Technology

Uber's Restaurant Delivery Service Comes to Bradenton

The ride-sharing service Uber this week expanded coverage for its Uber Eats app and website to Bradenton and Palmetto.

05/03/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Giving Challenge Raises More Than $11.7 Million

The money was raised in 24 hours to support 636 organizations located in or serving Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte and DeSoto counties.

05/02/2018 By Staff

Energy

New Girls Inc. Solar Initiative Launches

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation on Monday celebrated the launch of its new solar energy initiative at Girls Inc.

05/02/2018 By Staff

Technology

Online Advertising Company Joins Coalition for Better Ads

The Sarasota company Revcontent recently joined the Coalition for Better Ads as a board member.

05/02/2018 By Staff

Politics

School Safety the Topic at Next Republican Club Event

School Board Chairwoman Bridget Ziegler and Sheriff Tom Knight will discuss safety in public schools on Tuesday, May 15

05/02/2018 By Staff

New hires

Restaurant Chain Names New Chief Legal Officer

First Watch recently hired Jay Wolszczak as its new chief legal officer and general counsel.

05/02/2018 By Staff

Health care

Ophthalmologist Named Nonprofit's Associate Medical Director

William Lahners, M.D., of Center for Sight was recently named the associate medical director for the Lions Eye Institute for Transplant and Research.

05/01/2018 By Staff

Law

Attorney Joins Firm's Wills, Trusts, Estates Department

Fergeson Skipper, P.A., recently hired Lisa Gallagher as an associate attorney.

05/01/2018 By Staff

New hires

Lakewood Ranch Real Estate Office Adds Sales Associate

Premier Sotheby's International Realty recently hired Maggie Davenport.

05/01/2018 By Staff

Data

Venice Manufacturer's Sales Up

PGT Innovations' sales totaled $140.3 million in the first quarter of the year, 24 percent more than last year's first quarter results.

05/01/2018 By Staff

Marketing

Public Relations Professionals Honored

The local chapter of the Florida Public Relations Association recently announced winners of its 2018 Image Awards.

04/30/2018 By Staff

Tourism

New Dual-Concept Hotel Opens in June

The hotel's owner also plans to build an adjacent Comfort Inn & Suites with 110 suites and rooms.

04/30/2018 By Staff

Deals

Retail, Office Plaza Fully Leased

MS&C Commercial recently leased all of Cobia Bay Plaza, a retail and office space located at 5045 Fruitville Road, Sarasota.

04/30/2018 By Staff

Construction

New Tax Collector's Office Opening

The new office processes tax payments, issues drivers' licenses, vehicle titles and registrations and more.

04/30/2018 By Staff

Arts

Theater Leaders Sign on for Five More Years

Asolo Repertory Theatre recently signed new contracts with Michael Donald Edwards and Linda DiGabriele.

04/27/2018 By Staff

Health care

University of South Florida to Launch New Nursing Program in Sarasota

The University of South Florida will offer a new nursing program at the college's Sarasota-Manatee campus starting this fall.

04/27/2018 By Staff

Health care

New Leader in Behavioral Health Appointed

Sarasota Memorial Health Care System recently named Terry Cassidy executive director of the Bayside Center for Behavioral Health.

04/27/2018 By Staff

Events

Manatee Chamber of Commerce Celebrates Small Business Week

Throughout the week, the Chamber will highlight the impact small businesses have on the area's economy and community.

04/27/2018 By Staff

Environment

Bay Seagrass Survey Takes Place May 5

Registered volunteers will take to the waters in and around Sarasota Bay to count and identify seagrass species.

04/26/2018 By Staff

Media

Workshop Helps Business Leaders Prep for Video Shoots

Media trainer Joan Lowery is offering a free workshop to help business leaders optimize their video messaging.

04/26/2018 By Staff