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Sheila Ogle Named To The North Carolina Coalition For Healthy Solutions Advisory Board

Local CEO Joins State Advisory Board

Cary, NC, October 11, 2006 --( Sheila Hale Ogle, CEO of Media Research Planning and Placement, Inc. (MRPP), Integrated Clinical Trial Services (ICTS) and owner of The Matthews House, has been named to the North Carolina Coalition for Healthy Solutions Advisory Board. Others on the Coalition's Advisory Board include Assistant Secretary for the N.C. Department of Commerce, Tony Copeland; Dr. Prashant Patel, director of The Diabetes Center; Scott Daugherty, executive director of the Small Business and Technical Development Center; Abdul Sm Rasheed, chief executive officer of the North Carolina Community Development Initiative; Herb Steward, senior vice president for bioMerieux; and Keith Crisco, president of Asheboro Elastics.

“As a small business owner, I am honored to serve on this task forces,” said Ogle. “It is a great opportunity to develop proactive recommendations.”

About the North Carolina Coalition for Healthy Solutions (NCCHS)
The North Carolina Coalition for Healthy Solutions (NCCHS) seeks to raise awareness of the benefits of maintaining a healthy workforce through innovative programs that provide workers ready access to the tools they need to stay healthy and manage illness. Members of the Coalition include the North Carolina Association of Pharmacists, the North Carolina Farm Bureau Federation, Be Active North Carolina, the North Carolina Restaurant Association and Pfizer, Inc. Policy makers who have pledged their support include NC Representatives Linda Coleman and Hugh Holliman. For more information, please contact NCCHS at 1-888-817-0830 or visit

About Sheila Hale Ogle:
Ogle, a native of Cary, North Carolina, is CEO of MRPP, Inc., one of the largest full service media agencies in the Southeastern United States. Founded in 1986, MRPP is considered the leading agency for managing the complete media process, including media research, planning, and placement and has been named one of the Triangle (Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill, North Carolina) area’s fastest growing firms. In 2001, Ogle opened a second venture, The Matthews House, an events facility in Cary, NC, which is housed in a renovated 1920s mansion and is expanding the facility to include a 2900 square-foot ballroom to accommodate the growing wedding and meeting business. Ogle is also the CEO of Integrated Clinical Trial Services, a firm founded in 2003, which offers complete management of the patient recruitment process for clinical trials.

About MRPP:
Media Research Planning and Placement Inc. (MRPP) is a full service media agency. Founded in 1986, MRPP is considered a leading agency in the Triangle area (Raleigh, Durham, Chapel Hill, North Carolina) for managing the complete media process including media market research, media planning and media buying, nationally, regionally and locally.

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