Awards

Visit Sarasota's Enriqueta Balandra Selected for Destinations International Foundation's ‘30 Under 30’ Program

Balandra will receive networking opportunities and professional development throughout the year.

04/18/2019 By Staff

Awards

Greater Sarasota Chamber of Commerce Announces Small Business Award Finalists

Finalists are judged on several areas, including innovation of a product or service, business growth and contributions to the community.

04/17/2019 Photography by Staff

Yoga

Pineapple Yoga Studio Launches 'Love Your Brain' Yoga Classes

The free program caters to those affected by traumatic brain injuries.

04/17/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Team Tony Cancer Foundation Hires Support Program Coordinator

Kelly Deam will oversee the peer-to-peer mentor and medical grant assistance programs, as well as other project management tasks, at the growing nonprofit.

04/17/2019 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota County Schools Receives 'District of the Year' Award from Cambridge International

The Cambridge program was first implemented at Sarasota High School in 2011.

04/17/2019 Photography by Staff

Mergers

Badger Bob's Acquires Allied Cooling & Heating

All employees of Allied Cooling & Heating have been retained and will continue to work with their existing customers.

04/17/2019 By Staff

Green Acres

Manatee County Extension Office Will Offer Series of Farming Workshops

The classes will focus on how to start a cottage food or small farm operation.

04/16/2019 By Staff

Earth Day

City of Sarasota Hosts Earth Day Festival on April 22 at Five Points Park

The event will feature information booths throughout the park on a variety of environmental issues.

04/16/2019 By Staff

Groundbreaking

Sarasota Memorial Breaks Ground on New Cancer Tower

The tower will have nine new operating rooms; two upper floors with 56 private suites dedicated for hospitalized cancer patients; and an array of support services.

04/16/2019 By Staff

Awards

Neal Communities Named 'Builder of the Year' by Florida Green Building Coalition

It's the sixth consecutive win for the homebuilder.

04/16/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Appoints New President and CEO

Dominic DiMaio will work with the board of directors and staff to initiate, implement and evaluate all aspects of LWRBA activities and develop growth strategies.

04/16/2019 By Staff

Best of Sarasota

Get Out Your Ruby Red for Our Best of Sarasota Party and 40th Anniversary Celebration

Bring that fashion A-game we know you have.

04/15/2019 By Staff

Rowing

Sarasota Crew Wins State Championship

It's the eighth consecutive year that the team has won the Team Points Trophy.

04/15/2019 By Staff

New Hires

First 1,000 Days Hires Two

Dr. Chelsea Arnold was hired as program coordinator and Chanel Roberts was hired as patient navigator.

04/15/2019 By Staff

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City of Sarasota's Community Canopy Program Returns

Three species of trees will be offered: Dahoon holly, live oak and red maple.

04/15/2019 Photography by Staff

Healthcare

Sarasota Memorial Named to Newsweek List of World's Best Hospitals

SMH was one of six Florida hospitals to make the inaugural list, which spotlights 1,000 hospitals across 11 countries.

04/15/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust Donates $3 Million to Sarasota’s All Star Children’s Foundation

The gift will contribute to the construction and operation of the foundation's five-acre campus currently underway at 3300 17th Street, Sarasota.

04/12/2019 By Staff

Grants

Manatee Community Foundation Grants $188,000 to 26 Local Nonprofits

A celebration will take place on Thursday, May 2.

04/12/2019 By Staff

Awards

Ringling College Students Win 'Best Animation Series' in 39th Annual College Television Awards

Their film "In a Heartbeat" follows the adolescent struggles of Sherwin, a shy boy with a crush on the smooth, popular Jonathan.

04/12/2019 By Staff

Water Quality

Sarasota County to Host Water Quality Summit

The summit's goal is to enhance the community's understanding of local and state efforts to address water quality issues.

04/12/2019 Photography by Staff