Last week, Governor Rick Scott stopped in to St. Augustine to visit one of St. Augustines many landmark local businesses, Whetstones Chocolate. Governor Scott's recent effort have been focused on getting Floridians back to work. Since Scott took office, Floridas unemployment rate has dropped from 11.4% to 6.2%. Scott stopped in to Whetstones in an effort to show his support for local businesses. Virginia Whetstone, president of the company, praised Scott for his efforts to make small businesses easier to operate. Scott is credited for lowering small business taxes, reducing regulations, and streamlining the permitting process, giving small businesses a better chance for success.
Whetstones Chocolate is one of many small business that you can visit while staying in St. Augustine. We here at Carriage Way place Whetstones chocolate toffee shells on each guests' pillow to welcome you at check in. Call us today and let us help you plan all of your lodging and vacation needs.