Latest Century Council Stories

2009-11-06 09:39:00

NORWALK, Conn., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- When all the dust settled at Talladega Superspeedway, there was only one king in victory lane: NASCAR driver Jamie McMurray. To commemorate McMurray's third career victory, The Crown Royal Company, which is a subsidiary of Diageo plc (NYSE: DEO), and primary sponsor of the No. 26 Crown Royal Ford Fusion, will make a $10,000 donation to The Century Council in McMurray's name. Should the Roush Fenway driver go back-to-back and hold off the...

2009-04-15 16:31:00

Students Learn From Survivor During Alcohol Awareness Month NORWALK, Conn., April 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diageo, the world's leading spirits, wine and beer company is proud to support The Century Council, a not-for-profit organization dedicated to fighting drunk driving and underage drinking. April is Alcohol Awareness Month and The Century Council will be sponsoring programs across the United States including 'Brandon Tells His Story' and 'Ask, Listen, Learn.' Brandon Silveria, of...

2008-10-20 12:00:32

The Century Council, a not-for-profit organization funded by distillers dedicated to fighting drunk driving and underage drinking, commissioned a new national survey of young adults (18-24 year olds) including college students and non-students to investigate the impacts of college attendance and an active and healthy lifestyle, including involvement in sports, on underage drinking behaviors. -- Non-students report they started drinking at 15.9 years of age, nearly a year prior to...

2008-09-18 12:00:40

PHOENIX, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diageo, the world's leading spirits, wine, and beer company, is proud to support Julie Foudy, former US Women's Soccer Team star and a role model for young girls across the country, as she introduced the 'Girl Talk' program today to students today at Xavier College Preparatory in Phoenix. Designed by The Century Council, a not-for-profit organization funded by Diageo and other distillers dedicated to fighting underage drinking and drunk driving,...

2008-09-03 12:00:16

The Century Council, a national not-for-profit organization funded by distillers, honored Rhode Island Attorney General Patrick Lynch for his outstanding commitment to reducing drunk driving and underage drinking on August 26th. Attorney General Lynch and The Century Council have partnered since 2004 to bring alcohol education to middle schools and high schools throughout Rhode Island to combat the dangers of drunk driving and underage drinking. Attorney General Lynch's education efforts...

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