Awards

Government Finance Officers Association Honors Sarasota County Schools

The school system was awarded a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting.

10/09/2019 By Staff

Jobs

Goodwill, Florida Department of Corrections Will Host Second Chance Job Fair

The event will focus on assisting members of the public who are currently on probation.

10/09/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Mote Names New Associate Vice-President

Kevin Claridge has been named Associate Vice-President for Sponsored Research and Coastal Policy Programs.

10/09/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Habitat for Humanity Sarasota Announces Critical Home Repair Program

Roofing by Curry’s annual commitment to Habitat Sarasota’s Critical Home Repair program includes all labor and materials necessary to replace eight roofs.

10/08/2019 By Staff

Dressing It Up

Sarasota Opera Acquires Major Opera Costume Collection

The announcement was part of an update about the opera's $40 million comprehensive campaign.

10/08/2019 Photography by Kay Kipling

Commercial Real Estate

The Beach Club at Anna Maria Sells for $3.7 Million

The buyer was Jacaranda Partners, LLC.

10/08/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

Lakewood Ranch Medical Center Commits $316,000 to Brain Health Initiative

Together with Lakewood Ranch, the goal is to create a multi-disciplinary community of scientists and clinicians who will work with residents of the Lakewood Ranch community to uncover the factors that affect brain health and performance.

10/08/2019 By Staff

Tiger Bay

November Tiger Bay Luncheon Will Focus on Women in Politics

The panel will include county commissioner Nancy Detert, former county commissioner Christine Robinson and Sarasota School Board member Bridget Ziegler.

10/08/2019 By Staff

Events

Journalist Bob Woodward to Speak at Sarasota Library Foundation Luncheon

Woodward has authored 19 books and shared in two Pulitzer prizes.

10/08/2019 By Staff

Education

DeSantis Proposes Increase in Florida Teachers' Starting Salaries

The governor's proposal would raise Florida teachers' starting salaries from $37,636 to $47,500.

10/07/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Education Foundation of Sarasota County Elects New Board Members

The board elected community members, teachers and student representatives.

10/07/2019 By Staff

Climate Change

Next Council of Neighborhood Associations Meeting Will Take Place Oct. 11

The discussion will focus on climate change and sea level rise.

10/07/2019 By Staff

Mergers

Conditioned Air Acquires Venice AC Firm

Venice's Honest Air will operate as a division of Conditioned Air.

10/04/2019 By Staff

Lectures

Sarasota Military Academy Announces 2019-2020 'Inspire Project' Speaker List

The programming focuses on three topics: health, equality and the Earth.

10/04/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Gastroenterologist Joins Lakewood Ranch Practice

Dr. Avantika Mishra graduated from Johns Hopkins University and completed her medical degree at Rutgers Medical School.

10/04/2019 By Staff

Awards

ALSO Youth Names Sarasota County Schools '2019 Partner of the Year'

The school system was honored for its emphasis on increasing awareness for LGBTQ+ issues.

10/04/2019 By Staff

Cruise Control

Cruise Car Wins Contract With University of Texas

The company created a new model to meet U.S. Department of Transportation and university requirements.

10/04/2019 By Staff

Architecture

Apex-Studio Suarez Rebrands as Suarez Architecture

The studio is also celebrating its 10th anniversary.

10/03/2019 By Staff

Health

Melissa Gilbert to Headline Tidewell Hospice Luncheon

Gilbert is a longtime children's hospice advocate.

10/03/2019 By Staff

Commercial Real Estate

Former South Trail PPG Paints Building Sells

The 2,340-square-foot building was sold for $510,000.

10/03/2019 By Staff