Education

New Bank of America Initiative Intended to Help Florida's Black and Latino Students

The bank is partnering with Florida colleges to increase opportunities for minority students.

11/20/2020 By Staff

News

City Offices Will Close for Thanksgiving

City of Sarasota offices will be closed Thanksgiving day and Friday, Nov. 27.

11/20/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Home Sales, Prices Up in October

Despite the pandemic, home sales are still on the rise, according to new data released by the Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee.

11/19/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Hermitage Artist Retreat Raises $128,000 at Artful Lobster Event

The 12th Artful Lobster: An Outdoor Celebration luncheon raised funds for the artist residency program.

11/19/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Donation Match Program Will Boost Hospice Fundraising Event

Donations to the Tidewell Foundation will be matched dollar-for-dollar throughout the month of December.

11/19/2020 By Staff

Health care

Hospital Partners With Software Company for Diabetes Care

The eGlycemic Management System will be implemented at Sarasota Memorial Hospital this year.

11/19/2020 By Staff

New hires

Architecture Firm Hires Two New Staffers

Sweet Sparkman Architects & Interiors recently welcomed a new project designer and a new interior designer.

11/19/2020 By Staff

Travel

Southwest Airlines Announces SRQ Flights

The initial flight schedules include Houston, Chicago, Baltimore/Washington and Nashville, and will begin Feb. 14, 2021.

11/19/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Forty Carrots Firefly Gala Rescheduled to 2022

To help offset revenue loss, a $10,000 challenge match has been issued by Allegiant Private Advisors.

11/18/2020 By Staff

Parks and Rec

Florida’s Greenways and Trails Record 10 Million Annual Visitors

There are more than 7,500 miles of land-based trails in Florida, and an additional 4,000 miles of designated paddling trails.

11/18/2020 By Staff

Solar Power

Sarasota Solar Co-op Deadline Approaches

Solar United Neighbors will host a free virtual information session tonight at 6 p.m.

11/18/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Project 180 Receives $15,000 Grant

The funding will be used to expand Project 180's residential housing program.

11/18/2020 By Staff

Coronavirus

Sarasota County Reports 251 New Covid-19 Cases

The county's daily positivity rate is higher than 10 percent for the first time since July.

11/17/2020 By Staff

Housing

Habitat Sarasota Releases Community Impact Report

The organization served 14 families last fiscal year through critical home repair and homeownership programs.

11/17/2020 By Staff

The Bay

The Bay Reaches Next Fundraising Milestone

The Bay Park Conservancy has raised $15 million towards its $20 million initial funding goal.

11/17/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Gettel Foundation Donates $50,000 to Local Food Banks

Along with several other food banks, All Faiths Food Bank and Food Bank of Manatee each received a $10,000 check.

11/17/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

AIA Florida Gulf Coast Names New Board of Directors

James Piatchuk has been named president and Kris Pelow vice-president/president-elect.

11/17/2020 By Staff

Good Deeds

Tidewell, Local Restaurants Partner For Thanksgiving Meal Donation

Local residents can donate a Thanksgiving meal to hospice patients through Pier 22, Grove or Morton's Gourmet Market.

11/16/2020 By Staff

Jobs

CareerEdge Launches Tiny Home Building Project

Suncoast Technical College construction students will work together to construct the tiny home on the school's campus.

11/16/2020 By Staff

Travel

Allegiant Adds Service to Boston From SRQ

It's the airline's 22nd nonstop route from Sarasota Bradenton International Airport.

11/16/2020 By Staff