Philanthropy

Van Wezel Foundation Selects New Chief Operating Officer

The 501(c)(3) that supports arts education at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall recently promoted Jim Selinski.

02/02/2018 By Staff

New hires

Nonprofit Living Center Hires Seven

Plymouth Harbor recently hired Stephanie Leathers, Marty Martel, April Gillespie, Brian Bly, Elizabeth Goldsmith, Sande Esparza and Alena Scandur.

02/02/2018 By Staff

Data

Unemployment Rate Steady

The American unemployment rate held steady at 4.1 percent while the economy added 200,000 jobs in January, according to new Bureau of Labor Statistics data.

02/02/2018 By Staff

New hires

Homebuilder Picks New Office Manager

The Sarasota luxury home builder Nautilus Homes recently hired Jennifer Ricks.

02/01/2018 By Staff

New hires

Latino Nonprofit Selects New Manager for Education Initiatives

UnidosNow, a Sarasota nonprofit dedicated to helping Latinos achieve the American Dream, recently hired Juan Arcila.

02/01/2018 By Staff

Technology

Engineering Software Company Building New Sarasota Office

The Canada firm Codeware, Inc. recently picked Kellogg & Kimsey, Inc. to build a new corporate office building in Sarasota.

02/01/2018 By Staff

Retail

Louis Vuitton Store Coming to Sarasota Mall

The French company famous for its luxury bags, shoes, jewelry and more is coming to The Mall at University Town Center.

02/01/2018 By Staff

Politics

Former Colin Powell Aide to Speak in Sarasota

Retired U.S. Army Col. Lawrence Wilkerson will speak at the annual dinner of Florida Veterans for Common Sense.

02/01/2018 By Staff

Planning

Open Houses on Sarasota Bayfront Redevelopment Set for Next Week

The Sarasota Bayfront Planning Organization is hosting three open houses next week.

01/31/2018 By Staff

Education

Florida Education Commissioner to Speak in Sarasota

Pam Stewart will speak at a luncheon hosted by The Argus Foundation on Thursday, April 12.

01/31/2018 By Staff

Education

Manatee County Judge Retires From University Teaching Job After 30 Years

Douglas Henderson recently retired from a part-time teaching job he had held at the University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee since 1978.

01/31/2018 By Staff

Tourism

Braves to Play Most of 2019 Spring Training in Orlando Before Move to North Port

The team will play its first spring training game in its new North Port stadium at the very end of the April 2019 spring training season.

01/31/2018 By Staff

Public relations

Universal Orlando Communications Director to Speak in Sarasota

Alyson Lundell will share the strategy created to launch Universal’s Volcano Bay water park, as well as the positives and negatives of the process.

01/30/2018 By Staff

Design

Sarasota Company Completes Interior Design for New Aruba Condos

Sarasota's Abitar Furnishings recently completed the interior design and furnishing of five new condominiums at Aruba's Costa Linda Beach Resort.

01/30/2018 By Staff

Construction

Nonprofit That Serves Those with Disabilities to Add New Therapeutic Pool

Halfacre Construction Company was recently selected to build a therapeutic pool for The Haven.

01/30/2018 By Staff

Honors

Lakewood Ranch Manager Named 'Lifestyle Director of the Year'

Monaca Onstad, Lakewood Ranch’s director of community relations, was recently honored by the National Association of Home Builders.

01/30/2018 By Staff

Real estate

Michael Saunders Adds Agent in Palmer Ranch Office

Amy Rakouskas recently joined Michael Saunders & Company's Palmer Ranch team.

01/30/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Early Childhood Nonprofit Picks 2018 Leadership

Children First recently named PGT Innovations CEO Jeff Jackson as the nonprofit's board chair for 2018.

01/29/2018 By Staff

Politics

Early Voting in State House Special Election Starts Saturday

Early in-person voting in the state House special election involving Democrat Margaret Good, Republican James Buchanan and Libertarian Alison Foxall begins Saturday, Feb. 3.

01/29/2018 By Staff

Finance

Sarasota Accounting Firm Names New Shareholder

The certified public accountant Chris Wailand was recently named a shareholder in the Sarasota firm of Piper, Hawkins & Company.

01/29/2018 By Staff