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Washington, D.C. U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, named Oakes Custom Meats & Seafood of Chumuckla, FL as the U.S. Senate Small Business of the Week.

Rubio released the following video message to congratulate Oakes Custom Meats & Catering as the Senate Small Business of the Week. A broadcast quality version can be found here.

“As the Chairman of the Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, it is my pleasure to honor Oakes Custom Meats & Catering of Chumuckla, Florida as the Senate Small Business of the Week.

“For the past 20 years, Oakes has served Chumuckla as a neighborhood butcher shop that cuts and processes livestock and wild game.

“The Oakes family has lived and worked in Chumuckla for generations, giving them a deep understanding and appreciation of this community of farmers.

“They have developed lasting relationships with the local residents they serve and are respected for their high-quality meat processing service, delicious catered foods, and dedication to serving its community.

“Congratulations to the entire Oakes Custom Meats & Catering team for being named Senate Small Business of the Week and I look forward to watching your continued growth and your continued success.” 

As Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, Senator Rubio continues the tradition of honoring America’s small businesses and entrepreneurs. The Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship oversees proposed legislation on matters relating to the Small Business Administration and investigates all problems relating to America’s small businesses.