Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Our regular roundup of locals giving back.

05/25/2017 By Staff

New hires

School Picks New Donor Relations Specialist

Sarasota's Hershorin Schiff Community Day School recently hired Iris Starr to serve as its community advancement leader.

05/24/2017 By Staff

Honors

Florida Power & Light Executive Recognized for Philanthropy

Florida Power & Light area manager Rae Dowling was recently recognized with the Bradenton Kiwanis Foundation's first Bert South Philanthropic Award.

05/22/2017 By Staff

Appointments

College Foundation Adds Three to Board

Three new people recently joined the board of the State College of Florida Foundation: Dianne Anderson, Robert Klingbeil and Barbara Najmy.

05/19/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Student celebrations, new scholarships and barbecue fundraisers in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

05/18/2017 By Staff

Appointments

Historical Society Adds New Board Member

Reid Gerletti, a sales associate with Sotheby’s International Realty, was recently elected to the 12-member board of directors at The Historical Society of Sarasota County.

05/17/2017 By Staff

New hires

Selby Foundation Picks New Executive Director

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

05/16/2017 By Staff

Construction

Design and Build Team Picked for New Boys & Girls Club in Bradenton

NDC Construction Company, Ugarte & Associates and ZNS Engineering were recently picked to lead the design and build team for the new DeSoto location of the Boys & Girls Clubs of Manatee County.

05/12/2017 By Staff

Honors

Veterans' Services Director Recognized

CJ Bannister, a veteran who serves as the director of Goodwill Manasota's Veterans Services Program, was honored by Jewish Family & Children’s Service of the Suncoast.

05/12/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Nursing and music scholarships, golf tournament fundraisers and interior design volunteerism in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

05/11/2017 By Staff

Awards

'Wonder Women' Honored at Luncheon

The Women’s Resource Center recognized three local women as “Wonder Women” at the organization’s annual luncheon last week.

05/11/2017 By Staff

Education

Nonprofit Launches New Science, Arts and Technology Summer Camps

Manatee County's Take Stock in Children recently launched a new business entity to provide learning experiences for local youth.

05/11/2017 By Staff

New hires

Mote Marine Picks New Foundation Relations Officer

Laura Shoemaker will work to advance Mote’s current and future philanthropic goals.

05/09/2017 By Staff

New hires

Fern Researcher Joins Selby Gardens

Sally Chambers was most recently a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Florida.

05/09/2017 By Staff

Appointments

Kiwanis Foundation Adds to Board of Directors

Jason Bartz of NDC Construction Company was recently appointed to the board of directors of the Bradenton Kiwanis Foundation to complete the term of his father, Robert Bartz.

05/09/2017 By Staff

Tourism

Music, Art and Theater Festival Returns

The eighth annual Harvey Milk Festival will run May 11-13, culminating with a 10-band music festival in downtown Sarasota's Five Points Park on Saturday, May 13.

05/09/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

New trees, awards for musicians, boat trips and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

05/04/2017 By Staff

Honors

Business Mentoring Group Recognized as 'Chapter of the Year'

SCORE, a national nonprofit that encourages business mentoring, recently selected Manasota SCORE as its Chapter of the Year in the Mid-Sized Market category, and No. 2 Chapter of the Year overall.

05/04/2017 By Staff

Appointments

Community AIDS Network Adds Board Member

Elliott Mitchell recently joined the board of directors of the Community AIDS Network. Mitchell is a real estate developer of commercial and multi-family housing in Florida.

05/03/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Healthy meals, plenty of grants and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

04/27/2017 By Staff