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A Privileged, Passionate Life -- New Romance Treats Readers to a Sensual World of Love and Luxury
HUTCHINSON, Kan., Dec. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Love stories often deliver one of two extremes: either a rich woman is devoid of love and happiness or a poor woman discovers a treasure trove of love in the arms of a wealthy man. In Lou Peel's new novella, Angelia (now available through AuthorHouse), readers experience the best of both worlds as they follow a radiant, sensitive beauty in her luxuriant adventures from New York to Rome.
AccountAbilities, Inc.: With a New Name, We Take a New Direction
MANALAPAN, N.J., Dec. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- AccountAbilities, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ACTB): "Not only do we have a new name, we have a new direction," stated Allen Hartley, President of AccountAbilities. Recently, the company announced their partnership with major accounting firms in Florida to build a full-service financial staffing organization.
PracticeXpert CFO Appointed Executive Vice President; Board Appoints Interim CFO
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- PracticeXpert, Inc. (OTCBB:PXPT) today announced that Michael Manahan, chief financial officer of the company, has been appointed to the position of executive vice president, funding, acquisitions, strategic and investor relationships. Anthony R. Biele, the company's vice president, revenue management services group, has also been appointed to the position of interim chief financial officer. Mr. Biele will serve in both positions until the company selects another chief financial officer.
BDO Seidman, LLP to Implement iLumen's Financial Information Network
ATLANTA, Dec. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- iLumen, Inc. announced today that BDO Seidman, LLP, one of the nation's leading professional services firms providing assurance, tax, financial advisory and consulting services, will roll out iLumen's client financial monitoring and benchmarking service to private company clients served from their Chicago, Dallas and Orange County, CA offices.
Vertical Computer Systems, Inc.
NOW Solutions Celebrates the Success of Their Third International Users Conference -- 'Universal Possibilities!'
FORT WORTH, Texas, Dec. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- NOW Solutions, Inc. ("NOW Solutions"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Vertical Computer Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:VCSY), celebrated their third international user conference, November 8-11, 2005, in Orlando, Florida.
ValueVision Associates CEO Accepts Business Women's Network Award
RANCHO SANTA FE, Calif., Dec. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Julie Thomas, president and chief executive officer of ValueVision Associates, was honored by the Business Women's Network (BWN) and Microsoft as an Entrepreneurial Star Award winner during BWN's yearly Diversity and Women Leadership Summit in November. The award is a reflection of Thomas' work to uplift the sales profession by providing advanced training methodologies, along with her ongoing commitment to her community.
Old National Bancorp
Old National Announces 10.5% Increase in Quarterly Cash Dividend
EVANSVILLE, Ind., Dec. 12, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Old National Bancorp (NYSE:ONB) announced that its board of directors has declared a 10.5% increase in its quarterly cash dividend for the first quarter of 2006. This action will increase the cash dividend to $.21 per share. The cash dividend is payable March 15, 2006, to shareholders of record March 1, 2006. For purposes of broker trading, the ex-date of the cash dividend is February 27, 2006. Old National Bancorp has paid a cash dividend every quarter since its inception in 1982.