Irma: One Year Later

We asked some local leaders and business people to tell us about their lives in the Florida Keys, how Hurricane Irma impacted them and how they are helping the community to rebuild.  We hope you enjoy these audio interviews.   We will work to provide more in the coming weeks.


Leah Stockton - President / CEO                                     United Way of the FLorida Keys

Leah was hired to lead United Way of the Florida Keys less than 2 months after Hurricane Irma struck.  She she is a 13 year resident of the Florida Keys.  She shares how her organization is helping local families rebound from the storm.

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David TUrner - Executive Director                                  Lower Keys Chamber of COmmerce

After retiring from a 30 year career as a firefighter and Fire Chief, Dave moved into his home on Big Pine Key  6 weeks before Hurricane Irma.   He has since been hired as Executive Director of the Lower Keys Chamber of Commerce.  He discusses his role in helping local businesses recover.