Awards

Hive Architects’ Principals Receive the University of Florida 2019 Young Architects Design Award

This award recognizes a UF alumnus who has graduated within the previous 20 years and made significant design contributions in the architecture profession.

04/29/2019 Photography by Staff

New Hires

Jewish Federation of Sarasota-Manatee Names New Director of Financial Resource Development

Samantha Bloom has extensive experience in strategic analytics, grant writing, direct mail, major gift solicitation, and prospect research for a wide variety of nonprofits.

04/29/2019 Photography by Staff

Racing

Sarasota Kennel Club Will Hold Last Live Greyhound Races on May 4

In the November midterm elections, sixty-nine percent of Florida citizens voted to ban dog racing.

04/29/2019 Photography by Staff

Shred This

Manatee County Clerk of the Court Will Sponsor Complimentary Shredding Day

This is the second time Manatee County has offered the service.

04/26/2019 By Staff

Grants

CareerSource Suncoast Awarded $448,000 Grant to Help Combat Opioid Crisis

CareerSource Suncoast was one of only two of the 24 Florida workforce regions that received the grant.

04/26/2019 By Staff

Environment

Conservation Foundation Permanently Protects 37.8 Acres in Manatee County

The property consists of scrub, oak hammock, and flood-plain marsh, which support endangered species such as the gopher tortoise, Florida scrub jay, eastern indigo snake and wading birds like the American wood stork

04/25/2019 By Staff

Grand Opening

St. Armands Parking Garage Grand Opening Set for April 29

The four-story garage includes 484 parking spaces, with 23 additional spaces available in the surface lot adjacent to the garage.

04/25/2019 By Staff

Grants

Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation Board Approves $1.8 Million in Grant Funding

Grants benefit the Bay Park Conservancy, Project 180, Sarasota County School District and more.

04/25/2019 By Staff

Finance

Sarasota CEO Named to 2019 Financial Times ‘400 Top Financial Advisers’ List

This is the first time in several years that a Sarasota adviser has made the list.

04/24/2019 By Staff

Events

Economic Development Council of Sarasota County Announces Annual Economic Outlook Luncheon

The luncheon's keynote speaker will be Sean Snaith, Ph.D., director of the University of Central Florida’s Institute for Economic Competitiveness.

04/24/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

All Faiths Food Bank Honors 'Campaign Against Summer Hunger' Co-Founders

In acknowledgement of the Mondas' philanthropic efforts, the newly constructed entrance to All Faiths Food Bank has been named in their honor.

04/24/2019 By Staff

Funding

Sarasota-Based Omeza Raises $5.75 Million in Second Capital Round of Funding

Omeza's mission is to heal chronic wounds and prevent their recurrence.

04/24/2019 By Staff

Soccer

Soccer Tournament Draws More Than 320 Teams to Premier Sports Campus at Lakewood Ranch

It's the largest youth sporting event ever held at the campus.

04/23/2019 By Staff

Awards

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Instructor Wins Women in Leadership Award

The award recognizes USF faculty whose research and creative efforts focus on women, women’s issues and women’s initiatives.

04/23/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation Names New Vice President of Finance and Operations

Robert Pettit will manage all finance and operational functions at the foundation.

04/23/2019 By Staff

Tours

Sarasota Architectural Foundation Extends Cocoon House Tours

The bi-monthly tours will promote awareness of the building and the Sarasota School of Architecture movement to the public.

04/23/2019 By Staff

Take Back

Sarasota Police Department Will Take Back Unwanted Prescription Drugs

This is the 17th opportunity in nine years for the local public to rid their homes of potentially dangerous unused, expired, and unwanted prescription drugs.

04/23/2019 By Staff

Best of Sarasota

Just One Week Left Until the Best Party of the Year

Here's a sneak peek at what our food and drink partners will be serving up.

04/22/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Single-Family Home Sales Increased in Sarasota and Manatee Counties Last Month

Manatee County also experienced a median price increase, while Sarasota County experienced a median price decrease.

04/22/2019 By Staff

Discussion

Downtown Sarasota Alliance to Discuss City's Four Qualified Opportunity Zones

Four areas in the City of Sarasota were designated Qualified Opportunity Zones as part of the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017.

04/22/2019 By Staff