(St. John's, NL - January 13, 2007) - Mr. Peter Henrico, President and Chief Executive Officer of Oceanex Inc. and Chairman, Easter Seals House capital campaign, today announced that the campaign has reached 30% of its $2 million goal with its first "capstone" donation of $150,000 over three years from the St. John's Port Authority.
"We have had a strong business relationship with the St. John's Port Authority
for many years and we are very pleased to have their support on this project," says Mr. Henrico
"This gift is a tremendous encouragement to the campaign - we are well on our way to reaching our goal and building this much needed facility for children with special needs," he
The campaign committee members include: Oceanex board trustee The Hon. John C. Crosbie, Counsel, Patterson Palmer; board members Fraser H. Edison, Executive Vice-President, Rutter Inc.; Iris G. Petten, Vice-President, Ocean Choice International Ltd.; and, R. Wayne Myles, Managing Partner, Benson Myles; staff members Peter Henrico, President and Chief Executive Officer, Oceanex Inc..; Steve Snow, Vice-President Marketing & Sales, Oceanex Inc.; and Glenn Etchegary, Vice-President Operations, Atlantic Region.