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Ralph D. McRae
Chairman and CEO
Leading Brands, Inc.
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Strategic Growth International, Inc.
Leading Brands, Inc. Appoints Strategic Growth International, Inc. as Investor Relations Advisor
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, AUGUST 30, 2001 -- Leading Brands, Inc. (NASDAQ:LBIX) is pleased to announce that it has engaged Strategic Growth International, Inc. ("SGI"), a financial public relations firm, headquartered in Great Neck, New York. Strategic Growth will assist LBIX in broadening its market presence with the investment community and the financial media.
Founded by Stanley Altschuler and Richard Cooper, two long-time Wall Street veterans. SGI specialize in providing various investor relations services to publicly traded growth companies throughout the world.
According to Ralph McRae, Chairman of Leading Brands, Inc., "We are pleased that SGI has joined the LBIX team. This takes place during an important period of business growth for LBIX, as we continue the growth of our various product areas.
"Strategic Growth comes to LBIX with a global reputation for excellence in providing exposure to companies like ours in all of the global financial markets. They have already begun to actively assist us in obtaining exposure to analysts, institutions, investors and to the financial markets," Mr. McRae stated.