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American Physicians Service Group, Inc. Announces Election of Jackie Majors to Board of Directors
AUSTIN, Texas, March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- American Physicians Service Group, Inc. ("APS") (Nasdaq:AMPH) today announced that Jackie Majors had been elected to its board of directors. Mr. Majors was also appointed to serve on the Audit Committee of the Board. Mr. Majors is a private investor with many years of experience as an executive in both public and private companies with a healthcare focus. Mr. Majors had previously served on the Board from 1989 through 1993. Mr. Majors replaces Mr. Paul Robshaw who resigned due to the time commitment required to serve on both the Board and Audit Committee.
Is There a Mist Between You and the Church? - Doctor of Philosophy Demystifies Religion
RUSK, Texas, March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Who is Saint William of the Orphic Cross Salem Monastery? Saint William is Bill McMinn's supposed creator of the mysterious manuscript that he presents in his new book. With a doctorate in philosophy, veteran philosophy professor McMinn approaches readers from an unusual direction. Mythtaken: Le Mot De L'Enigme (now available from 1stBooks Library) is a critique of religion as an institution. Quoting an old socialist cliche, he reveals his radical standpoint: "Religion is the opiate of the masses."
Give The Gift That Keeps On Giving - New author presents a gift into the soul
FLORENCE, S.C., March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Human beings need and crave love, at least that seems to be the case. With singles bars, online love ads and sappy romance novels popping up everywhere, it seems safe to say the race as a whole is looking for love. However, are they looking for love in the right places? Those already committed in relationships often search for something more. What is everyone looking for? Most likely: answers. In his new book, Because I Love You Gift Certificate (now available through 1stBooks Library), author Samuel Singleton presents modern day answers for heart and soul searchers.
A Real Escape of the Century - One Man Finds Himself a Pawn in a Game of Chess He Must Escape
RICHARDSON, Texas, March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- A business venture goes horribly wrong and an American finds himself captured and jailed in Brazil. A Time for Vultures (now available through 1stBooks Library) recounts the harrowing and dangerous journey of one man, Joe Truhill. From civilian to entrepreneur, from businessman to captive, Truhill finds himself an unlikely and unwilling pawn in a Brazilian power struggle.
A Dog Soldier's Story - New novel follows the life of a unique soldier
SAINT CLOUD, Fla., March 19, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- He was an Irish blue terrier and his name was Jumper. Brave and loyal, Jumper is the inspiration for author Hazel McCalla-Parks' new novel Dog Soldier (now available through 1stBooks Library). Fictionalized, but based on fact, Parks' book follows the spirited dog from Ireland to Scotland, from England to Africa and through the ravaging days of World War II.