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2009-12-10 10:00:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's announced today during a live global Webcast its plans to bring amazing digital experiences to its young adult customers through its partnership with Academy-Award winning director James Cameron and Twentieth Century Fox -makers of the highly anticipated film AVATAR, debuting in theaters worldwide Dec. 18. An archive of the Webcast is available. Live from London just hours before AVATAR's world premiere, Cameron and Oscar-winning...

2009-12-07 08:43:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Dec. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- In anticipation of James Cameron's AVATAR hitting theaters December 18, McDonald's plans to create a flood of excitement prior to the movie's launch and the company's in-restaurant promotion with a special sweepstakes incentive for Twitter followers: the chance to win a Big Mac Lunch and private screening of the movie with Academy Award-winner Jon Landau, producer of AVATAR. Starting today through December 17, McDonald's USA launches the...

2009-11-11 09:30:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Nov. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- When 23-year-old Brandi Futch of White House, Tennessee went to her local McDonald's® restaurant for a McChicken® sandwich, French Fries and Sweet Tea, she never imagined she would be walking away $1 million richer. But that's exactly what happened when Futch peeled off the two most coveted Game Pieces in the MONOPOLY® Game at McDonald's - Boardwalk and Park Place - from her Sweet Tea to become a...

2009-11-10 12:50:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Nov. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- This November, McDonald's® restaurants across the U.S. will host McHappy Day®, the company's signature fundraising event for children and families in need. By visiting participating McDonald's restaurants from November 10-20, supporters can join McDonald's in raising funds and awareness for Ronald McDonald House Charities® (RMHC®). For the past seven years, McDonald's...

2009-09-09 15:24:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- McDonald's is joining the celebration of the 10th Annual Latin GRAMMY((R)) Awards in Las Vegas airing live on November 5th from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. ET/PT on the Univision Network, with the McDonald's 2009 "Prende La Pachanga" Sweepstakes, which will award four trips for four to the show among other prizes. Entries are being accepted online at meencanta.com through September 27. Four grand prize winners and up to three guests who must be at least 21...

2009-09-09 07:10:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Commuters riding some of the nation's busiest public transit systems will get more than they bargained for courtesy of McDonald's -- a free ride and a coupon for a free Angus Third Pounder premium burger. Beginning September 13 and running throughout the month of September, McDonald's will offer commuters in Atlanta, Baltimore, Chicago, Dallas, Denver, and Washington, D.C. a free transit pass and a coupon for a free Angus Third Pounder while...

2009-09-08 07:57:00

OAK BROOK, Ill., Sept. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- The McDonald's Flavor Battle is a new, national premier DJ competition, kicking off nationwide September 7. Three national DJs will battle it out online at McDonald's 365Black.com from September 7 through November 22, giving consumers an opportunity to vote for the DJs' old school, new school and R&B mixes at the web site, and a chance to win big prizes. The DJs each will represent a McDonald's famous burger: Los Angeles-based DJ...

2009-04-28 15:57:18

Grabbing a Dr. Pepper was made a bit easier Tuesday as McDonald's agreed to allow all of its 14,000 U.S. restaurants to keep Dr. Pepper on tap. Previously, Dr. Pepper was available in approximately 8,500 McDonald's restaurants, Dr. Pepper Snapple Group Inc. said in a statement. We are very excited about the opportunity to bring Dr Pepper to millions more McDonald's guests each day, the beverage company's Chief Executive Officer Larry Young said. Dr Pepper has been a great McDonald's supplier...

2009-04-19 14:07:41

U.S. fast-food giant McDonald's is relying on the expertise of a former defense engineer to coordinate its foray into specialty coffees. The Chicago Tribune reported Sunday that company executive Don Thompson, an electrical engineer who once designed radar jamming systems, is charged with completing McDonald's rollout of its McCafe specialty coffee products. This is a big deal and all eyes are on McDonald's, said Steve West, an analyst at Stifel Nicolaus. If it fails, it will be an...

2008-11-06 11:17:44

OAK BROOK, Ill., Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- If you had one minute of fun each day to help make a difference in your world, what would you do? That's the question McDonald's is asking kids and families as it launches One Minute to Move It -- a global children's well-being program designed to encourage kids to see what a difference a minute can make. The program launches in conjunction with McDonald's global "Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa" Happy Meal promotion in participating restaurants worldwide....


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call-note
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'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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