Day: December 6, 2017

Downtown Clearwater’s Winter Wonderland Sees 25th Anniversary

CLEARWATER, Fla., Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — On December 2nd, the Church of Scientology and Clearwater Community Volunteers (CCV) celebrated the 25th Anniversary and 2017 Grand Opening of Winter Wonderland, a Clearwater Holiday tradition.  Some 2,000 Clearwater children and parents attended, applauding the plug in of thousands of lights on over 70 Christmas trees for the most glittering, sparkling and fun-filled Christmas celebration yet. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/1a257e78-11b6-4f8d-a404-ea3c8eb2c576 The opening event was led by Mr. Dylan Pires, Community Affairs Director for the Church of Scientology’s international spiritual headquarters in Clearwater. Guest speakers included Mr.

Security Experts Discuss Solutions "In The Boardroom" On SecuritySolutionsWatch.com AMAG (GFS), Cisco, Cyberinc, Dell EMC (DVMT), Extenua, ImageWare (IWSY), Infilux, NetWatcher, StrikeForce (SFOR), VOTI DETECTION™

NEW YORK, Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Thank You For Joining Us “In The Boardroom” On SecuritySolutionsWatch.Com Kurt Takahashi, President, AMAG Technology – A G4S CompanyMarc Blackmer, Cisco, Product Marketing Manager, Industry Solutions, Security Business Group Samir Shah, CEO, Cyberinc Ken Mills, General Manager, Dell EMC, Surveillance and SecurityGraham Porter, Business Development Director EMEA, Dell EMC, Surveillance and Security Nicholas Thermenos, Dell EMC, Director Sales & Marketing Americas, Surveillance and Security Steve Visconti, President & CEO, Extenua Jim Miller, ImageWare Systems, Chairman and CEOJeffrey Liu, Ph.D., CEO & President, INFILUX  Scott B. Suhy, CEO, NetwatcherMark L. Kay, Chairman and

CCHR Florida Asks State Agencies to Investigate Psychiatric Billing Fraud

CLEARWATER, Fla., Dec. 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Florida chapter of the Citizens Commission on Human Rights (CCHR), a non-profit mental health watchdog established by the Church of Scientology and dedicated to the eradication of abuses committed under the guise of mental health, is asking state agencies to look into why for-profit psychiatric hospitals currently under investigation for fraud are still operating as designated receiving facilities for those sent for involuntary psychiatric examination. Commonly referred to as the Baker Act, the mental health law in Florida allows men, women and children to be sent for involuntary psychiatric examination at

Kenyan Social Entrepreneur Receives Queen’s Young Leader Award

NAIROBI, Kenya, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) is pleased to share that DOT youth leader Douglas Mwangi from Kenya has been announced as a recipient of the 2018 Queen’s Young Leader Award. A photo accompanying this announcement is available at http://www.globenewswire.com/NewsRoom/AttachmentNg/b4c50963-d35f-4ad0-a35f-96f085cb1f49 Douglas is the founder of Oasis Mathare, a community centre in the Mathare Slum in Nairobi, Kenya that provides education, skills training, a community library, an early childhood development centre, and a safe community space for unemployed youth and vulnerable children. Douglas leads a team of five staff and 10 volunteers who have helped

Western Forest Products to Acquire Processing and Distribution Centre in Arlington, Washington

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Western Forest Products Inc. (TSX:WEF) (“Western” or the “Company”) today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Hampton Lumber Mills-Washington, Inc. (“Hampton”) to acquire Hampton’s lumber processing and distribution centre in Arlington, Washington. The purchase price of the transaction is approximately USD $9 million and is anticipated to close in January 2018. “This acquisition is a natural fit for Western as it allows us to increase the production of targeted, finished products while also providing a centralized warehousing and distribution centre to more effectively service our selected U.S. customers,”

Protos closes financing

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Protos Blockchain Corp. (formerly MCH Capital Corp.) (the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has closed a non-brokered private placement of its initial Founders round consisting of 41,305,814 common shares at an issue price of $0.007 per share for gross proceeds of $289,141. Certain directors and officers of the Company acquired securities in the private placement.  Accordingly, the private placement is considered to be a “related party transaction” as defined under Multilateral Instrument 61-101 (“MI 61-101”). The transaction is exempt from the formal valuation and minority shareholder approval requirements of

