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The Shuman Law Firm
Shuman & Berens LLP Encourages Persons Who Purchased Choice Hotels International, Inc. Publicly-Traded Securities Between April 25, 2006 and July 26, 2006 to Consider Their Legal Options as Potential Class Members -- CHH
DENVER, April 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The law firm of Shuman & Berens LLP today encouraged persons who purchased the publicly-traded securities of Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE:CHH) between April 25, 2006 and July 26, 2006, inclusive ("Class Members"), to contact Jeffrey A. Berens of Shuman & Berens LLP at 1-800-711-6483 or via email at email@example.com, or their counsel of choice, concerning their rights and interests as potential class members in the shareholder class action recently filed by Shuman & Berens LLP in the United States District Court for the District of Colorado against Choice Hotels and certain of its senior officers.
Renasant Corporation Announces Increase in 2007 First Quarter Earnings Per Share
TUPELO, Miss., April 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Renasant Corporation (Nasdaq:RNST) (the "Company") today announced results for the first quarter of 2007. Basic earnings per share were $0.45, up 7.1%, and diluted earnings per share were $0.44, up 7.3%, compared to basic earnings per share of $0.42 and diluted earnings per share of $0.41 for the first quarter of 2006. Net income for the first quarter of 2007 was $6,962,000, up 7.1%, or $461,000, from the first quarter of 2006.
Builders FirstSource, Inc.
Builders FirstSource to Host First Quarter 2007 Financial Results Conference Call and Webcast
DALLAS, April 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Builders FirstSource, Inc. (Nasdaq:BLDR) will hold a conference call and webcast on Thursday, April 26, to discuss the company's first quarter 2007 financial results and other business matters. The teleconference will begin at 11:00 a.m. Central Time and will be hosted by Floyd Sherman, Chief Executive Officer, Kevin O'Meara, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Charles Horn, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. A copy of the company's press release announcing its financial results and other statistical information about the period to be presented is expected to be made available after the market closes on April 25, at the Investors section of the Builders FirstSource, Inc. Web site, at www.bldr.com.
Infinite Group, Inc.
Infinite Group, Inc. Teaming Partner Awarded $90 Million State Department Contract
PITTSFORD, N.Y., April 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Infinite Group, Inc. (IGI) (OTCBB:IMCI) is a member of a team led by Zolon Tech, Inc. of Sterling, Virginia that was recently awarded a prime contract for the U.S. Department of State's Hybrid Information Technology Support Services (HITSS) program. Through the HITSS contract, this team will support the State Department's mission at headquarters and field offices throughout the United States and internationally by providing a broad range of IT services. The value of the contract for the base year and four one-year options is $90,119,852.
Dickson Named Chairman of SYSCO Food Services of Arizona
HOUSTON, April 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), North America's largest foodservice marketer and distributor, announced today that J. Michael Dickson, who has been president and chief executive officer of Sysco Food Services of Arizona, Inc., will serve as chairman of the company until his retirement July 1, 2007. As recently announced, he is succeeded by Donald W. Staley as president and CEO.
Consolidated Spire Ventures Ltd.
Consolidated Spire Ventures Closes Final Tranche of Private Placement Totaling $760,000.00
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 17, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Consolidated Spire Ventures Ltd. (the "Company") (TSX-V:CZS) has received TSX Venture Exchange approval and has now closed the second and final tranche of the non-brokered private placement announced on March 12, 2007 of 880,000 units at a price of 25 cents per unit for total proceeds of $220,000. Each unit consists of one common share plus one share purchase warrant. Each full warrant can be exercised for one common share at a price of 30 cents per share in the first year and $0.35 in the second year. The private placement was over subscribed by 40,000 units.