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Renasant Corporation Declares Dividend
TUPELO, Miss., May 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- On Tuesday, May 22, 2007, Renasant Corporation (Nasdaq:RNST) approved the payment of a quarterly cash dividend on its common stock in the amount of sixteen cents ($0.16) per share to be paid July 2, 2007, to shareholders of record June 18, 2007.
Blyth, Inc. Names Anne M. Butler President, PartyLite Worldwide
GREENWICH, Conn., May 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leading multi-channel designer and marketer of home fragrance products, home decor products and household convenience items, today announced the promotion of Anne M. Butler to President, PartyLite Worldwide and Vice President of Blyth, Inc., effective immediately. Ms. Butler, 58, previously served as President, PartyLite International, a role she held since 2003.
PAB Bankshares, Inc.
PAB Bankshares, Inc. Announces the Election of David K. Williams to the Board of Directors, Other Voting Results of the 2007 Annual Shareholders' Meeting and the Retirement of Bill J. Jones and John M. Simmons, III
VALDOSTA, Ga., May 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- PAB Bankshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:PABK), the holding company for The Park Avenue Bank, proudly announces the appointment of David K. Williams to serve on the Company's Board of Directors for a three-year term. At the 2007 Annual Shareholders' Meeting held on Tuesday, May 22, 2007, the Company's shareholders voted to accept the Board's nomination of Mr. Williams. Following the shareholders' meeting, the Board of Directors also appointed Mr. Williams to serve on the Company's Audit Committee and to serve on the Board of Directors of The Park Avenue Bank. "With our continued expansion in the South Metro Atlanta market, we recognized the need for additional representation from that area on our Board of Directors. Mr. Williams lives and works in Henry County, Georgia, and we believe that his knowledge and experience in the residential real estate market will provide valuable insight to our Company," stated President and CEO M. Burke Welsh, Jr.
ATC Technology Corporation
Aftermarket Technology Corp.'s Chairman, President and CEO, Don Johnson Named Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year 2007 Award Finalist in Lake Michigan Area
DOWNERS GROVE, Ill., May 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aftermarket Technology Corp. (Nasdaq:ATAC), today announced that its Chairman, President and CEO, Don Johnson, is a finalist for the Ernst & Young Entrepreneur Of The Year(r) 2007 Award in the Lake Michigan Area program. According to Ernst & Young, the awards program was designed to recognize outstanding entrepreneurs on a regional, national and global level who are building and leading dynamic, growing businesses. Don Johnson was selected as a finalist from nearly 86 nominations by a panel of independent judges. Award winners will be announced at a special gala event on June 22 at the Grand Ballroom of Navy Pier, Chicago.
Financial Institutions, Inc.
Financial Institutions Increases Quarterly Cash Dividend to $0.11
WARSAW, N.Y., May 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Financial Institutions, Inc. (Nasdaq:FISI) announced that its board of directors declared a second quarter cash dividend of $0.11 per common share, up $0.01 or 10 percent above the previous quarter dividend; the increase is $0.03 or 37.5 percent above the year-ago quarterly dividend. The Company also announced dividends of $0.75 per share on the Series A 3% Preferred Stock and $2.12 per share on the Series B-1 8.48% Preferred Stock. All dividends are payable on July 2, 2007 to shareholders of record on June 15, 2007.
VistaPrint to Present at the 2007 Friedman, Billings, Ramsey & Co. Growth Conference
HAMILTON, Bermuda, May 23, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- VistaPrint Limited (Nasdaq:VPRT), the leading online supplier of high-quality graphic design services and customized printed products to small businesses and consumers, today announced that Harpreet Grewal, executive vice president and chief financial officer, will present at the 2007 FBR Growth Conference on May 31st, 2007 in New York City.