Health

First Physicians Group Announces New Lakewood Ranch Facility

A grand opening event and ribbon cutting is slated for Friday, July 12.

07/09/2019 By Staff

Mental Health

First Step of Sarasota, Coastal Behavioral Healthcare Announce Merger

A new combined organization will offer a regional and collaborative approach.

07/09/2019 By Staff

Conservation

Cornell Lab of Ornithology Awards $20,000 Grant to Conservation Foundation

The money will be used to help protect the threatened Florida scrub jay.

07/09/2019 By Staff

The Bay

The Bay's Next Community Outreach Meeting Takes Place July 10

Attendees will learn about the improved design for the first phase of the 53-acre park, as well as get a preview of the eight-part implementation plan.

07/08/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Cumberland Advisors Adds Two to Staff

Mark Myers has been named chief operations officer and Andrew Crawford regional director of investments.

07/08/2019 By Staff

Awards

Mote Scientist Honored With Presidential Award

Dr. Erinn Muller is the science director of Mote’s Elizabeth Moore International Center for Coral Reef Research & Restoration and manager for Mote’s Coral Health & Disease Research Program.

07/08/2019 By Staff

Parking

New Downtown Parking Program Begins This Week

Forty-three pay stations and 35 traditional pole mount meters are installed in the city's new downtown parking districts.

07/08/2019 By Staff

Scholarships

Women’s Resource Center Awards $28,000 in Scholarships to Women Seeking Higher Education

Twenty-eight women received scholarships from individual donors to further their education.

07/08/2019 By Staff

Education

Jennifer Vigne Elected Vice Chair of Consortium of Florida Education Foundations

Vigne is also the president of the Education Foundation of Sarasota County.

07/08/2019 By Staff

Chocoholic

Banyan Tree Chocolate Wins Award at International Chocolate Salon

Banyan Tree's confections won in the "Best Spicy Chocolate" and "Most Unique" categories, among others.

07/02/2019 By Staff

Grants

The Exchange Awards $250,000 in Grants and Scholarships

The money was divided between 20 regional cultural organizations, nine high school students and 13 college students.

07/02/2019 By Staff

Dept. of Sustainability

Tervis Introduces Recycled Tumblers

One hundred percent of the profits from the products will benefit organizations that are working to clean up our oceans.

07/02/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s Chooses Program Director

In her new role, Kristen Lessig Schenerlein will execute and oversee all programming content, including all monthly programs in Sarasota, Manatee, Charlotte, Pinellas, Marion and Sebring Counties.

07/02/2019 By Staff

Politics

Southwest Florida Water Management District Appoints New Governing Board Officers

Newly appointed secretary Joel Schleicher represents Sarasota and Charlotte counties.

07/01/2019 By Staff

Jobs

$40 Million in Funding Available Through Florida Job Growth Grant Fund

The funding is available to fund job training and public infrastructure projects that support growth and employment in Florida.

07/01/2019 By Staff

Air Force One

Sarasota-Manatee Detailer Named to Air Force One Detailing Team at Seattle's Museum of Flight

The original Air Force One presidential jet from 1959 is currently in preservation stages after 15 years of restoration.

07/01/2019 By Staff

Rankings

Coldwell Banker's Roger Pettingell Recognized Among Nation's Top 1,000 Agents by "REAL Trends" Report

Pettingell is affiliated with Coldwell Banker’s Residential Real Estate’s Longboat Key office.

07/01/2019 By Staff

Law

Williams Parker Partner Michael J. Wilson Reappointed Co-Director of Florida Bar Tax Section

Wilson, a member of Williams Parker’s management committee and the firm's treasurer, practices tax, corporate, and business law.

07/01/2019 By Staff

What Your Money Can Buy

What $9 Million Will Buy You on Longboat Key

Plus, a condo in the mid-$300s in Bradenton and a home in the low $600s in Lakewood Ranch.

07/01/2019 By Staff

Tiger Bay

Tiger Bay Club to Discuss Vaccinations at July 11 Luncheon

The luncheon will be held from 11:45 a.m.-1 p.m. at Michael's On East.

06/30/2019 Photography by Staff