Nonprofits

Education Foundation Picks New Manager for Scholarship Programs

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Earl Young Jr. as its associate director of education investments.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Retail

Furniture Exec to Discuss Design Trends

The vice president of Phillips Collection will outline current trends in furniture and design at a free seminar on Friday, March 29.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Design

New Program Aims to Encourage Historic Preservation in Newtown

Property owners interested in making improvements or restorations to their buildings could be eligible for a portion of $200,000 in funding.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Former Rockettes Performer Joins Bradenton Real Estate Office

Michael Saunders & Company recently hired Sonya Livingston Smith.

03/27/2019 By Staff

Health care

Money Will Fund Program to Improve Birth Outcomes Among African-Americans

A Healthy Start Coalition of Sarasota County event in January raised more than $37,000 that will be used to fund the nonprofit's Save My Life program.

03/26/2019 By Staff

Health care

New Headquarters for Medical Sales Company Completed

Halfacre Construction Company recently finished construction on a new 54,667-square-foot corporate headquarters for Mercedes Scientific.

03/26/2019 By Staff

Construction

Builder Names New Senior Project Manager

Sarasota's Atlas Building Company recently promoted Jeff Wagner.

03/26/2019 By Staff

Retail

Average Easter Spending Expected to Reach $151

That figure is $1 higher than last year's predicted average and $1 shy of 2017's record number.

03/26/2019 By Staff

Preview

Asolo Repertory Theatre Announces 2019-20 Season

Titles were also announced for Dog Days Theatre and FSU/Asolo Conservatory seasons this week.

03/26/2019 By Kay Kipling

Services

Air Conditioning Company Picks New Vice President of Finance

Conditioned Air, a Naples company that operates in Sarasota and Manatee counties, recently hired Tim Russell.

03/26/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Gives More Than $190,000 in Matching Grants

The Patterson Foundation recently matched more than $190,000 in contributions toward the entrepreneurial endeavors of five nonprofits.

03/25/2019 By Staff

Law

Attorney Recognized for Extensive Pro Bono Work

Neil Lyons of Boyer & Boyer, P.A., was recently recognized for his work on behalf of low-income and disadvantaged clients by The Florida Bar.

03/25/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Home Sales Up, Condo Sales Down in February

After dropping in January, sales of single-family homes in Sarasota and Manatee counties increased in February when compared to a year prior.

03/25/2019 By Staff

Wealth management

Venice Financial Adviser Named to 'Best-in-State' List

Merrill Lynch financial adviser Owen Thiessen was recently recognized by Forbes.

03/22/2019 By Staff

Real estate

West Villages Adds New Neighborhood

West Villages Florida recently added Boca Royale Golf & Country Club, its eighth neighborhood, to the West Villages Marketing Association.

03/22/2019 By Staff

Technology

Florida Ranked 18th Most 'Innovative' State in U.S.

Florida was ranked as the nation's 18th most "innovative" state in a new study published by the finance and research website Wallethub.

03/22/2019 By Staff

Data

Tourist Tax Revenue Still Down

Tourist Development Tax collections were down by 5.3 percent in January when compared to January 2018.

03/22/2019 By Staff

Manufacturing

Bike Rack Maker Partners With Pro Cycling Team

The Bradenton company SeaSucker recently partnered with the Dutch World Tour cycling team Jumbo Visma.

03/21/2019 By Staff

Construction

Realtor Association Picks Company to Build New Facility

Lakewood Ranch's Halfacre Construction Company was recently picked to build the new location for the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee.

03/21/2019 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota County Ranked No. 6 in Florida for Health Outcomes

The study examined length of life, quality of life and self‐reported health status.

03/21/2019 By Staff