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

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Major donations support new arts and education ventures, therapy for low-income families and much more.

06/08/2017 By Staff

Awards

Historical Society Honors 'Hero of History'

The Historical Society of Sarasota County recently awarded John McCarthy with its Hero of History award for his personal passion for history and for his long career in county government.

06/06/2017 By Staff

Giving

This Week's Good Deeds

Volunteer projects, technology grants and more in this week's roundup of locals giving back.

06/01/2017 By Staff

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

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