The Marquee Group announced that it has completed its
public offering of 7.5 million shares of its common stock at
$5.00 per share that will allow the company to complete its
acquisition of ProServ (The Marquee Group)....FORBES ranks
its 200 Best Small Companies in America. Among them:
Speedway Motorsports at No. 39 and Churchill Downs at No.
175 (FORBES, 11/3 issue)....The Convention & Visitors Bureau
of Greater Cleveland estimates that the World Series will
generate a "grand total" of $53M for the local economy,
including "about" $21.7M directly from the World Series
itself (AKRON BEACON JOURNAL, 10/22).