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Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc.
Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. Awarded First Support Services Contract
HOUSTON, Sept. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nevada Gold & Casinos, Inc. (AMEX:UWN) today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to provide consulting support services to the La Jolla Band of Luiseno Indians. Under the terms of the agreement, Nevada Gold will advise and assist the Tribe with Phase I of the resort planned for its 10,000-acre reservation in Pauma Valley, California, which includes a 30,000-square-foot gaming facility, housing 350 -- 500 slot machines and eight table games.
First Horizon National Corporation
First Horizon National Corp. Earns Fourth Consecutive Spot on AARP's List of Best Employers for Workers Over 50
MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- For the fourth consecutive year, First Horizon National Corp. has earned a spot on AARP's list of Best Employers for Workers Over 50. This annual list recognizes the companies whose practices and policies best address the needs of the mature worker. Some of the factors considered are: recruiting practices, training and development, health benefits and alternative work arrangements. First Horizon earned high marks for its flexible work options and the 24-hour nurse line it offers to all employees and retirees free of charge through a partnership with the Mayo Clinic.
Platinum IT Consulting Inc.
Platinum IT Consulting Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership With Global Consulting Solutions LLC
NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Platinum IT Consulting, a Global IT Holding (Pink Sheets:GITH) company (www.platinumit.com) is pleased to announce that it has recently entered into a strategic partnership with Global Consulting Solutions (www.globalconsultingus.com). Global Consulting Solutions is a full service enterprise software consulting organization specializing in JD Edwards, Enterprise One World Software and web applications design and development. Their web applications consultants enable their clients to seamlessly integrate portal and web tools with JD Edwards and/or other enterprise applications and databases.
Strategic Research Institute
Hispanics to Top Buying Power by 2007 -- Verizon Wireless, Georgia Pacific, Home Depot, Albertsons, to Share Successful Marketing Strategies at Atlanta Conference on Multicultural Marketing
NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Atlanta-based consultancy Grupo MAS (www.grupomas.biz) will be the lead Platinum sponsor at the Flagship 13th Annual Ethnic & Multicultural Marketing Omnibus scheduled on Sep 27-29th at the Omni CNN Center Hotel, in Atlanta, GA. This annual conference brings together leading players from many different markets and categories who are successfully unlocking the over $1 trillion potential from African American, Asian American, Latino, Urban and other emerging majority segments. According to Alfredo Ortiz, Founder and President of Grupo MAS, "As the Hispanic population is the largest and fastest growing minority population in the U.S., companies cannot afford to simply translate advertising into Spanish and hope to be effective with Hispanic consumers. They must build a holistic strategy which addresses the needs of the Hispanic consumers and encompasses all areas of the business, just as they do for the general market."
CFA Society of Cleveland
The CFA Society of Cleveland Hosts Luncheon Featuring Duke Energy Corp.
CLEVELAND, Sept. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- The CFA Society of Cleveland (CFASC) will host a luncheon featuring Duke Energy Corp. on Thursday, September 21 at 12:00 p.m. at Sammy's Metropolitan Ballroom (21st floor of The Huntington Building, East Ninth Street and Euclid Avenue). Julie Dill, Investor Relations and Chief Communication Officer for the Company will provide an update.
OneWebDay, 'Earth Day for the Web,' First Global Holiday to Celebrate How the Web Has Changed Our Lives Taking Place Sept. 22, 2006
NEW YORK, Sept. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- OneWebDay (www.onewebday.org), an "Earth Day for the Web," the first global holiday to celebrate the web and how it has changed our lives, is planned for September 22, 2006 (and every September 22 thereafter). As with Earth Day -- an inspiration and model for OneWebDay -- it's up to individuals, organizations and communities to decide how to celebrate.