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Abrams Hospitality Marketing
Renowned Bronze Sculptor, Andrew DeVries, Heads for Lanesborough, Ireland with Gift from Lanesborough, MA with Help from Radio Show Travel Expert, Stephanie Abrams
BOSTON, Oct. 15, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lenox, MA-based bronze sculptor, Andrew DeVries,(www.andrewdevries.com) learned from Stephanie Abrams, nationally syndicated radio travel show host of "Travel WITH Stephanie Abrams" and "Traveling Feet," of the recent official twinning of Lanesborough, MA and Lanesborough, Ireland, which resulted in a gift from Ireland's famed sculptor, Michael Casey to the U.S. twin-town. DeVries called Abrams, "offering to hand-deliver one of his wonderful sculptures to Lanesborough, Ireland. I pounced on his offer and contacted friends in Ireland to organize meetings for Andrew with Irish artists and to introduce him to inspiring places along his route," Abrams explains.
Attendees of the Los Angeles Magazine World Cuisine Event are in for a Special Treat
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 14, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- It's In The Bag (www.itsinthebaginc.com) announced today that the attendees and participating LA chefs at the Los Angeles Magazine World Cuisine event on October 15th to benefit the Los Angeles Mission are in for a very special gift bag full of unique items by the gift bag marketing company. Not only will the VIP chefs for this event receive an elegant gift bag full of gourmet products from around the world but so will the attendees. The event will be take place at the Kitchen Academy in Hollywood.
The Shuman Law Firm
Shuman & Berens LLP Announces That a Shareholder Lawsuit Has Been Filed Against Certain Board of Directors and Officers of Flowserve Corporation -- FLS
DENVER, Oct. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The law firm of Shuman & Berens LLP (www.shumanberens.com) today announced that a shareholder derivative lawsuit has been filed in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Dallas Division against certain board of directors and officers of Flowserve Corporation (NYSE:FLS). The lawsuit alleges, among other things, that the defendants breached their fiduciary duties by knowingly disseminating to shareholders false and misleading information regarding the company's financial performance. As a result of the alleged improprieties, the company has announced that it has restated its financial results for certain prior years.
Court Again Certifies Class Action Against St. Jude Medical, Inc. -- STJ
MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 13, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Today U.S. District Court Judge John R. Tunheim granted class certification to more than 11,000 people nationwide who received one of St. Jude Medical's Silzone heart valves, enabling them to pursue their consumer fraud claims for recovery of expenses associated with the allegedly defective device. The class action consists of all persons in the United States who were implanted with the flawed device prior to St. Jude Medical (NYSE:STJ) disclosing the life threatening risks associated with the device.