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Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation
Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation Issues White Paper: Nurse Practitioner Services in Retail Locations
BELLEVUE, Wash., May 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation (NPHF) today issued a White Paper outlining key policy issues related to nurse practitioner clinics which have opened in pharmacy, grocery, and department store chains. The NPHF recognizes these services as an appropriate, important, and logical role for NPs. NPHF asks all stakeholders -- patients, providers, payers, regulators, policy makers, and others -- to support this model of healthcare delivery and to ensure its evolution is based on sound data.
HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc.
HCC Files $1 Billion Universal Shelf Registration
HOUSTON, May 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- HCC Insurance Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:HCC) announced today it has filed a "Universal Shelf" Registration Statement (the "Registration Statement") with the Securities and Exchange Commission. This Registration Statement will replace the Company's previously filed shelf registration statements and under SEC rules, will become effective upon filing.
Penn's Landing Corporation
The Intriguing 2006 Islamic Festival; Part of the 2006 PECO Multicultural Series on The Great Plaza at Penn's Landing
PHILADELPHIA, May 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Presented by the Islamic Cultural Preservation and Information Council (ICPIC), the Fourteenth Annual International Islamic Heritage Festival is part of PECO's Multicultural Series. This FREE and unique event draws visitors, vendors, and Islamic scholars from all over the country. Taking place on the Great Plaza at Penn's Landing, Columbus Boulevard and Chestnut Street on June 10, 2006 from Noon -- 8 p.m., the event will be a chance to experience authentic Islamic cuisine, music and entertainment along with learning about the rich Islamic heritage and history. PECO is a proud supporter of the Multicultural series at Penn's Landing which features ten different ethnic festivals and Independence Blue Cross is the presenting sponsor of the 2006 season at Penn's Landing.
Technest Holdings, Inc.
Technest Holdings Inc. CEO to be Interviewed by Meet The CEO
BOSTON, May 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Technest Holdings Inc. http://www.technestholdings.com (OTCBB:TCNH), a defense and homeland security company transforming advanced laboratory technology into real-world products, announced today that its CEO Dr. Joe Mackin will be interviewed by Meet The CEO(tm) ('MTC') Wednesday, May 31st, at 4 p.m. EST. He will discuss Technest's ongoing business strategy of creating a world-class integrated portfolio of emerging sensing technology products, services and solutions that address the needs of the Company's customers. Current customers include the U.S. Departments of Defense and Homeland Security, Defense intelligence agencies and the National Institutes of Health. Technest is an incubator of numerous emerging security technologies in the final stages of development. The Company is also planning on making selected strategic acquisitions that provide revenue-generating assets for an expanding customer base.
International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC)
Go Skateboarding Day Web Site Goes Live With Events from Around the Globe
RANCHO SANTA MARGARITA, Calif., May 25, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The International Association of Skateboard Companies (IASC) is proud to announce that the Go Skateboarding Day web site has gone live! This community web site, www.goskateboardingday.org, allows skateboarders from around the world to post their Go Skateboarding Day events and promotions to be held on or around June 21st. In cities from Gothenburg, Sweden to San Diego, California skateboarders are using the sites special 'Do It Yourself' features that contain all the tools needed to create and promote an event celebrating the annual holiday. Highlights of the site include video from 2005 events and surveys that show what skateboarders are backing this week. The 'featured event' of the week showcases the event with the most potential for shredding and the best graphics to go along with it.