Rutherford Ride Alongs
I recently spent the morning with Amelia Toffee, a small (and delicious!) business on Amelia Island, and joined their talented employees hard at work. During my visit, I also had the opportunity to make a fresh batch of toffee using locally produced spirits from Marlin and Barrel distillery!
For another Rutherford Ride Along, I spent the day delivering packages with UPS in Jacksonville! It was an excellent opportunity to learn about the logistical and physical challenges that drivers and warehouse employees must overcome every day to get your package to the front door. These hard-working men and women are an excellent example of what propels our economy forward.
For another Rutherford Ride Along, I recently visited PW Graphic Solutions in Jacksonville! It was impressive to see firsthand the meticulous skill and care that goes into transforming a vehicle into a work of art. We also discussed the opportunities that tax reform has provided, both to the business and to individual employees.
For another Rutherford Ride Along, I spent a morning with David Stringfield and his team at Auto Masters Fleet Services in Jacksonville.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.