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2013-07-30 12:23:54

Star Athlete Steve Nash Will Try Out for Renowned Italian Soccer Club Inter Milan Competing in the GUINNESS International Champions Cup NORWALK, Conn., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, GUINNESS & CO. will challenge Los Angeles' basketball star and two-time MVP, Steve Nash, to try out for a spot on the storied Italian soccer club Inter Milan and compete in the GUINNESS International Champions Cup (GICC). Nash has enjoyed success on the basketball court and is known as a true...

2013-05-31 23:03:27

Miami Public Speakers is excited to announce that Alex Cequea, Editor in Chief of iPhone Life magazine and professional speaker, will be attempting to break the Guinness World Record for the longest speech marathon in Fairfield, Iowa. Fairfield, IA (PRWEB) May 31, 2013 Alex Cequea will attempt to break the current Guinness World Record and will attempt to continually speak from 12 p.m. on Saturday, June 8th to 10 p.m. Sunday, June 9th. The entire event will last approximately 34 hours. The...

2013-05-15 08:38:35

iPads for Soldiers, Packages From Home and the National Organization for Research (NORC) Receive $200,000 in Grants to Further Their Efforts in Support of the Troops WASHINGTON, May 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo, as part of its Diageo Salutes the Troops initiative, today announced that it has contributed $200,000 to three organizations dedicated to supporting our military troops both at home and abroad: iPads for Soldiers, Packages From Home and the independent research...

2013-05-08 12:27:16

The 400 Gallon sMOOthie Was Created To Raise Money And Awareness For Food Bank For New York City NEW YORK, May 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- There was never a doubt in the minds of the Cabot Creamery Cooperative sMOOthie team that they would establish a new GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® mark for the World's Largest sMOOthie this past Saturday at the Bike Expo New York. And they did it in colossal fashion, with the record setting sMOOthie coming in at a massive 400 US Gallons! If this had...

2013-04-24 16:23:51

NEW YORK, April 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Global public relations leader Porter Novelli announced today that Beth Davies has joined the New York office as executive vice president, consumer practice director. She will be responsible for providing leadership and strategic guidance to practice clients in the consumer, food, drinks and nutrition industries. "Beth joins Porter Novelli with world-class expertise as a brand marketer, having provided communications, organizational design and...

2013-03-15 12:25:41

Academy Award-Nominated Team Join Forces to Give Epic Story the Hollywood Treatment it Deserves NORWALK, Conn., March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Few dare to look uncertainty straight in the eyes without blinking, or set sail for a destination that's open-ended; however, one need only look to the famed 17(th) century privateer, Captain Henry Morgan, for inspiration to live adventurously. This inspiration comes to life today as the CAPTAIN MORGAN(®) brand announced the world...

2013-03-05 12:26:00

Series Celebrating Real American Craftsmanship to Debut on Hulu and Hulu Plus TULLAHOMA, Tenn., March 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- From "Deadliest Catch" and "Ice Road Truckers" to "Storage Wars" and beyond, acclaimed reality television producer Thom Beers is known for shedding an entertaining light on some of America's toughest jobs. Now, Beers and his team at Original Productions have partnered with Tennessee whisky brand, George Dickel on his next project titled "Raising the Bar."...

2013-02-26 12:27:34

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Three time Guinness World Record Hugging Champion, Teddy McHuggin, AKA Jeff Ondash from Youngstown, Ohio, set out to bring awareness to the 10th Anniversary of the Go Red For Women campaign for the American Heart Association by breaking a Guinness 24 Hour World Hugging Record. The old record was 8709 hugs. Teddy McHuggin, with the help of some volunteers, broke the record a few days ago by hugging 9236 individual people in 24 hours on the strip in...

2013-02-05 12:22:51

NORWALK, Conn., Feb. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Diageo, Norwalk's largest employer, today began using power from 100 percent renewable sources at its North American headquarters on Main Avenue. "By purchasing electricity derived from renewable sources, like wind or solar power, we will reduce our carbon emissions in Norwalk by more than 92 percent," said Diageo North America President Larry Schwartz. In a ceremony at the company headquarters, Schwartz, Mayor Richard Moccia, and employees...

2013-01-15 12:24:20

NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jose Cuervo Tradicional -- Mexico's No. 1 super-premium tequila with the same recipe used in Cuervo's original tequila in 1795 - has officially opened the voting phase to select the most inspiring mural in the Tradicional Mural Project. The nationwide program, inspired by the influence of Latino heritage, showcases 10 original murals created by legal drinking age artists from across the United States, and invites consumers to vote through February...