One Liners Sarasota and Manatee: Shumaker, First Home Bank and more

Gov. Ron DeSantis awarded a $10.4 million grant to the city of Sarasota and the Bay Park Conservancy to be used by the conservancy for infrastructure and coastal resiliency projects, including improving the shoreline at the Bay Park to protect the area from erosion and damage caused by flooding.

Avelo Airlines began nonstop service from Sarasota Bradenton International Airport to New Haven, Connecticut.

Mike S. Taaffe

Current Technologies, in Sarasota, promoted its of former director of security solutions, Tony Dahlin, to president.

Shumaker appointed partner and litigation and disputes regional service line leader Mike S. Taaffe of Sarasota to serve as chair of its financial services business sector, where he will lead the nationwide practice, servicing national clients.

Bradenton-based Blake Medical Center named physician R. Lee Biggs as its chief medical officer.

Sarasota-based skin science startup Omeza named Christopher Dybowski as its chief financial officer.

Matt Fenske and Tony Veldkamp of SVN Commercial Advisory Group coordinated the purchase of a 5,104 square foot retail building at 6581 State Road 70 East in Bradenton, for $2.05 million.

Tracy Gapin

The Gapin Institute for Elite Health and Performance established a Precision Health, Optimization and Performance Center at 5911 N. Honore Ave., Suite 103, Sarasota, led by physician Tracy Gapin.

Ciminelli Real Estate Services of Florida announced the $7.2 million sale of a 13.61-acre collection of parcels located at the intersection of State Road 64 and Cypress Creek Boulevard in Bradenton.

Federal Finance Group and Silver Sky Global Capital, a joint venture through Sarasota Springs, acquired the Bath & Racquet Club in Sarasota for $15.35 million.

First Home Bank opened a loan production office and financial resource center in the Newtown community of north Sarasota, at 1782 Dr. Martin Luther King Way.

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