News Releases: 2010

  • December 31, 2010 - 8:08am

    Smart Power Lab to be deployed across the country in 2011 to provide power relief for areas recovering from natural disasters

    For the third consecutive year, Duracell collected human-generated power to light the 2011 numerals during the New Year's Eve Ball drop ceremony in Times Square. Since the Smart Power Lab opened November 30, thousands of consumers and an array of celebrity VIP pedalers have ridden Power Rovers to generate energy, which powered the 2011 numerals for the first 30 minutes of the New Year. Throughout the month of December, Duracell hosted amore...
  • December 30, 2010 - 8:08am

    Human-Generated Power to Light 2011 Numerals for Third Consecutive Year in Times Square on New Year's Eve

    The Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, Cee Lo Green, visited the Duracell Mobile Smart Power Lab to help in the final pedal for energy collection that will light the 2011 numerals during the New Year's Eve Ball drop ceremony in Times Square. Since the Smart Power Lab opened November 30, thousands of consumers and an array of celebrity pedalers have ridden Power Rovers to generate energy, to help power the 2011 numerals for at least the first 30more...
  • December 30, 2010 - 8:08am

    Winner of National Search Celebrates the New Year $50,000 Richer

    Jane Lynch joined the Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) Charmin brand on December 29 as emcee of the culminating event of a two-month nationwide search to find the Charmin Go Nation King or Queen of the Throne. Alabama's contest representative, Iris Hill, was crowned the winner and awarded the $50,000 grand prize after proving her throne-worthiness in bathroom trivia knowledge and on point toilet paper, mummy-wrapping skills. As the Charmin Gomore...
  • December 29, 2010 - 8:08am

    The Five Go Nation Finalists Compete for the $50,000 Grand Prize

    Today, Procter & Gamble's (NYSE: PG) Charmin will be hosting the culminating event of a two-month nationwide search to find the Charmin Go Nation King or Queen of the Throne. To help Charmin choose between the five finalists, Jane Lynch will officiate over the competition and announce the winner of the $50,000 prize. The Charmin Go Nation King or Queen will preside over the Charmin Restrooms for the last few days of 2010, sharing theirmore...
  • December 28, 2010 - 8:00am

    P&G, Walmart and the USO Followed Three Families Awaiting the Return of Their Family Members from Iraq

    Right now, thousands of American troops are deployed overseas and separated from their loved ones, as the U.S. is experiencing the longest deployment of troops in history. For some families, this means that they haven't seen their soldiers in over a year. Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) and Walmart (NYSE: WMT) have teamed up with the USO to help connect deployed members of the U.S. military with their families during the holiday season and tellmore...
  • December 22, 2010 - 8:08am

    Introducing Olay Professional Pro-X Advanced Cleansing System

    Are you looking to take your facial cleansing routine to the next level? If you want daily deep cleansing and gentle exfoliation without the professional price tag, it's time to turn to the experts at Olay Professional Pro-X. Continuously delivering cutting-edge product innovation to combat the signs of aging, the advanced skin care product line introduces the new Olay Professional Pro-X Advanced Cleansing System, the first at-home facialmore...
  • December 22, 2010 - 8:08am

    More than 350 Bloggers Provided Clean Drinking Water to People in Developing Countries

    The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG) today announced that the more than 350 bloggers participating in its social purpose Internet campaign, the GIVE HEALTH Clean Water Blogivation, have reached the company's goal of providing 100,000 days of clean drinking water to people in developing countries. The innovative program invited bloggers from around the world to give space on their blogs for a special widget through which readersmore...
  • December 20, 2010 - 8:08am

    Free Puffs Tissues and Hot Chocolate to be Distributed at the Charmin Restrooms

    Procter & Gamble's (NYSE: PG) Puffs and Charmin brands will turn a cold shoulder to the start of the chilliest season by comforting New York residents and visitors with Puffs tissues and hot cocoa on December 21st at the free, public Charmin(R) Restrooms. To celebrate the official first day of winter, Charmin is inviting locals and tourists alike to step in out of the cold to enjoy the go -- as well as samples of Puffs Plus with themore...
  • December 17, 2010 - 8:08am

    Human-Generated Power to Light New Year's Eve 2011 Numerals for Third Consecutive Year in Times Square

    Carla Hall, Bravo's 'Top Chef All Stars' participant, got in the holiday spirit today by giving some of her energy to help power the New Year at the Duracell Mobile Smart Power Lab in Madison Square Park in New York City. Carla also provided fellow pedalers with recipe cards for her holiday versions of Pumpkin Bisque and Parmesan Shortbread. Along with Carla, Padma Lakshmi, Kyle Richards, Reichen Lehmkhuhl, Rodiney Santiago, Aasif Mandvi, Erikamore...
  • December 17, 2010 - 8:08am
    Procter & Gamble's (NYSE: PG) Vicks DayQuil and Vicks NyQuil have kicked off its "Search for the Most Dedicated NFL Fan" - a new Facebook contest that will reward the NFL's most dedicated football fan with two tickets to Super Bowl XLV. What does it mean to be Vicks' dedicated fans? Vicks is searching for a fan that doesn't miss a moment of the NFL season, despite long distances, no tickets, rain, sleet or snow, cold, cough or flu. A fanmore...