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Brillo® Offers Good Clean Fun at Ohio State Fair

June 21, 2011

LONDON, Ohio, June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ – If you are the creative type, put your talents to the test and enter the Brillo® sponsored art competition at this year’s Ohio State Fair. Pick from a number of possible creation categories that include making a Brillo® Float, a Brilliant- Brillo® Outfit, Brillo® Brain-Bonanza, or Brillo® Pad Photography.

Whether you are an accomplished artist, good with a needle and thread, an aspiring photographer, a craft maker or a sculptor, your creative arts can be showcased at this year’s Ohio State Fair taking place July 27 to August 7, 2011.

Fifty lucky contestants will have the chance to compete in an art competition involving one of the world’s best-known household cleaning products, Brillo® Steel Wool Soap Pads. Participating artists and contestants will receive up to 720 Brillo® Steel Wool Soap Pads to create art pieces.

“Artists like Andy Warhol have paved the way for art creativity,” said Jeremy Bakken, spokesperson for Brillo®. “Why not throw away traditional materials like fabric and paint and have some fun creating Warholesk masterpieces with Brillo® Steel Wool Soap Pads. The Ohio State Fair is the perfect setting and we can’t wait to see what people come up with!”

There are categories for all ages from 5 to 18 and older. It’s not too late to enter, contact the Ohio State Fair Entry Department at 614.644.4052 for entry details. Once entered, take a copy of your entry form to the Ohio State Fair to pick up your pads from June 20-24, 2011. Artwork will be displayed in the DiSalle Creative Arts Center throughout the fair. Entries will be judged by a panel of judges on July 27, 2011 and will choose 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in each category. Winners will receive $100 for 1st prize in their respective category with other awards for 2nd and 3rd place.

For more information on the contest, visit www.ohiostatefair.com.

About Armaly Brands Company:

Walled Lake, Michigan-based Armaly Brands (www.armalybrands.com) is the manufacturer and marketer of consumer and commercial-grade sponges and cleaning products including industry-leading brands Brillo® and Brillo® Estracell®. Founded in 1908 in the Bahamas as a worldwide producer of natural sponges, Armaly Brands has a long history of innovation in sponge technology. Armaly introduced Armaly ProPlus® polyester sponges and Estracell® More Sanitary Sponges in the 60s and America’s #1 selling driveway wash sponge AutoShow® brand SoftGrip(TM) in the 90′s. In 2010, Armaly Brands acquired the world’s most recognized cleaning brand, Brillo. Brillo Estracell products are the choice of more than two thirds of consumer and professional buyers who prefer polyester sponges. Brillo Estracell sponges…More Sanitary!

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