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Reference Standards Board
Reference Standards Board Founders Honored for Major Achievements and Contributions to Outsourcing Industry
NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Joseph Vales and Eva Schmatz, recognized thought leaders in information technology and business process outsourcing, have been selected as 2005 HRO Superstars by the editors of HRO Today magazine, which serves the global HR and outsourcing communities. Each year, HRO Today honors the individuals who have played an exceptional role in the development, evolution and advancement of the $55 billion HR outsourcing industry. The prestigious list includes the most influential and respected corporate buyers, service providers, strategy consultants and thought leaders in the HRO (human resources outsourcing) marketplace.
GB&T Bancshares, Inc.
GB&T Bancshares, Inc. to Participate in Southeast 2005 Super-Community Bank Investor Conference
GAINESVILLE, Ga., Feb. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- GB&T Bancshares, Inc. (Nasdaq:GBTB), reported today that it will be presenting in the Southeast 2005 Super-Community Bank Conference in Atlanta, Georgia, on February 9th and 10th. Richard A. Hunt, President and CEO of GB&T Bancshares, and Gregory L. Hamby, CFO, will present at the conference on Wednesday, February 9th at approximately 1:40 p.m. ET.
Skinny Nutritional Corp.
Creative Enterprises International, Inc. Announces That Jana Water Awarded Prestigious Eauscar Award for "Highest Quality" at Aqua-Expo in Paris
NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Creative Enterprises International, Inc. (www.creativepi.com) (Pink Sheets:CEII), a national and international marketing and distribution company, and the exclusive North American distributor of Jana Artesian bottled water, announced today that at last week's Aqua Expo fair in Paris, (Europe's largest specialized water fair) Jana water was awarded the Eauscar, for "Highest Quality", which is the highest prize in the natural spring waters category. In 2004, Jana's Strawberry-Guava won the Eauscar for best flavored water.
Scott + Scott, LLC Announces Investigation for Shareholders After Hypercom Corp. Accounting Restatement -- HYC
COLCHESTER, Conn., Feb. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Scott + Scott, LLC, a law firm nationally recognized for its dedication to its clients and its attorneys with top litigation skills, is currently committed to researching the restatement announced after trading on Friday evening by Hypercom Corp. (NYSE:HYC). The Arizona company announced that it would restate almost $4 million for the first three quarters of 2004. Its auditor is Ernst & Young. The Company is expected to issue its fourth quarter and 2004 results by late February. The stock plunged 18% after the news came out.
TalkingStocks.com and StockGuru.com Initiate Profile Coverage of Braz Diamond Mining, Inc.
DALLAS, Feb. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- John Pentony, Publisher of TalkingStocks.com and StockGuru.com, announced that the web sites have initiated coverage of Braz Diamond Mining, Inc. (Pink Sheets:BZDJ). Braz Diamond Mining is a junior diamond, exploration and mining company, together with its subsidiary, Braz Mining do Brasil, Ltda. holds ownership interest in various mineral properties in the country of Brazil, including a favorable diamond exploration project in the state of Piaui.
Velocity International Corp
Velocity International Corp. to Launch Mobile Music & Video Digital Record Company
TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Velocity International Corp. "VELOCITY," (Pink Sheets:VITJ), or the "Company," today announced the creation of a mobile-only video-anime & music label, "Velocity Mobile" to release videos, anime & music, including exclusive and custom ring tone content, through a number of wireless distribution outlets. VITJ believes that the mobile video & music market may become a significant part of its business in many territories and is very excited about the growth that is taking place in the U.S. VITJ intends to provide great opportunities for artists and their videos & music, publishing and distributing ringtones and offering other creative mobile products to fans around the world. VITJ believes that it will begin distributing new faces, products and services in the first and second quarter of 2005.