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Father and Son Connect Through Poetry -- Poems From the Heart, About Love and War, of Humanity and Morality, and More
MOMENCE, Ill., April 20, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- From the mind, heart, and soul of a Father and Son comes this beautiful anthology of poetry that will surely capture your senses. Let poets Tony and Brian Bethel take you on a poetic journey, where you'll see life -- and everything embracing it -- in a different light. Celebrate their views on the world, the seasons, the land, morality, love, war, sentiments, feelings, and more as you join their strong Father and Son bond that's connected through poetry.
The Struggles of Young American Soldiers in WWII -- A Riveting Story That Shares Their Exciting and Dangerous Lives
WOODSTOCK, Md., April 20, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- World War II left behind millions of war veterans-some as heroes, others simply lucky to be survivors -- all have their own war stories to tell. Here is an interesting story that gives voices to quite a large group of World War II veterans that not many had heard from: the teenagers whose young ages barely allowed them to get drafted into service. Author Rudy DePaola tells their story through his highly detailed and captivating book, Wings of the Bullet.
Park National Corporation
Reese Retires From Park National Corporation and Bank Boards
NEWARK, Ohio, April 20, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Park National Corporation (Park) (NYSE Amex:PRK) today accepted the retirement of J. Gilbert (Gib) Reese from its board of directors and The Park National Bank board of directors. Reese served with distinction on the bank board for 44 years, and was a founding member of the corporate board when it formed in early 1987. He is an attorney retired from local firm Reese, Pyle, Drake & Meyer, P.L.L.
Park National Corporation
Park National Corporation Reports First Quarter 2009 Performance and Declares Second Quarter Cash Dividend
NEWARK, Ohio, April 20, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Park National Corporation (Park) (NYSE Amex:PRK) today announced operating results for the three months ended March 31, 2009. Net income available to common shareholders was $20.0 million, compared to $23.0 million for the same period in 2008. First quarter 2009 net income per diluted common share was $1.43, a 13.3 percent decrease from the first quarter 2008 net income per diluted common share of $1.65.
Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati
Columbus Life Insurance Company Welcomed as Member of the FHLBank Cincinnati
CINCINNATI, April 20, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Columbus Life Insurance Company (Columbus Life) of Cincinnati, Ohio, has been approved for membership at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Cincinnati (FHLBank). Rated A++ Superior by A.M. Best Co. (highest of 16 ratings; rating held since June 2005 for superior ability to meet ongoing insurance obligations), Columbus Life is the 22nd insurance company to join the FHLBank and is among more than 180 insurance companies in the 12-district FHLBank System. Columbus Life, with $2.5 billion in assets, is a member of Western & Southern Financial Group (Western & Southern), a Fortune 500 company with assets owned, managed and under its care in excess of $42 billion as of December 31, 2008.
Syntroleum Corporation to Host Investor Conference Call
TULSA, Okla., April 20, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Syntroleum Corporation (Nasdaq:SYNM) today announced that the Company will host a conference call for investors to discuss its first quarter 2009 results.
TranS1 Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2009 Earnings Release and Conference Call for Monday, April 27, 2009
WILMINGTON, N.C., April 20, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- TranS1 Inc. (Nasdaq:TSON) announced today that it plans to release first quarter 2009 financial results after market close on Monday, April 27, 2009. Rick Randall, President and Chief Executive Officer of TranS1, and Mike Luetkemeyer, Chief Financial Officer, will host a conference call starting at 4:30 pm ET on the same day. The call will be concurrently webcast. To listen to the conference call on your telephone, please dial 877-723-9518 for domestic callers and 719-325-4837 for international callers approximately ten minutes prior to the start time. To access the live audio broadcast or the subsequent archived recording, visit the TranS1 Web site at http://www.trans1.com under the investor relations section.