Urges Residents to Shop Locally
Key West Mayor Jimmy
Weekley would like to encourage residents to patronize local merchants
during this time of economic uncertainty.
traditionally a slow month for our businesses,” said Mayor Weekley. “And
a sudden drop in tourism could have a significantly negative impact on our
Locals are encouraged to
support Key West stores, restaurants, and services rather than shopping in
the mainland or over the Internet at this time.
The fact that many of our businesses are small, family owned
establishments could make them less resilient in an economic downturn.
“Our island has always
been able to pull together when we most need it,” said Mayor Weekley.
“By helping each other we can try to improve the economic climate for
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