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Gov. Scott Recognizes Social Grounds with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award

Aug 14, 2018
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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, during a meeting of the Florida Cabinet, Governor Rick Scott recognized small business Social Grounds Coffee Company with the Governor’s Business Ambassador Award. Social Grounds Coffee Company is a veteran owned coffee company based in Jacksonville. Each purchase of their coffee goes to helping employ and empower U.S. Veterans.

Governor Scott said, “I’m proud to recognize Social Grounds Coffee Company with the Business Ambassador Award today. Florida is the most veteran friendly state in the nation and it’s great to see veteran-owned companies succeed in Florida.”

Social Grounds Owner and Marine Corps Veteran Jason Kelloway said, “I am truly honored to receive the Business Ambassador Award from Governor Scott on behalf of the entire team at Social Grounds. We love our city and will continue to use our coffee to help change lives and make a difference in our community.”

The Governor’s Business Ambassador Award is given to individuals and business in recognition of their efforts to create jobs and opportunities for Florida families. In July, Governor Scott visited Kuwait and brought coffee from Social Grounds to serve to the troops. For more information about Social Grounds Coffee Company, visit www.socialgroundscc.com.

 

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