Education

UnidosNow Accepting Applications for Summer Leadership Program

The nonprofit provides educational programs and promotes civic integration for Latinos in Sarasota and Manatee counties.

04/19/2016 Research by staff

Moves

Freight Brokerage Firm Expands in Downtown Sarasota

Total Quality Logistics says it will create 100 new Sarasota jobs by 2020.

04/19/2016 Research by staff

Architecture

Architect, Artist Team Up to Launch New Firm

Architect JB Taylor and his wife, artist Sarah Taylor, have partnered to create Taylor Studios, Inc.

04/18/2016 Research by staff

Tech

Go Puck Develops Mounts for GoPro Cameras

The mounts enhance GoPro usability and potential by providing as many as seven charges or powering up to four cameras at a time.

04/18/2016 Research by staff

Events

'Brunch and Learn' Event Focuses on Business Succession

The event is free for business owners and Sarasota-Manatee Manufacturers Association members.

04/18/2016 Research by staff

Honors

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Names 2016 Leadership Institute Class

The class members will take part in a two-month leadership development program led by faculty from the J.W. Fanning Institute for Leadership Development.

04/18/2016 Research by staff

Honors

Sarasota Physiatrist Recognized By National Medical Association

Dr. Lisa Merritt was recently selected to receive the 'True North Toward Health Care Equity: Clinical, Policy and Social Determinants' award.

04/18/2016 Research by staff

Transportation

Transportation Nonprofit Provides Record Number of Rides

The Sarasota nonprofit iTNSunCoast offered 830 rides in the month of March.

04/18/2016 Research by staff

Science

Mote Scientists Study Fish in Flood Control Canals

During April, Mote researchers are using seine nets to catch and release fish throughout the county’s largest canal system, which drains into Phillippi Creek.

04/15/2016 Research by staff

Real estate

Florida Foreclosures Down

A recent report by the research firm CoreLogic found a 37.6 percent drop in Florida's foreclosure inventory in just one year.

04/15/2016 Research by staff

Housing

Report Shows Rise in Local Homelessness

The Suncoast Partnership to End Homelessness found a 22.5 percent increase in the number of homeless residents in Sarasota and Manatee counties.

04/15/2016 Research by staff

Appointments

Willis Smith Construction Names CFO

David Carey joined the company in 2014 as the director of accounting.

04/15/2016 Research by staff

Events

Women's Networking Group Gathers April 25

Guest speaker Lori Davis will offer a presentation on 'How to be Stunning, Funny & Thrive.'

04/15/2016 Research by staff

New hires

New Area Sales Manager Joins Neal Communities

During her three decades in real estate, Debbie Gericke has overseen more than $1 billion in sales.

04/15/2016 Research by staff

Real estate

This Week's Big Deals

A mid-Sarasota hotel sells for $6.5 million and a 185-unit storage facility goes for $1.7 million.

04/14/2016 Research by staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

A Harvest House property receives fencing, Jewish Federation women give $40,000 and more examples of local businesses and nonprofits giving back.

04/14/2016 Research by staff

Biz Supports

Realize Bradenton Presents Pickin' Picnic

Music festival? Food festival? Beer festival? Why not all three?

04/14/2016 Research by staff

Events

Social Media Strategies for Businesses Discussed April 19

The Suncoast Technology Forum lunch runs 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Tuesday, April 19, at Polo Grill and Bar,

04/14/2016 Research by staff

Honors

Michael Saunders Agent Named to National '30 Under 30' List

Kelly King Baldwin was among 400 young real estate professionals that a panel of judges narrowed down to 50 finalists and then to 30 winners.

04/14/2016 Research by staff

Networking

Manatee and Sarasota Chambers Team for Blues By the Bay

The event features live entertainment, food from chamber member restaurants and bi-county networking.

04/14/2016 Research by staff