Sarasota YMCA Achievers Program Awards College Scholarships

The Achievers program empowers students to set and achieve goals in both their educational and personal lives.

06/04/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Team Tony Cancer Foundation Names New Development Director

Melissa Ferlazzo will handle day-to-day fundraising and development operations of the nonprofit.

06/04/2019 By Staff


Embracing Our Differences Names Two to Board of Directors

Linda Poteat-Brown is the director of human resources at Easter Seals Southwest Florida. Kaley Wisner, a 10th grade student at Pine View School, is part of the STAR Leadership Training program at the Boys & Girls of Sarasota County.

06/04/2019 Photography by Staff


Omeza Relocates to Historic Sarasota School of Architecture Building

The building was designed in 1957 by architect Victor Lundy; using sharply angled, exposed trusses, he maximized window exposure to street traffic for commercial benefit.

06/03/2019 By Staff

Infectious Diseases

Sarasota County Residents and Visitors Urged to Get Vaccinated Against Measles

Although measles was thought to be eradicated in the United States in 2000, the disease has reappeared.

06/03/2019 Photography by Staff


City Begins Remodeling Project at Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Park

The restrooms and main pavilion at the park will be renovated.

06/03/2019 By Staff


Local Surgeon Receives State Society 'Excellence in Teaching' Award

Russell H. Samson is a clinical professor of surgery at Florida State University Medical School and a senior surgeon at Sarasota Vascular Specialties.

06/03/2019 By Staff

Blue + You

Sarasota Police Department to Host Community Barbecue

The "Blue + You BBQ" will take place Saturday, June 9, from 1-3:30 p.m. at Gillespie Park.

06/03/2019 By Staff


Top Doctors 2019

Here's our annual list of Castle-Connolly's Top Doctors—and some answers to your most pressing health questions from the physicians on the list.

06/01/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Andrew Tanner Joins Peter G. Laughlin Group

Prior to his real estate career, Tanner owned several clothing companies in New York and a solar design and installation company.

05/31/2019 By Staff

Biz Town

Southside Elementary Receives Annual Donation for Junior Achievement 'BizTowns'

The $20,000 donation comes from Baird Inc. and the Gail Baird Foundation.

05/31/2019 By Staff


Dr. Moya L. Alfonso Named New Executive Director of We Care Manatee, Inc.

Alfonso will lead the organization in its efforts to facilitate free medical care and specialty referral services for low-income, uninsured adult residents of Manatee County.

05/31/2019 By Staff


American Airlines to Offer Daily Flights From SRQ to Philadelphia

The change takes place December 18.

05/31/2019 By Staff


CareerEdge Awards Workforce Funding to Local Employers

The grants totaled $206,918.

05/30/2019 By Staff


Ringling College Students Recognized in National Lighting Design Competition

Winners were honored on May 20 at LightFair International 2019 in Philadelphia.

05/30/2019 By Staff


New College of Florida Names First Archimedes Scholars

The scholarship program provides a $10,000 scholarship annually to a New College student and a $5,000 scholarship yearly to two graduates of high schools in Sarasota or Manatee counties.

05/30/2019 By Staff

Guiding Light

Southeastern Guide Dogs Is Looking for Puppy Raisers

Puppy raisers teach basic house manners and obedience while exposing future guide dogs to a variety of environments from the age of about 10 weeks through a year.

05/30/2019 By Staff


Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Fall 2019 Executive Academy Is Open for Registration

The deadline for applications is Friday, June 28.

05/30/2019 By Staff

Summertime and the Living is Easy

Five Reasons to Love Sarasota Summers

Yes, it's hot—but the crowds have waned, too.

05/30/2019 By Staff


Fertilizer Restricted Season Underway in Sarasota County

Nutrient runoff can cause harmful algal blooms that block sunlight from reaching underwater grasses, rob the water of oxygen and threaten aquatic life.

05/29/2019 By Staff