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2010-08-31 05:00:00

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr Pepper, in partnership with ESPN college football analyst and Hall of Fame head coach Lou Holtz, will give away a total of $1 million in college tuition throughout the football season as part of its annual Dr Pepper Million Dollar Tuition Giveaway. Fans can enter for a chance to win various prize levels at DrPepper.com by submitting a video explaining why they deserve college tuition. "Dr Pepper and Lou Holtz are kicking off football season in a...

2010-08-18 07:00:00

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Due to overwhelming demand, Snapple is extending the availability of the limited-time Diet Snapple Trop-A-Rocka Tea created by Bret Michaels with additional production runs. The flavor was developed as part of the final task on The Celebrity Apprentice and was expected to be available for three months; however, it sold out as quickly as it was put on store shelves. "It's awesome to see my new Diet Snapple Trop-A-Rocka has received such positive...

2010-08-17 10:56:00

WILLIAMSON, N.Y., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Grammy award winning singer and songwriter Steve Earle is publicly calling for Dr Pepper Snapple (DPS) to come back to the table and bargain a fair contract with members of RWDSU Local 220, who have been on strike for 11 weeks against Mott's LLP (a wholly owned subsidiary of Dr Pepper Snapple Group) in Williamson, New York. Mr. Earle is going to stop drinking Diet Dr. Pepper until the strike is resolved. Up until now he has been an...

2010-06-22 07:47:00

Challenge Encourages Consumers to Join the Effort with Donations Matched Dollar-for-Dollar CHICAGO, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr Pepper and Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (RMHC®-CNI) are partnering in the "Dr Pepper Challenge," which will support the development of the world's largest Ronald McDonald House® in Chicago, set to open in 2012. As part of the Challenge, Dr Pepper has pledged...

2010-06-07 19:17:00

PLANO, Texas, June 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) today announced five-year goals for improved environmental and social performance across the company's operations and released Sustainability in ACTION, its inaugural corporate social responsibility (CSR) report. The 2015 Corporate Social Responsibility Goals address the company's operations throughout North America and the Caribbean. They also provide the framework for the inaugural CSR report, now...

2010-05-26 09:03:00

PLANO, Texas, May 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group, Inc. (NYSE: DPS) has received the 2010 Company of the Year award at The Beverage Forum. The honor is awarded by the Beverage Marketing Corporation and Beverage World magazine and recognizes the company's outstanding performance, flavor leadership and innovation. DPS was honored at the annual beverage industry conference in the large company category. "We are proud of our achievements and deeply honored to accept this...

2010-05-24 01:01:00

PLANO, Texas, May 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Snapple says, "You're hired" to The Celebrity Apprentice-inspired teas handcrafted by finalists Bret Michaels and Holly Robinson Peete. Bret Michaels' Diet Snapple Trop-a-Rocka Tea and Holly Robinson Peete's Snapple Compassionberry Tea were created as part of the show's final task and are now available nationwide for a limited time only. To see a list of participating retailers, visit us online at Snapple.com. (Photo:...

2010-05-18 07:00:00

PLANO, Texas, May 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper Snapple Group (NYSE: DPS) today announced its partnership with KaBOOM! - the national non-profit dedicated to saving play. Support for fit and active lifestyles is at the heart of the company's corporate social responsibility program, and through this partnership, DPS and KaBOOM! will work together to build better communities, one playground at a time. "As a company, we strive to make a difference in the communities in which we do...

2010-04-21 11:49:00

PLANO, Texas, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of a partnership between Dr Pepper and Marvel Studios, Stan Lee, the celebrated comic book creator, will appear in a new advertising campaign saluting Iron Man 2. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/drpepper/43497/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100421/MM85671 ) In the spot, Lee makes a cameo as a Stark Industries custodian dusting a collection of...

2010-03-08 07:00:00

FINAL PROGRESS REPORT ON AGREEMENT WITH THE ALLIANCE FOR A HEALTHIER GENERATION SHOWS BEVERAGE LANDSCAPE IN SCHOOLS DRAMATICALLY CHANGED LOWER-CALORIE OR SMALLER-PORTION BEVERAGES NOW PREVALENT NEW YORK, March 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- America's leading beverage companies have delivered on a three-year commitment with the Alliance for a Healthier Generation, a joint initiative of the American Heart Association and the William J. Clinton Foundation, to remove full-calorie soft drinks...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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