Fast Track

Williams Parker Adds Beth A. Collins as Chief Operating Officer

Collins has more than two decades of management experience in the legal industry.

12/02/2019 By Staff

Cat Fight

The Story of the Florida Panther Is Worth Telling

Journalist and author Craig Pittman writes about the big cat's survival in his new book.

12/02/2019

Horse Power

Fox Lea Farm Is Bringing in Riders, Horses and Dollars

The 46-acre farm hosts 42 events every year.

12/02/2019 By Susan Burns

A New Day for the Arts

Sarasota Art Museum Opens Its Doors to the Public

The Sarasota Art Museum opens its doors to the future in buildings reimagined from the past.

12/02/2019 By Kay Kipling

What a Ball

Competitive 'Joggler' Barak Hirschowitz Juggles and Runs, Mostly for Joy

"I like to feel like I’m getting people in a better mood,” he says. “I’m just having fun.”

12/02/2019 By Susan Burns

From the Editor

From the Editor: A Very Good Year

We know there are plenty of reasons to feel despondent, anxious and irritated. But you’re in a place that people all over the country admire and aspire to.

12/02/2019 By Susan Burns

Housing

Youth Advocacy Team Doubles Housing Subsidies

The group is now able to subsidize housing costs for 23 local youth who otherwise would be homeless.

11/27/2019 By Staff

Transportation

Sarasota County Area Transit to Host Series of Network Redesign Open Houses

The county has been exploring mobility redesign concepts in order to better meet the needs of the community.

11/27/2019 By Staff

Gobble for Good

All Faiths Food Bank Distributes 8,500 Turkeys This Thanksgiving

It's the most the food bank has ever distributed.

11/27/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Veterans' Groups to Hold Holiday Toy Drive, Breakfast

The organizations are commemorating the attack on Pearl Harbor while working to help local veterans and families in need.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Grants

Gulf Coast Community Foundation Awards $40,000 to Education Foundation of Sarasota County

The leveraged grant supports the EFSC’s work as backbone organization and convener of the Local College Access Network.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Thanksgiving

City of Sarasota Offices Closed for Thanksgiving Holiday

Waste collection schedules will also be affected by the holiday.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

PGT Innovations Appoints Mike Wothe President of Western Window Systems

Prior to joining PGT Innovations, Wothe was president at Cardinal LG Company.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Big Brothers Big Sisters of the Sun Coast Names New Director of Special Events

Jennifer Simms will primarily be responsible for coordinating fundraising events.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Diversity

Harvey Milk Festival Launches #WeSupport Campaign

The campaign aims to educate and inform participants about the unique diversity issues faced by the LGBTQ+ community.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Foundation Delivers 'Comfort Totes' to Ovarian Cancer Patients

The Gail Baird Foundation supports initiatives committed to raising awareness about, researching and curing ovarian cancer.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Finance

'Financial Literacy Day' Returns to USF Sarasota-Manatee

The half-day event will take place Feb. 14, 2020.

11/26/2019 By Staff

Meetings

Public Invited to Lift Station 87 Community Outreach Meeting Dec. 5

Project team members will discuss preliminary construction plans for Phase 3, as well as upcoming street closures and traffic plans.

11/25/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

InStride Therapy Raises More Than $100,000 for Equine Services

The organization uses horses to help individuals of all abilities to reach their fullest potential and partners with Easterseals Southwest Florida therapists to ensure high-quality care.

11/25/2019 By Staff

Awards

Shutts & Bowen Wins Diversity Award

The award recognizes law firms whose new partner classes comprise at least 50 percent women.

11/25/2019 By Staff