Cookie Kennedy

The creative vision these women possess captivates a wide audience... we can all enjoy the charm and historical fabric of our unique beach cottages. I am overjoyed with the creation of the ‘Save Our Cottages’ documentary.

- Cookie Kennedy, Indian Rocks Beach Mayor

Anne Sallee

“The Cottage Artists have worked hard to raise the awareness of the value of these historical cottages as an important piece of the fabric of the community. The documentary will motivate other communities and individuals… to preserve the history of our state.”

- Anne Sallee, Exec. Dir/ CEO Superior Small Lodging of Florida

Ed Hoofnagle

“We’ve seen first-hand how preservation of cottages can lead to city beautification… increased commerce and enrich tourism and we are hopeful this film will help get the message out about revitalization, preservation and community development.”

- Ed Hoofnagle - IRB City Commissioner & Cottage Owner

Laura & Jim Labadie

“We give our full support to this documentary not only for our continued success and growth in tourism, but to be a part of something special that preserves the beauty of Old Florida and saves our history.”

- Laura & Jim Labadie - Innkeepers, Colonial Court Inn, Indian Rocks Beach

Jen Savedra

“An important lesson for us all. This story needs to be told and this documentary needs to be made. “

Jen Savedra, Editor - Travel Industry Today

Mary Rose

“If you smash a cottage it’s gone forever, and a condo takes its place. We do not want the Great Wall of Florida.”

Mary Rose Holmes, Plein Aire Cottage Artist