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Sitestar Announces the SurfBoost Web Accelerator Affiliate Program
LYNCHBURG, Va., July 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Internet Service Provider Sitestar Corporation (OTCBB:SYTE) today announced it has officially launched its new SurfBoost Affiliate Program. This new program offers Affiliate partners the opportunity to earn a commission for every person that registers for a free SurfBoost Web Accelerator trial.
Another Side of Paradise - Hurricanes; Hurricane survivor tells true story of her family's battle with Mother Nature at her worst
WESTCHESTER, Calif., July 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- According to a May 21, 2003 CNN article, the 2003 hurricane season may be one of the worst in years. For many, this is a terrifying thought. However, to author and former resident of the hurricane-ridden Caribbean Islands Kim Norris Samuels, hurricanes are simply a "fact of life." In her new book, Hurricanes, Paradise and Fairy Tales (now available through 1stBooks), she tells of her and her family's horrifying experience with hurricanes Luis and Marilyn.
OneCap Announces Success of Trust Deed Investments
LAS VEGAS, July 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- OneCap (OTCBB:ONCP), a Nevada-based real estate and financial services company, announced today the company has funded approximately $75 million from qualified private investors for trust deed loans since beginning its Private Client division. Pay rates to investors have ranged from 11 percent to 20 percent per annum.
The Keenan Law Firm
Atlanta Playgrounds Flunk the Safety Report Card: Only One Of 30 Passes; Press Conference Set for 10:00 am Wednesday, July 30, 2003 in Atlanta
ATLANTA, July 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- On Wednesday, July 30, 2003, the 'grades' and photos of the Keenan's Kids Foundation Playground Safety Report Card Project will be released. Shockingly, 29 of 30 public-use playgrounds in the metro Atlanta area are unsafe: dead tree limbs, exposed electrical wires and sharp edges are among the most glaring defects. The Keenan's Kids Foundation, celebrating its 10th Anniversary this year, first recognized the importance of -- and need for improvement in -- playground safety with the heartbreaking death of 2-1/2 year old Hannah Helms. Hannah was killed by a falling rotten tree limb while playing on a slide; tragically, park maintenance personnel had been instructed to cut down that very limb two weeks prior to the accident that took Hannah's life.
Old Mutual plc
Old Mutual Asset Managers (South Africa) Names CEO Designate
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Old Mutual Asset Managers (South Africa) (OMAM (SA)) today announced the appointment of Sello Moloko as CEO (Designate) with immediate effect. It is intended that Moloko will work with incumbent Tim Cumming until January 1, 2004, whereafter he will assume full responsibility for the company.
HepaLife Technologies, Inc.
Scope of HepaLife's Artificial Liver Research
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, July 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- Under a Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) with the USDA's Agricultural Research Service (ARS), the primary tool linking government and industry researchers, HepaLife Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:HPLF) is collaborating towards optimizing the hepatic functions of the patented PICM-19 cell line. The patented application of the PICM-19 liver stem cells to an artificial liver device for support of human patients suffering liver failure is being tested.
The National Underwriter Company
More Than 1,000 to Attend ACE*SCLA and TechDEC
CINCINNATI, Ohio, July 29, 2003 (PRIMEZONE) -- The National Underwriter Company, a leading insurance industry publisher for more than 100 years, announced that more than 1,000 insurance professionals are expected to attend the upcoming ACE*SCLA Annual Claims Exposition + Conference and co-located TechDEC Exposition & Conference being held October 26-28, at the Washington State Convention & Trade Center in Seattle, Washington.