Wellness

'Urban Sweat Lodge' Opens

Sandy Albano and her daughter, Samantha Albano, recently opened Purify, an "urban sweat lodge."

08/27/2018 By Staff

Unity Awards 2019

Promote Diversity: Nominate Now for the 2019 Unity Awards!

We're searching for our region's champions of diversity.

08/27/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sales of New Homes Drop

Sales of new single-family homes dropped by 1.7 percent between June and July, according to new figures.

08/24/2018 By Staff

Beauty

New Skin Care Lounge Opens

Primp Skincare Lounge recently opened in Bradenton under the leadership of aesthetician and micro-blading specialist Bernadette Brelsford.

08/24/2018 By Staff

Law

Intellectual Property Attorney Named President of Inn of Court

Douglas Cherry of Shumaker, Loop & Kendrick, LLP, was recently installed as president of The Judge John M. Scheb American Inn of Court.

08/24/2018 By Staff

Health care

Health and Wellness Nurse Named Statewide 'Employee of the Year'

Mary Ann Ociesa of Village on the Isle was recently honored by LeadingAge Florida at the nonprofit's 55th annual conference.

08/24/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Conservation Foundation Ranked as State's Top Charity

Business.org based its rankings on measures of financial accountability, transparency and administrative-to-program cost ratios.

08/24/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Advertising Technology Company Wins Global Award

Sarasota's Revcontent recently won the “Best Overall AdTech Solution” award from MarTech Breakthrough.

08/23/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Grant Goes to Support Nonprofit's Culinary Training Program

Loveland Center's Hearty Kitchen Academy is designed to teach, train and help individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities find employment.

08/23/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Builder Breaks Ground on New Foster Family Home

Bradenton's Bruce Williams Homes recently began construction on a foster family home for Guardian Angels of SWFL and Florida Baptist Children's Homes in Palmetto.

08/23/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Developer Finalizes Design, Construction Team for New Condo

Sarasota's Seaward Development recently finalized the team that will design and build Epoch, a boutique condominium with 22 residences.

08/23/2018 By Staff

New hires

Construction Firm Hires Former Intern as Superintendent

Halfacre Construction Company recently hired Mitchell Burchett.

08/23/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Education Foundation Adds Six New Board Members

Nancy Harris, Kent Hayes, Anne Rollings, B.J. Ivey, Michael Feltovic and Stephanie Hawkins recently joined the nonprofit's board.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Sarasota County Home, Condo Sales Up Over Last Year

Sales of single-family homes in Sarasota County declined between June and July, but the July figure grew by 3.1 percent when compared to the July 2017 number.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Design

Landscape Company Names New Vice President

Venice's ArtisTree Landscape Maintenance & Design recently promoted Bill Walters to vice president of operations over its maintenance division.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Environment

Lawmakers Hosting Red Tide Town Hall Saturday

State Reps. Margaret Good and Joe Gruters are holding a joint town hall from 3 to 4:30 p.m. this Saturday, Aug. 25, to hear concerns about red tide.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Data

Florida No. 1 in Ranking of Growth of Women-Owned Businesses

Florida recorded the fastest growth in new women-owned businesses in the country between 2007 and 2018.

08/22/2018 By Staff

Real estate

New Real Estate Team Forms

Judy Mazrin, Colleen Stone and Patricia Guenther have partnered to launch Paradise Properties Team, a new real estate group affiliated with PalmerHouse Properties.

08/21/2018 By Staff

Education

Economics Professor Wins Federal Reserve Institute Scholarship

Kristen Zaborski of State College of Florida earned a scholarship to attend the Federal Reserve Institute held at the University of San Diego in June.

08/21/2018 By Staff

Transportation

Port Inks Deal with New York Company

Carver Companies has maritime operations on the Hudson River and in South Carolina and provides development site work, sand and gravel supply and more.

08/21/2018 By Staff