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Organizations With Unneeded Furniture Utilize the Steelcase Environmental Partnership Program
GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 27, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Steelcase (NYSE:SCS), a global office environments manufacturer, and the Institution Recycling Network (IRN) have joined forces to help organizations find environmentally responsible solutions for their unneeded office furniture. Through Steelcase's Environmental Partnership Program, they are matching previously owned office furniture with non-profit organizations around the globe.
Athersys to Present At 4th Annual Stem Cell Summit
CLEVELAND, Jan. 27, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Athersys, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATHX) today announced that William (B.J.) Lehmann, President and Chief Operating Officer, will present at the 4th Annual Stem Cell Summit on Tuesday, February 17, 2009, at Bridgewaters, in New York City. The annual Stem Cell Summit is the premier gathering of stem cell company executives, scientists and investors. During this intensive one-day event, attendees explore the therapeutic applications of adult and embryonic stem cells, the successful path to stem cell product commercialization, and the latest investment opportunities.
BioElectronics Announces Allay(tm) -- Revolutionary Relief for Menstrual Discomfort
FREDERICK, Md., Jan. 27, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- BioElectronics Corp. (Pink Sheets:BIEL), the maker of inexpensive, disposable drug-free anti-inflammatory devices, today announced revolutionary relief for menstrual discomfort. The new product named "Allay" is available immediately and will soon be available in retail outlets in Europe, Asia, Canada and Latin America.
SmallCap Sentinel: NACEL Looks to Capitalize as President Obama Calls for Wind Energy
IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- While analysts debate Obama's more general references in last week's inaugural address, little was left to question from the new president's clear directive to harness the winds. For established providers of wind energy driven technologies such as NACEL Energy (OTCBB:NCEN), Obama's confirmation of his intentions was a boon to their blossoming business plans.
Generex Biotechnology Corp.
Generex Announces Participation in 2009 Arab Health Congress
WORCESTER, Mass., Jan. 27, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Generex Biotechnology Corporation (Nasdaq:GNBT) (www.generex.com), the leader in drug delivery for metabolic diseases through the inner lining of the mouth, today announced its participation in the 2009 Arab Health Congress (http://www.arabhealthonline.com/congress/index.html) taking place January 26 - 29 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. Generex is participating in the congress through its Middle Eastern branch office, Generex MENA (Middle East and Northern Africa), which received a Commercial License from the Government of Dubai, United Arab Emirates in 2008 and opened an office in Dubai Healthcare City.
ER Urgent Care Holdings, Inc.
ER Urgent Care Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Trustee Appointed
MIAMI, Jan. 27, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- ER Urgent Care Holdings, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ERUC) today provided an update on developments in its United States Bankruptcy Court proceedings. On October 21, 2008, ER Urgent Care Holdings, Inc. filed a voluntary petition for relief under chapter 11 of title 11 of the United States Code (the "Bankruptcy Code") in the United States Bankruptcy Court, Southern District of Florida, Miami Division (the "Court") (Case No. 08-25688-BKC-LMI). On October 31, 2008, ER Urgent Care Management Co., Inc. filed a voluntary petition for relief under chapter 11 of the Bankruptcy Code with the Court (Case No. 08-26530-BKC-LMI). The cases are being jointly administered for procedural purposes. On January 8, 2009, the Court entered an Order appointing Alan L. Goldberg as Chapter 11 Trustee (the "Trustee") in each of the debtors' bankruptcy cases. Presently, the Trustee is in the process of obtaining information about the debtors in order to provide a detailed status report to the Court, and its creditors. In the meantime, however, the Trustee believes it prudent to notify the public and any investors that: