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ProtoKinetix Announces Scientific Advisory Board Appointment
VANCOUVER, B.C., Sept. 4, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- ProtoKinetix, Inc. (OTCBB:PKTX) formally announces the appointment of Dr. Maximilien Arella to its Scientific Advisory Board. Dr. Arella is a Professor at the Microbiology and Biotechnology Research Centre, INRS -- Institut, Armand -- Frappier, University du Quebec. He brings with him extensive international experience in the field of molecular biology and monoclonal antibody development. We look forward to working with Max and his research associates. Dr. Arella has already introduced the RECAF receptor site and the ProtoKinetix development program to several major European institutions with the objective of fast track collaboration.
Ahold Appoints Moberg and Ryopponen to Corporate Executive Board
ZAANDAM, The Netherlands, Sept. 4, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Ahold (NYSE:AHO) today announced that during a General Meeting of Shareholders held in The Hague, shareholders approved the appointment of two new members of the Corporate Executive Board. Anders Moberg was appointed as President and Chief Executive Officer and Hannu Ryopponen was appointed as Chief Financial Officer.
Blyth, Inc. Increases Cash Dividend By 15%
GREENWICH, Conn., Sept. 4, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Blyth, Inc. (NYSE:BTH), a leader in home decor and home fragrance products, today announced that its Board of Directors has declared a semi-annual cash dividend of $0.15 per share of the Company's common stock for the six months ended July 31, 2003. This represents an increase of $0.02 per share, or approximately 15%, above the most recent dividend. The dividend, authorized at the September 4, 2003 Blyth Board of Directors meeting, will be payable to shareholders of record as of October 31, 2003, and will be paid on November 14, 2003.
Brower Piven, A Professional Corporation
Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. Announces Class Action Lawsuit Against DVI, Inc. -- DVIXQ
BALTIMORE, Sept. 4, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Law Offices Of Charles J. Piven, P.A. today announced that a securities class action has been commenced on behalf of shareholders who purchased, converted, exchanged or otherwise acquired the common stock of DVI, Inc. (Pink Sheets:DVIXQ) between November 7, 2001 and August 13, 2003, inclusive (the "Class Period").
Pacificap Entertainment Holdings, Inc.
Cavalcade of Sports Media, Inc. Completes Reverse Stock Split Effective September 4, 2003
DEL MAR, Calif., Sept. 4, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- CVCD (OTCBB:CVCD) (http://www.cavalcadetv.com) announced that it has effectuated a one-for-thirty reverse stock split of its common stock, $.001 par value, which was approved unanimously by the Board of Directors and by holders of the majority of the issued and outstanding shares of common stock. Effective September 4, 2003, every thirty issued and outstanding shares of Cavalcade common stock shall be converted automatically into one share of Cavalcade common stock. Cavalcade is not requiring its shareholders to surrender their certificates and has established no deadline for the exchange of certificates. Upon effectiveness of the reverse split, the trading symbol for the Cavalcade common stock, which was previously CVOS, will become CVCD.
Atna Resources Ltd.
Newmont Options Atna's Clover Property
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Canada, Sept. 4, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Atna Resources Ltd. (TSE:ATN) (Other OTC:ATNAF) is pleased to announce that Newmont USA Limited, a subsidiary of Newmont Mining Corporation (NYSE:NEM) has entered into a Venture Agreement to acquire an interest in Atna's Clover Gold project, located in Elko County Nevada.