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2011-02-27 00:01:44

The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Hershey Company announced today their renewed commitment to bring the HERSHEY'S Track & Field Games to America's youth through local parks and recreation facilities in 2011. Ashburn, Va (Vocus/PRWEB) February 25, 2011 The National Recreation and Park Association (NRPA) and The Hershey Company announced today their renewed commitment to bring the HERSHEY'S Track & Field Games to America's youth through local parks and...

2011-02-14 15:15:51

Two scientific publications report on improved methods for determining the amounts of flavanol antioxidants in cocoa and chocolate. The research, sponsored by The Hershey Center for Health and Nutrition, was a collaboration between scientists at The Hershey Company and other scientific laboratories. Scientists at Planta Analytica (Danbury, CT) isolated and separated cocoa flavanol antioxidants on a large scale. The Hershey scientists and collaborating scientists at the Pennsylvania State...

2011-01-27 08:00:00

AUSTIN, Texas, Jan. 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- How are mobile broadband deployments impacting Pennsylvania consumers and businesses? Join RCR Wireless News, the wireless industry news leader since 1981, online and in person Jan. 28 in Hershey, Pa., to find out. RCR Wireless News will hold its first Mobile Broadband Event of 2011 in conjunction with the 2011 Third Annual Utility Telecom Forum, which runs Jan. 26 to Jan. 28. The RCR conference takes place from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Jan. 28,...

2011-01-20 18:36:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau (HHRVB) today announced a new 2011 Sturgis Road Show will kick-start a national tour at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex & Expo Center (FSC) from April 15-17, 2011. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110120/DC33788LOGO) Two Sturgis icons - The Legendary Buffalo Chip and Loud American Roadhouse, have partnered with promoter Motoring USA and the Eastern Regional...

2011-01-11 23:12:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Congress of State Games (NCSG) and the Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau (HHRVB) recently announced the 2013 State Games of America (SGA) will be held in the region best known for Pennsylvania's capital city of Harrisburg and the hometown of Hershey, The Sweetest Place On Earth®. The biennial Olympic-style sports event, tentatively slated for late July and early August 2013, features...

2011-01-11 00:11:00

HARRISBURG, Pa., Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Hershey Harrisburg Regional Visitors Bureau (HHRVB) kicked off 2011 by officially launching their Foursquare Branded Page, Foursquare.com/HHRVB. Being one of four destination-marketing organizations in the nation to receive an exclusive branded page gave tourism officials reason to celebrate. "This was an investment in our social media and destination marketing strategy," said Mary Smith, president of HHRVB. "In 2011 the boom...

2010-11-15 08:00:00

HERSHEY, Pa., Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- This holiday season, the students of the Culinary Arts Program at MILTON HERSHEY SCHOOL® have created an e-Cookbook titled, "A Legacy of Recipes." This free, downloadable cookbook features a variety of healthy, festive and creative dishes, including several made with Hershey's iconic products. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101115/NY00632 ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20101115/NY00632 ) The...

2010-10-29 06:00:00

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- What candy brands are being talked about on Twitter in the week leading up to Halloween? E.Life, a social media monitoring and analysis vendor, tracked 11 top candy brands from October 20 to October 27 to find out. The results show that the most-mentioned candy was Snickers, with 5303 tweets over the one-week period. Candy corn came in second, with 4592 tweets. Hershey's was third, with 3591 mentions. 100 Grand received the fewest tweets, with just 46...

2010-10-15 15:02:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In a high-stakes wager placing Ghirardelli and Hershey's chocolates on the line, Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Arlen Specter today announced that they have placed a friendly wager on the National League Championship series between the Philadelphia Phillies and the San Francisco Giants. The winner of the bet will receive a supply of delicacies from the loser's home district: Ghirardelli's chocolate from San Francisco or Hershey's chocolate...

2010-10-04 08:00:00

HERSHEY, Pa., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Scharffen Berger® chocolate and TuttiFoodie.com announce the Fourth Annual Chocolate Adventure Contest® - Cupcake Edition 2010. With cupcake mania stronger than ever, this is the perfect chance for chocolate and cupcake enthusiasts to put their creativity to the test. As part of the contest, daring bakers are invited to develop an original cupcake recipe using Scharffen Berger chocolate and one or more of 14...