The City of Sarasota is holding a dedication and ribbon cutting to rename Pineapple Park as Paul N. Thorpe Jr. Park at 10 a.m. Saturday, July 22.
Sarasota's AdRizer, Big Top Brewing Company and Clickbooth and North Port's Lightspeed Voice were recently included among 50 Florida businesses selected as Florida Companies to Watch by GrowFL.
Florida Studio Theatre associate director Kate Alexander is resigning from the theater's board of trustees and stepping away from day-to-day operations in order to take on a role as associate director at large.
The parent company of Fortunoff Backyard Store recently leased 14,670 square feet of retail space in Sarasota.
Suncoast Aquatic Nature Center Associates, Inc., the nonprofit that manages Sarasota's Nathan Benderson Park, recently hired Stephen Rodriguez as its president and chief executive officer.
Sarasota's first Westin hotel is set to open on Friday, July 28, with reservations for stays beginning Monday, July 31.
Maria Caruso selected as new CFO.
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Ryan Bates recently opened Sarasota's first Window Genie, a national franchise that specializes in residential and light commercial window cleaning and more.
Branan Jacobs, the director of communications for MagnifyGood, was recently selected as a member of Leadership Florida Connect Class VIII.
L.A. Fitness will lease 34,000 square feet in The Green at Lakewood Ranch, a new 525,000-square-foot mixed-use development.
Planned Parenthood of Southwest and Central Florida chief executive officer Barbara Zdravecky announced last week that she will retire in January 2018.
Survey results suggest back-to-college spending will hit an all-time high this year, while back-to-school spending will also increase.
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The number of workers’ compensation claims in Florida increased 24 percent from May 2015 to May 2016 and premiums paid by Florida businesses rose 14.5 percent.
State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota recently hired Roseanne Fairchild as the college's new dean of nursing and health professions.
The Sarasota law firm Williams Parker Harrison Dietz & Getzen recently hired Colton Castro.
The rate of black homeownership fell to 42.2 percent in the first quarter of 2017, while the rate of white homeownership rose to 71.9 percent, the widest gap in America since World War II.
Overall, retail sales changed little between May and June, but were up last month by 3.2 percent over June 2016.