Education

CareerEdge Partners With STC To Launch Student Internship Program

Responding to the evolving needs during this time, CareerEdge adapted its Intern Reimbursement program model to make funding for this program possible.

03/31/2020 Photography by Staff

Coronavirus

Business Organizations Seek to Connect Displaced Workers with Job Openings

Business organizations are connecting workers with employers who need to fill staffing demands brought on by COVID-19.

03/31/2020 By Staff

Education

In Response to COVID-19, USF Sarasota-Manatee Campus Unveils Food Pantry to Help Students

The university is also making additional social services available.

03/30/2020 By Staff

Good News

Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium Releases Loggerhead Turtle Into the Ocean

Chipi the turtle previously showed lethargy and neurologic issues likely due to red tide exposure.

03/26/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Digital Marketing Agency Launches TakeoutSRQ to Help Support Local Eateries

TakeoutSRQ encourages consumers to support their favorite spots by directly contacting eateries for local delivery rather than using a third-party company, allowing the restaurant to receive more profit.

03/26/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Save Our Y Rebrands, Takes Ownership of Former Sarasota YMCA Properties

The $4.4 million real estate transaction took place earlier this week.

03/26/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Sarasota Department of Health to Launch Drive-Thru COVID-19 Tests

The county expects to collect 50 samples a day at the site.

03/26/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Women's Sports Museum Names CEO

Christina Unkel will lead the museum’s mission to become a permanent attraction through fundraising efforts, strategic partnerships and community outreach.

03/25/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Omeza Hires Director of Research and Development

Dr. Venus Dookwah-Roberts will plan, organize, coordinate, and oversee all activities related to extension of the current Omeza product platform.

03/25/2020 By Staff

Elections

Supervisor of Elections Announces Temporary Office Closures

In the meantime, residents can go to SarasotaVotes.com for services.

03/24/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Gulf Coast, Barancik Foundations Launch COVID-19 Response Initiative

The foundations announced their joint effort on Saturday, with commitments of $1.5 million to support the initiative so far.

03/24/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Louis and Gloria Flanzer Philanthropic Trust Offers Special Match Program for JFCS of the Suncoast

From now to April 19, 2020, any gift up to $500 made through the Flanzer Trust Match Program to support "JFCS-COVID 19" will be matched 2:1.

03/23/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Local Organizations Strengthen Season of Sharing Campaign

Matching gift opportunities of up to $500,000 are available from The Patterson Foundation for a total of $1.5 million in additional funds.

03/23/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Ian Black Real Estate Donates $2,500 to Support Residents Impacted by Coronavirus

The donation comes from the Ian Black Real Estate Charitable Foundation, a donor-advised fund the firm established with Gulf Coast Community Foundation.

03/23/2020 By Staff

Business

State Activates Small Business Emergency Bridge Loan Program

The bridge loan program will provide short-term, interest-free loans to small businesses that experience economic injury from COVID-19.

03/19/2020 By Staff

Photo of the Day

Photo of the Day: A Purple Sunset on Siesta Key

Consider this your daily moment of zen.

03/19/2020 By Staff

Economy

Florida Small Businesses Can Now Apply for Disaster Relief Loans

The SBA is offering Economic Disaster Injury Loans of up to $2 million for Florida's small businesses and nonprofits.

03/19/2020 By Staff

City News

County Waives Shut-Offs for Water Services Through April 13

The county is also encouraging the community to practice social distancing by using online, phone and mail bill-pay services.

03/18/2020 By Staff

Housing

Organization Creates Campaign for More Accessory Dwelling Units

The plan is in response to the region's affordable housing crisis.

03/17/2020 By Staff