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5 veteran owned businesses in Tallahassee

5 Veteran-Owned Businesses in Tallahassee

Small businesses play a vital role in Florida’s economy. Nationwide, small businesses employ half the country’s workforce, creating nearly two out of every three new American jobs. One important, and sometimes overlooked, sector within the small business community is veteran-owned businesses.  According to the Florida Department of Veteran’s Affairs, Florida contains the third largest veteran …

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Retiree Gail McDonald Chose Tallahassee (or did Tallahassee choose her?)

There are many great places to retire in Florida. Here’s why Tallahassee resident Gail McDonald chose to retire in the capital city! I am a true believer in “everything happens for a reason”….My husband Neil and I built our life in South Florida after our marriage in 1996.  Born in Chicago,  my family moved to …

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Choose Tallahassee Celebrates Black History Month!

To celebrate Black History Month, Choose Tallahassee is highlighting Black business owners and esteemed community members who live, work, play and have chosen to stay and make Tallahassee their home.  While it is important to recognize the contributions of African American leaders like Martin Luther King Jr., Rosa Parks, and John Lewis, there are a …

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RealZips business owner Fred Widarsson enjoys a walk through the SouthWood neighborhood in Tallahassee, FL on his lunch break

I Moved My Business to Florida: Here Are 4 Reasons Why I Chose Tallahassee

RealZips business owner Fred Widarsson enjoys a walk through the SouthWood neighborhood in Tallahassee, FL on his lunch break. The community is filled with beautiful live oaks and other foliage, making it the perfect place to take a moment and relax during a busy work day. PC: Fred Widarsson My name is Fredrik Widarsson and …

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