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Restoration Foundation Home Tours poster contest underway

The Old Island Restoration Foundation is looking for an image to be used for the 2019-2020 Key West Home Tour posters and advertising. Artists are invited to submit artwork that captures the OIRF mission of celebrating and sustaining Key West’s unique architecture, culture and history. Artwork can be any medium[…]

Search for new Chamber Executive VP

The directors of the board of the Key West Chamber of Commerce have begun a search for a new Executive Vice President/CEO by retaining the services of an independent consultant and recruitment expert. Joseph Caso will coordinate the efforts of the directors as they seek candidates to replace the retiring[…]

Home Tours poster contest underway

The Old Island Restoration Foundation is looking for an image to be used for the 2019-2020 Key West Home Tour posters and advertising. Artists are invited to submit artwork that captures the OIRF mission of celebrating and sustaining Key West’s unique architecture, culture and history. Artwork can be any medium[…]

23rd annual conservation calendars now available

Keys Energy Services recently announced that its 23rd annual Energy Conservation calendars are now available. Customers can pick up a free copy of the calendar at KEYS’ Service Building at 1001 James St. in Key West, while supplies last. KEYS’ calendar follows the local school district academic year and highlights[…]

Mariner’s program gains certification

Mariners Hospital recently announced the certification of its cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation programs by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation. This certification is recognition of Mariners Hospital’s commitment to improving the quality of life of patients by enhancing standards of care. Cardiovascular and pulmonary rehabilitation programs are designed[…]

Bank recognizes employee anniversaries

First State Bank of the Florida Keys recently recognized three employees on their fifth year anniversaries with the company. Chris Rivett, residential loan manager/underwriter, joined the bank in 2014 with 13 years of underwriting experience. He holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration with a major in finance from Central[…]

23rd annual conservation calendars now available

Keys Energy Services recently announced that its 23rd annual Energy Conservation calendars are now available. Customers can pick up a free copy of the calendar at KEYS’ Service Building at 1001 James St. in Key West, while supplies last. KEYS’ calendar follows the local school district academic year and highlights[…]

Papa’s Pilar celebrates Hemingway Days

Papa’s Pilar, the rum brand inspired by Ernest Hemingway and his adventures between Key West and Cuba on his boat Pilar, is offering a small quantity of a new, limited-edition special “Lost Cask” blend of rum in celebration of this year’s Hemingway Days celebration, July 16-21, in Key West. The[…]

Mariners Hospital earns Gold Seal of approval accreditation

Mariners Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Hospital Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care, states a press release from the Tavernier hospital. Mariners Hospital underwent a[…]

Centennial Bank hosts fraud seminar

Centennial Bank will host a fraud seminar from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, July 16, at its office at 1229 Simonton St. branch in Key West. Bank and financial officials will join local FBI agents for a discussion about how people can protect their money and other financial interests from[…]