Tuesday, December 02, 2008

Elavon Offers Special Rate to International Chiropractors Association Members

By Holly Lytle Agreement Includes U.S. and Canadian ICA Members

ATLANTA and ARLINGTON, Va. - December 2, 2008 - Elavon, formerly NOVA Information Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB), has renewed the association relationship with International Chiropractors Association (ICA), the world's oldest international chiropractic professional organization, and extends special, discounted rates only available to ICA members. ICA has thousands of members including members in all 50 of the U.S. States, all provinces of Canada and 40 nations around the world.

The relationship, which dates to 1997, delivers Elavon's comprehensive suite of merchant processing services to ICA and its members throughout the U.S. and Canada. Members can take advantage of Elavon's full suite of payment solutions and products including credit and debit processing, electronic check service, electronic gift cards and access to a variety of terminals.

"ICA is excited to continue the long standing relationship recommending Elavon as a top-notch provider of quality credit card processing services to our members," said Bob Pohtos, Executive Director, International Chiropractors Association. "This now includes services for our members in Canada."

"Elavon is committed to helping ICA deliver value to their members," said Stuart C. Harvey, Jr., CEO of Elavon. "After 11 successful years, we look forward to the continued delivery of affordable payment solutions to all ICA members."

About Elavon:
Elavon's Global Acquiring Solutions organization is a part of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE: USB). Elavon provides end-to-end payment processing services to more than one million merchants in the United States, Europe, Canada and Puerto Rico. Solutions include credit and debit card processing, electronic check services, gift cards, dynamic currency conversion, multi-currency support, and cross-border acquiring. Elavon's services are marketed through multiple alliance partner channels including financial institutions, trade associations and ISOs. Elavon has solutions to meet the needs of merchants in specialized markets including small business, retail, hospitality/T&E, health care, education and the public sector. Elavon represents the former brands of NOVA Information Systems and its affiliates FHMS and euroConex. For more information about Elavon visit www.elavon.com.

About the International Chiropractors Association:
The International Chiropractors Association (ICA) is the world's oldest continuously active international chiropractic professional association, representing a diverse and growing membership of thousands of practitioners, students, educators, administrators, chiropractic assistants, and lay persons. Throughout its long history, the ICA has served to educate and inform the public, other health care professions and health policy makers on the principles and definitions of chiropractic in order to foster a broader understanding and acceptance of the profession. For more information including ICA's established standards of ethical, technical and professional excellence and guideposts for the Practice of Chiropractic, contact the International Chiropractors Association: chiro@chiropractic.org or visit the ICA website at www.chiropractic.org.

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