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American First Credit Union
American First Hits the Trades
LA HABRA, Calif., June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- When American First Credit Union wanted to remind the food and drug store employees it has served since 1952 that it is always "there for you," it went to supermarket produce and seafood aisles for inspiration.
A Bold Book That Dares Us to Revise How We Think of Suffering, Transformation, and Joy
ASHEVILLE, N.C., June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Life is full of challenges and everyone is born to face them. These challenges come in many different forms, and along the way we experience emotional sufferings, work problems, family crisis, and the like. Most important of all, these challenges are all part of the quest for finding the meaning of our lives, and people must overcome them all with their hearts and minds intact. To learn more, readers are encouraged to read Like Gold Through Fire, the critically acclaimed book written by authors Massimilla Harris and Bud Harris.
Blyth, Inc. Increases Share Repurchase Authorization
GREENWICH, Conn., June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leading designer and marketer of home fragrance and home decor products, today announced an increase of up to 6.0 million shares in the Company's Common Stock repurchase program. The authorization was approved at the June 7, 2006 Blyth Board of Directors meeting. As of May 31, 2006, the Company had approximately 40.5 million shares outstanding.
ON24 and MarketCapture Co-Host Webcast on How to Improve Sales Lead Management
SAN FRANCISCO and LEXINGTON, Mass., June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- ON24 Inc., the global leader of webcasting and video communications solutions, and MarketCapture, a leader in helping B-to-B software companies generate more quality leads by spending less money, will co-host a free webcast: "Bridging the Sales and Marketing Divide: Strategies for Improving Collaboration." This online event will take place on Tuesday, June 13, 2006, at 2 pm EDT/11 am PDT.
Shearson Financial Network, Inc.
Shearson Announces Acquisition of Continental Home Loans, Inc.
LAS VEGAS, June 7, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Shearson Financial Network, Inc. (OTCBB:CSUA), a consolidator in the highly fragmented mortgage brokerage marketplace, announced today that it reached an agreement to acquire Continental Home Loans, Inc. Under the agreement, Shearson will issue to CHL's shareholders shares of common stock of Shearson valued at three million two hundred thousand dollars ($3,200,000).