Nonprofits

Forty Carrots Picks New Board Leaders

Forty Carrots Family Center recently elected new board members and officers.

08/03/2017 By Staff

Data

Florida Consumer Confidence Up

Consumer confidence among Floridians rose in July, according to new data released by the University of Florida's Bureau of Economic and Business Research.

08/02/2017 By Staff

Education

Groundbreaking for New Venice YMCA Preschool Set

The new 10,000-square-foot building will include a 12-classroom preschool for children ranging from infants to 5 years old.

08/02/2017 By Staff

Retail

Back-to-School Sales Tax Holiday Starts Friday

Over the weekend, consumers can purchase certain qualifying items without paying sales taxes.

08/02/2017 By Staff

Events

Veterans Employment Workshop Offered Thursday

The goal is to help transitioning military members and veterans expand their professional networks and enhance their job search skills.

08/01/2017 By Staff

Health care

Surgeon Named Sports Medicine Provider at Bradenton School

Coastal Orthopedics Sports Medicine & Pain Management's Dr. Arthur Valadie recently became the official sports medicine provider for the athletes at Saint Stephen’s Episcopal School.

07/31/2017 By Staff

Education

College Recognized for Health and Fitness Programs

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota was recently named a Healthy Business Certified Leader for the second straight year.

07/28/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Scholarships, fundraisers and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

07/27/2017 By Staff

Repairs

Free Plumbing Certification Classes Announced

The workforce development nonprofit CareerEdge Funders Collaborative is partnering with Suncoast Technical College to offer a tuition-free plumbing technology certification program this fall.

07/27/2017 By Staff

Honors

Early Education Center Wins National Recognition

The early education and child care center Kiddie Academy of Lakewood Ranch recently received a handful of awards from its parent company.

07/27/2017 By Staff

Food

College to Open New Café Run By Faculty, Students

University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee faculty chefs, students and professors are opening a new café on the college's campus.

07/27/2017 By Staff

Health care

Research Institute Hires Two Data Scientists

Sarasota's Florence A. Rothman Institute recently hired two graduates from New College of Florida’s master’s program in data science.

07/25/2017 By Staff

Environment

Class Covers Environmentally Friendly Lawn, Landscape Maintenance

The University of Florida and Sarasota County are providing a training in green practices in lawn and landscape management and pest control.

07/25/2017 By Staff

Construction

Electrical Contractor Hires 18 Local Students

Bright Future Electric recently hired 18 interns at a Gulf Coast Builders Xchange hiring event for local high school students.

07/24/2017 By Staff

Retail

Back-to-School Spending Expected to Rise

Survey results suggest back-to-college spending will hit an all-time high this year, while back-to-school spending will also increase.

07/19/2017 By Staff

Education

College Picks New Dean of Nursing

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota recently hired Roseanne Fairchild as the college's new dean of nursing and health professions.

07/18/2017 By Staff

Education

New College Again Named a 'Best Buy'

New College of Florida was recently named a "Best Buy" in the 2018 edition of the Fiske Guide to Colleges.

07/17/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Grants for job training, new clinic flooring and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

07/13/2017 By Staff

New hires

Selby Foundation Has a New Executive Director

The William G. and Marie Selby Foundation selected Carol Butera as its new executive director earlier this year.

07/06/2017 By Staff

New hires

College Names New Finance Director

State College of Florida, Manatee-Sarasota recently hired Lou Woroch as its director of finance and controller.

06/28/2017 By Staff