Nic's Toggery recognized by Gov. Scott

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WCTV) -- Local menswear retailer Nic's Toggery is being recognized by Governor Rick Scott.

The family business received the Governor's Business Ambassador Award from Governor Scott and members of his cabinet at a Tuesday ceremony.

“I’m proud to recognize Nic’s Toggery with the Business Ambassador Award today," Gov. Scott said. "It’s great to see George and his family grow their business in our capital city. Small businesses are vital to Florida’s economy and we will continue fighting to help them succeed and create jobs.”

Nic's Toggery President Victor Gavalas said it's an honor to be recognized by the Governor.

"My brothers and I are proud to continue our father’s small business and fulfill his dream of the Southeast region with the finest quality of clothing. We are incredibly grateful for our success, and we look forward to growing in Tallahassee and throughout Florida for generations to come," Gavalas said.

The store was established by Nic Gavalas in 1950 and has grown to include three Tallahassee locations and 15 employees.