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2009-09-23 07:00:00

NORWALK, Conn., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Diageo, the world's leading spirits, beer and wine company, has been named one of the "100 Best Companies for Working Mothers" by Working Mother magazine for its unwavering dedication to family-friendly benefits. Diageo is recognized alongside the world's most progressive companies who endeavor to help mothers excel in the workplace while balancing the demands of a family. With top marks in workforce profile, compensation, childcare,...

2009-08-29 14:18:03

Peter Hedblom shot 4-under-par 68 Saturday and is the leader through three rounds at the European Tour's Johnnie Walker Championship. He overtook first- and second-round leader and 1999 British Open champion Paul Lawrie atop the leaderboard with an 8-under 208 total after starting the third round four strokes back. Lawrie (73) is 7-under 209, alone in second place. Today's round felt really, really good, Hedblom told reporters. I didn't really hit too many bad shots and felt like I holed some...

2009-07-07 16:21:00

NORWALK, Conn., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DRINKiQ.com, Diageo's cutting edge responsible drinking web site, was presented with The Communicator Award as the Most Outstanding Health and Wellness web site by the International Academy of the Visual Arts. The site was also named runner-up in the Education Category. Now in its 15th year, The Communicator Awards program honors creative excellence for communications professionals. The program is sanctioned by the International Academy of...

2009-06-17 04:00:00

Company Signs Supply Chain Management Contract and IT Outsourcing Contract Extension FALLS CHURCH, Va., June 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- CSC (NYSE: CSC) today announced that it has been selected to design, develop and implement a new worldwide supply chain management solution for Diageo, the world's leading premium alcoholic drinks company that includes brands such as Johnnie Walker, Guinness and Smirnoff. The 4.5-year agreement has an estimated value of $7 million. (Logo:...

2009-06-16 09:34:00

Besting Record US Open Score of 272 Will Net Winner a $27,200 Donation to Charity in Their Father's Name FARMINGDALE, N.Y., June 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- There's always a lot at stake when the world's best professional golfers step to the tee for the final round of the US Open on Father's Day. But now, the Johnnie Walker Collection has put one more prize on the table in honor of fathers everywhere and US Open record-holder Jim Furyk who shares the tournament's record low net score of...

2009-04-22 14:55:00

Diageo Employees Across North America Partner with Community Organizations to Promote Environmental Responsibility NORWALK, Conn., April 22 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to the environment, Diageo, the world's leading spirits, wine and beer company, announced today its commitment to a variety of initiatives across North America aimed at celebrating Earth Day. Employees from Norwalk, CT, Plainfield, IL and Amherstberg, ON will all be working with organizations...

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...

2009-04-03 07:00:00

"For Every King, A Mentor" Pairs Fan and Music Star for the Day NEW YORK and NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Ever wonder how an artist creates the songs that make a hit record? Country music star John Rich and Crown Royal Canadian Whisky are offering one winner a special mentorship experience that is "fit for a king." Fans of legal drinking age can now enter at www.CrownRoyal.com by describing their personal passion and aspiration for being mentored by one of country music's...

2009-04-01 07:33:00

WEED, Ky., April 1 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeremiah Weed Southern Style Sweet Tea today announced its entry into stock car racing with an offer to sponsor the air in the tires of the major racing teams. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/NY92639-a ) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20090401/NY92639-b ) Jeremiah Weed Southern Style Sweet Tea Global Brand Director, Guy L. Smith, said, "We believe that this takes sponsorship to a new level in a sport that is comfortable...

2009-03-31 08:00:00

Crown Royal's Holiday Value-Added Packaging Named an AmeriStar Winner in Innovation NORWALK, Conn., March 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- As part of its ongoing commitment to the environment and to reducing waste to landfill, Diageo, the world's leading spirits, wine and beer company, announced today that its Crown Royal 750 ml holiday value-added packaging was selected as an AmeriStar winner by the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP). The contest judges entries from all consumer goods...