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Special Olympics Southern California
WIENERMOBILE(tm) Wishes Granted from Coast to Coast -- Next Stop Special Olympics Southern California Fall Games
HACIENDA HEIGHTS, Calif., Oct. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- George Roberts', of Hacienda Heights, CA, wish has been granted to win the world famous WIENERMOBILE(tm) for the day. Roberts was selected as one of 50 winners in the first-ever Oscar Mayer(r) Oh I Wish(tm) contest for "mustering" up a creative wish he wanted to have fulfilled with the WIENERMOBILE(tm). Roberts' wish is coming true, as he'll use the WIENERMOBILE(tm) to bring magic to Special Olympics Southern California's 2004 Fall Games. Hotdoggers Deborah Le Mense and Krystin Kruschke will be passing out hot dogs to all the athletes and volunteers throughout the day.
Satellite Phone Source Inc.
Satellite Phone Source, Inc. Forms Strategic Alliance with First Lehigh Capital
NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Satellite Phone Source, Inc. (Pink Sheets:SPHI) today announced it has completed an agreement to form a strategic alliance with First Lehigh Capital. This alliance spearheads the launching of an innovative lease program to provide satellite communications equipment and service to municipal governments throughout North America. The program is tailored to meet the needs of all departments of every municipality, but most importantly, their school districts, and police and fire departments.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman Presents Quality Awards to Top Suppliers
EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Oct. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) today presented "2004 Supplier of the Year" awards to 12 U.S. companies that have consistently produced and delivered top quality parts and services for the company's Integrated Systems sector during the past year. The awards were presented at a special suppliers luncheon held in Manhattan Beach, Calif.
Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania
EDA Funding Supports Creation of Tri-State Nanotechnology Alliance
PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania (BFTP/SEP), New Jersey Commission on Science and Technology, and Delaware Technology Park were recently awarded a $295,000 grant from the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration (EDA), to create the Mid-Atlantic Nanotechnology Alliance (MANA). The award presentation occurred at a special ceremony during the State Science and Technology Institute annual conference held October 13-15 in Philadelphia.
Immediatek Bolsters Management Team
RICHARDSON, Texas, Oct. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Immediatek (OTCBB:ITEK) today announced that Chairman and President Zach Bair has promoted Stephen Prendergast, president of Immediatek's wholly owned subsidiary DiscLive (www.disclive.com). Prendergast will share the role of Co-CEO of Immediatek with Bair, and he will also continue to serve as DiscLive's president. Immediatek has also retained veteran financial executive Larry Lemoine as acting CFO. Both men will office in Los Angeles.
Continental Beverage & Nutrition, Inc.
Continental Beverage & Nutrition Announces Appointment of Dr. Leonard Makowka to Company's Board of Advisors
GARDEN CITY, N.Y., Oct. 20, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Continental Beverage & Nutrition, Inc. (OTCBB:COBN) today announced that it has engaged Dr. Leonard Makowka to become a member of its Board of Advisors. Dr. Makowka is a world leading authority in hepatic science (study relating to the liver) who trained under Dr. Thomas Starzl, the pioneer of liver transplantation. Dr. Makowka became the Chairman of the Department of Surgery and Director of Transplantation Services at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, California, and the Founder/Executive Director of the Comprehensive Liver Disease/Treatment Center at St. Vincent Medical Center in Los Angeles, California.