One Liners Sarasota: Animal Rescue Coalition, Halfacre Construction and more
► Laura McCann was named executive director of the Animal Rescue Coalition, a nonprofit organization with a mission to end the killing of adoptable dogs and cats, in Sarasota and Manatee counties.
► Forestar Group, a subsidiary of D.R. Horton, unveiled plans for a new community called Star Farms, at Lakewood Ranch, a 33,000-acre master-planned community in Sarasota and Manatee counties.
► MD Now Urgent Care opened a second location in Manatee County, within the Lakewood Ranch community, at 1838 Rye Road, Suite 107, Bradenton.
► The Community Foundation of Sarasota County was awarded a grant of $31,488 from Embracing Our Differences, which will help fund the cost of EOD’s 2020-21 EdExploreSRQ initiatives including curriculum development and virtual field trips to the annual outdoor exhibit.
► The Humane Society of Sarasota County launched Tender Loving Care, an adoption program for pets with pre-existing conditions requiring lifelong, routine, medical care after adoption.
► Bswanky, a luxury handbag designer in Sarasota, appointed Sally Altrocchi, a veteran of the Italian fashion industry from Gucci, Prada and her international marketing consultancy, as luxury branding & client concierge.
► La Musica International Chamber Music Festival named Joan L. Sussman its new executive director.
► Florida TS1, a franchisee of Town Square, will open Town Square Palmer Ranch, its first Florida location, in the Oaks Plaza shopping center, at 3880 Central Sarasota Parkway, Sarasota.
► T3 Sixty, the residential real estate brokerage industry’s management consulting and research firm, included Michael Saunders, founder and CEO of Gulf Coast brokerage Michael Saunders & Co., on its Top 40 Women Executives list and her son, Drayton Saunders, president of the company, joined her on the Power 200 Top Executives list.
► The Shoppes at Palmer Ranch, a new retail shopping center in Sarasota, will have a Publix as the anchor tenant.
► Jewish Family & Children’s Service of the Suncoast named Arthur Lerman chief executive officer.
► DeAngelis Diamond named John Odom as vice president of strategic development in the company’s Sarasota office.
► Neuro Challenge Foundation for Parkinson’s, a Sarasota nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people with Parkinson’s disease and their caregivers, named April Spagnuolo-Moschini as its program director.