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Dow Jones Indexes
Component Changes Made to Dow Jones Select Dividend Indexes
NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Dow Jones Indexes, a leading global index provider, today announced component changes in the Dow Jones U.S. Select Dividend Index and Dow Jones Canada Select Dividend Index.
Center Bancorp, Inc.
Center Bancorp, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend of $.09 Per Share
UNION, N.J., Nov. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Center Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:CNBC), parent company to Union Center National Bank of Union, ("UCNB"), New Jersey, announced at its Board meeting on November 20, 2008, the Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $.09 per share. This dividend declared is for the quarter ending December 31, 2008. The dividend will be distributed on February 2, 2009, to shareholders of record on January 15, 2009.
Aastrom Biosciences, Inc.
Aastrom Announces Treatment of First Patient in U.S. Phase II IMPACT-DCM Trial
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Nov. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Aastrom Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:ASTM), a leading regenerative medicine company, today announced that the first patient has been treated in its randomized, controlled, prospective, open-label IMPACT-DCM clinical trial. Currently enrolling patients at The Methodist Hospital in Houston, TX, Baylor University Medical Center in Dallas, TX and The University of Utah School of Medicine in Salt Lake City, UT, the U.S. Phase II clinical trial is designed to evaluate the Company's Cardiac Repair Cells (CRCs) in the treatment of dilated cardiomyopathy (DCM), a severe form of chronic heart failure. Dr. Amit Patel, Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Utah School of Medicine, is the National Principal Investigator for this trial.
Elmer Named Senior Vice President At Sysco Corporation
HOUSTON, Nov. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Sysco Corporation (NYSE:SYY) announced today that G. Mitchell Elmer has been named senior vice president, controller and chief accounting officer of the corporation.
FieldTurf in Spotlight for 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in Chile
MONTREAL, Nov. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The world's top players will play once again on FieldTurf for a FIFA World Cup - this time for the women's U20 World Cup. The 2008 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup Final, third place match, and quarter-finals, among 6 other preliminary games, will be played on the FieldTurf surface at Estadio Municipal de la Florida, permanent home to CD Audax Italiano, in Santiago de Chile, Nov. 19-Dec. 7, 2008.
Horizon Financial Corp.
Horizon Financial Announces Filing of Form S-3 Shelf Registration Statement
BELLINGHAM, Wash., Nov. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Horizon Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:HRZB) announced today that it has filed a shelf registration statement on Form S-3 with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). When declared effective by the SEC, the shelf registration statement will allow the Company to raise capital from time to time, up to an aggregate of $100 million, through the sale of common and preferred stock, debt securities, trust preferred securities and other securities. Specific terms and prices will be determined at the time of each offering under a separate prospectus supplement, which will be filed with the SEC at the time of the offering.
TowneBank Announces Quarterly Cash Dividend
SUFFOLK, Va., Nov. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Hampton Roads based TowneBank (Nasdaq:TOWN) announced today that its Board of Directors on November 19, 2008 declared its fourth-quarter shareholder cash dividend of $0.08 per common share payable on January 9, 2009 to shareholders of record on December 31, 2008.
Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC
Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC Announces Investigation Into KV Pharmaceutical Company
ATLANTA, Nov. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Holzer Holzer & Fistel, LLC is investigating possible violations of the federal securities laws by KV Pharmaceutical Company ("KV" or the "Company") (NYSE:KV-A) (NYSE:KV-B). The investigation focuses on allegations that the Company did not disclose potential violations of federal regulations and FDA guidelines.
Malvern Bancorp, Inc.
Malvern Federal Bancorp, Inc. Announces Schedule for First Annual Meeting of Shareholders
PAOLI, Penn., Nov. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Malvern Federal Bancorp, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq:MLVF), the "mid-tier" holding company for Malvern Federal Savings Bank (the "Bank"), today announced that its first Annual Meeting of Shareholders will be held on Thursday, January 29, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. at the Sheraton Great Valley Hotel, Frazer, Pennsylvania. The matters to be considered at the annual meeting will be the election of one class of directors and ratification of the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2009.
Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd.
Endurance's Board of Directors Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.25 Per Ordinary Share and $0.484375 Per Series A Preferred Share
PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Nov. 20, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd. (NYSE:ENH), a Bermuda-based provider of property and casualty insurance and reinsurance, today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.25 per ordinary share and $0.484375 per share payable on its 7.75% Non-Cumulative Preferred Shares, Series A. The dividend on Endurance's outstanding ordinary shares will be payable on December 31, 2008 to the ordinary shareholders of record on December 17, 2008 and the dividend on Endurance's Series A Preferred Shares will be payable on December 15, 2008 to the Series A Preferred shareholders of record on December 1, 2008.