Travel

SRQ Passenger Growth Continued in April 2022

More than 386,000 passengers traveled through the airport in April, a 31 percent increase year-over-year.

05/12/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Van Wezel Foundation Names Executive Director of Advancement

Sara Robinson will be responsible for creating and implementing innovative development programs for the campaign to build a new Sarasota Performing Arts Center.

05/12/2022 By Staff

Health News

SMH Continues Straight 'A' Safety Streak from Leapfrog Group

The national distinction recognizes the hospital for its achievements in protecting hospitalized patients from medical errors and preventable harm.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Grants

Boys & Girls Clubs Receives $250,000 Grant from Barancik Foundation

The flexible funding will support the organization’s operations, programming, and scholarships for club members.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Names New Chief Development Officer

In her new role, Post will launch and lead all philanthropic efforts by the foundation.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Neal Communities Makes $10,000 Donation to Laurel Civic Agency

The funding will support several community programs through the Laurel Civic Agency.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Philanthropy Masters Graduates Join Patterson Foundation as Fellows

Alexander and Rachel Ploss are newest members of the foundation's fellows program.

05/11/2022 By Staff

Media

Local Public Relations Association to Host 'Media-Con' on May 17

Attendees will have the opportunity to engage with media representatives through interactive panel discussions, pitch moments, and booth visits.

05/10/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Second Heart Homes Names Athyna Smith Director of Operations

Smith previously served as director of rapid rehousing for the JCFS of the Suncoast.

05/10/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Ringling College Library Association Makes $600,000 Gift to Ringling College

The funds support the Alfred R. Goldstein Library and student scholarships.

05/10/2022 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Chamber Announces Frank G. Berlin, Sr. Small Business Award Finalists

The awards luncheon recognizes leading local member businesses in nine categories, including a new Minority Business Award.

05/10/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Williams Parker Elects Attorney Nicole F. Christie to Partnership

Christie is a real estate attorney.

05/09/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

Sarasota Library Foundation Funds Pop-Up Mobile Library

The vehicle will be the first of its kind in Sarasota County, bringing technology, books and programs to communities with limited access to library resources.

05/09/2022 By Staff

Grants

Selby Foundation Awards Nearly $1.1 Million in Grants to Area Nonprofits

The funding was part of the foundation's spring grant cycle.

05/09/2022 By Staff

Lectures

Ringling College Library Association Announces 2023 Town Hall Lecture Series

The speakers are Maria Ressa, Michael Phelps, Admiral James Stavridis, José Andrés and Thomas Friedman.

05/09/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

DeSantis Appoints Canada West to Florida Rehabilitation Council

West, of Sarasota, is the senior vocational rehabilitation counselor for the Division of Vocational Rehab

05/06/2022 By Staff

Adopt Don't Shop

Manatee County to Hold Sixth Annual Large-Scale Adoption Event

Adopt-A-Palooza will feature more than 100 adoptable puppies, dogs, cats and kittens from local shelters and animal rescues.

05/06/2022 By Staff

Grants

The Exchange Will Award $310,500 to Arts Organizations, Students

Eighteen regional groups will receive support for arts and cultural projects and 15 students will receive scholarships for pursuing studies in the arts.

05/06/2022 By Staff

Travel

Allegiant to Begin Nonstop Service to Minneapolis from SRQ

Flights will begin on Oct. 6, 2022.

05/06/2022 By Staff

Grants

Goodwill Manasota Receives Grant for Financial Literacy Training

The funds will pay a portion of the salary of one Goodwill GoodPartner coach.

05/05/2022 By Staff