Construction

New Preschool Construction Contract Awarded

The commercial construction company Halfacre Construction Company was recently selected to build the new preschool at the SKY Family YMCA in Venice.

03/22/2017 By Staff

Higher Ed

College to Offer Degree in Risk Management and Insurance

The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee is adding risk management and insurance to its undergraduate degree programs in the College of Business this fall.

03/20/2017 By Staff

New hires

New College Picks New Provost

New College of Florida recently selected Barbara Feldman of Bridgewater State University in Massachusetts as its next provost and vice president for academic affairs.

03/17/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Several donations, free meals for students on spring break and much more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

03/16/2017 By Staff

Hiring

Sports Academy Hosting Career Fair

Bradenton's IMG Academy is looking to fill more than 250 full-time, part-time and summer job openings during its upcoming career fair.

03/15/2017 By Staff

Job training

Free Small Engine Repair Classes Offered

Goodwill Manasota, in partnership with United Way of Manatee County, Turning Points and Fixmylawnmower.com, is offering a free weekly small engine repair course, graduates of which are guaranteed an interview with a local employer and a free tool kit.

03/09/2017 By Staff

Education

Professor Picked for Society for American Music Position

The organization brings together scholars, performers and students dedicated to studying, preserving, teaching and creating American music.

03/09/2017 By Staff

Finance

New York Federal Reserve President Headlines Financial Literacy Day

Sarasota's Cumberland Advisors is partnering with local colleges to offer a series of speeches and panels during Financial Literacy Day, Thursday, March 30.

03/07/2017 By Staff

Honors

'2017 Woman of the Year' Event March 16

The League of Women Voters of Sarasota County recently selected former Sarasota County Commissioner Shannon Staub as the group's 2017 Woman of the Year.

03/07/2017 By Staff

Data

Economist to Offer Economic Outlook Update May 5

The Economic Development Corporation of Sarasota County is presenting its 14th annual Economic Outlook event with keynote speaker Sean Snaith, the director of the University of Central Florida's Institute for Economic Competitiveness.

03/06/2017 By Staff

Finance

Class Covers How to Apply for a Business Loan

Manasota SCORE, a business mentoring group, is offering a new workshop, How to Apply for a Small Business Administration Loan.

03/03/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Major donations, support for refugees and big book giveaways in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

03/02/2017 By Staff

Design

Free Class Tackles Home Design for Aging and Disabled Residents

Sarasota County and the nonprofit Universal Design Coalition are offering a new class on how to make homes more livable for aging and disabled individuals.

03/02/2017 By Staff

Honors

Sarasota Nonprofit Recognized for Marketing Campaign

Children First, Sarasota County’s provider of Head Start and Early Head Start programs, last week won WEDU's Be More Informed Nielsen Marketing Campaign Award.

03/01/2017 By Staff

New hires

Nonprofit Names New Marketing, Database Managers

Venice's Loveland Village, a nonprofit that provides educational, vocational and residential programs for individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities, recently hired Rebecca Cross and Kellye Jacob.

03/01/2017 By Staff

Entertainment

Ringling Grads Contribute to Animated Oscar Winner

Twenty-three Ringling College of Art and Design graduates worked on Zootopia, the film that won Best Animated Feature Film at Sunday's Oscars awards ceremony.

02/28/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Several donations and special gifts in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

02/23/2017 By Staff

Honors

Sarasota Organization a Finalist for Nonprofit of the Year

Sarasota's Embracing Our Differences was recently selected as a finalist for WEDU’s Nonprofit Organization of the Year award.

02/17/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Big donations, fun fundraisers and new grant opportunities in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

02/16/2017 By Staff

Entertainment

Film Festival Unveils Promotional Artwork

The Sarasota Film Festival on Thursday released new promotional artwork for the 2017 festival, which takes place March 31-April 9.

02/10/2017 By Staff