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Rudy 45 Acquires Early Detect Marketing
SANTA MONICA, Calif., May 23, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- RUDY 45 (Pink Sheets:RDYF) announces that it has entered into a new LOI effective April 30, 2006, to acquire EDI Marketing (EDIM), a wholly owned subsidiary of Early Detect Incorporated (EDI). EDIM will receive an assignment from EDI of all sales and marketing contracts with respect to EDI's integrated line of in-home self-testing healthcare diagnostic products. These contracts are estimated to result in revenues of $35-$40 million dollars.
Aaron Rents, Inc.
Aaron's Successful Partnership With Michael Waltrip Racing Breaks New Ground
ATLANTA, May 23, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Aaron Rents, Inc., the nation's leader in the rental, sales and lease ownership, specialty retailing and rental of residential and office furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, today announced that three-time NASCAR NEXTEL Cup Series champion Darrell Waltrip (D.W.) will unveil his version of the No. 99 Aaron's Dream Machine NASCAR Busch Series entry this Saturday at Lowe's Motor Speedway's media center at 2:30 p.m. Eastern. Waltrip is scheduled to race the car with a special paint scheme in the Goody's 250 at Martinsville Speedway on July 22.
GB&T Bancshares, Inc.
GB&T's Hunt Selected as Finalist for the 2006 Alabama/Georgia/Tennessee Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award
GAINESVILLE, Ga., May 23, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Richard A. Hunt, founding President and CEO of GB&T Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GBTB), a multi-bank holding company headquartered in Gainesville (GA), has been selected as a finalist for the 2006 Alabama/Georgia/Tennessee Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award. Hunt is one of 22 finalists selected from over 100 nominations by an independent judging panel composed of area business leaders who are also previous award winners. Award recipients will be announced at a special 20th anniversary gala event on Wednesday, June 28, 2006 at the Grand Hyatt Atlanta in Buckhead, Atlanta, Georgia.
Dobson Communications Corporation
Dobson Communications Corporation Announces Completion of Private Offering of Debt Securities
OKLAHOMA CITY, May 23, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dobson Communications Corporation (the "Company") today announced the completion of a private offering of $250.0 million aggregate principal amount of 8-3/8% Series B First Priority Senior Secured Notes due 2011 (the "Notes") by its wholly owned subsidiary Dobson Cellular Systems, Inc. ("Dobson Cellular"). The net proceeds from the offering were used to purchase approximately $232.4 million aggregate principal amount of Dobson Cellular's First Priority Senior Secured Floating Rate Notes due 2011 tendered pursuant to Dobson Cellular's previously announced tender offer and consent solicitation.
DME Subsidiary Ritmo Tunes Acquires FUSSSION Musik Catalogue
NEW YORK, May 23, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- DME Interactive Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:DMHD), through its subsidiary Ritmo Tunes, is pleased to announce the acquisition of Danny Fornaris and his FUSSSION Musik catalogue. The artist's catalogue will be released through Ritmo Tunes, the official mobile source for today's music superstars.
Control Module Appoints Richard Cardita as its Vice President of Sales and Marketing
ENFIELD, Conn., May 23, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Control Module (www.controlmod.com), the leading biometric workforce management and data collection technology provider, today announced that Richard Cardita has rejoined Control Module as its Vice President, Sales and Marketing. In this capacity, Mr. Cardita will leverage his significant experience and skills to implement CMI's strategic growth plan and further its commitment to delivering customer satisfaction.