Events

Lighthouse Vision Loss Education Center to Present ‘Mobility Challenge’

The “Mobility Challenge Without Sight” offers teams of participants the opportunity to test their navigation skills in downtown Sarasota while experiencing simulated vision impairment.

10/03/2019 By Staff

Philanthropy

All Faiths Food Bank Receives Grant from The Mosaic Company

The $64,000 grant will support All Faiths' Mobile Pantry and Backpack programs in DeSoto County.

10/03/2019 By Staff

On the Homefront

Neal Signature Homes Unveils Aria

A grand opening for the Venice community will take place Oct. 12.

10/03/2019 By Staff

Education

United Way Grant Helps to Fund New Program at Janie’s Garden

The new after-school program will provide academic support to families with 6- to 12-year-old children living at Janie’s Garden, a mixed-income housing community.

10/02/2019 By Staff

Scholarships

Sarasota's Hugh Culverhouse Donates $1.1 Million to University of Florida

Culverhouse has committed to a 10:1 match of 1,000 donations of $110.

10/02/2019 By Staff

Grants

Mote Receives Federal Grant to Study Migratory Sharks

The Pelagic Ecosystem Research Consortium (PERC) will have a goal of improving stock assessment, management and sustainability of highly migratory species, including tuna, swordfish and sharks

10/02/2019 By Staff

Baseball

Baltimore Orioles Name New Management Team

The Orioles' re-organization includes the promotion of Sarasota's Jennifer Grondahl to senior vice-president of community development and communications.

10/02/2019 By Staff

New Hires

Mainsail Lodging & Development Names New Managing Partner

Andrew Houghton will head up Mainsail's new vacation rental company.

10/01/2019 By Staff

Grants

Impact 100 SRQ Will Announce Grant Finalists Oct. 15

Impact 100 SRQ's grants, totaling $228,000, will be awarded to two local nonprofits to fund a community project.

10/01/2019 By Staff

Lakewood Ranch

Lakewood Ranch Opens New Information Center

The center is located on Lakewood Ranch Main Street.

10/01/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Take Stock in Children of Manatee County Names New Interim Executive Director

Anne Heller replaces Jamie Serino.

10/01/2019 By Staff

Transportation

Transportation Planning Workshop Scheduled for Oct. 21

The event is hosted by the Sarasota/Manatee Metropolitan Planning Organization and Florida Department of Transportation.

10/01/2019 By Staff

Fast Track

Jess McIntryre Named Make-a-Wish Suncoast Regional Manager

McIntyre previously managed client services for the Florida Cancer Specialists Foundation in Sarasota.

09/30/2019 By Staff

Media

Sarasota Memorial Hospital Introduces New Podcast

Episodes will be released twice a month and feature interviews with SMH experts covering a wide range of topics.

09/30/2019 By Staff

Openings

The Farmhouse Donuts and Decor Opens Sarasota Location

The home décor and doughnut shop is also looking to open locations in Orlando, Gainesville and Houston.

09/30/2019 By Staff

Partnerships

Goodwill, SunCoast Blood Bank Launch New Partnership

The partners will hold at least one event each month, including at Streets of Paradise in October and FCCI Insurance Group in November.

09/25/2019 By Staff

Grants

Bank of America Awards $50,000 Grant to UnidosNow

The funds will allow UnidosNow to broaden its community outreach, expand its network of volunteers and donors, and diversify its revenue sources.

09/25/2019 By Staff

Theater

Westcoast Black Theatre Troupe Launches 'Single Ticket Club'

The program offers tickets for theater lovers who don't have anyone to attend shows with and don’t like to go alone.

09/25/2019 By Staff

Grants

Easterseals Southwest Florida Receives Lakewood Ranch Community Fund Grant

The $6,500 grant will be used to provide respite care and case management services to Lakewood Ranch families.

09/25/2019 By Staff

National Coffee Day

Kahwa Coffee Will Donate Proceeds From Coffee, Tea Sales on Sept. 29

One hundred percent of the proceeds from every coffee and tea drink sold at local Kahwa cafes will go to All Faiths Food Bank.

09/25/2019 By Staff