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From big events to small pats on the back for jobs well done, there’s always something going on and a reason to celebrate. Our State of the Grape page is your source for up-to-the moment client news and Grapevine views, with recently released articles, blogs, newsworthy announcements and more.

Things move quickly in the world of Grapevine, so check back often.
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Sarasota, Florida – Every year, Meals on Wheels organizations across the nation unite for a fundraising campaign, “March for Meals” to benefit local programs. Meals on Wheels of Sarasota will host a

Sarasota, Florida – January 22, 2020 – The Van Wezel Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Tracey Long Beeker as its new director of communications and community engagement. In her

The Sarasota Yacht Club philanthropic branch is SYC Cares. Giving back to Sarasota is something that the Sarasota Yacht Club takes seriously. After the club received a philanthropic face-lift in 2016, SYC

We get asked about using forms in emails all the time. In many ways this is the holy grail of email marketing. From surveys to employment applications, companies want to shorten the

As a resident of North Port and an employee at Grapevine, I have been commuting for the past 5+ years. This, of course, makes me an expert on interstate driving and behaviors. Here are some observations: Every driver consciously or subconsciously feels they

Van Wezel Foundation Hires New Director of Communications and Community Engagement In her new role, Tracey Long Beeker will be responsible for informing and engaging audiences about the Foundation’s mission. The Van Wezel

SARASOTA, Fla. (WWSB) – A group of veterans and first responders competed in the first annual Warrior Race at TreeUmph Adventure Course in Bradenton.  “We’ve noticed through our organization, that competition builds

Philanthropic initiative to raise funds, awareness for local non-profits In support of its commitment to making membership matter, the Sarasota Yacht Club is pleased to announce a new initiative to connect members

Firm Deepens Wills, Trusts & Estates Practice Group The law firm of Fergeson Skipper, P.A., is pleased to announce Gerald (“Jerry”) Carp has joined the firm’s Wills, Trusts & Estates practice group

New Sarasota Performance Hall calls for stilts with parking underneath Conceptual designs for the new Sarasota Performing Arts Center call for a three-story single structure on stilts that can accommodate approximately 200

“Oh, you’re an intern? You get coffee for people then, right?” Wow, good one! Haven’t heard that one before!   In a world of stereotypes, breaking through can be difficult. Interns, heed my advice to be remembered as

Engagement in the arts is essential to every student, teacher and member of the community. With this belief at its core, the Van Wezel Foundation today announced that it closed its fiscal

If you have a Facebook page for your business, you may want to think twice about enabling reviews. While using Facebook to promote your business, the business reviews functionality could hurt more

Trying to conquer the social media landscape can be an uphill battle. Each platform engages audiences differently, making it difficult to simply post the same message and generate success across the board.

Web page headlines are used in much the same way as newspaper headlines. They are intended to present the subject of the page clearly and succinctly while helping readers find the content they

The META Description tag of a web page is commonly used by search engines in their search results. As with the page title, the description tag needs to serve both as a

So, you want to handle your search engine optimization in-house and don’t know where to start. Well, if you already have a website and domain name, the next thing you will want

We get asked about search engine optimization (SEO) and pay-per-click search engine marketing (SEM) a lot. Most people think that SEO and SEM are the same things. In this blog post, we

The City of North Port announces its third annual Real Estate Summit, bringing together top commercial real estate professionals, community leaders and business owners. The event will celebrate the city’s growth and

Brittany Eberly Now Accepting New Patients SkinSmart Dermatology – the area’s leading medical and cosmetic dermatology practice – is proud to announce that Brittany Eberly, PA-C, has joined the team as a