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John F. Baugh, Founder of SYSCO Corporation, Dies at 91
HOUSTON, March 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- John F. Baugh, the founder of SYSCO Corporation (NYSE:SYY), the $33 billion Fortune 100 global foodservice marketer and distributor, passed away March 5, 2007. His passing was 37 years, almost to the date, of the corporation's initial public offering on March 3, 1970.
Photo Release -- Dramatic Tale of 325-Lb Weight Loss and Subsequent Surgery Subject of Discovery Health Piece March 11
COSTA MESA, Calif., March 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- She's appeared on the cover of People and other national magazines for her extraordinary tale of massive weight loss and recovery and now Traci Smith will be the subject of a Discovery Health Channel episode of "Plastic Surgery Before & After" on Sunday, March 11 at 9 p.m. (repeats on Monday, March 12 at midnight and Saturday, March 17 at 1 p.m.). The Rowland Heights resident, 39, once weighed in at nearly 500 lbs. Thanks to Lindora Medical Clinic, she shed 325 pounds and 11 pant sizes and gained a new lease on life. The Discovery Channel episode will focus on the dramatic surgeries to remove the excess aprons of skin that resulted from her dramatic weight loss.
SmallCap Sentinel: The Reality of Selling Soda
IRVINE, Calif., March 7, 2007 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- "In a marketing world where companies are begging for any media to carry their message, few will obtain the home run of television placement without buying a commercial spot nestled among other programming," stated SmallCap Sentinel analyst D.R. Clark. "The expense notwithstanding, few media can compare with the broad and visceral footprint of television."