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Governor Scott Awards Small Business Nic’s Toggery with Business Ambassador Award

Apr 11, 2017


TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott recognized Nic’s Toggery with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award. Nic’s Toggery is a Tallahassee-based menswear specialty store established by Nic Gavalas in 1950. The family business now has three locations in Tallahassee and has 15 employees.

Governor Scott said, “I’m proud to recognize Nic’s Toggery with the Business Ambassador Award today. It’s great to see George and his family grow their business in our capital city. Small businesses are vital to Florida’s economy and we will continue fighting to help them succeed and create jobs.”

Victor Gavalas, President of Nic’s Toggery, said, “It’s an honor to be recognized by Governor Scott with the Business Ambassador Award on behalf of the team at Nic’s Toggery. My brothers and I are proud to continue our father’s small business and fulfill his dream of the Southeast region with the finest quality of clothing. We are incredibly grateful for our success, and we look forward to growing in Tallahassee and throughout Florida for generations to come.”

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