Nicole Bucalo Named Young Alumnae of The Year

MMI Associates, Inc. Account Executive Receives Prestigious Honor from the Phi Mu Fraternity At Lander University.

Raleigh, NC, June 12, 2006 --( Nicole Bucalo, account executive at MMI Associates, Inc., has been named Young Alumnae of the Year by the Kappa Tau Chapter of Phi Mu Fraternity at Lander University in Greenwood, S.C. Bucalo was selected for this honor for her service to her community, remarkable accomplishments in her professional career and continuous dedication to the fraternity.

“I am honored to be named Young Alumnae of the Year by my peers,” said Bucalo. “The support Phi Mu offers to young women helps strengthen the community and provides a strong sense of leadership, dedication and support to women across the country.”

About Nicole Bucalo:
Nicole Bucalo is an Account Executive for MMI Associates, Inc., a Raleigh-based full-service marketing and public relations firm. Bucalo, a South Carolina native who resides in Raleigh, obtained her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Mass Communications from Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina. She serves on the Board of Directors for the Inter-Faith Food Shuttle, is a member of the Raleigh Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals and was awarded the President’s Volunteer Service Award from President George Bush, recognizing her for her dedication to volunteer service as well as serving her community and country with distinction. Nicole has a broad range of experience in media relations, marketing and event management.

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

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