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Cleveland native and vodka CEO giving back to the city in a major way

FLOH Vodka founder and CEO Jacques Evans is helping his hometown in more ways than one. (Source: Floh Vodka) FLOH Vodka founder and CEO Jacques Evans is helping his hometown in more ways than one. (Source: Floh Vodka)
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FLOH Vodka founder and CEO Jacques Evans is helping his hometown in more ways than one.  

The city of Cleveland is known for a number of great things: Winning sports teams, great food, and the home of Rock and Roll.

But Jacques Evans is putting Cleveland on the map in a way you might not expect, liquor distribution.

Evans has made a name for himself through his fast-rising product "FLOH Vodka".

Distilled in Bend, Oregon, FLOH promises a smooth, clean, gluten-free, allergen-free, and kosher seal-certified vodka.

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The company sells itself on the luxury experience, considering the brand the "caviar of vodka."

Not only is he building a national brand right here in Ohio, but he's using his success to help others.

Evans recently started a scholarship fund at his alma mater Cleveland Heights High School.

His plan is to donate $10,000 to students to invest in their own businesses this summer.

The former Tiger is a major influence on the children in his community and was recently inducted into the Hall of Fame at Cleveland Heights High School. 

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His passion for sports is one of the driving forces making his brand popular; it's also been a difference maker in his hometown. 

He has gotten the support of athletes and celebrities alike who have flocked to the "caviar-like" brand.

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Evans is just 4 years into his dream, but he is already making a huge difference in the lives of others. 

Hoping to the grow the brand, he eventually wants FLOH Vodka to ring synonymous with "Cleveland." 

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