Limelight

SPARCCle on the Runway: Fashion Police

Actor Matthew McGee played "Joan Rivers," commenting on what is haute and what is "naute" at the annual fashion show-luncheon.

02/15/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Construction

Builder Breaks Ground on New Group Home for Nonprofit

Halfacre Construction Company recently started construction on a project for The Haven.

02/14/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Nonprofit That Works to End Sex Trafficking Names Four New Staffers

Selah Freedom recently hired Paula Meyer Besleris, Meiko Tayloris, Sarah Frazer and Dede Jones.

02/14/2019 By Staff

Entertainment

Music and Motorcycle Festival Starts Friday

The 21st annual Thunder By the Bay takes place Feb. 15-17 at the Sarasota Fairgrounds.

02/13/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Dairy Co-Op Serves Lunch at Human Services Center

Representatives from Cabot Creamery last week set up at The Glasser/Schoenbaum Human Services Center to feed 175 volunteers and staffers.

02/04/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

Farmers Market Fundraiser Takes Place March 3

The Taste of the Market will feature live music, raffles, a disco dance competition, food from market vendors and a cash bar.

02/04/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Selby Gardens Raises $31.5 Million for Phase One of Its New Master Plan

That includes a $5 million gift from Drs. Joel Morganroth and Gail Morrison Morganroth.

01/31/2019 By Staff

Science

Mote Project Wins County Commission Approval

The Sarasota County Commission on Wednesday unanimously approved a series of agreements with Mote Marine Laboratory & Aquarium for its new Science Education Aquarium.

01/30/2019 By Staff

Health care

Blood Bank Joins National Testing Cooperative

SunCoast Blood Bank recently joined the National Blood Testing Cooperative, which provides testing services at cost.

01/30/2019 By Staff

Tourism

Tourism Nonprofit Expands Sales Team

Visit Sarasota County recently promoted Ellen Thomas and hired Amanda Walker and Allison Jones.

01/29/2019 By Staff

New hires

Latino Nonprofit Names New Special Projects Coordinator

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

01/28/2019 By Staff

Health care

Gala Raises $1.2 Million for Cardiac Care

Seven hundred guests attended the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation fundraiser earlier this month.

01/25/2019 By Staff

Education

Nonprofit Names New Preschool Program Director

The Florida Center for Early Childhood recently hired Susan Miranda as the new director of its Starfish Academy.

01/25/2019 By Staff

New hires

Workforce Development Nonprofit Names New Community Investment Manager

CareerSource Suncoast recently hired Cassandra Decker, who previously worked at United Way Suncoast.

01/24/2019 By Staff

Education

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Accepting Scholarship Applications

The foundation is accepting applications for its 2019-2020 scholarship program through Monday, March 4.

01/23/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Sarasota Magazine's 'Party With a Purpose' Takes Place Jan. 29

Our third annual GeneroCITY event brings together more than 50 local nonprofits.

01/18/2019 By Staff

The Arts

Van Wezel Foundation Selects New CEO

Cheryl Mendelson will take on the new role next month.

01/18/2019 By Staff

New hires

Workforce Development Nonprofit Names New Program Manager

CareerEdge Funders Collaborative recently hired Shauna Donahue.

01/11/2019 By Staff

Nonprofits

$1.5 Million Federal Grant Will Support 'Healthy Families' Program

The U.S. Department of Health & Human Services recently awarded the money to JFCS of the Suncoast.

12/27/2018 By Staff

Health care

Grant Will Help Mental Health Program for Children

Compeer Sarasota was recently awarded a $95,000 grant to serve children 5 to 17 years old.

12/27/2018 By Staff