SOURCE: Notch Novelty Corporation

August 24, 2006 08:01 ET

Mickey Ciranni Joins Notch Novelty as Chief Operating Officer

REDLANDS, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 24, 2006 -- Notch Novelty Corporation (PINKSHEETS: NHNV) announced today that Michelina (Mickey) Ciranni has joined the company as Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately.

Mickey Ciranni joins Notch Novelty with extensive experience in the printing and display sign industry, most recently serving for thirteen years as Director of Purchasing for Dri-Mark Products of Port Washington, New York. Ms. Ciranni's experience covers such critical areas as domestic and offshore manufacturing, printing, packaging, molding and a broad range of skills and knowledge of imprinted products and many types of writing instruments. In her years at Dri-Mark, Ms. Ciranni was directly involved with the design and implementation of many successful product development projects from inception to delivery.

Commenting on the announcement, Brett Weiss, Chief Executive Officer of Notch Novelty Corporation, said, "We are very excited to welcome Mickey Ciranni to our rapidly expanding executive management team. Her broad knowledge and experience in molding, packaging, project development and management, and raising quality standards and company wide systems will be an invaluable asset to our growing organization."

Notch Novelty Corporation manufactures and distributes unique sign products and novelty items to the Extreme Value industry in the United States and Canada. Products are manufactured at contracted factories throughout Mainland China at the lowest possible cost and most efficient turnaround times possible. Notch revenue continues to grow with product line extensions from Disney licensee National Design LLC of San Diego. Notch Novelty resells an exclusive line of Disney Fuzzy artboards and Write-on Magnetic Dry Erase boards in the top selling brands: Mickey Mouse, Winnie the Pooh, Princess, Tinkerbell, and now the much-anticipated Disney/Pixar movie, "Cars." You can see Notch items on-line at www.notchnovelty.com or by visiting high-value retailers in your neighborhood. Please visit the company website at: www.notchnovelty.com for more information.

Safe Harbor Statement: Except for historical matter contained herein, matters discussed in this news release are forward-looking statements and are made pursuant to the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements reflect assumptions and involve risks and uncertainties, which may affect the Company's business and prospects and cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements. All financial information is believed correct, but has not been audited by an independent accounting firm.

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