Best of Sarasota

Sarasota Magazine Best of Sarasota Party Postponed

Using an abundance of caution in the face of coronavirus, we have decided to move the event to the fall.

03/11/2020 Photography by Staff

Real Estate

Sertoma Club of Greater Sarasota Opens First Permanent Location in 60 Years

The service group was established in 1956.

03/10/2020 By Staff

Awards

Zonta Club Honors Girls Inc. CEO Angie Stringer with 'Champion Award'

Zonta clubs provide funding towards efforts to empower women and expand their access to education, health care, economic opportunities and safe living conditions.

03/10/2020 By Staff

Awards

Van Wezel Foundation Honors Three Local Teachers

The Appleton Outstanding Teacher of the Year award celebrates the best in arts integration strategies in the classroom.

03/10/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

GulfStar Homes Opens New Headquarters

The company has moved from its previous office on Tamiami Trail to a new location at 2584 Commerce Parkway, North Port.

03/10/2020 By Staff

Construction

Clifford M. Scholz Architects Breaks Ground On New Sarasota Office Building

The building is expected to be completed at the end of 2020.

03/10/2020 By Staff

Awards

We Craft Box Makes National Finals for USA Today’s Reader’s Choice Awards

The Sarasota-based craft box company is a contender for the Best Subscription Box award.

03/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Builder Selected as '40 Under 40' Honoree by Pro Builder Magazine, Business Observer

Ryan Perrone is the owner of Nautilus Homes.

03/09/2020 By Staff

Philanthropy

Impact100 SRQ Raises $342,000 for Area Nonprofits

The organization will award grants of $114,000 to three organizations.

03/09/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

All Faiths Food Bank Names New Board Member

Patricia Courtois of On Ideas has joined the food bank's board of directors.

03/06/2020 By Staff

Retirements

Longtime Florida Center for Early Childhood CEO to Retire

Kathryn Shea, who has been with The Florida Center for the past 20 years, will stay in her role through June 30.

03/06/2020 By Staff

Health News

New Roskamp Institute Clinical Research Shows Promise of Drug in Slowing Early Stage Alzheimer’s Disease

More than 5.7 million Americans are living with Alzheimer’s disease.

03/06/2020 By Staff

Environment

Tervis Partners with Florida Aquarium to Help Coral Reefs

The drinkware producer has donated $30,000 to the Florida Aquarium.

03/06/2020 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Chamber’s Leadership Program to Honor Leaders at Awards Luncheon

The honorees are Pam Beitlich, Philip Tavill and Pam Truitt.

03/06/2020 By Staff

Lectures

Historical Society to Present 'Boys of Spring' Lecture

The March 10 lecture, given by former county historian Jeff LaHurd, will focus on spring training and Florida's Grapefruit League.

03/05/2020 By Staff

Awards

Sarasota Magazine Wins Two ADDY Awards

The silver awards were for our Arts Calendar and Sarasota MOD Weekend program book.

03/05/2020 By Staff

Fast Track

Ian Black Real Estate Hires New Broker Associate and Sales Associate

George Brusco joins the firm as broker associate and McQuade Lyons joins as sales associate.

03/05/2020 By Staff

Daylight Savings Time

County Reminds Residents to 'Spring Forward' on March 8

The county says it's also a good time to change batteries in smoke alarms and weather radios.

03/04/2020 By Staff

Real Estate

Historic Kress Building Sold

Real estate investor and debt lender Eric Baird purchased the property for $5.8 million.

03/04/2020 By Staff

Health

Sarasota Institute Cancels Health Symposium Scheduled for March 7

The Institute felt it was inappropriate to hold the event in the wake of the Hillsborough and Manatee County coronavirus diagnoses.

03/04/2020 By Staff