Fast Track

Local Professional Earns Public Relations Accreditation

In earning her APR, Erin Hoffer of KSC Inc. joins more than 5,000 other professionals nationally.

08/23/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Hermitage Artist Retreat Appoints New Development Director

The former director of philanthropic planning for the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, Sara Krusenstjerna brings extensive, experience in development, fundraising, and community relations.

08/23/2019 By Staff

What's the craic?

New Irish Pub Serves Up Comfort Food and Community

Irish 31, "the people's pub," brings Sarasota the luck of the Irish.

08/22/2019 With Sarafina Murphy-Gibson

Education

Sarasota Assistant Superintendent Joins Reading Recovery Council Board of Directors

Dr. Laura Kingsley will serve as a site coordinator representative for a three-year term.

08/22/2019 By Staff

Construction

PGT Innovations, John Cannon Homes Ink Exclusive Partnership Agreement

PGT Innovations will install impact-resistant windows and doors from WinDoor, one of its luxury brands, in John Cannon Homes' Tindarra and Kylie models.

08/22/2019 By Staff

Bay fever

Bay Team Unveils Changes to Phase One Plans

The tweaks include moving the concession stand and restrooms, narrowing sections of the spiral boardwalk and more.

08/22/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Awards

Allison Hamley Named 2019 Venice-Nokomis Rotary Teacher of the Year

Hamley, a Reading Recovery teacher, has taught at Venice Elementary School for 16 of her 25 years as a teacher.

08/21/2019 By Staff

Article

We Craft Box Wins National Award

Betsy Wild's subscription craft box won "Best Craft Box" at the Subscription Trade Association's CUBE Awards, which honors achievements in the subscription industry.

08/21/2019 Photography by Staff

Mission: Impossible — Roast Protocol

Beef 'o' Brady's Becomes the Latest Restaurant to Test Out the Impossible Burger

A Bradenton Beef 'o' Brady's is one of just nine of the chain's restaurants offering the plant-based burger substitute.

08/20/2019 By Cooper Levey-Baker

Solar Powered

Largest Solar Energy System in Sarasota County Installed at Girls Inc.

The 200,220-watt system, installed at Girls Inc. of Sarasota County, will produce 300,000 kilowatt hours of energy per year.

08/20/2019 By Staff

Golf

New Esplanade Community Golf Course Breaks Ground in Lakewood Ranch

Esplanade at Azario Lakewood Ranch is Taylor Morrison's newest golf course.

08/20/2019 By Staff

New Hires

New College Appoints Dwayne Peterson Director of Career Center

Dwayne Peterson will provide leadership for developing, implementing and evaluating career exploration and education.

08/20/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

The Ringling Announces 2019 UnGala Ambassadors

The gala, which returns after a 10-year hiatus, will serve as the kickoff for The Ringling’s fall exhibition and performance season.

08/19/2019 By Staff

Travel

SRQ Airport Sets All-Time Passenger Record for July

Last month, 147,068 traveled through the airport.

08/16/2019 By Staff

New Hires

All Star Children’s Foundation Appoints Clinical Team for Outpatient Treatment Center

Since starting its outpatient clinical program on April 1, All Star has received 92 referrals for children needing trauma therapy.

08/16/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Sweet Sparkman Architects Adds Michele Demperio as Firm Partner

Demperio has worked at the firm for 15 years.

08/15/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Venice Regional Bayfront Health Names Chief Financial Officer, Laboratory Director

Danny Warren Jr. has been hired as CFO and Irene Przetocki as laboratory director.

08/14/2019 By Staff

Joint Forces

Women's Council of Realtors Partners With Goodwill for Annual Fashion Show

The 26th annual event will take place Sept. 4 at the Hyatt Regency Sarasota.

08/14/2019 By Staff

History

Three Manatee County Historical Sites Reopen

The sites were closed for month-long improvement projects.

08/14/2019 By Staff

Air-Conditioned Exploration

We Tried It: City Sightseeing By Trolley

Discover Sarasota Tours offers trolley tours in the heart of the city for all tastes and interests.

08/13/2019 By Olivia Letts