See what FIRM is up to in the Florida Keys, including fundraising events!

Second series of FREE Flood Mitigation Workshops scheduled

FIRM wants to help you “Keep Your Home Above Water” with our second series of free flood mitigation workshops.  The focus of these workshops will be elevation of homes and buildings in order to reduce both flood risk and the ever-rising expense of flood insurance.  The workshops will also discuss “dry floodproofing” techniques which can…

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Centennial Bank non-profit appreciation day for FIRM

On December 12 Centennial Bank supported FIRM at their non-profit appreciation day grill event.  The event was a success with many residents stopping by to celebrate the windstorm insurance rate freeze ordered by Insurance Commissioner David Altmaier.  FIRM Board members and locals explained our plight in Monroe County to tourists who were happy to support…

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Mangia Mangia and FIRM team up for CFFK

Every year in September and October Mangia Mangia gives back to the community by donating 25% of sales on a particular night to a selected non-profit.  For the past two years, FIRM has benefitted from Mike and Heather’s generosity, so when they asked us this year we accepted–with a twist. Hurricane Irma has left many…

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Call to Action!

As it has for the past 8 years, FIRM is testifying against proposed rate increases for Monroe County at the Citizens Rate Hearing, and we want you to join us! Wednesday, August 23, 2017 at 4:00 pm ET Florida International University Biscayne Bay Campus Streaming Live on If you want to attend the hearing,…

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MLKAR presents check to FIRM

FIRM Secretary Theresa Faber, Board Member Armand Messina, President Mel Montagne, Vice-President Steve Russ, Manager Caroline Horn, Board Member Michele White, and Board Member Rebecca Horan. The Marathon and Lower Keys Association of Realtors went above and beyond this year with their most successful golf tournament for FIRM yet.  This year’s total was a very…

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