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Department of Business and Professional Regulation

December 20, 2013

Dear Friends,

This year has flown by! As the holidays are approaching, I want to encourage all of us to take a step back and remember the important things in life. The holidays are about family, joy and appreciation for the world around us. Even as life becomes frenzied with holiday festivities, it is especially important to celebrate the simple joy in our lives. I hope each of you cherish the happiness of the holiday season, and express to others the happiness they provide you in your life.

Throughout this very special time of year, when we are surrounded by the ones we love, let us be grateful for the people around us and the impact they have on our lives. The State of Florida would not be where it is without the hardworking professionals and businesses driving the success of our economy, and for them, I am extremely grateful.

DBPR has also had many developmental successes throughout 2013, and these successes are because of the hardworking employees at the Department. I am grateful that I can serve alongside all of these outstanding employees who are all part of the DBPR family because they work extremely hard on behalf of our patrons and our state. We are proud of the accomplishments we have made this year, and we look forward to providing and improving even more in 2014.

Thank you for allowing us to continue serving you, and have a safe and joyful holiday!


Ken Lawson’s Signature

Ken Lawson

Department of Business and
Professional Regulation
2601 Blair Stone Road
Tallahassee, Florida 32399
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