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2011-07-26 09:05:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, McDonald's USA president Jan Fields announced the company's "Commitments to Offer Improved Nutrition Choices." The comprehensive plan aims to help customers -- especially families and children -- make nutrition-minded choices whether visiting McDonald's or eating elsewhere. Menu changes underway include the addition of more nutritionally-balanced choices that meet McDonald's reputation for great taste and affordability, along with an...

2011-06-28 08:15:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its long-standing support and connection to the African-American community, McDonald's® will recognize a distinguished list of five prominent African-Americans who influence and inspire greatness through outstanding community service at the 2011 365Black® Awards. This year's 365Black Awards will be co-hosted by nationally syndicated radio personality Tom Joyner and Academy...

2011-05-23 14:47:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., May 23, 2011/PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's® will kick off its fifth annual Inspiration Celebration Gospel Tour featuring Grammy Award-winning gospel recording artist Hezekiah Walker. The McDonald's Inspiration Celebration® Gospel Tour is part of McDonald's everyday commitment to celebrating the culture of the African-American community and will make stops at churches in six U.S. cities including Philadelphia, Detroit, Chicago, Dallas, Los...

2011-03-02 11:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., March 2, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's continues to celebrate the achievements of students and alumni of Historically Black Colleges and Universities with its sponsorship of the 2011 Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association (CIAA) tournament. This year, McDonald's brings the Men of McCafe Casting Call to the tournament Fan Experience for three days of action-packed activities and appearances by Men of McCafe celebrity ambassadors. The Men of McCafe Casting Call...

2011-01-12 11:56:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On Tuesday, January 11, McDonald's crowned DJ Jake "JayCeeOh" Osher as the winner of the McDonald's Flavor Battle. The New York native who represented the Big Mac(TM) won the $10,000 grand prize beating out competing DJs Leon "Hella Yella" O'Neal III and Stephan "Steph Floss" Williams in front of a packed audience in New York City. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110112/CG29120-a) (Photo:...

2010-12-28 07:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 28, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's USA announced today that Edgardo A. Navarro Linares has been promoted to Vice President, Multicultural Marketing, McDonald's USA. In this role, Navarro will be responsible for McDonald's U.S. strategic and ethnic consumer marketing efforts. Reporting to McDonald's U.S. Chief Marketing Officer Neil Golden, Navarro will assume his new role, effective January 4, 2011. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101228/LA22225)...

2010-11-08 05:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- From November 10-20, customers can show their support for Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®) of the Philadelphia Region. Beginning on November 10 with McHappy Day®, customers can purchase a "Give A Hand®" for $1 at participating McDonald's® restaurants with proceeds going to local RMHC programs like the four Ronald McDonald Houses®...

2010-11-02 05:00:00

PHILADELPHIA, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Beginning today, the legendary McRib sandwich will be available at participating McDonald's restaurants of the Greater Philadelphia Region until December 5. The McRib, a boneless pork patty dressed with fresh-slivered onions, dill pickle slices, tangy barbeque sauce and served on a toasted, golden-brown home-style bun, is known among customers for surfacing on select local menus for limited periods of time. Since its introduction nearly 30 years ago,...

2010-10-21 12:27:00

MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 21 /PRNewswire/ -- Citing the ability to balance long-term sustainability goals with the need to perform competitively, McDonald's USA has selected Cargill for its 2010 U.S. Sustainability Award. "One of Cargill's strengths is that when we face a challenge the best of the company comes together to solve it," said Pete Richter, president, Cargill global McDonald's business unit. "This award shows the progress we've made in leveraging our leadership in food and agriculture...

2010-08-30 07:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's returns for the third consecutive year as official sponsor of the 11th Annual Latin GRAMMY® Awards, which will broadcast live on the Univision Network from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET/PT on November 11 from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. This year, McDonald's shares the Latin GRAMMY excitement with 20 lucky fans through the "Rock Hola! Con McDonald's" Sweepstakes, which will award five grand prize winners a trip for...


Word of the Day
toccata
  • In music, a work for a keyboard-instrument, like the pianoforte or organ, originally intended to utilize and display varieties of touch: but the term has been extended so as to include many irregular works, similar to the prelude, the fantasia, and the improvisation.
This word is Italian in origin, coming from the feminine past participle of 'toccare,' to touch.
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