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Grocer programs aids waterways

Winn-Dixie recently announced its Community Donation Program benefiting the Conch Republic Marine Army, whose mission is to clean up and restore the Florida Keys’ waterways. Through Nov. 5, customers who shop at any of the five Winn-Dixie locations in the Florida Keys can contribute during checkout to support the volunteer[…]

5 area resorts earn honors

The Florida Keys recently captured five of the top 10 Resort Hotels in Florida in Travel + Leisure’s magazine’s World’s Best Awards, with four of the winners in Key West. Every year, the magazine asks readers to weigh in on travel experiences around the globe — to share their opinions[…]

KEYS rebate program returns

Keys Energy Services recently relaunched its popular rebate program for energy efficient appliances and equipment. The program includes the following rebate options for residential customers: hot water heater timer ($25); programmable thermostat ($25); ceiling fan ($25); white roof coating ($25); dehumidifier ($50); dishwasher ($55); room air conditioner ($75); refrigerator ($75);[…]

Chamber offers ‘Shell Out Less’ program for business, customers

 The Key West Chamber of Commerce is offering members — and their customers — a free online coupon program. Local businesses get more exposure when their customers “Shell Out Less” for a variety of products and services. “Shell Out Less” enables all chamber members to add a free online coupon or[…]

Wesley House names board, honors partners

Wesley House Family Services recently inducted its Board of Directors and named new officers at its annual meeting last month. The board includes Julie Waters, Bryan Green, Maria Pierce, Ron Ramsingh, Jo Pine, Sharyn Ladner, Kristen Livengood, Cheryl Cates, Key West Police Chief Sean Brandenburg, Alice Calleja, Pastor Terri Hill,[…]

TDC official to speak at luncheon

The Lodging Association of the Florida Keys and Key West will hold a general membership luncheon on Friday, Oct. 11, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Margaritaville Resort and Marina. The event will feature a presentation on the recent Tourism Economic Impact Study, which identified total tourism-related expenditures, jobs[…]

Lodging information sought for brochure

Florida Keys lodging entities listed, or wishing to be listed, in the Monroe County Tourist Development Council’s annual Florida Keys’ accommodations marketing brochure can update their information by completing an online form that has already been e-mailed to licensed Monroe County lodging properties. If an email with the link to[…]

TDC seeks lodging information for brochure

Florida Keys lodging entities listed, or wishing to be listed, in the Monroe County Tourist Development Council’s annual Florida Keys’ accommodations marketing brochure can update their information by completing an online form that has already been e-mailed to licensed Monroe County lodging properties. If an email with the link to[…]

TDC official to speak at luncheon

The Lodging Association of the Florida Keys and Key West will hold a general membership luncheon on Friday, Oct. 11, from noon to 1 p.m. at the Margaritaville Resort and Marina. The event will feature a presentation on the recent Tourism Economic Impact Study, which identified total tourism-related expenditures, jobs[…]

New hospital takes shape in Marathon

The Middle Keys community on Friday celebrated the start of a new hospital in their backyard when officials formally broke ground on the new Fishermen’s Community Hospital. Demolition of the original hospital is now complete and the site is being prepared for the new hospital, which is expected to open[…]