Thank you Breck Slaughter for the press and the amazing way you promote our business. We never expected a relationship with an advertiser to turn into such a great friendship. Our family always lights up when we hear Breack’s knock at the door or waive on the road … a true friend.
ENTREPRENEUR DRIVES BUSINESS
BEACH MAN WITH DOWN SYNDROME TURNS HOBBY OF BIKE RIDING INTO A JOB
If it’s Sunday, that’s probably not Breck Slaughter you see pedaling his three-wheel adult tricycle on the sidewalks of A1A Beach Boulevard advertising a variety of area business. Then, again, maybe it is — if it’s a holiday weekend. “Every Sunday I have off,” announced Slaughter, 23, enjoying a brief break from his advertising duties as he sipped a tall, cool glass of water. His father, Mark, sitting across from him, bit into a hamburger at beach eatery Mango Mango’s. The two shared tales Friday of how Breck’s business was founded after the family moved from Delaware in 2008 and Mark and Brooke Slaughter spent several years trying to “get good job placement” for their younger son. It was Brooke, says her husband, who came up with the idea of the tricycle billboard business, Breck’s Beach Billboards, after Breck was introduced to his first three-wheel tricycle. “When he got his first bike,” recalls Mark, “he went out that driveway, and he was gone!” That was Breck’s first taste of being truly independent…..read more >
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