Denbury Closes Private Note Exchanges

PLANO, Texas, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Denbury Resources Inc. (NYSE:DNR) (“Denbury” or the “Company”) today announced the closing of its previously announced privately negotiated note exchanges under which holders of approximately $610 million aggregate principal amount of its outstanding senior subordinated notes due 2022 and 2023 exchanged those subordinated notes for approximately $467 million of newly issued senior New Notes (as defined below).  The New Notes consist of approximately $382 million aggregate principal amount of new 9¼% Senior Secured Second Lien Notes due 2022 and approximately $85 million aggregate principal amount of new 3½% Convertible Senior Notes due

NetApp Honors Partners at U.S. Public Sector Partner Summit

WHITE SULPHUR SPRINGS, W.Va., Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NetApp (NASDAQ:NTAP) today announced the winners of its annual U.S. Public Sector (USPS) Partner Awards at the NetApp USPS Partner Summit. The Lifetime Achievement Award is given based on the partner’s number of successful years in selling NetApp® products. The Innovation Award is granted based on a partner’s truly innovative approach to selling the NetApp portfolio. The Revenue Awards are earned based on partners’ total revenue for the previous four fiscal quarters. The 2017 Lifetime Achievement Award winner is: FCN Inc. The 2017 Innovation Award winner is: ViON Corporation The

Dajin Closes Warrant Exercise and Incentive Program

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dajin Resources Corp. (“Dajin”) (TSX-V:DJI) (OTC:DJIFF) (GERMANY:C2U1) is pleased to announce that further to the press release dated November 8, 2017 Dajin has received $1,281,150 from the exercise of 9,855,000 share purchase warrants at $0.13 per share. As an incentive for the early exercise of their share purchase warrants the warrant holders received an additional one-half of one share purchase warrant, with each whole warrant entitling the holder to purchase one additional share of Dajin on or before November 29, 2018 at a price of $0.17 per share. Warrant holders holding

Mercer International Inc. Announces Pricing of Private Offering of Senior Notes

NEW YORK, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mercer International Inc. (Nasdaq:MERC) (TSX:MERC.U) (the “Company”) today announced the pricing of its previously announced offering of $300 million aggregate principal amount of 5.500% senior notes due January 15, 2026 (the “2026 Notes”). The 2026 Notes are being issued at a price of 100% of their principal amount. The net proceeds from the offering will be used, together with cash on hand, to redeem $300 million in principal amount of the Company’s currently outstanding 7.750% senior notes due 2022, of which $400 million in aggregate principal amount of is currently outstanding.  

Richmond Road Capital Corp. and North American Lithium Inc. Announce Termination of Qualifying Transaction and Subscription Receipt Financing

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — North American Lithium Inc. (“NAL”) and Richmond Road Capital Corp. (NEX:RRD.H) (“Richmond Road” or the “Company”), a capital pool company as defined under Policy 2.4—Capital Pool Companies of the TSX Venture Exchange (the “TSXV”), announces that that NAL was not able to obtain the requisite shareholder approval required to complete the contemplated three-cornered amalgamation (the “Transaction”) and the Company and NAL will not be proceeding with the listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange of the common shares of the resulting issuer under the Transaction, which was intended to constitute the Qualifying Transaction

Body and Mind to Commence Trading on CSE

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO U.S. NEWS WIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE U.S. Body and Mind Inc., formerly known as Deploy Technologies, Inc. (“Body and Mind” or the “Company”), is pleased to announce the Company’s common shares will commence trading on the Canadian Securities Exchange (the “CSE”) on December 7, 2017 under the symbol “BAMM”. The Company would like to take this opportunity to thank all shareholders for their continued support as it moved through the listing process. The Company is well positioned to advance its business objectives and to

Vornado to Redeem All of its 6.625% Series G and a Portion of its 6.625% Series I Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares

NEW YORK, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — VORNADO REALTY TRUST (NYSE:VNO) announces that it has called for redemption all of its $200 million outstanding 6.625% Series G Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares and $150 million of its $270 million outstanding 6.625% Series I Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares on January 4, 2018, at a redemption price of $25 per share, plus accrued and unpaid dividends through the date of redemption.  American Stock Transfer & Trust Company LLC is serving as redemption agent. The Company will incur a charge of $11.1 million in the first quarter of 2018 from the write off of

