Tag: Father’s Day

Danny McAuliffeJune 16, 2018

For Florida’s Republican U.S. Senator, Father’s Day isn’t about gifts. Instead, it’s a reminder of an important aspect of parenting, and the obligations that come with raising children in America. Sen. Marco Rubio recently authored an op-ed for The Federalist, a conservative online magazine, in which he opines on fatherhood ahead of the holiday celebrating […]

Phil AmmannJune 18, 2017

For Father’s Day, Andrew Gillum believes a Florida Governor’s primary focus should be children. In an email to supporters, the Democratic mayor of Tallahassee and father of three (including a one-month-old newborn) talks of the Maasai Tribe of East Africa, who “greet each other a little differently” than we do in America. Traditional greeting for […]

Staff ReportsJune 16, 2017

Florida retailers expect dads to be showered with gifts, with a record-setting Father’s Day in 2017. The Florida Retail Federation, the state’s leading trade association for the retail industry, predicts consumers will spend an average $134.75 for the holiday, up almost $10 from last year’s $125.92. Spending nationwide is also expected to reach $15.5 billion, […]

Drew WilsonJune 17, 2016

Father’s Day spending is poised to hit a record high, according to a new survey released by the National Retail Federation. “Father’s Day serves as an informal kickoff to the summer shopping season, and we expect it to be a record-setting start statewide,” said Florida Retail Federation President/CEO Randy Miller. “More Florida families are feeling […]


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