MEDIA ADVISORY, Sept. 12, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) --
What: Lloyd Hill, Chairman of Applebee's International, Inc. (APPB) will preside over the opening bell to celebrate the launch of "Applebee's America" published by Simon & Schuster. Joining Mr. Hill at the podium will be Doug Sosnik, Matthew Dowd and Ron Fournier, the three authors of the book. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday September 13th, 2006 at 9:30 a.m. EDT Contacts: Laurie Ellison Executive Director of Communications 913.967.2718 firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Stephanie Lowenthal; 646.441.5220
The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220.
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About Applebee's International, Inc. (APPB):
Applebee's International, Inc., headquartered in Overland Park, Kan., develops, franchises and operates restaurants under the Applebee's Neighborhood Grill & Bar brand, the largest casual dining concept in the world. Currently, there are more than 1,800 Applebee's restaurants operating worldwide in 49 states and 16 international countries. Additional information on Applebee's International can be found at www.applebees.com.