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World Golf League, Inc.
WGL Kicks Off Wholesale Market Blitz
ORLANDO, Fla., Jan. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- The World Golf League, Inc. (OTCBB:WGFL) announced today that it has launched its Wholesale Marketing Campaign for 2005. Upwon LLC will distribute 500,000 WGL memberships for distribution across several industries to be used as promotional giveaways. As each membership is redeemed, the WGL will receive $50.00 from Upwon LLC.
Providing Financing Options Helps Utilities 'Close the Sale,' New Chartwell Report Shows
ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Providing customers financing can help utilities achieve core business-related goals -- such as energy efficiency or increased meter spin -- and bolster their products and services menu. In addition, financing options help utilities extend their brand names, build contractor/trade ally networks and ultimately close more sales. However, utilities should not look to financing programs as potential profit centers, according to Chartwell's latest report, "Utility Financing Programs: Providing Financing for Energy Efficiency and Other Products."
PharmaFrontiers Expands Its Core Stem Cell Technology License With University Of Chicago
THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Jan. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Cell therapy developer PharmaFrontiers Corp. (OTCBB:PFTR) has expanded its intellectual property position underlying its stem cell technology by entering into an Amended and Restated License Agreement with the University of Chicago. This license relates to stem cell technology discovered at The Department of Energy's Office of Science Laboratory, Argonne National Lab. The initial Argonne research was funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
Roberts Realty Investors, Inc.
Roberts Realty Investors, Inc. Acquires 29 Acres of Investment Property
ATLANTA, Jan. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Roberts Realty Investors, Inc. (AMEX:RPI) announces that it purchased 29.48 acres of investment property in the North Atlanta submarket of Alpharetta, Georgia. The land was acquired from Cousins Properties Incorporated (NYSE:CUZ) on December 29, 2004 for $5,880,000. The property is located between Haynes Bridge Road and Mansell Road within a 220-acre master planned development known as Westside. The acquisition is part of a Section 1031 tax-deferred exchange using a portion of the proceeds from the July sale of the company's St. Andrews at the Polo Club community, located in Palm Beach, Florida.
iBX Group, Inc.
iBX Launches Financial Services Business
Deerfield Beach, Fla., Jan. 4, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- iBX Group, Inc. (OTCBB:IBXG) announced today the launch of Opus Financial Services, an accounts receivable financing, equipment leasing and commercial lending division focused on the healthcare community. Opus will seek to meet the financial needs of doctor practices and ancillary healthcare facilities along with hospital-based providers that are expanding and have cash-flow issues associated with the complexities of today's healthcare environment.