Author: MNI Alive | Date: 30 January 2018
KEY WEST, FL- An overcast day was made sunny for some with the financial contributions made by long standing Key West business Historic Tours of America (HTA) to the Sister Season Fund. The fund, established in 2005, raises money that provides temporary financial relief for Key West locals employed by the tourism and hospitality industries in the event of a natural disaster.
“We hope that our contribution along with all the others can put this storm behind us and get all of us in our industry back on track towards a brighter future.” said HTA CEO, Christopher C. Belland. Ed Swift, HTA President, also added, “We are happy to donate to all the resilient people of Key West that work so hard to proudly represent our little corner of paradise to all our visitors from around the world.”
In the 13 years since it began, the Sister Season Fund has raised over $400,000 in assistance to Key West residents. The Board of Directors for the organization draw no paychecks and provide their services on a volunteer basis organizing over 10 fundraising events per year.
About Old Town Trolley Tours
Founded more than 30 years ago by Ed Swift, Chris Belland and Moe Mosher, Old Town Trolley Tours offers sightseeing tours in Key West, Boston, San Diego, Savannah, Washington DC, St. Augustine and Nashville, and has the largest fleet of themed sightseeing vehicles in the country. Guests are able to hop on and off and explore the more than 100 historic sights and attractions in each city at their leisure. Each Old Town Trolley Tour is fully narrated by a local historian who shares fun facts, colorful anecdotes and history about the city.