Health care

Coalition Aims to Make Sarasota a 'Dementia Caring' Community

Participating companies will receive a decal recognizing that they are "dementia caring."

10/08/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Human Services Center Hires, Promotes

The Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center recently hired Andrea Lane and promoted Sarah Glendening and Charlene Altenhain.

10/05/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.7 Percent

The American economy added 134,000 jobs in September, according to new U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

10/05/2018 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation Names New Community Investment Leader

The Community Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Mike Kennedy.

10/05/2018 By Staff

Politics

Forum for State Legislature Candidates Set for Oct. 18

The next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon will feature Tracy Pratt, Will Robinson, James Buchanan and Tony Mowry.

10/05/2018 By Staff

Construction

Builders Break Ground on New Lakewood Ranch Town Center

Waterside Place will include retail and commercial properties, apartments, restaurants and more.

10/04/2018 By Staff

Manufacturing

Drinkware Maker Names New Chief Commercial Officer

Tervis recently hired Jim Athey, who previously worked for Kimberly-Clark, Revlon and Eastman Kodak Company.

10/04/2018 By Staff

Data

Retail Group Anticipates Rise in Holiday Spending This Year

The National Retail Federation estimates that holiday retail sales will increase by 4.3-4.8 percent, for a total of between $717.5 billion and $720.9 billion.

10/04/2018 By Staff

Politics

Forum Focuses on 'Single Member Districts' for Sarasota County Commission

The proposal would allow voters to only vote in the County Commission election in their district, rather than having county commissioners elected in a county-wide vote.

10/04/2018 By Staff

Deals

New Hotel Planned for 12.5-Acre Palmetto Parcel

California's BACC Hotel, LLC recently purchased land adjacent to the Bradenton Area Convention Center for the hotel for $5.3 million.

10/04/2018 By Staff

Environment

Conservation Nonprofit Receives $50,000 From Disney Fund

The Disney Conservation Fund recently awarded a two-year grant to the Conservation Foundation of the Gulf Coast.

10/04/2018 By Staff

Retail

Floridian Consumer Confidence Drops Slightly

The University of Florida's consumer sentiment index dropped by one-tenth of a point between August and September.

10/03/2018 By Staff

Awards

Insurance Company Named to 'Best Places to Work' List

Sarasota's FCCI Insurance Group provides commercial insurance products to agency partners and policyholders in 19 states and the District of Columbia.

10/03/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Education Foundation President Accepted Into State Leadership Program

Education Foundation of Sarasota County president Jennifer Vigne was recently accepted into Leadership Florida’s Education Class IV program.

10/03/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Realtor Joins Englewood Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Meg Griffin.

10/03/2018 By Staff

Health care

Seminar Covers Medical Cannabis Benefits and Rules

Alderman Oaks Retirement Center is hosting a free seminar from 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 26.

10/02/2018 By Staff

Retail

New Women's Clothing Store Opening on Main Street

Sara Campbell is opening a new store at 1508 Main St., Sarasota.

10/02/2018 By Staff

Construction

Builder Selects New Assistant Project Manager

Lakewood Ranch's Halfacre Construction Company recently hired Shawna Brown.

10/02/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Coldwell Banker Names New Manatee County Branch Manager

Dawn McClure will lead almost 30 independent sales associates.

10/02/2018 By Staff