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Veteran Columnist Publishes New Book Narrating Her Experiences of Discovering America, Its People and Its Culture
NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Embracing new cultures is never an easy or doable thing in life, even though it is part of human nature to learn new things and to interact with one another. Not only do different cultures share occasional conflicting norms, people normally tend to be defensive or even protective of their heritage. For veteran columnist Ranko Iwamoto, however, crossing cultural boundaries and learning new things is not only adventurous but also fulfilling and educational. With the release of her new book Purity and Power, readers are about to experience the wonders of embracing multiple cultures through the first-hand experiences of the author.
Strategic Research Institute
Strategic Research Institute Presents: NegotiationPlus for Women: The Art of Getting What You Want -- Local Events
NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- A recent Catalyst survey showed "that most large U.S. companies have made scant progress in advancing women...to leadership and top-paying positions over the past decade. In the last three years, average growth in the percentage of corporate officer positions held by women fell dramatically to 0.23 percentage points per year, the lowest yearly gain in the past ten years. If this rate of progress continues, it could take 40 years for women to achieve parity with men in corporate officer positions." Research indicates that one of the reasons for that is that women need to learn to negotiate more effectively and more often, especially for themselves.
Marsh Supermarkets Inc.
ISS Recommends That Marsh Supermarkets Shareholders Vote 'For' Merger With MSH Supermarkets
INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Marsh Supermarkets, Inc. (Nasdaq:MARSA) (Nasdaq:MARSB) ("Marsh" or the "Company") today announced that Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) has recommended that Marsh shareholders vote "FOR" the merger with MSH Supermarkets Holding Corp. ("MSH Supermarkets"), an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., at Marsh's September 22, 2006 Special Meeting of Shareholders. ISS is a leading independent U.S. proxy advisory firm and its voting analyses and recommendations are relied upon by hundreds of major institutional investment funds, mutual funds and fiduciaries throughout the country.
Tix Corporation Announces Profitable Quarter and Another Record Month
STUDIO CITY, Calif., Sept. 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tix Corporation (OTCBB:TIXC) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that its recently filed Quarterly Report on Form 10-QSB for the quarterly period ended June 30, 2006 reflected net income of $40,257 for the three months ended June 30, 2006 and positive cash flow from operations of $308,836 for the six months ended June 30, 2006. Additionally, the Company's Las Vegas half-price, same day ticket business, "Tix4Tonight," set another new monthly record for ticket sales in August 2006, both in terms of dollar volume and in number of tickets sold, breaking its previous monthly record set in July of this year.
White Mountain Titanium Corporation
White Mountain Announces Management Appointments
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Sept. 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- White Mountain Titanium Corporation (Pink Sheets:WMTM) is pleased to announce the appointment of Chuck Jenkins, BA, CGA, as Chief Financial Officer of the Company, effective September 5, 2006. Mr. Jenkins has held senior financial positions with several Canadian publicly-traded companies. He has also worked in a corporate finance and regulatory compliance capacity with three leading brokerage firms and served as a reviewer with the BC Securities Commission. Mr. Jenkins obtained his BA in 1977 and has held his CGA designation since 1983.
Sempra Energy Declares Common Dividend
SAN DIEGO, Sept. 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The board of directors of Sempra Energy (NYSE:SRE) today declared a quarterly dividend of 30 cents per share of common stock. The current dividend is payable Oct. 15, 2006, to shareholders of record on Sept. 28, 2006.
American Enterprise Development Corporation
Havoc Signs Sponsorship Agreement With Houston Rockets
HOUSTON, Sept. 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- American Enterprise Development Corporation (OTCBB:AEND) announced today that Havoc Distribution, Inc. (its wholly owned portfolio company) signed a five-year Sponsorship Agreement with the NBA's Houston Rockets. The Agreement provides for significant brand presence in the Toyota Center arena's upper concourse. In addition, Havoc will co-brand its energy drink product with the Team's name and logo as part of its marketing campaign in the Houston metropolitan area -- America's fourth largest city.