What’s Your Avocado? Marketing & Public Relations, based in Mount Vernon, WA, was honored with a First Place award at last month’s Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) annual awards ceremony held this year in Cincinnati, Ohio.

tocaIn the Writing – Marketing Communications category, head writer and marketing strategist Stacie Zinn Roberts was awarded First Place in Writing for Content Created for Company Website for client, Turf Connections, and their Cavalier Zoysia grass. Read the article:  Secret Weapon: Notre Dame Golf Team Proves Practice on Live Grass Indoors Leads to Wins.

There were more than 416 domestic and international submissions for this year’s awards. Winners were announced at TOCA’s 29th annual meeting May 3rd, 2018, at the Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza in Cincinnati, OH.

About TOCA                                                     

The Turf and Ornamental Communicators Association (TOCA) is comprised of editors, writers, publishers, photographers, public relations/advertising practitioners, industry association leaders, manufacturers and others involved in green industry communications. It is a national organization based in New Prague, MN.

About What’s Your Avocado? Marketing and Public Relations

What’s Your Avocado? Marketing & Public Relations creates strategic narrative messaging, marketing, websites, graphic design, public relations and advertising campaigns for a national audience. The firm serves clients nationwide, with a focus on the agricultural, turf, landscape, golf and real estate industries. By the way, the Avocado? It’s the element that makes a person, product or company special. What’s Your Avocado? helps clients to find their avocado and express it in the marketplace, thereby building a recognizable brand and a successful business. What’s Your Avocado? Marketing & Public Relations is located at 1125 S. 2nd Street in Downtown Mount Vernon WA. For more information contact us at 360-428-2878, www.whatsyouravocado.com , @whatsyouravocad

Stacie Zinn Roberts

Stacie Zinn Roberts is a nationally recognized, award-winning writer and marketing expert with more than 25 years of experience. She
 has won more than 40 national awards for her work including the United Nations Environmental Program for retail environmental marketing, as well as from organizations 
such at the Public Relations Society of America and the Turf & Ornamental Communicators Association. She’s written for industry publications such 
as Golf Course Management, Sports Turf, Golfdom and PR Daily. She spent eight years as the president and director of marketing for Environmental Turf, where she developed the branding for SeaDwarf Seashore Paspalum,
 the grass that eventually became the greens grass for the Rio Olympic Golf Course. Stacie served for six years on the Board of Directors of the Florida Turfgrass Association as Chair of the Research & Scholarship Committee where she worked closely with the scientists from the University of Florida’s turfgrass breeding program. Stacie founded What’s Your Avocado? Marketing & Public Relations in 2012.