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CTR Investments & Consulting, Inc.
CTR Investments & Consulting Announces Teaming Relationship With New Year, Inc. of Reston, Va.
PASADENA, Md., Feb. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- CTR Investments & Consulting, Inc. (Pink Sheets:CIVX): As a result of the acquisition International Identification Group announced Monday, February 13, CTR is pleased to announce an ongoing relationship with New Year Tech, which will provide the company with product development and RFID capability.
Toyota Motor North America, Inc.
Toyota Launches Literacy Program for Hispanic and Other Immigrant Families in Detroit
DETROIT, Feb. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Toyota today announced the expansion of its successful Toyota Family Literacy Program (TFLP) into five additional cities nationwide, including a new program in Detroit. TFLP -- the first nationwide program of its kind to focus on the needs of Hispanic and other immigrant families -- is coordinated by the National Center for Family Literacy (NCFL), the country's leading advocate for family literacy. The Detroit Public Schools will receive a total contribution of nearly $600,000 from Toyota, including a $350,000 grant to launch programs at Academy of Americas, Higgins Elementary School and Webster Elementary School. Toyota will also provide funding for three years of comprehensive support from NCFL including training, educational materials and assistance launching the programs. In addition, the schools will receive support from the Detroit-based Skillman foundation.
SmallCap Sentinel: Military Leaders Join Homeland Defense Firms
IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- "As the Homeland Defense sector continues in growth and need, leading military minds are finding themselves targeted by related firms as consultants and management," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "With many companies technology based, having a key person with an understanding of the military, weaponry or even simply the manner in which new products are reviewed can be critical."
Fox & Hound Restaurant Group
Fox & Hound Restaurant Group: Tender Offer Deadline Extended
WICHITA, Kan., Feb. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Fox & Hound Restaurant Group (Nasdaq:FOXX) announced that Newcastle Partners, L.P., Steel Partners II, L.P. and certain of their affiliates ("Newcastle/Steel") informed the Company that Newcastle/Steel had extended the deadline for tendering shares of the Company's outstanding common stock for an all cash price of $16.30 per share until midnight, February 24, 2006. Newcastle/Steel also informed the Company that, taking into account shares of common stock already owned by Newcastle/Steel, as of February 16, 2006, 9,312,740 shares, or approximately 92% of the issued and outstanding common stock of the Company, had been tendered by the Companys shareholders to Newcastle/Steel and not withdrawn. Newcastle/Steel extended the tender offer deadline because the waiting period under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976 had not expired or been terminated by the Federal Trade Commission as of the original February 16, 2006 deadline.
Habanero Resources Inc.
Habanero Hires Prominent European Investor Relations Firm
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Feb. 17, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) -- Habanero Resources Inc. ("Habanero") (Pink Sheets:HBNRF) (TSX-V:HAO) (Frankfurt:HRJ) is pleased to announce that it has entered into an investor relations contract with Value Relations of Frankfurt, Germany, subject to exchange approval. The term of the contract is for one year for a total sum of CAD$72,000. Value Relations will facilitate investor awareness throughout Europe, focusing on private and intuitional investors. Value Relations has created successful marketing campaigns for many other Canadian companies.