latest news releases from the newsroom
Oakley to Present at Merrill Lynch Retailing Leaders Conference
FOOTHILL RANCH, Calif., March 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Oakley, Inc. (NYSE:OO) said it will present at the Merrill Lynch Retailing Leaders and Household Products & Cosmetics Conference on Wednesday, March 24, 2004 at 12:00 pm Eastern Time. Chief Operating Officer Link Newcomb and Chief Financial Officer Tom George will highlight Oakley's successful product diversification strategy and ongoing new product introductions that are driving the company's growth.
Walker & Associates Strategic Communications
Eyes of Christ Create Buzz
ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Portrait owners say that the compelling blue eyes of one modern-day portrait of Christ convey a sense of "teacher," "trusted friend" and "listener." The painting has been featured on radio, television, on QVC for five years running, in two Avon catalogs and on World Youth Day posters, and is now in more than 280,000 homes across the nation. The bottom line is that there's something about this particular portrait that really "speaks" to people today.
Airbee Wireless Inc.
Independent Research Affirms Airbee Innovations for Wireless Market
POTOMAC, Md., March 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Airbee Wireless Inc. (Pink Sheets:ABEW), innovators of intelligent embedded software stacks for wireless communications, has received further endorsement of its market potential and business model, according to recently published market research reports from On World and West Technology Research Solutions.
Sampo Annual report & accounts
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, March 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Sampo has published its Annual Report for 2003. The Annual Report is available at www.sampo.fi/vuosikertomus in Finnish, at www.sampo.fi/annualreport in English, and at www.sampo.fi/arsredovisningar in Swedish. The financial statements of the Group's subsidiaries and the Corporate Responsibility Report 2003 are also available at the above websites.
Whistler Investments, Inc. (OTCBB:WHIS) -- Mr. Chaz Haba to speak at `The Power of Lithium and Global Electric Transportation' Luncheon at GLOBE 2004
LAS VEGAS, March 19, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Whistler Investments, Inc (OTCBB:WHIS) -- an emerging leader in the development and marketing of Lithium Ion vehicles and Lithium Ion powered products worldwide, is proud to announce that Mr. Chaz Haba will speak at "The Power of Lithium and Global Electric Transportation" luncheon hosted by Whistler Investments, Inc. during the upcoming GLOBE 2004 Conference in Vancouver, British Columbia, March 31 - April 2nd. Mr. Haba's presentation will include his vision of why Lithium is the power that will change the world as we know it and share his knowledge and years of experience developing and implementing this cutting-edge technology.
The Franklin Institute
The Franklin Institute Committee on Science and the Arts Announces the Benjamin Franklin Medal and Bower Award Laureates for 2004
PHILADELPHIA, March 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Franklin Institute's Committee on Science and the Arts, together with Institute President and CEO Dennis M. Wint, today announced the Benjamin Franklin Medal and Bower Award laureates for 2004. These preeminent scientists are being recognized for their outstanding achievements in the fields of chemistry, computer and cognitive science, electrical engineering, life sciences, mechanical engineering, and physics. Laureates will be honored formally at a gala awards ceremony and dinner, presented by Fleet Bank, on Thursday evening, April 29, 2004, at The Franklin Institute, in Philadelphia. The Master of Ceremonies for this celebration will be Lester Holt. Holt is the lead anchor for daytime news and breaking news coverage on MSNBC.
Aventura Holdings, Inc.
Sun Network Group, Inc. Enters into Financing Agreement with Equities First Holdings, LLC
CORAL SPRINGS, Fla., March 18, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Sun Network Group, Inc. (OTCBB:SNNW) (BERLIN:SWK), which operates the Radio X Network and RadioTV Network ("RTV") through its wholly owned subsidiary, RadioTV Network, Inc., announced today that it has entered into agreement with institutional lender Equities First Holdings LLC to obtain up to $2,000,000 in new financing.