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Divine We Are -- Unprecedented New Book Draws Astonishing Parallels between Known, Unknown Universe
WANAQUE, N.J., Oct. 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- "Our minds are not only the meeting places (and) the communication devices, they are the vehicles, for within them lies our true destination." So author Magdy Morssi, BECE, MECE, begins his new book, Divine We Are: The Connection, The Amazing Abilities We All Have, and The Ultimate Techniques to Use Them (now available through AuthorHouse), a provocative combination of science and mysticism skillfully designed to provide simple and logical answers to eternally intriguing questions, and undoubtedly establish the interconnectivity of the entire universe.
Telenor Acquires Vodafone Sweden
OSLO, Norway, Oct. 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Telenor has entered into an agreement with Vodafone Group for the acquisition of its subsidiary Vodafone Sweden for a consideration equivalent to EUR 1,035 million (enterprise value). "The acquisition of Vodafone Sweden is in line with Telenor's growth strategy and will enhance our position in the Scandinavian mobile market," said Morten Karlsen Soerby, Executive Vice President Telenor.
Toll Brothers, Inc.
Toll Brothers' November 3, 2005 Presentation at the UBS Building & Building Products CEO Investor Conference to be Webcast Live
HORSHAM, Pa., Oct. 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toll Brothers, Inc. (NYSE:TOL), (www.tollbrothers.com), the nation's leading builder of luxury homes, will make a presentation to the investment community via a live audio webcast at the UBS Building & Building Products CEO Investor Conference on Thursday, November 3, 2005 at 9:40 a.m. EST.
Netherlands Board of Tourism & Conventions
The Aruba Hotel and Tourism Association and the Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions Sign Cooperation Agreement
ORANJESTAD, Aruba, Oct. 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- In a move that exemplifies the Aruba Hotel and Tourism Association's (AHATA) continued proactive approach toward the meetings market, Jorge Pesquera, President and CEO of AHATA, announced that a 'Representation and Cooperation Agreement' has been reached with the Netherlands Board of Tourism and Conventions (NBTC), providing Aruba with nationwide sales coverage and a range of other marketing support services that will catapult the destination's presence in the North American market. Mr. Pesquera said, "With this move, our members will be getting a major boost in terms of marketing presence and we are living up to our promise of being a leading marketing advocate for Aruba's tourism industry."
Roberts Realty Investors, Inc.
Roberts Realty Investors, Inc. Acquires Retail Center
ATLANTA, Oct. 31, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Roberts Realty Investors, Inc. (AMEX:RPI) announces that on October 27, 2005 it purchased Spectrum, a 30,050 square foot retail center located in Gwinnett County, Georgia for $8.4 million. The center is located directly across from the Mall of Georgia and is 83% leased. Roberts Realty assumed $5.3 million in debt bearing a fixed interest rate of 5.68%, and financed the balance with proceeds from the May 2005 sale of the company's Ballantyne Place residential community located in Charlotte, North Carolina.