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Parker Waichman Alonso LLP
Parker & Waichman Files Additional Claims on Behalf of WorldCom and MCI Shareholders
NEW YORK, March 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Parker & Waichman LLP and affiliated counsel (http://www.worldcomstockfraud.com) announce that they have filed a new round of claims on behalf of current and former WorldCom (Pink Sheets:WCOEQ) (Pink Sheets:MCWEQ), (Pink Sheets:MCIAV) and MCI shareholders. Many of these new claims have been filed on behalf of current and former WorldCom employees and Salomon Smith Barney clients who purchased shares of WorldCom or MCI based on the inappropriate advice of Salomon Smith Barney analysts and brokers. Parker & Waichman continues to encourage all current and former WorldCom and MCI shareholders to evaluate their legal options before participating in the class action lawsuit. Parker & Waichman continues to offer free lawsuit case evaluations at: http://www.worldcomstockfraud.com and http://www.worldcomemployeelawsuit.com .
Veterinary Pet Insurance
Ten Foolproof Tips for Traveling with Your Pet
BREA, Calif., March 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- "No Pets Allowed" signs are becoming a rarity as more and more pet owners have expressed a desire to travel with their pets. According to the Travel Industry Association, 70 percent of pet owners would like to travel with their pets, and the hospitality industry has made great strides in helping to accommodate these members of the family. Traveling with your pet can be fun, but requires attention to a special set of guidelines.
Caribbean Motor Works USA
Caribbean Motor Works USA Announces Financing Arrangement
HOUSTON, March 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Caribbean Motor Works USA (Pink Sheets:CBMW) announced today that it has received a commitment for a line of credit up to $200,000 from one of its major shareholders. With this financing in place, the company has begun planning for the resumption of operations through its wholly-owned subsidiary in Barbados. According to President and CEO Robert H. Russell, this funding commitment should be sufficient to get the company back in production. "We are very pleased to announce that this funding has been secured. We have been looking for quite a long time to find a source of funds that would allow us to resume operations." Mr. Russell was in Barbados in early February, and returned to Barbados on March 1st to continue planning activities in preparation for commencing production by the end of April or early May.
Veterinary Pet Insurance
Veterinary Pet Insurance Celebrates D.C.'s Pets at Pet Fest America
BREA, Calif., March 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Veterinary Pet Insurance (VPI) announced its sponsorship of The Humane Society of the United States' (HSUS) Pet Fest America(TM), a series of events designed to celebrate and honor the joy of pet ownership in a fun and festive atmosphere. The event features the athletic prowess of the IAMS(r) Superdogs, a troupe of family-owned dogs who have become nationally recognized for their ability to run, jump and retrieve at incredible speeds as well as perform a wide range of agility moves. The next in this series of events is in D.C. at the MCI Center on Sunday, March 14 from 11:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., with shows at 1 p.m. and 4:30 p.m.
RPM Technologies, Inc.
RPM Technologies, Inc. Posts 153% Increase in Sales for 4Q 2003 Over 4Q 2002
PLAINFIELD, Ill., March 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Industry demand for plastic pallets ramps RPM Technologies, Inc.'s (OTCBB:RPMM) sales up for the final consecutive quarter of 2003. The Company's roster of new customers includes industry giants such as Dow Chemical, Toyota, Goodyear, Kraft, Sara Lee, Armstrong World, Smurfit-Stone, Federal Mogul, General Dynamics. Black & Decker, Fuji Film, Lee Carpet, Rockwell International, Georgia Pacific and many others.
Schwartz Levitsky Feldman
Schwartz Levitsky Feldman ("SLF") Publishes Guide For Audit Committee Members
TORONTO, Ontario, March 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Corporate Governance is the "Hot Button" in todays Public Corporate environment. The post "Enron" world and the reaction that resulted in the passage of the Sarbanes Oxley Act of 2002 has made this arena a different place for publicly traded corporations and their Boards and officers. Public accountability and transparency has been vastly magnified and expanded and audit committees' responsibilities and composition have been more clearly defined, become more onerous and the standards elevated.
Renegade Venture Corporation
Renegade's Hamilton Aerospace Subsidiary Announces Delivery of a Head of State Boeing 747SP to the Humanitarian Organization Global Peace Initiative
TUCSON, Ariz., March 4, 2004 (PRIMEZONE) -- Renegade Venture (NEV.) Corporation (OTCBB:RDVN) today announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Hamilton Aerospace Technologies (HAT), has successfully delivered a Boeing 747SP aircraft to the highly regarded international humanitarian organization Global Peace Initiative (GPI) following successful completion of major maintenance, interior refurbishment and other return-to-service work. This unique refurbished Boeing 747SP aircraft, Global Peace One, is dedicated to peace missions and humanitarian/disaster relief throughout the world. As such, it can deliver over 76,000 pounds of cargo and up to 94 doctors/nurses or other critical relief staff to global crises in a matter of hours, not days.