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Mobile Marketing Association (MMA)
Study Concludes Consumers More Open to Participating in Mobile Marketing Campaigns
BOULDER, Colo., Feb. 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Mobile Marketing Association (MMA) (www.mmaglobal.com) today reported key findings of its annual attitude and usage study on mobile marketing effectiveness. The study, conducted with global market research firm Synovate, measures both the perceptions and usage for wireless and text messaging, as well as overall receptiveness and participation in mobile marketing initiatives. More than 1,800 consumers between the ages of 13 and 65 were queried, with results indicating that mobile consumers are more educated about the features and functionality of their devices and are engaging more frequently in mobile marketing campaigns.
Northrop Grumman Corp.
Northrop Grumman On Track to Test Fire Kinetic Energy Interceptor Booster in 2008
FAIRLAKES, Va., and HUNTSVILLE, Ala., Feb. 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Kinetic Energy Interceptor program, under development by prime contractor Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC), is on schedule to meet the Missile Defense Agency's (MDA) objective of a 2008 booster flight, the company said today. The program successfully achieved all key proof-of-concept milestones in 2006 and is readying the system for a first flight test of this fast, new booster in 2008.
Gevity HR, Inc.
Gevity CEO Erik Vonk Recognized by HRO Today Magazine Editors as 2007 Human Resource Superstar
BRADENTON, Fla., Feb. 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Gevity (Nasdaq:GVHR), which serves as the full-service human resources department for small and mid-sized businesses, announced today that CEO Erik Vonk has been designated as a member of the 2007 HRO Today magazine Superstars. Vonk was named among a select group of human resource industry leaders spearheading this $60 billion HR industry. According to the publication, Vonk was chosen as he represents a select group of 'providers who helped buyers everywhere discover the benefits of outsourcing.'
Golden Eagle Log Homes
Coffen Construction Owners Attend Golden Eagle Log Homes Annual Dealer Meeting
MINOCQUA, Wis., Feb. 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- If someone mentions the words "log cabin", what do you think of? Abe Lincoln? An overly rustic, bare bones Davy Crockett-type home? Or perhaps a custom-built dream home, with all the amenities, technology and comfort a home could have? The latter is the specialty of Coffen Construction, a family-owned and operated building company in Minocqua, WI. The brother team Michael and Robin Coffen with the assistance of Mike's daughter-in-law Margaret, have run the company since 1984, and together with their father, Ed, they have been building in the Lakeland area since 1934, an impressive 70 years of building experience.
New Generation Holdings, Inc.
New Generation Holdings Files Definitive Proxy Materials for 'Spin-Off' of Plastinum Corp.
NEW YORK, Feb. 2, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- New Generation Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:NGPX) (the "Company") announced that it has filed definitive proxy materials and related documents with the Securities and Exchange Commission in connection with, among other things, the proposed "spin-off" of its subsidiary Plastinum Corp. to the Company stockholders. A Special Meeting of Stockholders of New Generation Holdings will be held on February 16, 2007 to vote on the "spin-off" and other matters.