Government

Moran Chosen as 2020 Sarasota County Commission Chair

Alan Maio will serve as vice-chair.

12/13/2019 By Staff

Real Estate Junkie

For Sale: A Sarasota School of Architecture Gem on Siesta Key

This Tim Seibert-designed home is what our Real Estate Junkie wants for Christmas.

12/13/2019 By Robert Plunket

Real Estate

Realtor Association Installs 2020 Officers, Directors

Seven award-winners were also recognized.

12/13/2019 By Staff

Franchising

Local Entrepreneur Offers Franchise Opportunities for Athletics Program

Stacey Horton is the founder of Major Cheer, an after-school cheer program.

12/12/2019 By Staff

Awards

Barry Grooms Receives Realtor Association's 'Distinguished Service Award'

Grooms is the co-owner of SaraBay Suncoast Realty Inc.

12/12/2019 By Staff

Education

Sarasota Institute of Lifetime Learning Launches 49th Season

Speakers will explore topics including the U.S. role in the world, income inequality, climate change, migration, artificial intelligence and foreign policy.

12/12/2019 By Staff

Awards

Heather Young Named Sarasota County School District 2020 Teacher of the Year

Young is a 22-year veteran teacher.

12/12/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Community Day School Receives $500,000 Gift

The funds will be used to create an endowment fund for scholarships and to support the building of the school's new Offutt Art Studio.

12/11/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Sarasota County School Board Appoints Jody Dumas as Assistant Superintendent

Dumas will also serve as the school system's chief operating officer.

12/11/2019 By Staff

Recycle, Reduce, Reuse

Florida Department of Environmental Protection Recognizes Tervis

Tervis has an 83.72 percent recycling rate and is striving to be zero-waste by 2022.

12/11/2019 By Staff

Gift Guide

Six Fun Ideas to Up Your Holiday Gifting Game

From a 20-inch alpaca to a luxe skincare collection to the perfect holiday book, Heather Dunhill has rounded up ideas for everyone on your list.

12/11/2019 By Heather Dunhill

Health News

Florida Cancer Specialists Opens New $16 Million Lakewood Ranch Location

The new cancer center features nearly 40 chemotherapy chairs, access to clinical trials and 10 examination rooms.

12/10/2019 By Staff

Acquisitions

PGT Innovations to Acquire NewSouth Window Solutions

The Venice-based manufacturer acquired NewSouth for $92 million in cash, subject to adjustments.

12/10/2019 By Staff

Reality Check

We Tried It: An Hour in Virtual Reality

Exploring the ethereal world of virtual reality at Escape Reality, a V.R. bar and retro arcade

12/10/2019 By Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

MOD World

Check Out This Sarasota MOD Weekend Video Wrap-Up

The modern architecture festival attracted attendees from as far away as Canada and Sweden.

12/10/2019 By Ilene Denton

Real Estate

Kolter Group Announces Topping Out of The Ritz-Carlton Residences

Located within the Quay Sarasota, the development's highest point is 19 stories.

12/09/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Matt Beall Named CEO of Beall’s, Inc.

Beall is the fourth member of the Beall family to lead the company.

12/09/2019 By Staff

Rebranding

Community Foundation of Sarasota County Launches New Website

New features include photo and video galleries, recurring blog posts, and a timeline of the foundation’s 40 years of community impact.

12/06/2019 By Staff

Rock Royalty

AC/DC's Brian Johnson Donates Property to All Star Children’s Foundation

Johnson and his wife, Brenda, donated a property that sold for $335,000.

12/06/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Concession Golf Club Hires Jeffrey Parsons as General Manager

Most recently, Parsons served as general manager for IMG Sports Academy’s golf club.

12/05/2019 By Staff