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Ulrich Named Executive Vice President At Sysco Food Services Of Central Pennsylvania, LLC
HOUSTON, Nov. 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY) today announced that Debra S. Ulrich has been named executive vice president of Sysco Food Services of Pennsylvania, LLC, a broadline foodservice distribution subsidiary located in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania. Ms. Ulrich, who is currently vice president of multi-unit sales at FreshPoint, Inc., SYSCO's specialty produce subsidiary, will assume her new duties effective January 2, 2005.
Dark Dynamite Inc.
Jared Gold's Creative Powerhouse Strategically Kicks Off Retail Renegade for Dark Dynamite
SALT LAKE CITY, Nov. 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Dark Dynamite Inc. (OTCBB:DDYN) announces the opening of its holiday store and several other developments. The Dark Dynamite (DDYN) holiday wonderland store opens this Friday - a strategically planned grand opening on the busiest shopping day of the year. Jared and his creative powerhouse team have been working furtively to create a holiday wonderland extravaganza to introduce themselves to the local market and attract important industry buyers to the store. The first production Black Chandelier skateboard line will debut at the holiday store as well. The Marketing department is deep in heavy promotions, including distribution of thousands of postcards and organization of local advertisements and press. Additionally, plans are underway for a December 10th fashion show extravaganza at the Black Chandelier store in Salt Lake's Trolley Square Mall.
Apria Healthcare Group Inc.
Apria Healthcare Announces Credit Agreement
LAKE FOREST, Calif., Nov. 23, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Apria Healthcare Group Inc. (NYSE:AHG) announced today that it has entered into a $500 million, five-year revolving credit agreement with a syndicate of banks led by Bank of America, N.A. and The Bank of Nova Scotia. The revolving credit facility, which replaces a $400 million credit agreement, increases Apria's overall borrowing capacity to $500 million and eliminates two term loan facilities, reducing borrowing costs 75 to 100 basis points. As a result of this refinancing, unamortized deferred debt costs of $2.7 million, or $.03 per share after tax, will be charged to expense in the fourth quarter of 2004. Standard and Poor's Rating Services announced today that it has assigned has assigned its BBB- rating to this credit facility.