Hunger

All Faiths Food Bank Supplies Food for Children in State Care System

One hundred backpacks filled with healthy food and snacs were donated to the Safe Children Coalition.

06/16/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Van Wezel Names Michelle Bente Director of Marketing

Bente has served as assistant director of marketing at the Van Wezel for 18 years.

06/16/2021 By Staff

Politics

Sarasota Chamber to Host Online Campaign School and Leadership Training

The no-cost, nonpartisan three-day program is open to everyone and recommended for elected officials, candidates, campaign workers and more.

06/15/2021 By Staff

Jobs

Manatee Schools to Hold Support Staff Job Fair

The event will take place Thursday, June 17, from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Wakeland Support Center.

06/15/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

Selby Gardens Announces New Trustees and Officers

Aaron Bellamy and Renée James Gilmore will each serve three-year terms beginning July 1.

06/15/2021 By Staff

Topping Off

Resilient Retreat Holds Wall-Signing Celebration

Construction will be completed on the new Resilient Retreat Center will open in 2022.

06/15/2021 By Staff

Architecture

Architecture Sarasota Announces 2021 Sarasota MOD Weekend

The eighth annual festival will celebrate the life and enduring legacy of Philip Hanson Hiss.

06/15/2021 By Staff

Grants

State of Florida Provides $1 Million in Funding to Jewish Federation

The grant will be used for safety and security.

06/14/2021 By Staff

Jobs

Women’s Resource Center to Host Webinar on Hospitality Industry Jobs

The webinar will be held on June 23; a Spanish-language version of the same webinar will be presented on June 24.

06/14/2021 By Staff

Going Solar

Manasota Solar Co-op Selects Solar Source to Serve Group

More than 70 residents of Manatee and Sarasota Counties have joined the co-op so far, which is run by the nonprofit Solar United Neighbors (SUN).

06/14/2021 By Staff

The Pandemic

Food Bank to Continue Monthly Food Distribution, Vaccination Effort

The June installment takes place this Saturday, June 19, from 9-11 a.m. at Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall.

06/14/2021 By Staff

Veterans

Annual 'Stand Down' Event for Homeless Veterans Takes Place June 26

The event provides an array of services for veterans, including medical checkups, benefit reviews and amnesty court.

06/11/2021 By Staff

Construction

Sarasota Memorial Begins Demolition for New Behavioral Health Pavilion

The new 82-bed, 95,000-square-foot facility is expected to be completed in 2023.

06/11/2021 By Staff

Awards

Harmar Mobility Earns 2021 'Great Place to Work' Certification

The award is based on current employees’ feedback regarding their experience working at the company.

06/11/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

FourThought Private Wealth Announces Two New Hires

Alex Herrington has been hired as planner and Matt Macek as client relationship manager.

06/11/2021 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Teen Named 2021 Southeast Youth of the Year by Boys & Girls Clubs of America

Jorge Hernandez-Perez was awarded a $20,000 scholarship.

06/11/2021 By Staff

Travel

Southwest to Add Service to Washington, D.C., NYC and Austin

The new flights will begin in November.

06/10/2021 By Staff

Fast Track

PGT Innovations Names Ryan S. Quinn General Counsel

In his new role, Quinn will identify and manage legal issues for all departments, as well as oversee corporate governance and business policy.

06/10/2021 By Staff

Real Estate

Halfacre Construction Company Begins Renovations on Realtor Association Building

Construction is slated for completion in late 2021.

06/09/2021 By Staff

Grants

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Grants $286,000

The funding will support improved access to services for vulnerable populations and provide treatment for mental health needs in Sarasota County.

06/09/2021 By Staff