SOURCE: Affinity Gold Corp.

November 13, 2013 15:15 ET

Affinity Gold Corp. Announces Appointment of New Board Member and Corporate Secretary

MAPLE GROVE, MN--(Marketwired - Nov 13, 2013) - Affinity Gold Corp. (OTC Pink: AFYG) ("Affinity" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that Craig Laughlin has been appointed as a member of the Company's Board of Directors and as non-executive Corporate Secretary of the Company.

Mr. Craig Laughlin is the founder and President of SRC Funding, Inc., a private company owned by Mr. Laughlin through which he has provided business consulting services and engaged in private investment activity since 1991. During the past 22 years, Mr. Laughlin has served as an officer and director of numerous public companies through which he has structured reverse mergers and funding transactions for micro-cap private companies. Mr. Laughlin currently serves as the Chief Executive Officer, President, Chief Financial Officer, Secretary and Treasurer of HPC Acquisitions, Inc., a reporting issuer posted for trading on the OTCQB that is seeking an acquisition; and as the Chief Executive Officer, President and Chief Financial Officer of Renewable Energy Acquisition Corp., a reporting issuer seeking an acquisition in the renewable energy space. In recent years, Mr. Laughlin has filled director and officer positions with similar reporting issuers such as Simplagene USA Inc. (for which he managed a self-underwritten IPO), and Dotronix, Inc. (a consulting assignment which involved spinning off a legacy business and preparing the company to acquire an existing private business).

"Mr. Laughlin brings with him a broad and deep understanding of the public company regulatory environment from his many years experience working in various executive and director capacities and being responsible for bringing companies current with their reporting obligations. Mr. Laughlin has an amazing work ethic and extremely high level of integrity towards delivering and maintaining transparency with the shareholders and markets for companies he's involved with. Considering Affinity's objective of becoming current in our reporting and maintaining transparency, I'm very pleased to have Mr. Laughlin join the team at this stage as Affinity moves forward with its opportunities in Peru and intentions to provide and maintain current information" stated Corey Sandberg, President & CEO.

About Affinity Gold Corp.:

Affinity Gold Corp. is a mineral exploration and development company engaged in the acquisition and development of near-term precious mineral production properties within Peru. Affinity Gold Corp.'s primary focus is on developing assets that have demonstrated historical production, contain documented and reliable data and can reasonably begin producing within 12-18 months at a cost of less than $900 per gold equivalent ounce.

For further information please refer to the Company's filings with the SEC on EDGAR available at


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