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Grapevine Communications Chief Earns Hall of Fame Recognition With
Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay

Sarasota, Florida – March 26, 2013 – Grapevine Communications is proud to announce the recent recognition of Angela Massaro-Fain with the honor of the National Bronze Leadership Award at the Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay, Inc. Hall of Fame Celebration Dinner.

On Thursday, February 28, 2012, Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay presented Massaro-Fain with the National Bronze Leadership Award in appreciation of her volunteer service with the organization. Massaro-Fain has been a volunteer with Junior Achievement since 2008, and has served as a member of the board for since 2010. Grapevine Communications has sponsored the organization's annual golf tournament by providing marketing services to boost the event's exposure and has provided other pro-bono public relations and design services.

The celebrated Hall of Fame Celebration Dinner event was sponsored by Outback Steakhouse and Busch Gardens to shine a spotlight on several individuals and partners for their outstanding support of Junior Achievement. The Junior Achievement Leadership Award recognizes the most passionate volunteers throughout the United States, representing the top one percentile of all volunteers.

"I am honored to play a part in the success of Junior Achievement," said Massaro-Fain. "Their service of infusing the entrepreneurial spirit into the youth of our community is truly commendable. It is such a pleasure to watch with pride as these children grow and develop with confidence."

About Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay
Junior Achievement is the world's largest organization dedicated to giving young people the knowledge and skills they need to own their economic success, plan for their future, and make smart academic and economic choices. JA programs are delivered by corporate and community volunteers, and provides relevant, hands-on experiences that give students from kindergarten through high school knowledge and skills in financial literacy, work readiness and entrepreneurship. Last year, Junior Achievement of Tampa Bay reached 85,406 students in the Tampa Bay area. Visit for more information.

Grapevine Communications provides full-service advertising, marketing and public relations services to clients nationwide. The firm is the most award-winning advertising agency in Sarasota, Florida, and the surrounding areas. For more information on Grapevine Communications, contact Shaunna Norris ( at 941-351-0024 or visit the website at