Latest Sarasota County, Florida Stories

2009-03-12 12:37:00

Workshops, Funded Through a $25,000Grant From the Verizon Foundation, to be Held in Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and Sarasota SARASOTA, Fla., March 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee will host a series of free Internet safety workshops designed specifically for computer users aged 50 and older. The sessions will be held at various locations in Bradenton, Lakewood Ranch and Sarasota in April and May. The workshops, funded through a $25,000 grant from the Verizon...

2009-02-19 10:49:00

Verizon Announces $25,000Grant to the University to Develop Workshops to Be Held Throughout the Region SARASOTA, Fla., Feb. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee and Verizon teamed up Thursday (Feb. 19) to promote Internet safety for adults aged 50 and older. Verizon announced that it will provide a $25,000 grant to the university to develop Internet safety workshops that will be held throughout the region to educate people in this age group about potential...

2009-01-22 11:18:00

Sarasota and Bradenton Communities including Sarasota Regional Airport PHOENIX, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- SuperShuttle announced today it will expand its current operating agreement and service area to include Sarasota and Bradenton as well as the Sarasota Regional Airport to and from Tampa International Airport. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20071030/LATU031LOGO) According to the Tampa International Airport, 20 percent of all airline passenger traffic for Tampa International...

Word of the Day
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.