human Flow," about human migration and the refugee crisis.

06/11/2019 By Staff

Irrigation

Southwest Florida Water Management District Encourages Smart Lawn Watering This Summer

"Watch the weather, wait to water," plus other tips.

06/11/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Dick Vitale's V Foundation Receives $1.1 Million Donation

Mark and Cindy Pentecost, founders of It Works!, were the donors.

06/11/2019 By Staff

Development

Neal Communities’ Grand Palm Recognized as One of the 50 Best Master-Planned Communities in U.S.

It's one of nine master-planned communities in Florida to be recognized this year.

06/10/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Perlman Music Program Suncoast, Inc. Elects John Letourneau as Board President

The organization has also welcomed four new board members.

06/10/2019 By Staff

Scholarships

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards More Than $537,000 in Scholarships

Since 1997, the foundation and its donors have invested more than $8 million in deserving students through scholarships.

06/10/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Sasha Hausman Named Director of Development for Van Wezel Foundation

She brings with her more than 13 years of experience in fundraising, donor cultivation, stewardship, marketing and public speaking.

06/10/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Goodwill Manasota Relaunches Ambassador Program

The program is designed to help participants better understand the organization's mission and get involved in community outreach.

06/07/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Sweet Sparkman Architects Adds Four

Casey Allen, Shane LaMay, Cole Mears and Shirley Quinlan have joined the architectural firm.

06/07/2019 By Staff

Government

Sarasota County Sheriff Tom Knight Announces Final Term

Knight will not seek re-election after his current term ends in January 2021.

06/07/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s Names Development Director

Mary Jo Heider is an experienced fundraising professional.

06/07/2019 Photography by Staff

Galas

Ringling Museum's 'UnGala' Returns This Year

The popular event was founded in 1986; the most recent one was held in 2009.

06/06/2019 By Staff