Retail

Mall Launches New Series of Weekly Fitness Events

The Mall at University Town Center is launching its new UTC Fab & Fit Club from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. Sunday, March 26.

03/22/2017 By Staff

Data

Infant Mortality Declines

The infant mortality rate in the United States improved between 2005 and 2014, declining 15 percent, according to new numbers released Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

03/21/2017 By Staff

Seniors

Local Initiatives Featured at Aging in America Conference

Representatives from The Patterson Foundation and its partners are in Chicago this week, presenting information about local aging initiatives to more than 3,000 experts convening for the 2017 Aging in America Conference.

03/20/2017 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

Medicine

Sarasota Hosting Ear, Nose and Throat Conference

The Minimally Invasive ENT/Open Forum 2017 medical education conference runs from Thursday, March 16, to Saturday, March 18, at Sarasota's Hyatt Regency.

03/15/2017 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

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

Better Mousetraps

These Five Local Innovators are Changing Our World

They turned “Aha!” ideas into real-life products.

03/01/2017 By Sylvia Whitman

Food

New Honey Shop, Bee Education Center Opens

The Sarasota Honey Company recently opened the Honey Bee Education Center, Nursery, and Honey Shoppe in Sarasota.

02/28/2017 By Staff

Marijuana

'Business of Marijuana' to Be Discussed at March Luncheon

"The Business of Marijuana" will be the topic of debate at the next Sarasota Tiger Bay Club luncheon, which takes place on Thursday, March 2.

02/21/2017 By Staff

New hires

Retirement Community Picks New Director of Assisted Living

Venice's Village on the Isle recently hired Karla Oliver as its director of assisted living and memory care services.

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

Appointments

Attorney, Businessman Picked for Retirement Community Board

Attorney Sharon Vander Wulp and businessman Michael Levine were recently elected to the board of trustees at Village on the Isle, a Venice faith-based nonprofit retirement community.

02/16/2017 By Staff

Sports

Bradenton Ballpark Gets New Name

The Pittsburgh Pirates and the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine announced on Friday that the Pirates' Bradenton spring training and minor league ballpark will be renamed from McKechnie Field to LECOM Park.

02/13/2017 By Staff

Health care

12.7 Million Sign Up for Insurance Through Obamacare Markets

Florida led the way in signups through HealthCare.gov, with more than 1.7 million plans selected.

02/10/2017 By Staff

New hires

Health Care Foundation Names New Community Engagement Director

Sally Schule was recently named the director of community engagement for the Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation.

02/09/2017 By Staff

Health care

Hospice Nonprofits Form New Partnership

Pinellas County's Suncoast Hospice and Tidewell Hospice last week announced a new strategic alliance.

02/06/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Generous donations, outstanding volunteers and scholarships for LGBT students in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

02/02/2017 By Staff

Construction

Assisted Living Builder Preps Three New Projects

Autumn Senior Living, LLC is breaking ground on three new I-Lite Assisted Living and Memory Care communities in Florida.

02/02/2017 By Staff

New hires

Construction Company Hires New Superintendent

The Venice-based commercial construction company J.E. Charlotte Construction Corp. recently hired Thomas Whelan as a superintendent.

02/01/2017 By Staff