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EMS Technologies, Inc.
EMS Chief Financial Officer Don Scartz to Retire and Company Veteran Gary Shell to Succeed Scartz as CFO
ATLANTA, May 2, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- EMS Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:ELMG) announced today that its Chief Financial Officer, Don T. Scartz, is retiring after a distinguished 30-year career. Succeeding Scartz as CFO will be Gary Shell, currently EMS's vice president - finance and a 25-year veteran of EMS, who will now hold the title of senior vice president, chief financial officer and treasurer.
The Savannah Bancorp, Inc.
The Savannah Bancorp, Inc. Announces CFO Resignation
SAVANNAH, Ga., May 2, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Savannah Bancorp, Inc. (Nasdaq:SAVB) announces that Robert B. Briscoe, Chief Financial Officer of The Savannah Bancorp, Inc. and The Savannah Bank, N.A., has resigned effective May 31, 2008 to take a CFO position with another local company. Briscoe has served as CFO of both entities since 1990. He will remain available in an advisory capacity through June 30, 2008.
The Bob Cooke Skin Cancer Foundation, Inc.
Fifth Annual Bob Cooke Memorial Trek Against Skin Cancer Scheduled For May 18, 2008 In Milford, CT
MILFORD, Conn., May 2, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Bob Cooke Skin Cancer Foundation, Inc. today announced the fifth annual trek against skin cancer to take place Sunday, May 18, 2008 at 2:00 pm at the Lisman Landing in Milford, Connecticut. The trek, supported by numerous volunteers and sponsors including Maui Jim, Ct. Dermatology & Dermatologic Society, Subway, The New Haven County Medical Association, STAR 99.9 and The Milford Kiwanis Club, will benefit skin cancer research.
TePastte to Retire, Petrancosta to Become President of Sysco Food Services of Pittsburgh, Inc.
HOUSTON, May 2, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America's largest foodservice marketer and distributor, announced today that Joel R. TePastte will retire as president and chief executive officer of Sysco Food Services of Pittsburgh, Inc., a SYSCO broadline distribution subsidiary located in Harmony, Pennsylvania. Leonard T. Petrancosta, who is currently executive vice president of that company, will become president and CEO. Both moves are effective July 1, 2008.
Vaughan Foods, Inc.
Vaughan Foods, Inc. Announces Dates for First Quarter 2008 Earnings Release and Conference Call
MOORE, Okla., May 2, 2008 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Vaughan Foods, Inc. (Nasdaq:FOOD), a regional leader in fresh-cut vegetables and fruit products, and a broad line of refrigerated prepared salads, sauces, soups, and side-dishes, today announced that it will release financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2008 after the close of the market on Thursday, May 8, 2008. Vaughan management will host an investor conference call on Friday, May 9, 2008 at 10:00 a.m. ET to discuss these results.