May 14, 2012 Vancouver, Canada - Fire
River Gold Corp. and Mystery Creek Resources Inc. (collectively, the
"Company") [TSXV: FAU | OTCQX: FVGCF | FSE: FWR] is pleased to
announce that it has appointed Maria Christine Melian as a director of
Ms. Melian has over 19 years of experience in banking and finance. She
currently holds the position of Chief Financial Officer of Central Asian
Minerals and Resources plc ("CAMAR"), a gold production and exploration
company located in Central Asia. Previous to her position at CAMAR, Ms.
Melian was responsible for Fund Management / Investment Strategy at P.
Zihlmann Investment Management AG (The Timeless Precious Metal Fund /
The Sierra Madre Gold & Silver Venture Capital Fund) and previous to
that she held various positions with Credit Suisse, Merck & Co. Inc. and
BT&T Asset Management AG. Ms. Melian has a B.A. in Modern Languages and
has completed graduate studies in Philology and Business in the United
States and Switzerland.
Mr. Richard Goodwin, the Company's President, reports "We are very
pleased to have Christine Melian join our Board of Directors. Ms.
Melian's expertise in finance and experience in the mining industry will
further strengthen our Board as we continue to grow the Company and
advance the Nixon Fork Mine into full production."
In connection with the above, the Company has granted 250,000 share
options to Maria Christine Melian. The options have an exercise price of
$0.15 per share and are exercisable up to May 14, 2017.
On behalf of the Board of Directors,
Certain information regarding the Company
including management's assessment of future plans and operations, may
constitute forward-looking statements under applicable securities laws
and necessarily involve risks associated with mining exploration and
development, volatility of prices, currency fluctuations, imprecision of
resource estimates, environmental and permitting risks, access to labour
and services, competition from other companies and ability to access
sufficient capital. As a consequence, actual results may differ
materially from those anticipated in the forward-looking statements. A
feasibility study has not been completed and there is no certainty the
disclosed targets will be reached nor that the proposed operations will
be economically viable. 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. We seek safe harbour.