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Patient Portal Technologies, Inc.
Former Rhode Island Governor, J. Joseph Garrahy, Named Chairman of Patient Portal Connects Healthcare Industry Technology Advisory Board
PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla., Dec. 14, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Patient Portal Technologies, Inc. (Pink Sheets:PPRG) announced today the appointment of J. Joseph Garrahy, former four-term governor of Rhode Island, as chairperson of the Company's newly formed Healthcare Industry Technology Advisory Board. As a former chairman of the National Governors' Association Subcommittee on Healthcare Policy, Governor Garrahy was a key spokesman for state leaders on health matters.
NUCON-RF Forms Subsidiary for Power Quality Equipment Business
MOSCOW, Dec. 14, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- NUCON-RF, Inc. (Pink Sheets:NNRF) today announced it had formed a wholly-owned Russia-based subsidiary, OOO NUCON-RUS, a company focused on the marketing, sales and installation of power quality protection equipment inside the Russian Federation, other CIS countries and Europe.
Sierra Gold Corporation
Sierra Gold Corporation to Order NOBO List
LAS VEGAS, Dec. 14, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Sierra Gold's (Pink Sheets:SGCP) management is in the process of ordering a current Non Objecting Beneficial Owners list (NOBO list) from ADP Investor Communications. The NOBO list shows a more complete and comprehensive shareholder profile than is typically available on a shareholder list provided by a transfer agent. In addition, management will order Depository Trust Corporation (DTC) reports for further examination. Both lists will be utilized to uncover possible short positions.
Gold Canyon Resources Inc.
Gold Canyon Closes Second Tranche of Private Placement for US$440,000
VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 14, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Gold Canyon Resources Inc. (TSX-V:GCU) ("Gold Canyon" or "the Company") is pleased to announce it has closed the second tranche of its non-brokered private placement originally announced on November 15, 2006. Today's closing included 1,760,000 common share units (the "Units") at $0.28 (US$0.25) per Unit for gross proceeds of $492,800 (US$440,000). Each Unit consists of one common share in the capital of the Company and one non-transferable common share purchase warrant, each whole warrant entitling the holder to acquire one additional common share at a price of $0.40 (US$0.35) per share until December 13, 2008. All securities will be subject to a four month hold period expiring on April 14, 2007 in accordance with applicable Canadian securities law and the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange. The securities have not been registered under the United States Securities Act of 1933, as amended or the securities laws of any state of the United States and may not be sold, transferred or assigned in the absence of an effective registration statement for the securities under applicable securities laws, or an available exemption from the registration requirements of those laws.
WCI Communities, Inc.
WCI Communities Appoints Charles E. Cobb Jr. Vice Chairman
BONITA SPRINGS, Fla., Dec. 14, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- WCI Communities, Inc. (NYSE:WCI), a leading builder of traditional and tower residences in highly amenitized lifestyle communities, announced today that its Board of Directors has appointed Charles E. Cobb Jr. to the newly created position of Vice Chairman of the Board.
Battle Mountain Gold Exploration Corp.
Battle Mountain to Purchase Additional 2 Percent Net Smelter Royalty On Minefinders' Dolores Mine
RENO, Nev., Dec. 14, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Battle Mountain Gold Exploration Corp. (OTCBB:BMGX) ("Battle Mountain") is pleased to announce that it has acquired an option to purchase a 2% net smelter return royalty ("NSR") on Minefinders Corporation Ltd.'s ("Minefinders") Dolores Mine in Chihuahua, Mexico. The 2% NSR covers both gold and silver production from the Dolores Mine. The exercise price for the option is $9.45 million. This royalty will complement Battle Mountain's existing 1.25% NSR on gold production from Dolores. With both royalties, Battle Mountain will receive 3.25% of all gold production and 2% of all silver production from the Dolores Mine.
Grill Concepts, Inc.
Grill Concepts to Ring NASDAQ Closing Bell On December 18
LOS ANGELES, Dec. 14, 2006 (PRIME NEWSWIRE) -- Grill Concepts, Inc. (Nasdaq:GRIL) today announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Philip Gay will be ringing The NASDAQ Stock Market's closing bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite at 4 Times Square on Monday, December 18, 2006 at 4:00 pm ET. He will be joined by Chief Financial Officer Wayne Lipschitz and co-Founders Robert Spivak, Director, and Michael Weinstock, Chairman.