Hellix Ventures Inc.
TSX VENTURE : HEL
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Hellix Ventures Inc.

January 18, 2012 16:10 ET

Hellix Begins Drilling at Margarita

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 18, 2012) - HELLIX VENTURES INC. (TSX VENTURE:HEL)(OTCBB:HLLXF) -

Frank Underhill, President, is pleased to announce that drilling has begun on its Margarita gold project in southern Arizona.

The program will entail approximately 1200 feet of diamond drilling to assess near surface gold mineralization in our four main target areas. It is anticipated that the program will take one month to complete.

HELLIX VENTURES (TSX VENTURE:HEL)(OTCBB:HLLXF) is engaged in the identification, acquisition, exploration and development of gold and silver properties in North America. Hellix has no debt (other than short-term trade payables), and has positive cash flow from fossil fuel production in Western Canada. All transactions stated or referred to herein are expressly subject to TSX Venture Exchange approval as well as all other applicable regulatory body approvals.

ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS

HELLIX VENTURES INC.

Frank Underhill, President

The forgoing is for informational purposes only, and is not to be construed as an offer to buy or sell securities in any jurisdiction. It may contain forward-looking statements. While the data compiled by management is from sources deemed to be reliable, actual future results may vary materially. Hellix Ventures Inc. does not assume the obligation to update any forward-looking statement and will not be responsible for any loss arising from the use of this information. Historically reported results may not be NI 43-101 compliant and therefore caution should be used in relying on such statements.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

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