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VA Software Corporation
VA Software to Present at Thomas Weisel Internet and Digital Media Conference
FREMONT, Calif., Feb. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- VA Software Corporation (Nasdaq:LNUX), the online media, software, and e-commence leader in community-driven Open Source innovation, today announced that Ali Jenab, the company's President and Chief Executive Officer, will present VA Software's growth strategy and key initiatives before investors at Thomas Weisel Partners Internet and Digital Media Conference on Tuesday, March 6, 2007 in San Francisco, California.
Port of Houston Authority
PHA Commission Approves $11 Million in Security Projects
HOUSTON, Feb. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- The Port Commission of The Port of Houston Authority (PHA) approved $11 million in security upgrades and other construction projects at its February 26 regular meeting. Chairman Jim Edmonds presided over the meeting with Commissioner Steve Phelps, Commissioner Jim Fonteno, Commissioner Kase Lawal, Commissioner Jimmy Burke, Commissioner Janiece Longoria and Commissioner Elyse Lanier.
David Weekley Homes
David Weekley Homes Ranks 26th in Training Magazine's Top 125
HOUSTON, Feb. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- David Weekley Homes is proud to announce its selection as one of Training magazine's Top 125 -- a distinction awarded to a select few companies through a multi-tiered nomination, application and interview process. This year, David Weekley Homes ranked 26th among some of the top companies in the world -- jumping from 76th in the previous year's ranking.
Bioheart, Inc. Provides Unrestricted Research Grant to the Ohio Cell-Based Therapy Consortium
SUNRISE, Fla. and CLEVELAND, Feb. 26, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Bioheart, Inc., a biotechnology company focused on the development of innovative cell therapies for the treatment of heart attacks, announced today that it has provided an unrestricted research grant to the Ohio Cell-based Therapy Consortium (OCTC) in the amount of $100,000. The OCTC was established by the Center for Stem Cell and Regenerative Medicine (CSCRM, http://stemcellcenter.case.edu) and the National Center for Regenerative Medicine (NCRM, www.ncrm.us), both of Cleveland, OH, and consists of a statewide network of clinician researchers at key Ohio institutions. The first working group, the OCTC-Cardiovascular, is focusing on translational cardiovascular clinical applications with Daniel I. Simon M.D. of University Hospitals Case Medical Center serving as Director and Marc Penn, M.D., Ph.D., of the Cleveland Clinic serving as Associate Director.