MMI Associates, Inc. Named Sponsor Of North Carolina Education Ball

Public relations firm participates in communities in schools event.

Raleigh, NC, June 02, 2006 --( Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Associates, Inc., a full-service marketing and public relations firm, has announced that the firm is a sponsor for the 2006 North Carolina Education Ball, a signature event that benefits Communities in Schools of North Carolina (CIS). CIS is the nation’s leading community-based organization helping students stay in school and prepare for life. The event titled Under the Silver Moon will include live and silent auctions, exclusive entertainment and award presentations, and will be held on June 3 at the Progress Energy Center for the Performing Arts at 6:30 p.m.

“The North Carolina Education Ball is a successful event that supports a remarkable organization and cause,” said Briguglio. “I am pleased to be a sponsor of this year’s event.”

About MMI Associates, Inc.:
MMI Associates, Inc. is a full-service marketing and public relations firm offering a wide range of services to help clients achieve measurable results in brand awareness, name recognition, market penetration and crisis management. Established in 1994 in Phoenix, Arizona, this award-winning firm was named one of the top 10 public relations firms in the state by Arizona Business Magazine and bizAZ Magazine. In North Carolina, the Triangle Business Journal’s Book of Lists for 2004 and 2005 recognized MMI as one of the top public relations firms in the Triangle. The firm has received numerous MarCom Creative Awards, the 2005 Videographer Award and the 2004 Communicator Award. For more information, please call 919-233-6600 or visit the Web site at

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
(919) 233-6600 • (919) 233-0300 (fax)
7406-H Chapel Hill Road
Raleigh, NC 27607

MMI Associates
Patty Briguglio