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2011-06-16 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, June 17, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Following is the daily "Profile America" feature from the U.S. Census Bureau: (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20090226/CENSUSLOGO) FRIDAY, JUNE 17: DUCT TAPE Profile America -- Friday, June 17th. No matter what the subject, it seems there's a festival somewhere in the U.S. to honor it. A perfect example starts today in Avon, Ohio -- the annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival. Some 50,000 people are expected at the...

2010-06-19 17:27:00

AVON, Ohio, June 19 /PRNewswire/ -- A time warp occurred in Avon, Ohio, over Father's Day weekend with the Seventh-Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival, complete with a colorful parade that rolled down the streets with participants sporting peace signs, flower power and...Duck® brand duct tape. This year's festival celebrated all things duct tape in a far-out way by taking festivalgoers on a retro rewind to the 60s, 70s and 80s with a Peace, Love, and ......

2010-06-01 14:07:00

AVON, Ohio, June 1 /PRNewswire/ -- What happens when you combine the 60s, 70s and 80s with duct tape? You create the theme for this year's Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival - Peace, Love and...Duck Tape®. Over Father's Day Weekend, duct tape enthusiasts and festivalgoers will be treated to the grooviest retro rewind of the year - complete with far-out fashions, sculptures and festival fare. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100601/CL13611 ) The free,...

2010-04-26 08:35:00

AVON, Ohio, April 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone says there are a million and one uses for duct tape. So why not give the fans of Duck Tape® on Facebook® (www.facebook.com/ducktape) another million reasons to love their favorite crafty, handy fix-all? We've reached a milestone in the world of fan pages on Facebook: One Million Fans. So, we're doing something special to celebrate. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100426/CL92921 ) We're...

2010-02-10 15:16:00

AVON, Ohio, Feb. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The perfect prom night requires a few essentials: the venue, the music, the friends and the hair. While these may change, there is one key item to bring to prom that has remained the same from year to year: style. Students seek the outfit that will "stick" out and leave a memorable impression on their peers - and, for the past decade, one familiar fix-all has helped many do just that: duct tape. (Photo:...

2009-12-16 08:45:00

AVON, Ohio, Dec. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether you're a crafter interested in sharing some creative duct tape ideas, a DIYer looking for help with blocking out pesky drafts or a teen searching for unique ways to earn much-needed scholarship dollars, www.duckbrand.com - the new online home of Duck brand products - can help with these solutions, and more! The site provides helpful tips and tricks for using various Duck brand products around the home, from Duck Tape® brand...

2009-06-21 15:16:17

Residents of Avon, Ohio, embraced the many uses of duct tape during the city's annual Duct Tape Festival, a maker of the versatile tape says. ShurTech Brands LLC, which manufactures household and office products, said in a news release that Saturday's Sixth Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival in Avon included a parade full of floats made out of duct tape. Event judges rated the more than 20 parade entries based on originality and how much duct tape used in their creations. The winner of...

2009-06-20 15:43:00

-Sixth-Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival proves it still has sticking power- AVON, Ohio, June 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Juggling jesters and marvelous masked marchers made their way through Avon, Ohio, on the morning of June 20 in a parade honoring the Sixth-Annual Avon Heritage Duct Tape Festival, held annually over Father's Day weekend to celebrate all things duct tape. The parade of more than 20 floats made by local businesses and organizations with Duck Tape(R) brand duct tape rolled from...


Word of the Day
omadhaun
  • A fool; a simpleton: a term of abuse common in Ireland and to a less extent in the Gaelic-speaking parts of Scotland.
This word is partly Irish in origin.