Airport Authority

Sarasota Bradenton International Airport Announces New Board Officers

Kristin Incrocci, owner of Lift Air Charter Services, will serve as chair for 2020.

12/26/2019 By Staff

Grants

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Announces $225,235 in Grants

Nearly 34,000 students will be impacted by the awards, which directly benefit 244 teachers and 43 K-12 schools.

12/26/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Dr. Tracy Wagner Appointed to Higher Education Facilities Financing Authority

Gov. Ron DeSantis appointed Wagner, Ringling College's vice-president for finance and administration, to a five-year term.

12/20/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Realize Bradenton Announces New Board Member

Dominique LeClezio, Feld Entertainment vice-president of creative and marketing services, will serve a three-year term.

12/20/2019 By Staff

Development

New 60-Unit Condo Project Under Permit Review

Named the Drapac Condominiums, the development will consist of a wide variety of units, ranging from 900 square feet to 3,000 square feet.

12/20/2019 By Staff

Holidays

Manatee County Government Announces Holiday Hours

Offices will be closed Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1, 2020.

12/19/2019 By Staff

Holidays

Sarasota County Government Offices to Close for Holidays

Offices will be closed Dec. 24-25 and Jan. 1, 2020.

12/19/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Launches Upgraded Platform for The Giving Partner

The launch is in advance of the 2020 Giving Challenge.

12/19/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Three Commercial Real Estate Transactions

The transactions include a 1,323-square-foot office space in historic Towles Court.

12/19/2019 By Staff

Groundbreaking

Nate’s Honor Animal Rescue Kicks Off $10 Million Campus Expansion Project

The changes will double capacity for dogs and increase capacity for cats by 25 percent, allowing Nate’s Honor to save about 4,500 animals annually.

12/19/2019 By Staff

Grants

Children First Receives More Than $45,000 in Grants

The funds will be used to support scholarships for high-risk children and classes and workshops at the agency’s Families First Institute.

12/19/2019 By Staff

Wage Gauge

Florida Supreme Court Unanimously Approves $15 Minimum Wage Ballot Proposal

If the amendment passes, minimum wage would increase to $10 per hour in September 2021, then by $1 per hour each September until 2026.

12/19/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Manatee County Port Authority Elects Priscilla Whisenant Trace as Chairwoman

Whisenant Trace has served on the county’s commission and the port’s board since 2016.

12/19/2019 Photography by Staff

Best of the Year

5 Real Estate Stories Worth Noting in 2019

From a new downtown Sarasota condo project to more growth in Lakewood Ranch, here’s a look at recent real estate news we covered.

12/19/2019 By Staff

Memorial

Major Sarasota Philanthropists Die

Chuck Barancik and his wife, Margery, died in a car crash on Gulf of Mexico Drive.

12/19/2019 By Staff

Soul Cycle

DreamLarge, BLVD Bike Rides to Host Holiday Ride Today

The ride will include a stop at 99 Bottles Taproom & Bottle Shop.

12/19/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Women’s Council of Realtors – Manatee Installs 2020 Officers

The new officers will serve a one-year term.

12/18/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Names Chief Development Officer

Diana L. Dill will serve as the principal fundraising officer for the foundation.

12/18/2019 By Staff

Health News

Blake Trauma Center Receives Verification From American College of Surgeons

The verification recognizes the trauma center's dedication to providing care for injured patients.

12/18/2019 By Staff

Legislation

DeSantis, Health and Human Services Secretary Announce Advancement of Prescription Drug Import Plan

The plan aims to lower U.S. prescription drug prices.

12/18/2019 By Staff