News Releases: 2009

  • December 30, 2009 - 8:08am

    Human-Generated Power Will Light the 2010 Numerals This New Year's Eve in Times Square

    Actress Gabourey Sidibe, star of the film "Precious," visited the Duracell Smart Power Lab to mark the meeting of the power generation goal to light the 2010 numerals during the New Year's Eve Ball drop ceremony in Times Square. Since the Power Lab opened Nov. 23, thousands of consumers and an array of celebrity VIP pedalers have ridden Power Rovers to generate more than 32,000 watt hours of energy, which will power the 2010 numerals for atmore...
  • December 29, 2009 - 8:08am

    'Bathrooms over Broadway' is first-ever Broadway Show in a bathroom; Starring Tony-Award-Nominated Christopher Sieber of 'Shrek the Musical'

    For tourists, local New Yorkers and avid lovers-of-the-arts alike, the best "seats" on Broadway this holiday season are in the Charmin Restrooms! Charmin(R) teamed up with non-profit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS to present "Bathrooms over Broadway," the first-ever Broadway show in a bathroom. The 10-15 minute "cheeky" musical production took place, free-of-charge, before a live audience at the Charmin Restrooms on December 29 at 10:30 AMmore...
  • December 29, 2009 - 8:08am

    'Bathrooms over Broadway' is first-ever Broadway Show in a bathroom ;Starring Tony-Award-Nominated Christopher Sieber of 'Shrek the Musical'

    For tourists, local New Yorkers and avid lovers-of-the-arts alike, the best "seats" on Broadway this holiday season are in the Charmin Restrooms! Charmin(R) teamed up with non-profit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS to present "Bathrooms over Broadway," the first-ever Broadway show in a bathroom. The 10-15 minute, "cheeky" musical production took place, free-of-charge, before a live audience at the Charmin Restrooms on December 29 at 10:30 AMmore...
  • December 28, 2009 - 8:08am

    Swiffer Dusters clean largest permanent sculpture of blown glass by renowned artist Dale Chihuly

    Procter & Gamble's (P&G) Swiffer brand has teamed up with The Children's Museum of Indianapolis to become the official cleaner of the world's largest children's museum. Swiffer products will be used throughout the 479,000 square-foot museum to trap and lock dust and dirt in every exhibit it houses, including its most complex, Fireworks of Glass. The sculpture wascreated by world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly. "Dale Chihuly'smore...
  • December 18, 2009 - 8:08am
    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) announced today it is voluntarily recalling its Vicks(R) DayQuil(R) Cold & Flu 24-Count LiquiCaps Bonus Pack in the United States. Consumers should stop using the recalled product. P&G said it is taking this action because this product does not contain a child-resistant backing for the blister packs in the box, despite label statements that the product is in child-resistant packagingmore...
  • December 17, 2009 - 8:08am

    For each consumer visiting the Charmin Restrooms between December 17 and December 31, Charmin will donate one dollar to the celebrity's charity of choice up to $50,000

    Visit the Charmin Restrooms this holiday season to help raise money for charity. In addition to providing tourists and local New Yorkers with a free, clean and family-friendly place to "enjoy the go" this holiday season, Charmin(R) announced today that visitors to the Charmin Restrooms in Times Square will also "Go for Good" to help to raise up to $50,000 for charity. For each consumer visiting the Charmin Restrooms between December 17more...
  • December 17, 2009 - 8:08am

    For each consumer visiting the Charmin Restrooms between December 17 and December 31, Charmin will donate one dollar to the celebrity's charity of choice up to $50,000

    Visit the Charmin Restrooms this holiday season to help raise money for charity. In addition to providing tourists and local New Yorkers with a free, clean and family-friendly place to "enjoy the go" this holiday season, Charmin(R) announced today that visitors to the Charmin Restrooms in Times Square will also "Go for Good" to help to raise up to $50,000 for charity. For each consumer visiting the Charmin Restrooms between December 17more...
  • December 11, 2009 - 8:08am
    Joseph "Rev. Run" Simmons and family celebrated the holiday season with the 10th Annual Rush Philanthropic Arts Foundation's Youth Holiday Party at the Fillmore New York at Irving Plaza. The winter-themed mural was created as a gift for The League Treatment Center, located in Brooklyn, New York, which provides services to children and adults with emotional, psychological and developmental disabilities. Along with the help of Rush Philanthropic'smore...
  • December 11, 2009 - 8:08am
    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) announced today it has signed a binding offer with the Sara Lee Corporation (NYSE: SLE) to acquire Ambi Pur for euro 320 million ($470 million). Under the terms of the agreement, P&G will acquire Ambi Pur, a leading global air care brand with presence in 80 countries, as well as several toilet care products with strong presence in Western Europe and Asia. "The acquisition of Ambi Purmore...
  • December 9, 2009 - 8:08am

    The Purchase Of One Dawn Bottle = $3, up to $500,000 with activation online, to Save Wildlife Through December 31st, 2009Consumers Nationwide Can Help Leading Wildlife Organizations, The International Bird Rescue Research Center and The Marine Mammal Center

    Every year thousands of marine wildlife are injured, and even killed by the 76 million gallons of oil pollution that enter North American waters.(1) A drop of oil the size of a dime on a bird's body or wings can damage their insulated layer of down feathers, causing the bird to freeze to death. With more than 30 years of experience working with rescue and rehabilitation centers like the Marine Mammal Center and International Bird Rescue Researchmore...