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2014-09-13 16:20:05

Eckrich Partners with Operation Homefront, Jewel-Osco and 'The King' Richard Petty to Honor a Special Family LISLE, Ill., Sept. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eckrich continued to celebrate its 120(th) anniversary on Friday by honoring a special military veteran and his family in a way only Eckrich can. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140913/145973 Veteran Army Specialist Raymond Goss, his wife, Jennifer, and their two young children were in need of a new car, but they never...

2014-08-29 20:21:20

Peter Theodoracopoulos Named Honorary Crew Member of Famed No. 43 Eckrich Team LISLE, Ill., Aug. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With help from Eckrich, an American icon recognized an American hero today outside Atlanta. NASCAR Hall of Famer "The King" Richard Petty surprised Navy Counselor 2(nd) Class (AW) Peter Theodoracopoulos and his family with the opportunity to be honorary crew members of his No. 43 NASCAR Sprint Cup race team this weekend at the Atlanta Motor Speedway. Petty gave...

2014-08-15 08:21:07

Surprised by NASCAR Star Aric Almirola, Marine Veteran Daniel Wright Sees His Art Come to Life LISLE, Ill., Aug. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Marine Staff Sergeant Daniel Wright was willing to do something for others and never expected any recognition in return. After being told that he was designing a scheme for a diecast model car to be given to fellow military families aided by Operation Homefront, NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Aric Almirola pulled up in a full-size replica No. 43...

2014-08-13 16:29:18

WUHAN, China, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Aoxin Tianli Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: ABAC) ("Aoxin Tianli" or the "Company"), a diversified company with businesses in hog farming and electro-hydraulic servo-valves manufacturing and marketing, today announced its financial results for the second quarter ended June 30, 2014. Mr. Ping Wang, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aoxin Tianli Group, Inc., commented, "Despite continued weakness in market demand for our regular breeder and...

2014-07-30 12:29:05

Small Business Awarded for 'Delicious at Any Speed' Contest LISLE, Ill., July 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- City Pizza of Holyoke, Mass., is known for its delicious bottom-toasted screen pizza and quick service. Even its logo features a chef hustling to tend to one of its customers. But today at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, City Pizza reached a whole new level of speed. Ahmet Canseven of City Pizza won the John Morrell Food Group Food Service's "Delicious at Any Speed" contest. As the...

2014-07-25 12:21:15

Samuel Sawyer Receives New Custom No. 43 Eckrich Power Wheelchair LISLE, Ill., July 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Born with spina bifida, Samuel Sawyer overcomes adversity each day and inspires all around him, including his father, Mike, who has served in the Navy for over 25 years. Friday, Eckrich and Richard Petty Motorsports honored the family and Samuel with an unexpected gift at the famed Indianapolis Motor Speedway. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140725/130369 Samuel, 11,...

2014-07-01 12:25:04

"Sandlot" Actor Patrick Renna Appears at Dedication Party LISLE, Ill., July 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kaleb, a six-year-old from Gaylord, Minn., with a hematologic disorder, is the owner of the coolest clubhouse in town. Kaleb is an enthusiastic fan of the movie "The Sandlot" and wished for a fort inspired by the 1993 cult classic. Kretschmar® Premium Deli Meats and Coborn's grocery stores teamed with Make-A-Wish Minnesota to make Kaleb's wish a reality. Today, the three...

2014-06-26 20:22:19

Over 200 Participants, Celebrity Guests 'Pedal the Plaza' For a Cause LISLE, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Healthy Ones, the makers of lean, lower sodium and heart healthy deli meats, along with retail partner Jewel-Osco, contributed $10,000 to the Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) today following their "Pedal the Plaza" event in downtown Chicago. The open-to-all, high-energy experience was part of Healthy Ones' "You Can" campaign that empowered consumers to make easy,...

2014-06-26 20:21:50

O'Dell Family Enjoys an Ultimate Cookout Experience from Infield Motorcoach LISLE, Ill., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Army Specialist Daniel O'Dell and his wife never thought they would be meeting a NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver at the Kentucky Speedway on Thursday afternoon. So, imagine their surprise when they walked into a luxury motorcoach and were greeted by Aric Almirola, driver of the No. 43 Eckrich Ford. Almirola was there to thank O'Dell and his wife for their...

2014-06-22 16:20:07

Murphy-Goode Grill Sergeant Cooks for "The King" Richard Petty and Team LISLE, Ill. and HEALDSBURG, Calif., June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Eckrich and Murphy-Goode, which both support Operation Homefront, have collaborated to develop a special recipe created by Murphy-Goode's "Grill Sergeant" Dirk Yeaton in support of our military families. To celebrate the partnership and highlight the recipe, Eckrich invited Murphy-Goode and Yeaton to the Sonoma Raceway to cook for "The King"...


Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.