Law

Chamber of Commerce Class to Focus on Vagrancy, Premises Liability

The session will be led by Elizabeth Dumbaugh from THG Consultants.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Grant Boosts Preschool for Children With Developmental, Behavior Disorders

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded $300,000 to expand The Florida Center for Early Childhood's Starfish Academy.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Education

Manatee County Teacher of the Year, Support Employee of the Year Picked

Braden River High School's Debra Hartline and Myakka City Elementary School's Amanda Keeney were recently honored.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Deals

Florida Realtor Group Inks Deals With Agencies in Spain, Dubai

Florida Realtors recently signed memorandums of understanding with the Spanish International Realty Alliance and the Dubai Land Department.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Wealth Management Executive Joins Big Brothers Big Sisters Board

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast recently added Daniel Carter to its board of directors.

03/15/2019 By Staff

Health care

Lakewood Ranch Picked for Decades-Long Brain Health Study

The Academy for Brain Health and Performance and Massachusetts General Hospital will study brain health in Lakewood Ranch.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Sales of New Homes Down Nationwide

Sales of new single-family homes were down by 4.1 percent in January when compared to a year prior.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Design

Solar Tube Company Expands

Daylight Concepts, which operates in Sarasota and Venice, is expanding its service area as far south as Fort Myers.

03/14/2019 By Staff

New hires

Education Foundation Names New Student Support Director

The Education Foundation of Sarasota County recently hired Holly Gray.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Health care

Sarasota Memorial Receives Top Rating From Federal Government

The hospital was the only facility in the region to earn five stars from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.

03/14/2019 By Staff

Education

New Training Program Focuses on Improving Communication Skills

State College of Florida is offering a new two-day class that covers "breaking through the communication barriers."

03/14/2019 By Staff

Education

Workforce Development Nonprofit Offers New Auto Technician Training

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is again partnering with four dealerships to provide a fast-track path to becoming an automotive technician.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Board Elects Three New Members

The nonprofit's board recently added Lisa Krouse, David Sessions and Peter Soderberg.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Real estate

Downtown Block on the Market for $14 Million

The property includes three parcels that take up 1.3 acres.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Politics

Luncheon to Offer 'Big Ideas for Improving Water Quality'

Next month's Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon will feature a panel that includes Margaret Good, Jon Thaxton and Chuck Walter.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Hospitality

Builders to Break Ground on New Jimmy Buffett-Themed Hotel

The new hotel, Compass, will be part of the One Particular Harbour development in Bradenton.

03/13/2019 By Staff

Law

Estate Planning and Elder Law Firm Adds Two New Attorneys

Sarasota's Boyer & Boyer, P.A., recently hired Dominique Shephard and Slade Dukes.

03/12/2019 By Staff

Energy

Solar Installer Earns Energy Credentials

Eugene Wittman of Brilliant Harvest recently became a photovoltaic associate.

03/12/2019 By Staff

Fitness

New Gym Opens in Downtown Sarasota

Petar Sibinkic of Longboat Key Fitness recently opened a second location, Sarasota Downtown Fitness.

03/12/2019 By Staff

Smells fishy

Report Finds Widespread Seafood Mislabeling

The D.C. nonprofit Oceana used DNA analysis to test 449 fish from 287 restaurants and retail outlets in 24 states and the District of Columbia.

03/12/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker