Jul. 20, 2009 (Filing Services Canada) -- Houston Lake Mining Inc. (HLM - TSX Venture, HLKMF - OTCBB_Pink_Sheets), is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Robert Callander, B.Sc., M.B.A., C.F.A. to the Board of Directors. Mr. Callander is a senior investment industry executive with thirty years of experience. He currently serves as Vice President at Caldwell Securities Ltd. and is a member of Caldwell Securities Investment Management. During his career Mr. Callander has managed money for high net worth individuals and was ranked as a leading industry research analyst. Mr. Callander received a B.Sc. in Geology from the University of Waterloo and an M.B.A., with emphasis in finance, from York University. He is a member of the Association for Investment Management and Research and the Toronto Society of Financial Analysts.
"It is an honour and a privilege to be selected to serve as a Director of Houston Lake Mining Inc," said Robert Callander. "I am looking forward to working with the strong and experienced Board of Directors and management team."
"Mr. Callander brings a deep understanding of financial markets which rounds out and complements the existing strength of Houston Lake Board of Directors in mining", commented Grayme Anthony, President and CEO. "We look forward to working with Rob as Houston Lake grows and moves ever closer to its goal of becoming a near term gold producer."
The Company also announces that it has granted 250,000 stock options to officers, directors, employees and consultants of the Company. The options are set for a period of five years, expiring on July 17, 2009. The options are priced at $0.22 and are subject to regulatory approval.
About Houston Lake Mining Inc.
Houston Lake is an advanced, vertically integrated resource exploration company. The Company is actively exploring for gold, platinum group metal and rare metal deposits in northwestern Ontario with a strategic focus on the West Cedartree gold project. Houston Lake's objective is to become a gold producer by surface mining its West Cedartree gold project and developing its 100% owned and optioned properties. The Company has a total of 34,657,638 common shares issued and outstanding. For additional information, please visit us at www.houstonlakemining.com.
Houston Lake Mining In Canada: Linx Partners Ltd.
E. Grayme Anthony P.Geo., MBA Wanda Cutler Tel: 416-603-4646
President and CEO
Tel: 705-897-7622 In United States: ICS
Fax: 705-897-7618 George Duggan Tel: 818-542-6880 email@example.com
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Source: Houston Lake Mining Inc. (TSX-V: HLM) (Pink Sheets: HLKMF) http://www.houstonlakemining.com
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