Resverlogix Repays $68.8 Million Loan

CALGARY, Alberta, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Resverlogix Corp. (“Resverlogix” or the “Company”) (TSX:RVX) announced today that it has repaid, in full, its CAD$68.8 million Loan (the “Loan”). Upon repayment of the Loan, the Company has no outstanding long-term debt. Mr. Donald McCaffrey, President and CEO commented, “Retiring the Loan in its entirety significantly strengthens Resverlogix’s financial position and increases our degrees of freedom as we move forward. We would like to thank Eastern Capital for its support in providing the letter of credit, which secured the Loan at a very favourable rate. This attractive financing permitted us to

KAR Makes $250,000 Contribution to Central Indiana City Life Wheels

CARMEL, Ind., Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — KAR Auction Services, Inc. (NYSE:KAR), a global vehicle remarketing and technology solutions provider, announces its $250,000 commitment to City Life Wheels of Central Indiana – creating the new KAR Auction Services City Life Wheels Training Center. City Life Wheels, an Indianapolis-based non-profit, uses donated vehicles to teach near east-side Indianapolis youth basic auto maintenance and repair skills. ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified professionals teach auto repair and serve as adult mentors modeling responsibility, safety and integrity while offering career guidance and coaching. “As one of the state’s largest employers, KAR Auction Services

Wavefront Signs Exclusive Powerwave Distribution Agreement in Kuwait

EDMONTON, Alberta, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wavefront Technology Solutions Inc. (Wavefront or the Company) (TSX-V:WEE) (OTCQX:WFTSF) a global leader in the advancement of fluid injection technology for oil and gas well stimulation and Improved/Enhanced Oil Recovery (“IOR/EOR”) is pleased to announce that the Company has entered into an exclusive, 3 year, Powerwave distribution agreement in the State of Kuwait with Gulf Drilling and Maintenance CO. (“GDMC”). Wavefront and GDMC continue to deliver excellent operating results in both near wellbore stimulation (≤ 6”) as well as deeper formation stimulation (≥24”) through Wavefront’s Powerwave Odyssey Custom Stimulation (“POCS”) methodology. The

FPC Applauds Concealed Carry Reciprocity Vote, Remains Concerned About “Extra-Special Gun Rights” for Judges and Government Employees

Sacramento, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Following today’s vote in the House of Representatives to pass concealed carry reciprocity legislation and make changes to the Federal background check system, civil rights advocacy organization Firearms Policy Coalition (FPC) has issued the following statement:  Today, the House of Representatives acted to pass what may very well become the most important right to bear arms bill in history. We wish to thank Congressman Richard Hudson for his bold and courageous leadership on this issue, as well as every House member who co-sponsored and voted for this important measure to protect and advance

Mincom Capital Inc. Update on Expected Closing of Reverse Takeover Transaction

OTTAWA, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Mincom Capital Inc. (TSX-VENTURE:MOI) (“Mincom” or the “Corporation”) is pleased to announce that it has received consent of the TSX Venture Exchange (the “Exchange”) to extend the deadline for the closing of the previously announced reverse takeover transaction (the “RTO”) set out in Exchange’s conditional acceptance letter of August 24, 2017. On closing of the RTO, Mincom will acquire all the shares of Braille Holdings Inc. (“Braille”) held by Grafoid Inc., representing 75% of the issued and outstanding shares of Braille. Mincom received the required shareholder approval for the RTO at the Corporation’s annual

Victory members approve merger with Luminus Financial

TORONTO, Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — A better banking experience will soon be coming to even more Torontonians. Victory Community Credit Union members unanimously approved a special resolution on Saturday, December 2, 2017 that will see the organization join Luminus Financial on December 29, 2017. “We couldn’t be happier to see that our members are as excited about this partnership as we are,” said Carlo Polidoro, board chair of Victory. “I want to express my deepest appreciation to our members for seeing the future potential of Victory Community Credit Union and supporting a partnership that will allow us to

Petrosoft opens new headquarters location, will support company's growth

PITTSBURGH, Pa., Dec. 06, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — In order to meet the growing demand for its retail operations, ERP, BI, and global cloud apps and technology solutions, Petrosoft, LLC has consolidated its business operations at its new headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA. The new location, at 290 Bilmar Drive, provides 67,000 SF of space to accommodate the growing administrative, human resources, product development, implementation, customer services, marketing, sales, and technical support teams. With a backdrop of hillside views, the office environment is designed to streamline operations and promote worker productivity in a collaborative environment. In parallel, the company has also