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Avantair, Inc. Appoints Kevin Beitzel to Chief Operating Officer
CLEARWATER, Fla., Feb. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Avantair, Inc. (OTCBB:AAIR) (OTCBB:AAIRU) (OTCBB:AAIRW) ("Avantair"), the only publicly traded stand-alone fractional aircraft operator, announced today that its Chief Operating Officer, Ms. Tracy Chaplin, has departed the Company and it has promoted Kevin Beitzel to the position of Chief Operating Officer.
National Corn Growers Association
NCGA Calls for Improvements to House Farm Bill Revenue Proposal
ST. LOUIS, Feb. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The National Corn Growers Association (NCGA) today called on the U.S. House of Representatives and the Senate to make the necessary improvements to the revenue program outlined in the House conference proposal. NCGA acknowledges that the farm bill will require a fair amount of reciprocity with leadership and farm groups in order to provide a more robust, market-based farm safety net for producers.
Secured Financial Network, Inc.
Secured Financial Network Appoints VP of Business Development
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Feb. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Secured Financial Network, Inc. (OTCBB:SFNL) announced today that David Lesage has been appointed Vice President of Business Development for its Virtual Payment Solutions (VPS) subsidiary. Mr. Lesage has been successfully involved in the payment processing, acquiring, and wireless equipment industry for 14 years, most recently as Sr. Account Executive for LinkPoint International and Franchise Payments Network. Mr. Lesage holds an Electromechanical Engineering Degree earned in Paris, France.
River Capital Group, Inc.
River Capital Group, Inc. Announces 1-For-10 Reverse Split and Name Change to be Effective February 14
HAMILTON, Bermuda, Feb. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- River Capital Group, Inc. (OTCBB:RCGI) announced today that at the start of trading on February 14, 2008, its common stock will trade on a 1-for-10 reverse split basis, and the Company will change its name to Sonterra Resources, Inc. An amendment to the Company's certificate of incorporation to effect the reverse split and the name change was approved on December 19, 2007 by written consent of stockholders owning approximately 80.0% of the outstanding shares of the Company's common stock and disclosed in the Information Statement mailed to the Company's stockholders on or about January 23, 2008. All fractional shares resulting from the reverse stock split will be aggregated per stockholder and rounded up to the next number of whole shares of common stock.
First Place Financial Corp.
First Place Financial Corp. Names New Chief Financial Officer
WARREN, Ohio, Feb. 13, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- First Place Financial Corp. (Nasdaq:FPFC) has announced the appointment of David W. Gifford, CPA, to the position of Chief Financial Officer for First Place Financial Corp. and its primary subsidiary, First Place Bank. Mr. Gifford will be responsible for providing financial leadership for all areas of the company, including treasury functions, financial and accounting functions, budget and planning functions, and investor relations.