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A Grandmother Conquers the Yukon
BALTIMORE, March 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- This is one inspiring book for women of all ages. It is the story of a woman who matched men in hunting and field prowess in an adventure in the Yukon wilderness. Ann Peltzer, a grandmother, shares the daunting difficulties, adventure and unexpected feat of her days in the unspoiled splendor of Yukon, Canada, in her new book Grandmother Vs the Yukon.
Force Protection's Buffalo featured in Stars and Stripes
CHARLESTON, S.C., March 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Force Protection, Inc. (OTCBB:FRCP) announced today that its flagship Buffalo vehicle was the subject of an article in the European edition of `Stars and Stripes' on Sunday, January 4, 2004. `Stars and Stripes' is the daily newspaper distributed overseas to U.S. military personnel and their family members.
Azur International Inc
Azur International Announces Contract to Acquire Fifty-Seven Unit Apartment Complex in St. Augustine, FL
MIAMI, March 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Azur International, Inc. (OTC:AZUR.PK), a luxury recreational and residential resort development company, announces it has entered into a binding contract through its wholly owned subsidiary, Mingo Bay, to acquire a fifty-seven unit apartment complex located in the historic city of St. Augustine, Florida. The complex will be refurbished and sold as condominiums and renamed "Hidden Oaks Condominiums." St. Augustine, the oldest European-founded city in North America, is strategically located 30 miles south of Jacksonville, 30 miles north of Daytona Beach and 150 miles northeast of Orlando.
American Ammunition Inc.
American Ammunition Reports Steady Growth In Customer Base
MIAMI, March 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- American Ammunition, Inc. (OTCBB:AAMI) AAMI announced today that its dealer customer base has increased by more than six hundred percent (600%) since the launch of its dealer direct program in January 2004. Paul Goebel, the Company's new National Sales Director stated, "There is steady growth in our customer base occurring daily. We expect this trend to continue for the foreseeable future as we earn dealer loyalty with our product quality and superior price terms."
Nighthawk Systems, Inc.
Nighthawk Systems Receives Financing Offers
DENVER, March 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Nighthawk Systems, Inc. (OTCBB:NIHK), a provider of intelligent remote power control equipment and services, today reported that it has received multiple offers for funding of its near-term growth plans as a result of recent presentations to brokerage firms and private equity groups. During February 2004 the Company conducted meetings with several financial institutions for the purpose of soliciting their involvement in and support of the Company's sales and marketing plan, as well as to increase awareness of the Company's overall business plan. The Company is currently evaluating these offers, as well as related expressions of interest in participating in the funding proposals, in an effort to choose the best funding alternative for its business plan.
21st Century Technologies, Inc.
21st Century Meets With Congress, Administration Officials
LAS VEGAS, March 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Officials from 21st Century Technologies, Inc. (OTCBB:TFCT) will travel to Washington, D.C. this week to meet with members of Congress about its magnetic sealing devices. Kevin Romney, general manager of 21st Century Technology, said that he's looking forward to meeting with key elected officials and building upon the already active efforts of the company's Washington team. "We're confident that decision makers will be impressed after seeing our product demonstration," Romney said. "We hope to gain support for the federal government to purchase products to mitigate environmental spills and protect our homeland."
eMax Holdings Corporation
eMax Corporation Terminates Agreement with Corporate Public Relations
ORLANDO, Fla., March 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- eMax Corporation (Pink Sheets:EMAX) today announced that the company has opted not to renew its contract with Corporate Public Relations (CPR) for Q1 2004 and going forward. eMax Corp. notes that CPR has largely been uninvolved in eMax operations and investor relations since prior to January 1, 2004 and is officially no longer a representative of eMax Corp. The company remains exceptionally grateful to CPR for its past service to eMax Corp. and its shareholders.
InnovationsKapital invests in Hymite A/S
STOCKHOLM, Sweden and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, March 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) --
Hymite A/S today announced that the company has closed a second round of financing totaling Eur 9.7 million (DKK 72.3 million). The investment secures liquidity for the company to exploit the very positive market feedback and increasing customer traction from leading international companies. The investment was co-led by German/U.S. firm TVM and by Swedish firm InnovationsKapital, with participation from all the existing investors.
Ideal Accents, Inc.
Ideal Accents Expands In Michigan; Plans 4 To 5 Additional Acquisitions This Year
DETROIT, Michigan, March 9, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Calling it the first step in the company's planned national expansion, newly public Ideal Accents, Inc (OTCBB:IACE) said today that it has opened its fifth full service auto accessorizing shop in Lansing, Michigan. Already the largest accessorizer at the new dealer level in Detroit, with 4 shops serving 78% of the market, and in Toronto, with 1 shop serving 40% of the market, the new shop in Lansing brings Ideal's superior quality products, competitive prices and high level of service to 50 new car dealerships in the Lansing area.