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Tyson Foods, Inc.
Tyson Foods Fights Hunger in Birmingham
BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Oct. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Tyson Foods, Inc. (NYSE:TSN) announced today a donation of 37,440 pounds of protein to United Way Community Food Bank in Birmingham. The donation will help serve the more than 300,000 people served by the food bank annually. Children and senior citizens account for an estimated 30 percent of the population served by United Way Community Food Bank. The donation comes in celebration of the 65th annual Magic City Classic in Birmingham. Tyson Foods is a sponsor of a series of events held Oct. 26 through Oct. 28 that includes a parade, tailgate party and pep rally. The series of events ends with a Saturday football game, played between Alabama A&M University and Alabama State University.
AbsoluteSKY Forms Winning Partnerships to Deliver Item-Level RFID Tracking
MONTREAL, Oct. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- AbsoluteSKY's (Pink Sheets:ABSY) recently announced strategic partnerships place the company in a prime position to capture a significant share of the burgeoning retail Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) market. Global RFID spending is estimated to reach $6 billion worldwide by 2010. AbsoluteSKY's (www.AbsoluteSKY.ca) recent deal with IBM Global Financing, the lending division of IBM, will provide financing options to end users of AbsoluteSKY's proprietary intelliTRACKER(tm) product suite to enable more retailers to quickly implement item-level RFID tracking.
Lattimore, Black, Morgan & Cain, PC Implements iLumen's Client Financial Monitoring and Benchmarking Service
ATLANTA, Oct. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Lattimore, Black, Morgan & Cain (LBMC), one of the Southeast's largest business consulting and accounting firms, and iLumen, Inc. jointly announced today that LBMC will implement iLumen's client financial monitoring and benchmarking service. LBMC, a Leading Edge Alliance firm, will use iLumen's service to connect with their business clients and stay current with their financial performance during the year.
Skinny Nutritional Corp.
Creative Enterprises International Appoints New Executive Management, Expands Board of Directors, Reduces Debt, and Raises New Funds
BALA CYNWYD, Pa., Oct. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Creative Enterprises International, Inc. (OTCBB:CEII), the marketer and distributor of Skinny Water(r), a dietary supplement designed to facilitate consumers' weight loss efforts, announced today that it has completed the initial phase of its corporate restructuring. As part of its restructuring, Creative Enterprises has reduced its corporate overhead substantially by relocating its executive offices from New York City to Bala Cynwyd, Pa. and terminating its distribution agreement with Jamnica, d.d., thereby eliminating a $230,000 liability on the Company's balance sheet. The Company is now finalizing arrangements to bottle Skinny Water in the U.S.
Phlo Affiliate Signs Distribution Agreement for the Purchase of Its Rehydration Products
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., Oct. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Phlo Corporation (Pink Sheets:PHLC) announced today that one of its affiliates (the "Company") has entered into a distribution agreement with Blackard Group, Inc. for the distribution in certain domestic and international markets of the Company's rehydration beverages. Blackard has significant domestic and international real estate interests as well as manufacturing and distribution operations. An affiliate of Blackard will conduct its distribution activities pursuant to the agreement (the "Distributor").
Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
GE Advanced Materials Introduces CoatOSil Wetting Agents: High-Performance, Fluorine-Free Additives
WILTON, Conn., Oct. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- GE - Advanced Materials, Silicones today announced the introduction of CoatOSil(a) Y-15790 and Y-15791 wetting agents; they are surfactants that are not based on fluorine and they offer high performance flow, leveling, spreading and wetting capabilities over a wider pH range for coatings and ink formulators. The new wetting agents are highly effective at low loading levels and have broad applicability in architecture, printing, floor coatings and the coatings used in the automotive industry.
iMemories' 'Home Movie Film Festival' Provides New Twist on Emerging Market of Online Video Communities
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Oct. 26, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- As part of the hot emerging markets of video sharing and consumer generated content (CGC), iMemories will host a 3-day "Home Movie Film Festival" at its Scottsdale-based studio November 10, 11 and 12. In contrast to the content in the popular Google/YouTube and similar communities, however, which primarily feature raw online footage for a mass audience, iMemories focuses on helping families preserve, enjoy and share the images they've captured over the years for private family viewing and special occasions.