Law

Kirk-Pinkerton Attorney to Aid Veterans Seek Damages Against 3M

Robertson wants to help affected veterans—who may have hearing loss, tinnitus or loss of balance as a result of using the faulty earplugs—file individual claims against the manufacturer to recover damages.

04/01/2019 By Staff

Education

University of South Florida Again Ranked as a Top College for Veterans

The school was named the No. 2 college in the nation for veterans for the second consecutive year by Military Times magazine.

10/23/2018 By Staff

Education

Veterans Nonprofit Accepting Applications for Entrepreneurship Training

The Veterans Florida program is intended for veterans who own their own business or who are considering starting a new business.

07/20/2018 By Staff

Health care

Nonprofits Expand Free Mental Health Programs for Veterans

Goodwill Manasota and SRQ Vets are expanding their BRAVE program.

06/04/2018 By Staff

Nonprofits

Goodwill Veterans' Services Leader Named 'Citizen of the Year'

C.J. Bannister was recently recognized by the Sarasota and Manatee county unit of the National Association of Social Workers' Florida chapter.

04/11/2018 By Staff

New hires

Goodwill Adds Staff to Help Homeless Veterans

Goodwill Manasota recently hired three new employees for its Homeless Veterans Reintegration Program, promoted one team member and shifted another staffer to assist veterans.

01/19/2018 By staff

Events

Veterans Employment Workshop Offered Thursday

The goal is to help transitioning military members and veterans expand their professional networks and enhance their job search skills.

08/01/2017 By staff

Retail

Walmart Hires More Than 10,000 Florida Veterans

Walmart last week announced it has hired more than 10,000 veterans in the state of Florida since introducing its Veterans Welcome Home Commitment in May 2013.

06/01/2017 By staff

Honors

Veterans' Services Director Recognized

CJ Bannister, a veteran who serves as the director of Goodwill Manasota's Veterans Services Program, was honored by Jewish Family & Children’s Service of the Suncoast.

05/12/2017 By staff

Job openings

Veterans Hiring Event Set for Wednesday

CareerSource Suncoast is participating in Paychecks for Patriots, a statewide hiring event for veterans and military families, from 9 a.m. to noon on Wednesday, Nov. 9.

11/07/2016 Research by staff

Education

USF Named Best Four-Year College for Veterans

The University of South Florida was recently named the best four-year college in the United States for veterans by Military Times magazine.

11/02/2016 Research by staff

Higher ed

USF Veterans Center Opens May 23

The center will be a place where veterans can learn about educational benefits under the Veterans Administration, ask about scholarship opportunities or seek counseling.

05/05/2016 Research by staff

Article

Seafood Shack Hosts Coastal Collaboration Dinner on Sept. 2

The dinner will feature a four-course meal by Manatee County chefs and a reading and Q&A, moderated by Sarasota Magazine web editor Megan McDonald, with author Vanessa LaFaye on the 80th anniversary of the Labor Day hurricane of 1935.

08/25/2015 By Megan McDonald

Thank You, Veterans

Patriot Plaza Salutes Veterans With Inspired Works of Art

At Sarasota's Patriot Plaza, unique works of art salute our veterans.

08/27/2014 By Kay Kipling Photography by Courtesy Patriot Plaza

Article

Sarasota Nonprofits Share How They’d Use $25,000 to Help Veterans

We asked five nonprofits how they would use $25,000 to help veterans.

09/02/2013 By Griffin Guinta