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Northwest Bancorporation, Inc.
Northwest Bancorporation, Inc. Announces Cash and Stock Dividends
SPOKANE, Wash., April 19, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Board of Directors of Northwest Bancorporation, Inc. (the "Company") (OTCBB:NBCT) today announced an annual cash dividend of 16 cents ($0.16) per share, payable on June 15, 2006 to shareholders of record as of May 12, 2006. Additionally, the Board declared a five-percent stock dividend payable in common stock of Northwest Bancorporation, Inc. on the same date, June 15, 2006, to shareholders of record as of May 15, 2006. This marks the fourth cash dividend and the eleventh stock dividend paid to shareholders since 1989, the year the Company's banking subsidiary, Inland Northwest Bank, opened for business.
FierceMarkets Passes 350,000 Subscriber Landmark
WASHINGTON, April 19, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- FierceMarkets (www.fiercemarkets.com) today announced that its 12 email-based trade newsletters now have a combined circulation of more than 350,000 subscribers. Individual newsletters also continue to post impressive gains, with FierceVoIP recently surpassing the 30,000 subscriber mark. These milestones highlight the value of FierceMarkets publications in the eyes of executives and decision-makers in growth industries such as biotech, telecom, and IT.
MarketcomPR Analysis: Want to Start Your Own PR Agency? Avoid These 5 Mistakes
GREENWICH, Conn., April 19, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Becoming a PR entrepreneur has never been easier or more attractive, as demonstrated by the record number of start-ups of solo and virtual agencies spurred by the ongoing downsizing of corporate America, the continued strength of the U.S. economy and the leveling force of the Internet on the competitive characteristics of the PR industry.
Wolverine Tube Inc.
Wolverine Tube Schedules First Quarter 2006 Earnings Conference Call
HUNTSVILLE, Ala., April 19, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Wolverine Tube, Inc. (NYSE:WLV) today announced that it plans to report earnings for the first quarter ending April 2, 2006 on April 27, 2006. A news release and supporting financial data will be released to the news wire services and the New York Stock Exchange before the market opens on Thursday, April 27, 2006. The Company will hold a conference call at 9:30 a.m. Central (10:30 a.m. Eastern) on Thursday, April 27, 2006, dial in information below. The full text of the earnings news release and supporting financial data will be available prior to the start of this call on the Company's website, http://www.wlv.com, in the Investor Relations section under the "Press Releases" link.
Budget Waste Inc.
Budget Waste Inc. Appoints Mr. Dave Koswoski to the Board of Directors
CALGERY, Alberta, April 19, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- BWI (Pink Sheets:BDWT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Dave Koswoski to the BWI Board of Directors. Mr. Koswoski, past President of Kosland Waste Removal Ltd., brings to BWI over twelve years of waste management experience combined with decades of sales experience. With his experience, Mr. Koswoski will provide BWI with strong leadership in the implementation of their strategic direction of expanding both existing services and adding related services, throughout North America, to position itself as the only national complete waste solutions company.
BILIA’S AGM 2006
* Dividend of SEK 8 per share approved
* Distribution of all the shares in Catena AB approved
* Board authorised to buy back shares
Today’s AGM approved the proposed cash dividend of SEK 8 per share (7.50) and
the distribution in kind of all the shares in the real estate company Catena
AB. For every two shares in Bilia AB, shareholders will receive one share in
The record day was set as 24 April.
The cash dividend is expected to be paid by VPC on 27 April.