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2010-05-04 13:49:00

NEW YORK, May 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The James Beard Foundation (JBF) and Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA) today embark on a new multi-year partnership by announcing Marea in New York City as the Best New Restaurant in the U.S. at the prestigious James Beard Foundation Awards 2010. Described as the "Oscars" of the food world, the James Beard Foundation Awards bestows the highest honors on chefs and restaurants working in America. Owned and operated by chef Michael White and restaurateur Chris...

2010-03-22 16:49:00

PALATINE, Ill., March 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Weber's Way to Grill by nationally known grilling expert chef and cookbook author Jamie Purviance, was announced today as a finalist nominee in the "Single Subject" Category for the upcoming 2010 James Beard Foundation Media & Book Awards. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100322/CG74754) The James Beard Foundation Awards are the nation's most prestigious recognition program honoring professionals in the food and beverage...

2010-02-26 08:23:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Sikh filed a discrimination lawsuit today after being told to remove his religiously-mandated beard if he wanted a job. The Sikh, Gurpreet Singh Kherha, filed his lawsuit in New Jersey state court against Tri-County Lexus where he wanted to work as a sales representative. In 2008, Mr. Kherha was recruited for a sales position at Tri-County Lexus in Little Falls, New Jersey. After completing two days of training at Lexus, Mr. Kherha...

2009-11-05 10:19:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 5 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Beard Company (OTC Bulletin Board: BRCO) today advised that its previously announced 2-for-1 common stock split, which was effective at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time on November 2, 2009, is now being properly reflected in trading activity on the OTC Bulletin Board, as of the start of trading today, November 5, 2009. About The Beard Company The Beard Company creates, acquires, and/or invests in businesses, primarily related to natural...

2009-11-04 11:37:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Beard Company (OTC Bulletin Board: BRCO) today advised that its previously announced 2-for-1 common stock split, effective at 4:00 p.m. Eastern time on November 2, 2009, has not yet been properly reflected on the OTC Bulletin Board. Management is working with FINRA to remedy this as soon as possible. About The Beard Company The Beard Company creates, acquires, and/or invests in businesses, primarily related to natural resources, that...

2009-11-02 16:16:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Beard Company (OTC Bulletin Board: BRCO) today announced that its previously announced 2-for-1 common stock split became effective at 4:00 p.m. Eastern Time today, November 2, 2009. The shares will begin trading on a post-split basis when the market opens on Tuesday, November 3, 2009. Herb Mee, Jr., President of The Beard Company, stated, "This action underscores our commitment to provide additional marketability and liquidity for...

2009-10-01 15:54:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Beard Company (OTC Bulletin Board: BRCO) today announced that it has increased its equity interest in Geohedral LLC, its privately-held mining subsidiary, from 23.16% to 25.68%. Herb Mee, Jr., Beard's President, stated: "We are delighted that we were able to acquire this additional interest in Geohedral and in the significant gold discovery that we announced last week." About The Beard Company The Beard Company creates,...

2009-07-24 15:04:05

Police in Dallas said they are searching for a man who robbed three fast food restaurants from their drive-through windows. Investigators said the robber, described as in his late 20s or early 30s, hit a McDonald's, a Whataburger and a Wendy's Thursday morning, The Dallas Morning News reported Friday. The man, who was driving a maroon Ford Expedition, placed orders at each of the restaurants then brandished a gun at the food pickup windows and demanded money, police said. The man was...

2009-07-09 09:33:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 9, /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Beard Company (OTC Bulletin Board: BRCO) today announced that Beard Dilworth, LLC ("BDLLC"), a subsidiary of the Company, has raised the additional $5,275,000 needed to fund the development of the Dilworth Field in Kay County, Oklahoma. BDLLC announced the purchase of the Dilworth Field on April 20, 2009. The properties purchased are situated in Sections 17, 18 and 20, Township 28 North, Range 1 East in Kay County, Oklahoma. The new...

2009-06-25 15:04:00

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Beard Company (OTC Bulletin Board: BRCO) today reported that it has received $825,388, or $0.08 per share, as its share of a Settlement in connection with a lawsuit in the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas, Case No. CIV:3-03CV0976-L. Pursuant to the Settlement Agreement the terms thereof are confidential. Herb Mee, Jr., President of The Beard Company, stated: "After more than six years of litigation, we are...


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