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Sanctuary honors Benson

Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary recently named Capt. Will Benson as the Sanctuary Volunteer of the Year “for serving as a knowledgeable and devoted ambassador.”  The honor places him in contention for the National Volunteer of the Year award presented by the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation, which is the National Marine Sanctuary System’s nonprofit partner.[…]

McRae completes Leadership Monroe

Misha McRae, executive director of the Key West Botanical Garden Society, graduated from Leadership Monroe County 2018 in an April 14 ceremony at Sombrero Country Club in Marathon. McRae has been affiliated with the garden society for 25 years.    

Barrios promoted to CFO

Keys Federal Credit Union recently congratulated Tanya Barrios on her promotion to chief financial officer following 23 years of outstanding service. Barrios has excelled at various positions at Keys FCU, including call center representative, call center manager, accounting manager, assistant controller and controller. As CFO, she is responsible for the management of financial risk, record-keeping,[…]

Young marks decade at arts council

Elizabeth Young on March 3 reached the 10-year mark as executive director of the Florida Keys Council of the Arts.  Serving as executive director since 2008, Young serves all the arts, all the Keys, all the time. With a passion for public art, she administers both the county’s and the city of Key West’s Art[…]

Sanchez marks 10 years with utility

Paul Sanchez of Keys Energy Services will celebrate his 10th anniversary with the utility this weekend, on Saturday, April 14.  Sanchez currently serves as a journeyman lineman within the Transmission and Distribution Department. In his post he is responsible for constructing and maintaining overhead transmission and distribution lines, poles, towers, fixtures, street lights, field capacitors,[…]

Community Foundation honors 3

The Community Foundation of the Florida Keys honored three individuals and businesses for their significant contributions to Hurricane Irma recovery efforts during the foundation’s April 6 Partners in Paradise Celebration.   The honorees included Academy award-winning film producer Jon Landau and his wife Julie, of  Islamorada in the Outstanding Individual/Family category; Florida Panthers Foundation  for Outstanding Business,[…]

First State Bank promotes Ashby

First State Bank of the Florida Keys recently promoted Jermy Ashby to Assistant Vice President, Bank Legal Counsel. Ashby joined the bank in 2012 as Bank Legal Counsel/Legal Officer. He is a native Conch, graduate of Key West High School, and holds a bachelor’s degree in Public Relations and a juris doctorate from the University[…]

Bottom Line submissions sought

Are you opening a new business in the Florida Keys? Do you have employees who have reached milestones such as 10, 20 or 30 years on the job? The Citizen is accepting submissions for The Bottom Line column that appears each weekend in the newspaper’s Business section. To submit a photograph and/or other information for[…]

The Florida Bar honors Manz

David L. Manz of The Manz Law Firm in Marathon is the 2018 recipient of The Florida Bar Family Law Section’s Visionary Award for “outstanding service and invaluable contributions to the practice of family law throughout the State of Florida,” states a press release from the organization.  Family Law Section Chair Nicole L. Goetz of[…]

Sorensen joins foundation board

The Florida Keys History and Discovery Foundation recently announced the addition of Ocean Reef resident Bonnie Sorensen to its board of directors. Sorensen is a retired tradeshow executive who currently chairs the board of Tradeshow Logic, a full-service event solution company she founded with her daughter.  Originally from Ohio and a graduate of Ohio Wesleyan[…]