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Elves & More
Elves & More: Volunteers to Assemble 20,000 Bikes, 5,000 Treasure Boxes for Needy Kids
HOUSTON, Dec. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Beginning at 8:00 AM on Saturday, December 18th in Reliant Halls A and B in Reliant Park, 8400 Kirby Drive, (77054) ELVES & MORE founder, David L. Moore, expects nearly 1,000 volunteers to build 20,000 brand new bicycles and wrap 5,000 Treasure Boxes containing over 30,000 gifts. All will be delivered on Christmas Eve to 25,000 underprivileged children in over 40 Houston-area neighborhoods (Conroe to Galveston and from Pasadena to Katy and points in between).
SCAN USA: Local Police Department Demonstrates New Community Alert System
BELL GARDENS, Calif., Dec. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- The Secure Cops Alert Network, or "SCAN," and SBC Communications today launched the nation's first-designed neighborhood alert system that allows local police, fire and other health and safety departments to broadcast emergency information directly to the computers, mobile phones, pagers and PDAs of their neighborhood and local residents when an emergency or security threat is detected in the user's area. The alert system is being deployed first in California and is free of charge to all public safety agencies.
Big Cap Communications
After $1,000,000 Has Been Given Away, Free Offer to Earn $5,000, $10,000, $15,000 a Month or More is Being Pulled on Satellite Radio, Announced Berman Investment Group
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., Dec. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Publisher Berman Investment Group announced today that their recent Free Book and CD offer, which was being aired on satellite radio, will be pulled off satellite radio the week of December 20th. The offer includes Bruce A. Berman's breakthrough book "I GOT HERE. YOU CAN TOO!" and his "Making Money" CD, which together are a $100 value, for free. For more information or for your free copy, the company distributes their free book and CD offer at www.BruceBerman.net
Atlas Copco Acquires Swedish Tool Specialist
STOCKHOLM, Sweden, Dec. 17, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Atlas Copco AB has today signed an agreement to acquire Scanrotor Global AB, Sweden. Scanrotor has annual sales of MEUR 8 (MSEK 71) and employs 33 people. The purchase price was not disclosed. The acquisition is expected to be completed by the beginning of January, 2005.