latest news releases from the newsroom
ATA Airlines, Inc.
ATA Holdings Corp. Announces Retirement of Founder and CEO, J. George Mikelsons
INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ATA Holdings Corp. (Pink Sheets:ATAHQ) today announced that its founder, J. George Mikelsons, intends to retire from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer of the Company. Upon retirement, Mr. Mikelsons will continue to serve as the Company's non-executive Chairman of the Board until the earlier of the Company's confirmed plan of reorganization or December 31, 2005. The Company, its subsidiary, ATA Airlines, Inc. and Mr. Mikelsons are seeking Bankruptcy Court approval of the terms of Mr. Mikelsons' retirement and retirement compensation arrangements. If Bankruptcy Court approval is obtained, Mr. Mikelsons' retirement will be effective on August 31.
United Online, Inc.
NetZero Launches the 'Instant On! Instant Win!' Sweepstakes for NetZero HiSpeed 3G
WOODLAND HILLS, Calif., Aug. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- NetZero, a wholly owned subsidiary of United Online, Inc. (Nasdaq:UNTD), a leading provider of consumer Internet subscription services, today announced the "Instant On! Instant Win!" Sweepstakes in which the company will give away "3G's" ($3,000) a day during August and September 2005 to selected NetZero HiSpeed 3G members who use the new NetZero Instant On! feature. NetZero HiSpeed 3G, or third generation dial-up, is the fastest dial-up service(see Note) on the market today. Plus, with the new "Instant On!" feature -- you set the time, 3G will get your email, and you can view it up to 13 times faster than broadband DSL. NetZero HiSpeed 3G works from any phone jack using a standard dial-up connection, does not require any new hardware, and costs only $14.95 per month.
Strategic Distribution, Inc.
Strategic Distribution, Inc. Reports 2005 Second Quarter Financial Results
BRISTOL, Pa., Aug. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Strategic Distribution, Inc. (Nasdaq:STRD), a leading provider of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) supply chain management services, today reported financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2005.
CAPCO Energy, Inc.
CAPCO Announces Managerial and Operational Updates
HOUSTON, Aug. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- CAPCO Energy, Inc. ("the Company") (OTCBB:CGYN) today announces that the Board of Directors of CAPCO has appointed Ilyas Chaudhary, chairman of CAPCO, to become the interim CEO and President of the Company, as Mike Myers tendered his resignation due to health reasons. The Board of Directors also redefined the operational focus of CAPCO to be entirely in offshore and onshore E&P activities in the lower 48 states, with Offshore Gulf Coast as its prime area of operations.
Parker Waichman Alonso LLP
Parker & Waichman, LLP, Files Class Action Lawsuit on Behalf of Victims of Defective Guidant Defibrillators -- GDT
NEW YORK, Aug. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Parker & Waichman, LLP (http://www.yourlawyer.com) announces that, along with Douglas & London, P.C., it has filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of victims of defective defibrillators manufactured by Guidant Corporation (NYSE:GDT). The suit was filed in The United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York. Additionally, the Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation has scheduled a hearing for September 29, 2005 in Asheville, North Carolina regarding a motion to consolidate federal cases against Guidant Corporation. Parker & Waichman, LLP continues to provide free case evaluations to all victims of defective Guidant defibrillators; case evaluations may be requested at www.guidantdefibrillatorsrecall.com or http://www.yourlawyer.com/practice/overview.htm?topic=Guidant%20Defibrillators.
ER Urgent Care Centers
ER Urgent Sets Out on Aggressive Marketing Campaign
MIAMI, Aug. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- ER Urgent Care Centers (Pink Sheets:ERUG) is pleased to announce that it has set out on one of its most aggressive marketing programs in an effort to further brand the name ER Urgent Care. During the month of August, we have participated in a major Hispanic festival with over 35,000 attendees, a back-to-school event in partnership with Costco Wholesale, and a huge immunization program with Dade County Schools, the third-largest school district in the nation. On August 23, we will be hosting a lunch with the South Florida Marketing Council and the Florida Panthers Hockey team President Michael Yormark as guest speaker. The company is continuing its commitment to be present in most major events related to our industry. Company founder Jerry Miller, says, "We are proud to continue our efforts in the building of our reputation as a leader in the urgent care industry. Our vision for ER Urgent is to set a nationwide standard in health care."