Coronavirus

Suncoast Science Center COVID-19 Face Mask Project Receives $15,000 Donation

The funds come from the Floyd C. Johnson and Flo Singer Johnson Foundation.

04/06/2020 By Staff

Business

The DeMarcay Launches Free Business Webinars

Webinars will focus on video production, social media and public relations, and are tailored to real estate professionals but open to all.

04/06/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

ALSO Youth Names New Executive Director

James Robinson will assume the role on April 13.

04/06/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

SMART Names New Executive Director

In her new role, Rebecca Blitz will be responsible for resource development and executive leadership of the mostly volunteer organization.

04/03/2020 By Staff

Appointments

Florida Senate Confirms Appointments of Governing Board Members

Jack Bispham represents Manatee County; Joel Schleicher represents Charlotte and Sarasota counties.

04/03/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

SouthTech Makes Several Hires, Promotes Two

The tech company hired several engineers and promoted two team members.

04/02/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Coronavirus Forces Goodwill Manasota to Reduce Staff By 52 Percent

The reductions impact 374 employees.

04/02/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Developer Buys Retail Property on Manatee Ave. W for $1.08 Million

JBCC Development partners plan to redevelop the site.

04/01/2020 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Dancers Win Top Prizes in Major Competitions

Past YAGP winners from the Sarasota Cuban Ballet School have gone on to careers at companies such as the Royal Ballet in London, the San Francisco Ballet and Boston Ballet.

04/01/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Local Research Institute Hires New Leadership

In his new role, Dr. Andrew Ringel will provide clinical and medical support for Florida Research Institute’s studies while ensuring participants receive the highest quality care.

04/01/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Selby Gardens Announces Matching Gift Challenge

The Virginia B. Toulmin Foundation will match every dollar contributed to Selby Gardens COVID-19 Crisis Operating Fund, up to $50,000

04/01/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Anonymous Donor Gives $500,000 to Manatee Community Foundation for COVID-19 Response

Funds will be awarded to charities that are adapting and responding to the public health crisis in Manatee County

03/31/2020 By Staff

Awards

Nautilus Homes Wins Three National Home Builder’s Awards

The company is also celebrating its 10th anniversary this year.

03/31/2020 By Staff

Good News

Legacy Donor Gives Boost to The Bishop Museum of Science and Nature, Sarasota Orchestra

Both organizations will each receive $114,000 in funding.

03/31/2020 By Staff

Education

CareerEdge Partners With STC To Launch Student Internship Program

Responding to the evolving needs during this time, CareerEdge adapted its Intern Reimbursement program model to make funding for this program possible.

03/31/2020 Photography by Staff

Coronavirus

Business Organizations Seek to Connect Displaced Workers with Job Openings

Business organizations are connecting workers with employers who need to fill staffing demands brought on by COVID-19.

03/31/2020 By Staff

Education

In Response to COVID-19, USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Unveils Food Pantry to Help Students

The university is also making additional social services available.

03/30/2020 By Staff

Good News

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium Releases Loggerhead Turtle Into the Ocean

Chipi the turtle previously showed lethargy and neurologic issues likely due to red tide exposure.

03/26/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Digital Marketing Agency Launches TakeoutSRQ to Help Support Local Eateries

TakeoutSRQ encourages consumers to support their favorite spots by directly contacting eateries for local delivery rather than using a third-party company, allowing the restaurant to receive more profit.

03/26/2020 By Staff