Appointments

Angel Colonneso Appointed to Florida Supreme Court Commission

Colonneso is the Manatee County Clerk of the Circuit Court and Comptroller.

09/24/2019 By Staff

Volunteering

The Ringling Seeks Docents

Docent training runs March 2020 through February 2021.

09/23/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Joel Schleicher Named Chair of Florida Talent Development Council

Schleicher, of Sarasota, is the founder and executive chairman of Focal Point Data Risk.

09/23/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota Cuban Ballet School Names New Board Members, Administrative Director

Administrative director Ian Tanzer is a retired professional dancer with experience in accounting and nonprofit finance.

09/23/2019 By Staff

Limelight

A Taste of Downtown September 2019

The Sarasota Opera presented its sixth annual Taste of Downtown, and participants sang the praises of a couple dozen top restaurants that served bites of their best fare.

09/23/2019 Photography by Lori Sax

Politics

Vern Buchanan Hires Bradenton Resident as Press Secretary

Before joining Buchanan's office, Chloe Conboy worked as a digital content producer for ABC7.

09/20/2019 By Staff

Economy

Florida Job Growth Remains Strong

The state added 213,000 private-sector jobs in August.

09/20/2019 By Staff

Good Deeds

PGT Innovations’ Team Members Assemble and Donate Backpacks for Local At-Risk Children

For the 10th consecutive year, PGT Innovations donated backpacks and school supplies, with this year’s contribution totaling $6,000

09/20/2019 By Staff

Education

Siesta Key Crystal Classic Creates Scholarship Fund

A portion of the proceeds from the Siesta Key Crystal Classic will benefit student scholarships at Ringling College of Art and Design.

09/20/2019 By Staff

Farmers Market

Sarasota Farmers Market Returns to South Lemon Avenue

The market will return to its original footprint Oct. 26.

09/19/2019 By Staff

Events

Feld Entertainment COO to Keynote Bradenton Area EDC Annual Update

The event will be held Nov. 7 at Feld Entertainment Studios.

09/19/2019 By Staff

Openings

Marshalls Will Open in Venice

The 20,000-square-foot store will add approximately 60 full-time jobs; a grand opening takes place Oct. 3.

09/18/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

American Dreams Restaurant Group Appoints New Chief Operating Officer

Michelle Schlingmann will be responsible for overseeing and enhancing day-to-day operations.

09/18/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Kristi Hoskinson Named Team Tony Cancer Foundation Board Chair

Hoskinson joins the established 11-member board and will serve as an advocate for the organization in the community.

09/18/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Provides $250,000 for Hurricane Recovery Efforts

The gift will strengthen the Center for Disaster Philanthropy’s support for medium- and long-term recovery efforts in regions affected by Hurricane Dorian.

09/18/2019 By Staff

Science

Mote Receives $250,000 in Funding for Coral Research

Funds will be used for Mote's coral research and restoration initiative.

09/18/2019 Photography by Staff

Transportation

'Sarasota in Motion' Plan Enters Second Phase

An interactive online map is now available for public comment at SarasotaInMotion.com; the input will inform the city's master transportation plan.

09/17/2019 By Staff

Marketing

Michael Saunders and Company Launches 'Nowhere But Here' Campaign

A new microsite is the first step in a larger brand initiative to connect the company’s values and vision to the the local community.

09/17/2019 By Staff

Technology

SouthTech, Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance to Host 'Data Dump'

The event encourages locals to recycle old, outdated technology.

09/17/2019 Photography by Staff

Events

Selby Gardens Will Host 'Newtown Alive' Program

The panel discussion and Q&A will look back at Sarasota's black history.

09/17/2019 By Staff