MMI Public Relations Wins Heart of Cary Association Spirit Award

Local Public Relations Firm Takes Top Honors in 4th of July Office Decorating Contest Sponsored by Downtown Association

Raleigh, NC, September 18, 2011 --( Patty Briguglio, president of MMI Public Relations (, a Raleigh-based full-service public relations firm, has announced that the firm has received the Spirit Award from the Heart of Cary Association in honor of the company’s office decorating efforts for the 4th of July holiday. Decorations included festive red, white, and blue bunting, American flags and fireworks painted on office windows. Dedicated to the development and success of Cary's downtown and core area, the Heart of Cary Association presented the award to MMI Public Relations last week.

“We aim to be the most spirited office downtown, and recognition from the Heart of Cary Association reflects the pride we exhibit as a local small business,” said Briguglio. “MMI Public Relations is honored to be a part of a vibrant, growing community.”

“Downtown Cary is an attractive place for people to do business, and we encourage local employers to spread this message through openly displaying their holiday spirit,” said Doc Thorne, spokesperson for the Heart of Cary Association. “MMI Public Relations did just that in recognition of the 4th of July, and I look forward to seeing what all businesses downtown have in store for our next contest.”

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MMI Public Relations’ “Be Heard” blog

MMI Public Relations’ YouTube channel

MMI Public Relations’ Facebook page

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About MMI Public Relations:
MMI Public Relations is a Raleigh-based, full-service PR firm that helps its clients start big conversations and make powerful connections. With a strong base in traditional public relations, MMI has strategically evolved into a market leader in emerging PR tools such as social media, online video and podcasting. MMI works with firms and individuals in a wide spectrum of industries across the nation. Ranked one of the top PR firms in North Carolina and nationally, MMI is the recipient of numerous awards in the public relations arena and the community. For more information, call (919) 233-6600, visit the MMI Public Relations website at or the MMI Public Relations Blog at

Emily Packard
MMI Public Relations
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