Media Partners, Inc., Wins Addy for Hospice of Wake County

Top Quote Media Partners, Inc. (MPI), a full-service, Raleigh marketing firm, received a Bronze Addy Award for its recent work on behalf of Hospice of Wake County. End Quote
  • Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill, NC (1888PressRelease) February 27, 2013 - MPI received the award for an advertising campaign to promote the eleventh annual Big Bad Ball, a benefit to raise funds for Hospice of Wake County. The campaign was positioned as: "A Sophisticated Soirée, Where It's Good to Be Bad." It incorporated the image of a red high-heeled shoe and black bow tie promoting an evening of live music with a silent auction.

    "We are thrilled that our creative work did well in this year's Addy Awards," said Sal Conino, Partner at MPI. "I'm also proud of our team that continues to produce award winning work for our clients. It's especially rewarding to receive honors for our pro bono efforts."

    The 2013 Addy Awards received over 300 entries from Triangle advertising agencies this year. The awards honored advertising excellence across an array of media types including: print, broadcast, interactive and public service. Judging criteria included creativity, layout and design, functionality, message effectiveness, production quality and overall appeal.

    "It's a great honor for our team to be recognized," said Nancy Bono, Partner at MPI. "Creating awareness for Hospice of Wake County touches many of us personally. The compassionate care they provide the people of our community is immeasurable. "

    According to Hospice of Wake County's Vice President of Development Michael Blanchard, the organization touches more than 300 lives per day offering physical, emotional and spiritual care to those living with an advanced illness. "We serve patients in Wake, Durham, Johnston, Franklin and Harnett Counties," said Blanchard. "The benefit helped us raise money to pay for patient care that Medicare, Medicaid and private insurance doesn't support."

    About Media Partners, Inc.
    Founded in 2000, MPI is a media marketing agency that has experienced strong growth in recent years, with key account wins and deepened, long-term client relationships. The agency has established itself as a formidable player in the region with strong capabilities in healthcare, education, retail, and media-specifically offering marketing support to a number of broadcast outlets in North Carolina, Virginia and Tennessee. MPI blends the best of boutique and full-service agencies by offering clients a partnership of creative design and integrated thinking at every turn. With talent and expertise from senior partners, MPI is a media company that understands marketing. To learn more about MPI and mindfulmediamarketing, visit or connect with Media Partners-Inc. on Facebook.

    About Hospice of Wake County
    Founded in 1979, Hospice of Wake County is the oldest and largest hospice provider in the region supporting caregivers and those who have lost a loved one. The hospice team works to make an ill patient feel comfortable, and relieves symptoms and pain for the entire length of their illness. Support is available in many forms, whether the need is for hospice, palliative care, transitional home health, or grief support. A person in need may be dealing with frequent ER visits, unexplained weight loss, continuous pain, or unresolved grief following the death of a close friend or relative. Hospice of Wake County provides care in private homes and care facilities in Durham, Franklin, Harnett, Johnston, or Wake County. For more information, visit

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