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The Core of Faith -- New Book Describes Life of 'Ordained Prophet'
BROCKTON, Mass., April 12, 2004, (PRIMEZONE) -- Some lives are blessed from the moment they begin. Melvin Lightford believes he is one of these blessed individuals, and he has dedicated his life to God. His new book, The Core of Faith (now available through AuthorHouse), recounts his life story, from childhood to the present, exhibiting his devout commitment to the Lord and his work.
ViaStar Holdings, Inc.
ViaStar Media Corporation Names William T. Walker, Jr. to its Board of Directors
PHOENIX, April 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- ViaStar Media Corporation. (OTCBB:VISH) announced today that Mr. William T. Walker, Jr., a former member of the American Stock Exchange Advisory Committee and the Pacific Stock Exchange, has been appointed to the company's Board of Directors. Mr. Walker will head ViaStar's Audit Committee and Executive Compensation Committee in preparation of the company's senior exchange listing in the near future and compliance with the Sarbanes-Oxley Act of 2002.
United States Basketball League
USBL Draft to be Held Tomorrow
MILFORD, Conn., April 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The United States Basketball League Inc. (OTCBB:USBL) will hold its 19th Annual Draft tomorrow at 6:30 EST. The Draft will be conducted via teleconference call disseminating from the League Office. Once again, the Draft will be held live at the USBL's Official Web Site at www.usbl.com.
Popeyes Chicken & Biscuits
Popeyes(r) Chicken & Biscuits Recognizes Top Franchise and Supplier Performers at Annual Conference
ATLANTA, April 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Popeyes(r) Chicken & Biscuits, a division of AFC Enterprises, Inc. (Ticker: AFCE), announced its annual franchise and supplier awards at its worldwide conference held last month in New Orleans, the company's birthplace. The brand honored franchisees with two Gold Plate Awards, eight Silver Plate Awards and a Re-imaged Restaurant Award in recognition of their 2003 performances. Popeyes also awarded one Gold Plate Award to a company-owned restaurant, a Supplier of the Year Award, a Developer of the Year Award and a Distinguished Distributor Award.
CapSource Financial, Inc.
CapSource Financial, Inc. Announces Addition of Key Personnel in Its Mexican Subsidiaries
BOULDER, Colo., April 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- CapSource Financial, Inc. (OTCBB:CPSO) announced it has filled two key positions in its Mexican subsidiaries. Mr. Alejandro Sanchez was hired as Chief Financial Officer of both REMEX and RESALTA, CapSources' operating subsidiaries located in Mexico City. Prior to joining CapSource, Mr. Sanchez was CFO of NCH Corporation a multinational corporation. Mr Sanchez has also worked for Banamex, Mexico's second largest bank. He is a certified public accountant, having earned a degree from National Politecnic Institute, as well as an advanced degree from IPADE, one of Mexico's prestigious business schools.
Nord Resources Corporation
Nord Resources Announces Financing
DRAGOON, Ariz., April 12, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nord Resources Corporation (Other OTC:NRDS) is pleased to announce that it has engaged Investor Resources Limited to help the Company raise, on a private placement basis, up to US$5 million in equity financing. The financing will be used to fund expenditures for the resumption of copper production at the Company's Johnson Camp mine and for general and working capital purposes.