Robert Buhler of MMI Public Relations Joins the First Tee of the Triangle’s Board of Directors

President of Local Public Relations Firm to Serve as the First Tee of the Triangle’s Chair of Brand Awareness and Marketing Committee

Raleigh, NC, July 11, 2013 --( MMI Public Relations (, a full-service public relations firm based in the Triangle region of North Carolina, has announced that Robert Buhler, President of the firm, has been named the chair of brand awareness and marketing committee for The First Tee of the Triangle. In this role, Buhler will assist The First Tee of the Triangle with its communication and public relations efforts.

The First Tee of The Triangle’s mission is to impact the lives of young people by providing educational programs that build character, instill life-enhancing values and promote healthy choices through the game of golf. Since its inception, the organization has worked directly with nearly 10,000 young people throughout the Triangle, and served more than 28,000 young people in 43 Wake and Chatham County elementary schools as part of The First Tee National School Program.

The First Tee Nine Core Values teach children life lessons inherent to the game of golf, including respect, integrity, responsibility, sportsmanship, confidence, perseverance, honesty, courtesy and judgment. In addition, the Nine Healthy Habits focus on physical, emotional and social health. For more information, visit

“I am honored to join The First Tee of the Triangle’s board of directors and to serve as the organization’s Chair of Brand Awareness and Marketing Committee,” said Buhler. “The First Tee of the Triangle continues to make an impact on the lives of so many young children, and I am excited to help contribute in any way that I can.”

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About MMI Public Relations:
MMI Public Relations is a full-service PR firm based in the Triangle region of North Carolina 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, including recent recognition with the 2012 Cary Chamber Small Business of the Year award, based on the criteria of innovation, successful growth, community service and an exceptional work environment. For more information, call 919-233-6600, visit the MMI Public Relations website at or the MMI Public Relations Blog at

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