Americans are expected to spend $7.1 billion on food for cookouts and picnics as they celebrate the Fourth of July this year.
Venice Regional Bayfront Health recently appointed Bob Moore as its chief executive officer.
The Realtor Association of Sarasota and Manatee recently selected Jeffrey Arakelian as the group's new chief executive officer.
Panelists will discuss the new citizens' group STOP!, the New Urbanism planning philosophy, public approval for new developments, traffic and more during the next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon.
The Sarasota-Manatee Originals recently promoted Sarah Firstenberger to the role of executive director and hired Maggie Wood as event manager.
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The business mentoring group Manasota SCORE is offering a “Plan Your Way to Success with 1-Page Business Model Canvas” workshop on Saturday, June 24.
Donations galore in this week's roundup of locals giving back.
The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading recently received a variety of accolades during Grade-Level Reading Week in Denver.
Sarasota's Laura Daniel Gale recently launched Talent Pool SRQ, a website that allows users to sign up for pop-up classes on topics as wide-ranging as raw food, collaborative painting, calligraphy and juicing.
New College of Florida recently announced plans to grow student enrollment and faculty positions by 50 percent and staffing positions by 20 percent by 2023.
Longboat Key's new Zota Beach Resort opens for business Friday.
Sales of single-family homes in Florida totaled 27,850 in May, up 7.6 percent from May 2016, according to new data released by Florida Realtors.
The Sarasota investment advisory firm J.L. Bainbridge & Company, Inc. recently hired D. Ryan Thompson as vice president.
Goodwill Manasota's new Manatee Book & Art Store, whose inventory includes 17,000-20,000 books and a large selection of art, opens for business Thursday.
Venice's SKY Family YMCA has secured a new deal to acquire the Charlotte County Family YMCA, which includes child care centers and fitness facilities in North Port, Port Charlotte and Punta Gorda.
Annual demand exceeds 10,000 pounds.
Sarasota's Kamur USA, LLC recently purchased a 3.7-acre parcel of vacant industrial land for $340,000.
The rate of new housing starts dropped by 5.5 percent between April and May and in May stood at 2.4 percent below the May 2016 rate.
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