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FreeSeas Announces Second Quarterly Dividend
PIRAEUS, Greece, May 12, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- FreeSeas Inc. (Nasdaq:FREE) (Nasdaq:FREEW) (Nasdaq:FREEZ) ("FreeSeas" or "the Company"), a provider of seaborne transportation for drybulk cargoes, announced today that its board of directors has approved a quarterly dividend of $0.175 per share. The cash dividend will be paid on May 30, 2008, to all stockholders of record as of May 20, 2008.
CAS Medical Systems, Inc.
CAS Medical Systems, Inc. Reports Private Placement of Stock and Appointment of New Member of Board of Directors
BRANFORD, Conn., May 12, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- CAS Medical Systems, Inc. (Nasdaq:CASM), a medical device company focused on innovative, non-invasive monitoring that is vital to patient care, today announced that the Company has consummated a private placement of its common stock with jVEN Capital, LLC, private investment company. The placement, for an aggregate consideration of $1.0 million, consists of 333,333 shares of common stock at a price of $3.00 per share. Immediately following the closing, CASMED announced the appointment of Evan Jones, the managing member of jVEN Capital, LLC, to the Board of Directors.
Bell Microproducts Inc.
Bell Microproducts Announces Completion of Independent Accounting Investigation
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 12, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Bell Microproducts Inc. (Pink Sheets:BELM) today announced the completion of the independent review of certain historical accounting practices conducted by a special committee of the Board of Directors. As previously announced, the special committee was appointed to review the Company's historical accounting treatment for certain reserves, accruals and other accounting estimates reflected in its previously reported financial statements for the years 2004 and 2005 and the first two quarters of 2006. This review was in addition to the previously-announced independent investigation of historical stock option practices.
EnterConnect Announces Exhibit At the Las Vegas Money Show and Radio and TV Interviews With Steve Crowley
SAN JOSE, Calif., May 12, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EnterConnect Inc. (OTCBB:ECNI), a pioneer in business-ready, self-service SaaS portals, today announced that the company will exhibit in booth #133 at the Las Vegas Money Show in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 13th, 14th and 15th. EnterConnect will also be featured on Steve Crowley's American Scene radio show in a live interview at the event. Additionally, EnterConnect will be featured on Steve Crowley's nationally syndicated television show, "Wall Street Cast," which will air on the Fox Business Channel.
Dentalxchange.com Selects Integrity Public Relations as PR Agency of Record
IRVINE, Calif., May 12, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Integrity Public Relations, an award-winning boutique public relations firm specializing in media relations, public relations writing, special events and strategic counseling for companies in the nonprofit, transportation, environmental, food and technology sectors, has been selected by Electronic Data Interchange (EDI) Health Group, parent company of Dentalxchange.com, as its national public relations agency of record.
Dentalxchange.com Announces the Launch of Its Worldwide Philanthropic Project, the EHG Fund
IRVINE, Calif., May 12, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Dentalxchange.com, a leading provider of optimal connectivity, streamlined technology and transaction solutions for patients, payers and providers within the dental industry, today announced the launch of the EHG Fund. The philanthropy, supported by Dentalxchange and loyal contributors, financially assists institutions and programs focusing on quality of life issues in the realms of healthcare, education and human services to improve the lives of men, women and children all over the globe.
Lake City Bank
Lake City Bank Names Pruitt to Management Team
WARSAW, Ind., May 12, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Lakeland Financial Corporation (Nasdaq:LKFN), parent company of Lake City Bank, announced today that Kristin Pruitt, 36, has joined the Company as Senior Vice President and General Counsel.
Medicis Pharmaceutical Corporation
Perlane Celebrates Its One-Year Anniversary in U.S.
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., May 12, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Approximately one year ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Perlane(R), a hyaluronic acid dermal filler in the Restylane(R) family of products that has a larger particle size. Perlane(R) is injected into the deep dermis to superficial subcutis of the skin to provide volume and fullness to smooth away facial wrinkles and folds, such as the lines from your nose to the corners of your mouth (nasolabial folds).