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Harwood Feffer LLP
Wechsler Harwood LLP Obtains Temporary Restraining Order Against Ousted Refco, Inc. CEO and Chairman, Phillip R. Bennett -- RFXCQ
NEW YORK, Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- On Monday, October 31, 2005, Wechsler Harwood LLP and its co-counsel in FrontPoint Financial Services Fund, LP. v. Refco, Inc., et al., Case No. 05-Civ-8663 (DC)(RHM) (the "FrontPoint Action"), obtained a Temporary Restraining Order ("TRO") against ousted Refco, Inc. ("Refco" or the "Company") (Pink Sheets:RFXCQ) CEO and Chairman, Phillip R. Bennett, freezing the assets obtained from his Refco stock sales in the Company's August 2005 Initial Public Offering ("IPO").
ALS Association, Keith Worthington Chapter
Philanthropy and Poker Cross Paths in Old Town Thanksgiving Eve
WICHITA, Kan., Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- If ice-cold Shirley Temples at Grandma's house and canasta with your Aunt June are the scare cards in your Thanksgiving vacation this year, hit Old Town on Nov. 23 from 8 p.m. to 1 a.m. for the 3rd Annual Five-Card Draw Pub Crawl charity fundraising event. The night's full of drink specials at eight of Old Town's best-known bars, hot music and a fun five-card draw poker game that any amateur can play.
Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc.
Pacific Sunwear to Webcast Conference Call Discussing Third Quarter 2005 Financial Results
ANAHEIM, Calif., Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Pacific Sunwear of California, Inc. (Nasdaq:PSUN) will announce on Thursday, November 10 its financial results for the third quarter, which ended October 29, 2005. The Company plans to issue a news release that day at approximately 4 p.m. Eastern time, immediately following the closing of regular stock market trading hours. Following the news release, Pacific Sunwear management will host a conference call beginning at 4:30 p.m. Eastern time to review the results.
FreeHand Systems International, Inc.
FreeHand Systems International, Inc. Acquires Denmark-Based SheetMusicNow
LOS ALTOS, Calif., Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- FreeHand Systems International, Inc. (Pink Sheets:FSYI), announced today that it has acquired Denmark-based SheetMusicNow A/S. This acquisition ensures FreeHand's position as one of the largest source for downloadable digital sheet music and further enhances its reputation as a leader in the digital music industry whose revolutionary patented technology is shaping the future of distribution and performance of sheet music. In addition to its digital sheet music business, FreeHand is the developer, manufacturer and marketer of the world's first digital music tablet, the MusicPad Pro(r) Plus.
Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corp.
Integra LifeSciences to Host Analyst Forum on November 21, 2005
PLAINSBORO, N.J., Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Integra LifeSciences Holdings Corporation (Nasdaq:IART) announced today that it will host an Analyst Forum on Monday, November 21, 2005 at 3:00 PM Eastern Time at the New York Marriott East Side Hotel in New York City. The meeting, which will be hosted by Stuart Essig, Integra LifeSciences' President and Chief Executive Officer, will feature an overview of our business, a discussion of our products and pipeline, and a review of our operations and financial performance. Our senior marketing, sales and regulatory teams will also discuss marketing strategies and regulatory approval process for several of our key products. A question and answer session will follow the formal presentations.
Halo Resources Ltd.
Halo Resources Ltd. Stakes Claims in North-Central Manitoba
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Mr. Marc Cernovitch, President and CEO of Halo Resources Ltd. (TSX-V:HLO), (OTCBB:HLOSF), (FSE:HLR) is pleased to announce that Halo has staked and submitted for recording 21 mining claims comprising approximately 4,300 hectares in the Sherridon area in North-Central Manitoba.
Integrity Bancshares, Inc.
Integrity Bancshares, Inc. Announces Two-For-One Stock Split
ALPHARETTA, Ga., Nov. 2, 2005 (PRIMEZONE) -- Integrity Bancshares, Inc. (Pink Sheets:ITYC) today announced that its board of directors approved a two-for-one stock split, payable on December 12, 2005 to shareholders of record as of November 28, 2005. This stock split occurs less than one year after a previous three-for-two stock split, which was paid in January, 2005. The split will bring the total number of outstanding common shares to approximately 14.3 million. The split is intended to improve market liquidity and maintain an optimal trading range for the price.