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Challenge Coin – Brevard Police Testing and Selection Center

In 2017, the Brevard Police Testing and Selection Center (BPTC)  celebrates its 30th Anniversary of servicing the Brevard County law enforcement community.  In late 2016, staff members of the center approached our firm regarding the creation of a challenge coin graphic to commemorate this milestone.  Over the next several months, we worked with them to create a coin image that uniquely captured the essence of their mission.

Working with the colors of the host institution – Eastern Florida State College, along with the branded logos of the Public Safety Institute, the graphic was styled for a 2.75 inch challenge coin that has now been stamped and provided to BPTC.  Surprisingly, we managed to keep this project under the radar until the coin was ready.

The front side of the new challenge coin bears the name “Brevard Police Testing and Selection Center,” along with the tag line “Excellence In Background Investigative Services.”  It displays the logo of the Public Safety Institute and was styled in ESFC colors.

The rear of the coin displays two important mission elements of the BPTC, “Screening For Quality & Integrity,” and “Raising The Level of Law Enforcement.”  The internal areas reflect a waving USA flag, the 30th Anniversary language and the State of Florida outline with a clipped Florida state flag. The outer rings were embossed with a generic Brevard municipal police badge and generic Florida Sheriff’s star in recognition of BPTC’s important role in screening applicants for all Brevard County agencies.

Our team would like to thank the BPTC staff and particularly Mr. Lou Pernice, for allowing us the privilege of working on this project.  For many weeks, Mr. Pernice stayed in close contact with us as we worked through several revisions to ensure that this challenge coin truly captured the mission and spirit of the center.

This artwork and the manpower hours that went into its development were donated by our team to EFSC/BPTC.  You can see some of our other projects and company news here.


New Client Website Launched

On April 5th, 2017, DeSantis Digital Works completed and launched a new client website on behalf of Dripped Out Vapers in Palm Bay.

Visit their new website and learn about their products and services.

Opened in 2016, Dripped Out is a vape shop and lounge offering a full range of services from mods and juices to build kits and expert service. Located at 4270 Minton Road #102, Dripped Out Vapers has quickly become one of South Brevard’s premier vape stores.  The vape shop carries a full range of regulated and unregulated mods, RDA’s, and tanks.  You can find their full range of vape equipment here.

If your looking for premium and standard e-juices, they have dozens of brands and hundreds of flavors in stock.

This web design project completed a total rebuild of the existing website, new branding, custom vector work (for web icons), SEO, and link building.  You can also visit Dripped Out Vapers on their Facebook page.

If your business or enterprise is in need of a face-lift, please feel free to contact us for a consultation and quote.

New Business Branding

In March 2016, DeSantis Digital Works was chosen to complete the business branding for the newly established Dripped Out Vapers in Palm Bay, Florida. Our work included original brand design based on customer input and ideas along with some additional graphic projects to support the store opening.

The majority of the work included designs in vector art that was later submitted and utilized by Art-Kraft signs of West Melbourne to construct the exterior channel lettering that identifies the store at its location on Minton Road.
In addition to the exterior signage, the company owners requested a specialized (branded) logo for their own brand-items.  Based on the original design, we completed and copyrighted their smaller (and now iconic) “DO” image.

Website Launch

DeSantis Digital Works LLC working under contract with Community Champions Corporation developed and assisted with the launch of the Florida Communities Revitalization Fund website.

The Florida Communities Revitalization Fund LLC is managed by Champions Funding LLC, subsidiary of Community Champions Corporation.

The Champions Funding business model provides a win-win-win scenario that improves the quality of life in existing neighborhoods, stabilizes and enhances surrounding property values, and provides an investment opportunity for qualified investors over a specified time frame.

Champions Funding LLC and its parent Community Champions Corporation, has established business relationships with local governments, non-profit organizations, and individual investors to provide property registration, compliance, and funding for affordable housing projects in over 120 communities.

You can visit the website at Champions Funding.

Contract with Blackside Tactical

On May 14th,2015 DeSantis Digital Works and DeSantis Media signed a one-year contract to support the marketing efforts of Blackside Tactical in Melbourne, Florida. Located at 966 Aurora Road, Blackside is quickly becoming a go-to spot for competitive shooters, hunters and public safety personnel.

In addition to their retail operations, Blackside Tactical also contracts with law enforcement agencies to support their armory needs and range management.  A full-time team of instructors conducts on a number of firearms related classes, including instruction necessary for Concealed Weapon permitting.

The Melbourne retail facility boasts a wide range of weapons brands including Remington, SigSauer, Beretta, Henry, American Tactical, Daniel Defense and Smith & Wesson. Similarly, ammunition types and calibers are available for all classes and needs. Blackside Tactical is an authorized YETI dealer, carries all lines of tactical clothing (including 5.11) and has an awesome ladies apparel area.