Politics

Support Our Schools to Host Forum on Censorship

The event, which will take place at Fogartyville Media and Arts Center, is free and open to the public.

05/05/2022 By Staff

Awards

Harmar Mobility Named Finalist for the 2022 Sterling Manufacturing Business Excellence Awards

Of the 160 nominees, Harmar is one of 23 finalists.

05/05/2022 By Staff

Education

Ringling College Announces Commencement Speaker, Ceremony

The commencement speaker for this year is Jacinda Walker.

05/05/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Climate Adaptation Center Hires Amy Grossman as COO

Amy was previously a principal at Grossman Public Relations Counselors.

05/04/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Van Wezel Names New Director of Education and Community Programs

Justin Gomlak was previously dance/theater specialist and arts department chair at The Dalton School.

05/04/2022 By Staff

Philanthropy

New Asolo Rep Media Studio to Be Named for Deb Kabinoff

Kabinoff most recently contributed $250,000 to the Asolo Rep’s capital campaign that is funding the expansion of the Robert and Beverly Koski Production Center.

05/04/2022 By Staff

Education

Sarasota School District Announces Principal for Alta Vista Elementary School

Dr. Mindy Long is the current assistant principal of Fruitville Elementary School.

05/03/2022 By Staff

Education

Manatee Schools Announces Administrative Changes

The new positions are scheduled to take effect on July 1, 2022.

05/03/2022 By Staff

Public Relations

Local PR Association Celebrates Image Awards Winners

The local Image Awards competition is conducted annually to recognize outstanding public relations programs.

05/03/2022 By Staff

Leadership

Foundation Announces 2022 Gulf Coast Leadership Institute Class

Class members will take part in seven training sessions from May through June.

05/03/2022 By Staff

Scholarships

Sarasota MLK Celebration Committee Will Award Multiple Academic Scholarships

Founded in 1987, the Sarasota MLK Celebration Committee is dedicated to honoring the life and legacy of Rev. Dr. Martin L. King, Jr.

05/02/2022 By Staff

Save the Manatee

DeSantis Announces $30 Million in Funding for Manatee Rescue Programs, Habitat Restoration

More manatees died in 2021 than in any other year on record.

05/02/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota County Schools Announces Principal for Gulf Gate Elementary School

Michelle Miller is currently assistant principal of Glenallen Elementary School and was named the district's 2022 Assistant Principal of the Year.

04/29/2022 By Staff

Take Flight

U.S. Sugar Partners With Teen Aircraft Factory of Manasota

The partnership will help provide additional STEM learning opportunities for students, who build two-seat airplanes from a kit.

04/29/2022 By Staff

Scholarships

Brain Health Initiative Scholar Nominations Now Open

Scholars will have the opportunity to work in a hybrid model with BHI scientists and clinicians.

04/29/2022 By Staff

Flowers, Poetry and Light

Patti Smith Named Selby Gardens’ First 'Artist in Residence'

Smith’s artistic residency will include two return visits to Selby Gardens—one in 2023 and one in 2024.

04/29/2022 By Staff

Commercial Real Estate

Sunz Insurance President Purchases Two Acres in Downtown Bradenton for $2.35 Million

The purchase is an assemblage comprised of three smaller parcels.

04/28/2022 By Staff

Fishing

Accessible Lake Osprey Fishing Pier Opens at Oscar Scherer State Park

The project has been in the works for almost 15 years.

04/28/2022 By Staff

Expansions

Fawley Bryant Architecture Launches New Sports Division

The firm has appointed Kirk Bauer as director of sports and hired Shane Johnson as senior project manager.

04/28/2022 By Staff

Fast Track

Rex Troche Appointed as Sarasota Chief of Police

Troche will serve as Sarasota’s 13th police chief and its first Hispanic chief.

04/28/2022 By Staff