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Rubio Names Amelia Island Kayak Excursions as the Senate Small Business of the Week

Oct 22, 2019 | Press Releases

Washington, D.C. U.S. Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL), Chairman of the Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, named Amelia Island Kayak Excursions of Fernandina Beach, Florida as the U.S. Senate Small Business of the Week.
 
Rubio released the following video message to congratulate Amelia Island Kayak Excursions as the Senate Small Business of the Week. A broadcast quality version can be found here.
 
“As Chairman of the United States Senate Committee on Small Business and Entrepreneurship, it is my pleasure to honor Amelia Island Kayak Excursions of Fernandina Beach, Florida as the Senate Small Business of the Week.
 
“Six years ago, Mark Bullington and his two children, Amber and Aaron, decided to turn their passion into their livelihood.
 
“Showcasing Florida’s beauty, Amelia Island Kayak Excursions offers both kayak and boat expeditions throughout wildlife-rich Egan’s Creek, Lofton’s Creek, and more of Florida’s coastal environment.
 
“In 2017, Amelia Island Kayak Excursions was recognized by the Nassau County Chamber of Commerce as the Small Business of the Year and received the Bold City Best Water Sports Award.
 
“To educate the next generation on Florida’s wildlife, they partnered with an after school program by gifting students a free kayak trip if they meet their academic goals.
 
“Amelia Island Kayak Excursions is an example of a community-oriented small business, and I look forward to watching their continued growth and success. Congratulations.”
 
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.