Philanthropy

Public Relations Association Raises More Than $10,000 for 'Operation' Creator

Proceeds were split between "Operation" inventor John Spinello and the Family Network on Disabilities of Manasota.

2:58pm By Staff

Philanthropy

Patterson Foundation Contributes $100,000 to Season of Sharing

Additional $100,000 contributions will be made each time the community raises $500,000 to support people on the verge of homelessness.

2:40pm By Staff

Fast Track

iTNSunCoast Hires Bill Carter as Executive Director

Carter brings more than 22 years of nonprofit experience.

2:31pm By Staff

Real Estate

Realtor Association Commercial Division Changes Name

The new name is the Commercial Real Estate Alliance.

2:15pm By Staff

Philanthropy

Laurel Civic Association Reaches '50-50-50 Challenge' Goal

The challenge was to match donations up to $50,000 made in 50 days to recognize the 50th anniversary of the organization.

10:44am By Staff

Economic Development

Economist Hank Fishkind to Speak at Economic Forecast Breakfast

Fishkind will provide insights on local, regional and national economic trends.

10:30am By Staff

Fast Track

Manatee County Clerk of Court Appoints New General Counsel

Michael Gallen will lead the Manatee County Clerk of Court’s strategic and tactical legal initiatives.

11/19/2019 By Staff

Education

Mitsi Corcoran Named Acting Superintendent of Sarasota County Schools

The appointment comes as the School Board unanimously voted toapprove a mutual separation with current superintendent Todd Bowden.

11/19/2019 By Staff

Sustainability

Sustainable Brands Welcomes Tervis to Corporate Member Network

The Venice-based drinkware manufacturer joins more than 80 companies, including Mastercard, National Geographic, UPS and L’Oréal.

11/19/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Embracing Our Differences Names New Education Director

Ben Jewell-Plocher will be responsible for creating, developing, evaluating and implementing all education programs offered by Embracing Our Differences.

11/19/2019 By Staff

Grants

PEL Grants $12,700 in Funding to Coastal Behavioral Healthcare

The grant supports Coastal Behavioral Healthcare's Compass Center, which provides treatment for boys and girls ages 13-17 with substance abuse and mental health disorders.

11/18/2019 By Staff

Health News

'Free Dentistry Day' to Take Place Nov. 23

"Free Dentistry Day" is a day dedicated to providing free dental care to the approximately 108 million Americans without dental insurance.

11/18/2019 By Staff

Branding

Ned Davis Research Rebrands

The rebrand coincides with the firm's 40th anniversary.

11/18/2019 By Staff

City News

Citizens’ Academy Returns for 2020

The Citizens’ Academy is an opportunity for participants to see how municipal government operates through interactive learning sessions, with different City departments featured each week.

11/17/2019 By Staff

Baseball

Orioles Add Spring Training Home Game

The 2020 season will mark the Orioles’ 11th consecutive Spring Training season in Sarasota and the club’s 10th at renovated Ed Smith Stadium.

11/17/2019 By Staff

Awards

Lakewood Ranch Business Alliance Announces 2019 'Sandies' Winners

They include our director of marketing Julia Heide.

11/17/2019 By Staff

Mergers

GateHouse Media, Gannett to Merge in $1.13 Billion Deal

The merger means the combined company will own more than 260 local newspapers, including the Sarasota Herald-Tribune.

11/17/2019 By Staff

Real Estate

Developer Purchases 1.75 Acres of Land From the Sarasota Kennel Club

JBCC Development bought a portion of the Kennel Club’s parking lot for $1.5 million.

11/14/2019 Photography by Staff

Redistricting

Democratic Groups Oppose Redistricting Plan

The Sarasota County Democratic Party, Sarasota Democratic Black Caucus and Sarasota Democratic Hispanic Caucus are calling on county commissioners to move away from the plan.

11/14/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

U.S. Army Veteran Named Harmar Ambassador

Twila Adams is a U.S. Army veteran, tennis player and motivational speaker.

11/14/2019 By Staff