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GulfMark Offshore, Inc.
GulfMark to Present At the Pareto Securities' 15th Annual Oil and Offshore Conference
HOUSTON, Sept. 5, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- GulfMark Offshore, Inc. (NYSE:GLF) announced today that David Rosenwasser, Regional Manager - Brazil, Trond Forland, Regional Manager - Norway, and Perry Kennedy, Managing Director - U.K., will present at the Pareto Securities' 15th Annual Oil and Offshore Conference in Oslo, Norway on Wednesday, September 10, 2008 at 5:30 p.m. local time.
Pool Corporation Hosts Investor Day
COVINGTON, La., Sept. 5, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Pool Corporation (the "Company" or "POOL") (Nasdaq:POOL) announced today it will host an Investor Day on Tuesday, September 9, 2008 at The Westin at Times Square in New York City. The investor day is by invitation only. Presentations are slated to begin at 9:30 AM and continue through 12:00 PM EDT. An audio webcast and presentation slides will be available at the Company's website www.poolcorp.com. A complete transcript will be available on the website within two business days of the event.
Blum & Silver
Blum & Silver, LLP Wins FINRA Arbitration Against Financial Advisor David Applefeld
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., Sept. 5, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Securities Law Firm, Blum & Silver, LLP, (http://www.stockattorneys.com) announced today that it has won a significant arbitration award (Case No. 07-02447) before the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority ("FINRA") regarding the sale of a hedge fund which had been approved by his firm. The FINRA Panel awarded approximately $280,403.88 in compensatory damages and over $800,000.00 in punitive damages and other relief to a former customer of David Applefeld ("Applefeld"), a FINRA registered broker during the relevant time period. The Arbitration Panel found Applefeld had engaged in gross misconduct including selling away.
WaveBox Portable Microwave Available Via New Online Store
ASHEVILLE, N.C., Sept. 5, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Consumers can purchase the WaveBox(r) portable microwave via a new Web store at www.thewavebox.com. Regulatory approval from the U.S. Food & Drug Administration cleared the way for sales of the WaveBox(r) across the United States.
Parkvale Financial Corporation
Parkvale Financial Corporation Announces Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend
MONROEVILLE, Pa., Sept. 5, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Parkvale Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:PVSA) announced that at its meeting held September 4, 2008, the Board of Directors declared the regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.22 per share to stockholders of record on September 30, 2008 payable on October 29, 2008.
Hancock Holding Company
49 of 50 Hancock Bank of Louisiana Branches Open for Business
BATON ROUGE, La., Sept. 5, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Fewer than four days since Hurricane Gustav battered Louisiana's coastal and central regions, Hancock Bank of Louisiana has opened 98 percent of the company's Louisiana branches, including offices in more heavily impacted communities throughout metropolitan Baton Rouge, Central Louisiana, and greater New Orleans.