Finance

Goodwill, Axiom Bank Partner to Help 'Unbanked' Employees

According to NerdWallet, not having a bank can cost individuals or households hundreds of dollars each year—and those who are unbanked can least afford the expense.

08/05/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Bank of America Presents $15,000 to Manatee County Habitat for Humanity

The funding will directly benefit the organization’s initiatives that help provide affordable housing and promote the economic mobility of Sarasota/Manatee residents.

08/05/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Visit Florida Launches New Eco-Friendly Travel Hub

Visitors can find information about environmentally friendly attractions, activities, dining, transportation, lodging and how to practice "voluntourism" while in Florida.

08/05/2019 By Staff

New Hires

SKY Family YMCA Names New Chief Executive Officer

Gene Jones has more than 29 years of history with the YMCA.

08/05/2019 Photography by Staff

Conservation

Conservation Foundation Seeks Public Input

The foundation invites community members to share their perspectives on the direction of land conservation at two "community listening sessions" this month.

08/02/2019 By Staff

Finance

PGT Innovations Reports 2019 Second Quarter and First Half Results

Net sales increased 17 percent, to $199 million, and net income decreased 24 percent, to $17 million.

08/02/2019 By Staff

Health

Sarasota Memorial Offers Back-to-School Physicals

Students starting at area public schools for the first time are required to have a school-entry physical.

08/02/2019 Photography by Staff

Appointments

DeSantis Appoints Chief Resilience Officer

Dr. Julia Nesheiwat is tasked with preparing Florida for the environmental, physical and economic impacts of sea level rise.

08/02/2019 Photography by Staff

Hot Sips

10 of Our Favorite Local Coffee Shops

Get your caffeine fix at one of these top spots.

08/02/2019 By Staff

Awards

Venice Beautification Project Wins State Award

The annual awards program showcases innovative practices and projects that contribute to the success of local Main Street programs.

08/01/2019 By Staff

Accreditation

The Ringling Receives Level 2 Aboretum Accreditation

To become accredited, an arboretum is required to have a minimum of 100 species, varieties or cultivars of trees or woody plants.

08/01/2019 By Staff

Cleaning House

Newtown Community Cleanup Set for Aug. 10

The cleanup will be held from 8 a.m.-noon.

08/01/2019 By Staff

Conferences

PINC Returns This December

The day-long creativity conference will be held at the Sarasota Opera House.

08/01/2019 Photography by Staff

Grants

All Faiths Food Bank Receives $196,451 in Support, Grants for Summer Campaign

The Campaign Against Summer Hunger raises funds for summer feeding programs.

07/31/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Community Day School Hires Marketing Coordinator

In her new role, Lindsay Sweeting is responsible for all marketing and outreach efforts, oversight of special events and social media.

07/31/2019 Photography by Staff

Grants

Embracing Our Differences Receives Grant from Florida Division of Cultural Affairs

The $26,333 grant will be used to empower the organization's educational outreach programs and its 2020 outdoor exhibit in Bayfront Park.

07/31/2019 By Staff

Awards

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Receives Mission: Lifeline Gold Achievement Award

LWRMC earned the award by meeting specific criteria and standards of performance for quick and appropriate treatment of heart attack patients.

07/31/2019 By Staff

Marketing

Sarasota Orthopedic Associates Rebrands as 360 Orthopedics

The new name is a reflection of the practice's growth.

07/30/2019 By Staff

Construction

Taylor Morrison Breaks Ground on Second 18-Hole Golf Course at Lakewood Ranch

The golf course will be located in Esplanade at Azario in Lakewood Ranch.

07/30/2019 By Staff

Awards

FCCI Named a Florida 'Best Company to Work For' by Florida Trend

The recognition marks FCCI’s 11th year on the list.

07/30/2019 Photography by Staff