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OPERATOR: Good afternoon, ladies and gentlemen, my name is Sharita and I will be your conference facilitator today. At this time I would like to welcome everyone to your Boykin Lodging Company conference call. [OPERATOR INSTRUCTIONS] It is now my pleasure to turn the floor over to management.
UNIDENTIFIED COMPANY REPRESENTATIVE, BOYKIN LODGING COMPANY: Good afternoon and welcome to the Boykin Lodging Company conference call and webcast to discuss the second quarter 2006 financial results. This conference call is also being broadcast over the internet at the company's website, www.boykinlodging.com. If you do not have a press release and would like one, you can call the company's offices at 216-430-1200 and ask for Gail. She will fax you a copy or you can find it on the internet. On the call today from the company are Robert Boykin, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Richard Conti, President and Chief Operating Officer, and Shereen Jones, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Investor Officer. Before turning the call over to management, I'd like to remind you that you will hear forward-looking statements during this conference call.
While management believes its business plans are based on reasonable assumption, there can be no assurance that any expectations that might arise from today's forward-looking statements and their underlying assumptions will be met. Comments and responses made during this conference call or discussion relating to the expected effects, timing and completion of the proposed merger transaction, the potential impact of acquisitions, disposition, business plans and goals and operating results are forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Additionally, words such as seek, …