Books & Beyond

Sunday Hours Return to Two County Library Locations

The Selby and Frances T. Bourne Jacaranda public libraries will be open from 1-5 p.m. on Sundays starting Jan. 26.

01/08/2020 By Staff

Baseball

Orioles Spring Training Tickets Go On Sale Jan. 11

It's the team's 10th anniversary in Sarasota.

01/08/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Area Family Gives Major Donation to Community Day School

Sarasota's Mitch and Colleen Blumenthal donated $500,000 in support of Community Day School's new middle school building.

01/08/2020 By Staff

Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch Named Best-Selling Master-Planned Community in the Country

The community saw 1,655 new home sales in 2019, up from 1,479 in 2018.

01/08/2020 By Staff

GeneroCITY

Join Us for GeneroCITY 2020!

Sarasota Magazine’s fourth annual GeneroCITY celebrates the organizations that make Sarasota-Manatee one the most "giving" areas in the country.

01/07/2020 By Staff

Meetings

Neighborhood Association Meeting Will Focus on Renewable Energy

The Sarasota County Council of Neighborhood Associations will host Sean Sellers of the Suncoast Climate Justice Coalition.

01/07/2020 By Staff

Water Saver

District Asks Homeowners to Skip a Week of Irrigation This Winter

According to research by the University of Florida, grass doesn’t need to be watered as often during the cooler months.

01/07/2020 By Staff

Film

Women's Film Festival Will Take Place March 6-8

This year's festival will be produced as a stand-alone event and incorporate International Women's Day into its programming.

01/07/2020 By Staff

Rallies

Jewish Federation, American Jewish Committee to Host 'No Hate. No Fear' Solidarity Rally

Sarasota-Manatee residents of every background and religion are invited to stand with the organizations in solidarity against anti-Semitic hate crimes.

01/07/2020 By Staff

Cookie Pro

Local Girl Scout Featured on National Cookie Boxes

Olivia Trader, a member of the Girl Scouts of Gulfcoast Florida, will be seen playing guitar on the Girl Scouts' Tagalong boxes during the 2020 cookie season.

01/07/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Local Author Donates Proceeds From First Book to Area Nonprofits

Mitchell Epstein's book was inspired by his time mentoring homeless youth.

01/06/2020 By Staff

Awards

AdFed Suncoast Announces Judges, Calls for Entries for 2020 ADDY Awards

All entries must be received by Jan. 17, 2020.

01/06/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Asolo Rep Names New Development Director

Benjamin Luczak will officially join the organization on Jan. 15.

01/06/2020 By Staff

Health News

SMH HealthFit Earns Re-Certification as Medical Fitness Facility

HealthFit is the only certified facility in Sarasota and one of just two in the state.

01/03/2020 By Staff

Recycling

Single-Stream Recycling Collection Begins This Week

Residents should begin using the new recycling carts; recyclable materials placed at curbside after Jan. 6 in the red and blue bins will no longer be collected.

01/03/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

FCCI Charitable Foundation Makes First Gift

All Faiths Food Bank received $80,000 from the foundation.

01/03/2020 By Staff

Climate Change

Climate Adaption and Mitigation Center Receives Tax-Exempt Status

The center plans to invest $2 million into building a curated database of peer-reviewed science to inform decision-making in academia, government and the private sector.

01/02/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

CPA Firm Hires Tax Manager for International Tax Segment

Danielle Logan has 20 years of experience in domestic and international business tax provision, planning and compliance.

01/02/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Budge Huskey Named Premier Sotheby's Chief Executive Officer

Huskey was previously president and CEO of Coldwell Banker.

01/02/2020 By Staff

Grants

City of Palmetto Receives $1.5 Million Infrastructure Grant

The funds are part of an effort to encourage job creation and business investment, and to strengthen and diversify rural economies.

01/02/2020 By Staff