►Next Level Brands, a partnership between restaurateur Jeff Gigante, real estate entrepreneur Andrew Wright and attorney/investor Joseph Guggino, celebrated the opening of its third culinary concept, Union New American, at Westshore City Center, in Tampa. (Pictured above)
► Jim Marshall and Clint Babcock, from Sandler Tampa Bay, were honored with the David H. Sandler Award for their outstanding contributions to sales and leadership training.
► Schifino Lee, a Tampa-based advertising and branding agency, named Jeff Philbin to partner.
► Coastal Construction topped out the Ritz-Carlton Residences, in Tampa, a 30-story residential tower, designed by Arquitectonica.
► The Tampa Museum of Art opened seven new exhibition spaces marking the conclusion of the Museum’s Centennial Renovation project, which began in 2021.
► The Hillsborough County Board of County Commissioners awarded the 2023 Ellsworth G. Simmons Good Government Award to Clara Reynolds, president and chief executive officer of the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay.
► The Tampa Bay Chamber named Marie Chinnici-Everitt, managing director and chief marketing officer of Depository Trust and Clearing Corporation the 2023 Dottie Berger MacKinnon Woman of Influence Award.
► Loran Jarrett, instructor of marketing at the University of South Florida, has been promoted to run the School of Marketing and Innovation Practice Center, at USF, where students do affordable work for local businesses.
► Vistra Communications, an integrated marketing, communications and consulting agency, in Tampa, named Kelsy Long as vice president of marketing.
► Frampton Construction Co., a construction firm providing planning and design support, preconstruction and construction services, has expanded its operations by adding a new office, at 4300 W. Cypress St., Suite 200, Tampa.
► Jesuit High School celebrated the grand opening of the Antinori Center for the Arts, a 32,000-square foot facility for Jesuit’s music, theater and fine arts programs.
► Gunster has added associate Michael J. Farr to its corporate law practice in the Tampa office.
► Sara Dodds was named president of St. Joseph’s Hospital-North, in Lutz.
► CAN Community Health, a Sarasota nonprofit, plans to relocate its headquarters to the German American building, in Ybor City at 2105 N. Nebraska Ave.
► The Tampa nonprofit Wheelchairs 4 Kids gave 19 physically disabled children the adventure of a lifetime by bringing them from Florida to Breckenridge, Colorado, to try adaptive snow skiing, thanks to a sponsorship by the Lightning Foundation, Zervos & Calta and individual donations.
► The Florida Museum of Photographic Arts announced the appointments of Wendy Leigh and Robin O’Dell as the museum’s new co-leaders, as executive consultant and executive curator, respectively.
► Mainsail Lodging & Development has announced a partnership with Shipt, a shopping and delivery service, where guests staying at nine Mainsail hotels who register for a new Shipt account on a dedicated promotion landing page will receive two weeks of a free Shipt membership.
► Suncoast Hospice of Hillsborough, a member of Empath Health, opened its first inpatient unit inside St. Joseph’s Hospital.
► Ideal Image, based in Tampa, named Cheryl Hallinan as vice president, sales and operations.