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Be Present, Inc.
Be Present, Inc. Celebrates 25 Year Her-Story and Names October 20, 2007 'National Be Present Day'
ATLANTA, Oct. 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Be Present, Inc., a national non-profit movement, whose work is a pioneer in the field of social innovation and leadership, announced today it has designated Saturday, October 20 as "National Be Present Day". The day is part of a year-long series of celebrations as Be Present enters its 25th year of bringing together people of all races, sexual orientations, and socio-economic and religious backgrounds, who are committed to creating open dialogues, fostering diverse leaders, and building and sustaining authentic relationships to progress social justice. The National Be Present Day will be marked across the country with celebrations taking place in Atlanta, New York, Washington, D.C., Philadelphia, Seattle and Oakland, CA. All events are open to the public.
Atlanta CEO Council
2007 ION Venture Forum Delivers Return to Investors
ATLANTA, Oct. 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- At its sixth annual ION Venture Forum for venture capitalists and emerging technology companies, The Atlanta CEO Council provided investors from across North America with an opportunity to participate in its most successful event to date. At the 2007 ION Venture Forum, held September 25-26, conference attendees learned about today's hottest trends in technology from a keynote address by Sun Microsystems' Scott McNealy, a panel discussion featuring some of Georgia's top CIOs, and presentations from 14 of Georgia's most promising entrepreneurs.
Los Angeles Couple Launches Website for the Design-Conscious Multicultural Family
CULVER CITY, Calif., Oct. 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Los Angeles has long been on the leading edge of the chic lifestyle, and a southern California couple is now launching a website dedicated to bringing the chic sensibility to a worldwide multicultural audience. While offering contemporary, high-quality products is the site's primary function, its true intention is to introduce multicultural consumers to a global assortment of unique goods as an alternative to the bland, commercialized, mass-produced products available in shopping malls and mail-order catalogs.
Aventura Holdings, Inc.
Aventura Calls for Foss Resignation
MIAMI, Oct. 9, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Aventura Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:AVNT) (referred to as "Aventura", the "Company", "we", "our" or "us") has received a request from the Foss Group law firm seeking a retraction of our October 5, 2007 press release incorporated herein by reference. Aventura stands by its factual assertions and calls for the resignation of Donald Foss as Chairman of sub-prime lender Credit Acceptance Corporation (Nasdaq:CACC).