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National Coalition of 100 Black Women
National Coalition of 100 Black Women to Host Biennial Conference in Houston
NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The National Coalition of 100 Black Women (NCBW) today announced that its 12th biennial conference, themed "Impact: Strength of Many, Voice of One," will be held October 12-16, 2005, at the Hilton Americas-Houston Hotel, located at 1600 Lamar Street in Houston, Texas. More than 3,500 NCBW delegates, members and local community leaders have been invited to attend.
John H. Harland Company
Harland Financial Solutions and Entyre Establish Strategic Alliance
ATLANTA, Aug. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mortgage lenders can compress the time required to close a loan and reduce processing costs as a result of a partnership between Harland Financial Solutions, Inc. and Entyre, a leading provider of document management solutions. Harland Financial Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of John H. Harland Company (NYSE:JH).
Hot Topic, Inc.
Hot Topic, Inc. Announces $20 Million Stock Repurchase
CITY of INDUSTRY, Calif., Aug. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Hot Topic, Inc. (Nasdaq:HOTT) announced today that its Board of Directors has approved the repurchase of up to $20 million of its Common Stock. The Company intends to make repurchases from time to time on the open market at prevailing market prices or in negotiated transactions off the market. The repurchase is expected to continue through January 28, 2006 unless extended or shortened by the Board of Directors.
Modern Technology Corporation
Modern Technology Corp. Chairman, Anthony Welch, Interviewed by AudioStocks.com
OXFORD, Miss., Aug. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Modern Technology Corp. (OTCBB:MOTG), a diversified technology development and acquisition company, announced today its chairman, Anthony Welch, was interviewed by AudioStocks.com. During the interview, Mr. Welch discusses the company's history, performance, and future.
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Considers Bayport, Environmental, Capital Improvement, Security and Emergency Management Matters
HOUSTON, Aug. 19, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) commission will consider several recommendations involving contract awards, bids and proposals, professional services and general administrative and operational matters during its public meeting at 2 p.m. on Monday, August 22, 2005 at the PHA Executive Office Building, located at 111 East Loop North (Exit 29 off Loop 610). Chairman Jim Edmonds will preside over the meeting with Vice Chairman Kase Lawal, Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Cheryl Thompson-Draper, and Commissioner Janiece Longoria.