Rutherford Ride Alongs

July 1, 2019 Rutherford Ride Alongs

For another Rutherford Ride Along, I spent a morning with David Stringfield and his team at Auto Masters Fleet Services in Jacksonville.

April 23, 2019 Rutherford Ride Alongs

For another Rutherford Ride Along, I recently visited the Homestead Air Reserve Base to spend a day in the life of the U.S. Army’s elite parachute team, the Golden Knights, and completed a freefall jump.

April 10, 2019 Rutherford Ride Alongs

Welcome to another installment of the Rutherford Ride Along, where I visit workplaces across the First Coast to gain insights on how federal policies impact the jobs in our community. I had the opportunity to spend time with Ms. Sue Butler, Ms. Kristie Money, and the Kindergarten class at Bryceville Elementary in Nassau County.

March 18, 2019 Rutherford Ride Alongs

Welcome to another installment of the Rutherford Ride Along, where I visit workplaces across the First Coast to gain insights on how federal policies impact the jobs in our community.

February 12, 2019 Rutherford Ride Alongs

For our second Rutherford Ride Along, I spent an afternoon in Atlantic Beach with Brooke Joyner and her staff at Peterbrooke Chocolatier. Founded by Brooke’s family in 1983, Peterbrooke is an iconic small business in Northeast Florida, known for the specialty treats its employees craft each day.

January 31, 2019 Rutherford Ride Alongs

For our first Rutherford Ride Along, I joined Captain Scott O’Connor to learn about the important work of the St. Johns Bar Pilots. Captain O’Connor is a graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and belongs to the St. Johns Bar Pilots Association, a select group of highly skilled mariners who are tasked with the responsibility of safely guiding incoming cargo ships through the St.