New hires

Rowing Park Nonprofit Picks New Leader

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.

07/21/2017 By Staff

Honors

Local Communications Director Picked for State Leadership Training

Branan Jacobs, the director of communications for MagnifyGood, was recently selected as a member of Leadership Florida Connect Class VIII.

07/19/2017 By Staff

Nonprofits

Business Mentoring Group Elects New Leadership Team

Dennis Zink was recently reelected to serve another term as Manasota SCORE’s chapter chair.

07/17/2017 By Staff

Philanthropy

Information Sessions for Nonprofits Begin July 18

The Gulf Coast Community Foundation is hosting a series of information sessions that detail local resources for nonprofits, grant opportunities and partnership possibilities.

07/14/2017 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

Politics

Legislative Summit Scheduled

The purpose of the summit is to bring together a wide range of community members to discuss and establish the region’s priorities for the 2018 Florida legislative session.

07/12/2017 By Staff

Health care

Parkinson's Foundation Opens New Manatee County Office

The new office will provide a space for Parkinson’s care advising by appointment.

07/11/2017 By Staff

Management

Sarasota Company Helping Nonprofit Find Fundraising Executive

Sarasota's MBJ Group, a talent management company, is spearheading the search for a vice president of philanthropy for Sarasota's All-Star Children’s Foundation.

07/10/2017 By Staff

New hires

Health Care Foundation Names New Fundraising Director

The Sarasota Memorial Healthcare Foundation recently hired Patrick McQuillan as the organization's director of major gifts.

07/07/2017 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

Salvation Army Names New Leaders

Charles and Julie Whiten were recently appointed as the new area commanders for The Salvation Army in Sarasota.

06/30/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Dozens of donations in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

06/29/2017 By Staff

New hires

Human Services Center Hires New Marketing, Development Assistant

The Glasser Schoenbaum Human Services Center recently hired Sarah Glendening.

06/27/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Donations galore in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

06/22/2017 By Staff

Honors

Grade-Level Reading Program Recognized

The Suncoast Campaign for Grade-Level Reading recently received a variety of accolades during Grade-Level Reading Week in Denver.

06/22/2017 By Staff

Retail

New Goodwill Book and Art Store Opens

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.

06/21/2017 By Staff

Deals

Venice YMCA to Acquire Charlotte County Facilities and Programs

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.

06/21/2017 By Staff

Politics

Leaders Discuss Local Impact of Legislative Session

Five local leaders will discuss the impact to the region from the recently concluded session of the Florida Legislature on June 22.

06/16/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Donations for swim lessons, educational services, Alzheimer's research and more.

06/15/2017 By Staff

Giving

Foundation Awards $1 Million Grant for Trauma-Related Services

The Charles & Margery Barancik Foundation recently awarded a $1 million grant to Sarasota's All Star Children’s Foundation, which is building a center for trauma-focused clinical services.

06/08/2017 By Staff