Big Bad Ball Voted One of the Best Charities in the Triangle

Raleigh, NC, January 30, 2007 --( The Big Bad Ball, a fundraiser for Hospice of Wake County, has been named one of the Best Charities in the Triangle by the residents of Cary, Apex, Morrisville, Holly Springs and Fuquay-Varina in Cary Magazine’s annual Maggy Awards poll. This poll recognizes the most popular and exceptional local businesses as voted by the residents of these communities. The Big Bad Ball will be featured in the magazine’s January/February 2007 Maggy Awards edition.

“We are excited to be named one of the Best Charities in the Triangle,” said Brian Hollingsworth, chairman of the Big Bad Ball. “We are encouraged that others believe our efforts to assist Hospice of Wake County are worthy of this award.”

About Hospice of Wake County:
Hospice of Wake County is a private nonprofit agency that has benefited from generous donations from the people of Wake County and from the families of their patients. Their Board of Directors are all volunteer community leaders, and their focus on quality care grows from their very personal concern for their friends and neighbors. Hospice is a total care package for individuals with limited life expectancies and for their families. Care teams consisting of an experienced RN, a medical social worker, a home health aide, a chaplain and volunteers are available to every patient. Teams are assigned with the intent that the same basic team will remain with the patient and family for the duration of hospice services. Hospice of Wake County care teams work with the patient's personal physician, with consult as needed from the Medical Director. For more information, please call Hospice of Wake County at 919-828-0890 or visit the event’s official Web site at

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.

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Patty Briguglio