Charleston Homes President James E. Baker Joins Me Fine Foundation Board of Advisors

James E. Baker To Foster Community Support For Local Non-Profit Organization

Raleigh, NC, March 01, 2007 --( James E. Baker, president of Charleston Homes, has been named to the Board of Advisors for the Me Fine Foundation. As a board member, Baker will assist in developing awareness of the organization and gaining community support. The Me Fine Foundation is a nonprofit organization that provides assistance for children and families at the Duke Children’s Hospital and the North Carolina Children’s Hospital at UNC.

“The Me Fine Foundation has such an outstanding purpose in our community and I am honored to serve on the board of advisors,” said Baker. “I will do my very best to make a difference alongside such an inspiring foundation for terminally ill children and their families.”

About James E. Baker:
James E. Baker is the president of Charleston Homes. Baker has over 10 years of experience in the design, construction and real estate arenas. In 2001 he was appointed to the Raleigh Planning Commission. Since that time, he has served as a strategic planning committee chairman, committee of the whole chairman, vice-chairman, and is currently serving as the chairman of the planning commission. Baker earned his Bachelor of Environmental Design in Architecture and Bachelor of Architecture degrees from North Carolina State University and his Master of Building Construction degree from the University of Florida in Gainesville.

About the Me Fine Foundation Inc.:
The Me Fine Foundation Inc. is a nonprofit organization that provides assistance for children and families at the Duke Children’s Hospital and the North Carolina Children’s Hospital at UNC. The foundation was founded by friends and family of Folden Lee, IV, who was diagnosed with AML Leukemia in May of 2003. During his 15-month battle with this disease, Folden’s family found that along with the tremendous stress of caring for a child with a life-threatening illness, most families struggle with overwhelming medical costs as well as personal outpatient housing and living expenses while their child is undergoing treatment. The Me Fine Foundation, Inc. is dedicated to relieving these families of this added stress as they face these life-changing challenges. For more information, please call (919) 202-0086 or visit

About Charleston Homes:
Charleston Homes is a regional homebuilder based out of Raleigh, NC. The major concentration for Charleston Homes is building communities for those who crave an active lifestyle and who appreciate an ambiance designed from the signature home styles of Charleston, SC. Charleston Homes offers high quality homes at a reasonable price in some of the best locations in the Carolinas. The Charleston Home are designed to offer great options, with garages or parking pads discreetly tucked away, and for communities close to beaches, these homes can be placed on pilings. These southern-style homes feature charming two-story porches and piazzas, open and spacious floor plans, beautiful detailing including 9 foot ceilings and crown molding, and exteriors based on the historic color palette of the City of Charleston. For more information, please call 919--598-7906 or visit the Charleston Homes Web site at

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MMI Associates, Inc.

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