Grants

Embracing Our Differences Receives Grant from Florida Division of Cultural Affairs

The $26,333 grant will be used to empower the organization's educational outreach programs and its 2020 outdoor exhibit in Bayfront Park.

07/31/2019 By Staff

Awards

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Receives Mission: Lifeline Gold Achievement Award

LWRMC earned the award by meeting specific criteria and standards of performance for quick and appropriate treatment of heart attack patients.

07/31/2019 By Staff

Marketing

Sarasota Orthopedic Associates Rebrands as 360 Orthopedics

The new name is a reflection of the practice's growth.

07/30/2019 By Staff

Construction

Taylor Morrison Breaks Ground on Second 18-Hole Golf Course at Lakewood Ranch

The golf course will be located in Esplanade at Azario in Lakewood Ranch.

07/30/2019 By Staff

Awards

FCCI Named a Florida 'Best Company to Work For' by Florida Trend

The recognition marks FCCI’s 11th year on the list.

07/30/2019 Photography by Staff

Health

Sarasota Memorial Makes List of 57 'Standout' Hospitals

The results earned SMH the No. 1 “Best Regional Hospital” ranking in the Sarasota-Bradenton-North Port metropolitan area.

07/30/2019 Photography by Staff

Heat Index

Luxury Sales Get Real

The ultra-luxury home sale market is sizzling.

07/30/2019 By Ilene Denton

Grocery Haul

Costco Is Opening in Bradenton

The store will open Aug. 21 at 8 a.m.

07/29/2019 By Staff

Awards

Lee Wetherington Homes CEO Named Florida Certified 'Master Builder'

Florida Certified Master Builders must meet strict requirements and demonstrate a proven track record of building expertise, business stability, integrity and exceptional customer service.

07/29/2019 By Staff

Health

Manatee Neurologist to Speak on Parkinson's and Sleep Issues

Dr. Sanjay Yathiraj's talk is part of the Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson's Distinguished Speaker Series.

07/29/2019 By Staff

Awards

Village on the Isle CEO Named LeadingAge Florida Advocate of the Year

Joel Anderson was the award's inaugural recipient.

07/29/2019 Photography by Staff

Grants

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Board Approves $2.3 Million in Grant Funding

The grants are designed to strengthen organizational programming to support emerging needs in the community.

07/29/2019 By Staff

Education

New College of Florida is Named ‘Best Buy’ in 2019 Fiske Guidebook

New College has appeared on Fiske’s “Best Buy” list since 2003.

07/25/2019 By Staff

Finance

Selby Gardens Is Debt-Free For the First Time

The gardens has zero long-term debt and a zero balance on its line of credit, which formerly totaled more than $2 million.

07/25/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Omeza Expands With New Hires

The Sarasota-based startup also closed a $7 million funding round this month.

07/25/2019 By Staff

Cruise Control

Sarasota's Cruise Car Wins Hong Kong Disneyland Contract

This is the first time Cruise Car has sold directly to Disney.

07/25/2019 Photography by Staff

Philanthropy

Local Nonprofits Embark on Entrepreneurial Initiative

Three organizations join a new cohort of Margin & Mission Ignition, an initiative of The Patterson Foundation focused on developing and implementing earned-income plans.

07/25/2019 Photography by Staff

Robocalls

House of Representatives Passes Bill Cracking Down on Robocalls

Area code 941, which covers most of Florida’s 16th congressional district, received more than 44 million scam robocalls in 2018.

07/25/2019 By Staff

Accreditation

Historic Spanish Point Receives Highest National Museum Recognition

Historic Spanish Point opened to the public in 1982, and first achieved American Alliance of Museums accreditation in 2002.

07/25/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Lakewood Ranch No. 1 in the Nation for Housing Starts

The master-planned community led the nation for the second quarter of 2019.

07/25/2019 By Staff