Alpha Gold hires Geological Consultant



    COQUITLAM, BC, May 29 /CNW/ - Alpha Gold Corp. (TSX-V: ALQ) today
announced that Hungry Hill Geological Ltd. ("HHG"), of Telkwa, BC, will be the
Company's Geological Consultant effective immediately. Mr. Richard Beck, a
partner in HHG, will be principally servicing the contract with Alpha Gold.
    Mr. Beck, with his partner Anastasia Ledwon, B.Sc. Earth and Ocean
Sciences, established HHG in 2007. He has had extensive field and project
management experience at exploration camps across Canada over the last 15
years. Previously, Mr. Beck was a Senior Exploration Geologist for Miramar
Mining Corp. working for five years on the Naartok Gold deposit in the Hope
Bay Greenstone Belt. In addition, he spent six years working for Kennecott
Canada Exploration Inc. as an exploration geologist, with emphasis on diamond
exploration. His most recent work on copper/molybdenum projects in BC (Lone
Pine, Louise Lake, Big Onion, and Lakeview) will serve Alpha Gold well.
    Mr. Beck has previously been responsible for complete geological
interpretation of all data, geological mapping, and sampling, drillhole
mapping and planning, as well as overseeing all on-site daily drilling
activities and budgeting. Familiar with all the various computerized
geological softwares, Mr. Beck will be responsible for analyzing data to make
recommendations for future exploration and drilling programs, in addition to
designing and overseeing the project management of Alpha Gold's exploration
and drill programs at Lustdust, at the direction of the CEO.
    The Company's near term objective is to finalize arrangements for the
2009 summer drilling program.
    Alpha CEO, Richard Whatley, MEng, PEng, offered, "With over $3 million in
working capital, Alpha Gold is well positioned to carry out exploration
activities at Lustdust in 2009 and 2010. We look forward to announcing the
current year's program once the Board has had a chance to receive and review
the recommendations from Mr. Beck."

    About Alpha Gold Corporation

    Alpha Gold is a mineral exploration company whose 100%-owned Lustdust
Property is advantageously situated with nearby road and rail access in
central British Columbia. Lustdust consists of 17 contiguous mineral claims
covering 8,560 hectares and contains ten(10) known mineralized zones,
including: the gold-copper-silver Canyon Creek Skarn(1) and Skarn
Extension(2); Porphyry Molybdenum(3) zone; the Number 3(4), 4B(5), East(6) and
GD(7) zones of base and precious metal rich sulphide manto; the Bralorne Takla
Mercury Mine(8); the exploratory tunnels of the Takla Silver Mine(9)
(BCMINFILE 093N009), a developed prospect that contains high grade gold-silver
veins; and Carlin-style mineralization in the Valley(10) zone. Alpha Gold
Corporation has approximately 36.9 million shares issued and outstanding, 38.6
million fully diluted. Shares are listed on the TSX Venture Exchange under the
symbol "ALQ".

    
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    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.
    

    Statements in this release that are forward-looking statements are
subject to various risks and uncertainties concerning the specific factors
disclosed under the heading "Risk Factors" and elsewhere in the Company's
periodic filings with Canadian securities regulators. Such information
contained herein represents management's best judgment as of the date hereof
based on information currently available. The Company does not assume the
obligation to update any forward-looking statement.

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For further information:

For further information: please visit www.alphagold.bc.ca or contact:
CHF Investor Relations, Cathy Hume, CEO, T: (416) 868-1079 x231, E:
cathy@chfir.com; or Christopher Haldane, Account Manager, T: (416) 868-1079
x237, E: chris@chfir.com

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