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Unique Pizza and Subs
Unique Pizza and Subs Opens Boston Location
PITTSBURGH, Sept. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Unique Pizza and Subs Corporation (Pink Sheets:UPZS) a Delaware Corporation, proudly announces the opening of its first Massachusetts store which is located at 49 Mount Auburn Street, Harvard Square. This franchised location will be a fully operating high volume store and will serve as the training facility for all of the New England states. Director of conversions (New England Division), Will Newell stated: "It is exciting to have opened our first of the thirty-plus stores we are planning by the end of 2007. We will use this high profile location as the catalyst for our expansion of Unique Pizza and Subs throughout the New England area. Having graduated from Harvard myself, I was drawn to Unique not just for its superior products but for their leading edge technology." Unique Pizza and Subs has a professionally staffed Customer Response Center to receive all incoming orders, avant-garde inventory management software (powered by Revention) and a fully automated customer loyalty program.
Fire Mountain Beverage Co.
Fire Mountain Beverage Company to Declare Shareholder Dividends
VALENCIA, Calif., Sept. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Fire Mountain Beverage Company (Pink Sheets:FBVG) announces its plan to declare a shareholders dividend to its shareholders of record. The directors of Fire Mountain Beverage have come to an agreement to declare a dividend of an unspecified amount to all shareholders of record. The terms and conditions of this release will be disclosed on Monday September 11th, 2006.
Kinship Center-Canyon Acres
Canyon Acres and I Padrini of Antonello Ristorante Host 'An Evening Under the Stars'
ANAHEIM HILLS, Calif., Sept. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Canyon Acres Children and Family services, a charity organization committed to providing homes, care, treatment and supportive services for abused, neglected and emotionally troubled children and their families, today announced the details of 'An Evening Under the Stars', a benefit to take place October 8, 2006 at Antonello Ristorante in Santa Ana. Sponsored by Troy Group, Inc., Gemini Industries, Inc. and Orange Coast Magazine, the event will feature Italian cuisine, dancing and a live auction. Canyon Acres hopes to host more than 250 guests.
Fiserv's CareGain Selected to Provide Consumer Directed Platform for NASCO Plans
EAST WINDSOR, N.J., Sept. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- CareGain Inc., a business unit of Fiserv Health, announced today that the National Account Service Company LLC (NASCO), the claims processing and system solutions provider for a number of BlueCross(r) and BlueShield(r) Plans, will integrate CareGain's Defined Care(r) Platform into NASCO's national claims system. All BlueCross and BlueShield plans that use the NASCO claims system will have access to CareGain's Defined Care Platform. The relationship will allow participating NASCO plans to quickly implement comprehensive consumer-directed plans. The Defined Care Platform allows the integration of multiple account types (health reimbursement accounts, health savings accounts and flexible savings accounts) with debit cards, incentive programs, decision tools, health risk assessments and financial institutions.
Harsco Receives U.K. Rail Service Contracts Totaling More Than $75 Million
HARRISBURG, Pa., Sept. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Worldwide industrial services and products company Harsco Corporation (NYSE:HSC) announced today that its Harsco Track Technologies (HTT) division has received new service contracts valued at more than $75 million that will extend its operation and maintenance of HTT-built railway track maintenance equipment in the U.K. through at least November 2008, plus optional extensions.
1st Pacific Bancorp
1st Pacific Bank of California Announces Formation of Bank Holding Company
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- 1st Pacific Bank of California (OTCBB:FPBS) (the "Bank") announced that its board of directors has approved the formation of a bank holding company. The proposed reorganization will be effected through a share exchange in which each of the Bank's shareholders will receive one share of common stock of 1st Pacific Bancorp ("Bancorp") in exchange for each share of the Bank's common stock. Bancorp is a new corporation that is being organized for purposes of the reorganization, and its officers and directors will be the same as those of the Bank.
QLogic Selected as Finalist for Best Public Company
ALISO VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- QLogic(R) Corp. (Nasdaq:QLGC), the leader in Fibre Channel host bus adapters (HBAs), stackable switches and blade server switches, today announced it has been named one of three finalists in the category of Best Public Company for Byte and Switch's 2006 Big Byte Awards. In addition, QLogic SANbox(R) switches were recognized through the selection of QLogic customer Saturday Night Live as finalist in the User Excellence category. Byte and Switch is officially launching its Big Bytes Awards program this year to recognize outstanding products, services, suppliers, and users in storage networking.