[ x ] close

Business Briefs

Navy job fair hires civilians

Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC) Southeast will host a free Navy Civilian Job Fair, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, June 26, at the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Key West, Florida. Due to the critical needs, NAVFAC Southeast is looking to quickly fill Department of Defense vacancies, allowing qualified candidates on-the-spot offers[…]

Equality Florida supports safe schools

De Palazzo, state director of Equality Florida’s Safe and Healthy Schools program, will be the featured guest at Equality Florida Key West’s connection event from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 29, at the Little Room Jazz Club, 821 Duval St. Palazzo will update members and guests on the work Equality Florida is doing[…]

Sunrise Rotary awards $39,000 in scholarships

Key West Sunrise Rotary awarded four scholarships totaling $39,000 to 2019 graduates who exhibit leadership, community involvement and academic and athletic achievement. Receiving scholarships were: Dana Dauletgalikyzy, Key West Sunrise Rotary Scholarship; Becca Maun, Eckwood H. Solomon/Glynn Archer Memorial Scholarship; Francesca Carbone, Sunrise Rotary Memorial Scholarship; and Hugo Tasayco, Mike Horne Lineman of the Year[…]

Royal Furniture and Design honored by Senate Committee

U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, recently named Royal Furniture and Design of the Florida Keys as the U.S. Senate Small Business of the Week. “As chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, it is my pleasure to honor Royal Furniture[…]

Chamber to host free marketing seminar

The Key West Chamber of Commerce will offer a free Guerilla Marketing Seminar from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 20, at the Doubletree Grand Key Resort. Participants will learn to get their business noticed at this dynamic, no-cost workshop. Facilitators will teach: Low-cost and creative marketing tactics that help smaller businesses compete with[…]

Regal Cinema offers $1 beat-the-heat summer movies

Regal’s Summer Movie Express is back in theaters, featuring $1 movies all summer long. This kid-friendly festival helps beat the heat this summer at over 340 theaters nationwide, including the recently reopened Regal Key West. Starting June 25, Regal will offer two movies on Tuesday and Wednesday mornings at 10 a.m., with a portion of[…]

Mel Fisher Museum offers free admission to military families

The Mel Fisher Maritime Museum in Key West recently announced that it will join museums nationwide in the 10th summer of Blue Star Museums, a program that provides free admission to active-duty military personnel and their families through the summer. The 2019 program started earlier than in past years, having launched on Saturday, May 18[…]

Hospital hosts stroke support group

May is Stroke Awareness Month and Lower Keys Medical Center has established a free, monthly Stroke Awareness Support Group that kicked off this week and will take place from 2 to 3 p.m. on the last Tuesday of each month in the hospital board room. According to the American Stroke Association, someone in the United[…]

Chamber hosts free marketing seminar

The Key West Chamber of Commerce will offer a free Guerilla Marketing Seminar from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, June 20 at the Doubletree Grand Key Resort. Participants will learn to get their business noticed at this dynamic, no-cost workshop. Facilitators will teach: Low-cost and creative marketing tactics that help smaller businesses compete with[…]

Ocean Reef Community Foundation funds youth coaches at shelter

The Ocean Reef Community Foundation has presented the Florida Keys Children’s Shelter with a $48,000 grant to help fund a full-time recreation coach, life skills coach and education coach at the 19-bed center on Plantation Key. “Our strategic plan created by our executive council and productivity expert Elisa Levy in 2017 called for employing staff[…]