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2014-09-10 12:24:36

Morton Salt Girl Supporters Encouraged to Vote Her Into Walk of Fame in Advertising Week Icons Poll CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- What would make an advertising icon's centennial year complete? For the Morton Salt Girl, it would be to earn a spot on the Advertising Week Walk of Fame - the ad industry's version of The Hollywood Walk of Fame. Now in her 100(th) year, the Morton Salt Girl recently earned a nomination for Advertising Week's prestigious Walk of Fame on...

2014-08-06 08:28:16

Brand Challenges Artists to Create Unique Designs for its Iconic Blue Package of Table Salt; Morton Salt to Donate $100,000 in Scholarships to Support the Arts in Recognition of Morton Salt Girl's 100th Birthday CHICAGO, Aug. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morton Salt has been helping America create delicious dishes in the kitchen for generations - and now, in honor of the Morton Salt Girl's 100(th) Birthday this year, the company is calling on artistic consumers to create unique designs...

2014-05-16 12:26:10

CHICAGO, May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Morton Salt and the Chicago Cubs are throwing a double birthday party May 17 - "Morton Salt Girl Day at Wrigley Field" - to celebrate the centennials of the two American icons this year. Fans are invited to join in on the festivities at Wrigley Field, which include giveaways and photo opportunities with the Morton Salt Girl. "Morton Salt is thrilled to team up with the Chicago Cubs this year to celebrate the centennials of our brand icons - the Morton...

2011-02-04 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Game day is around the corner, but is Dallas ready for some football? The city has been plagued with unseasonably cold weather and ice, likely adding stress to game day preparations. Morton Salt®, the brand consumers have trusted and welcomed into their homes for more than 100 years, is helping Dallas take care of the unexpected wintery conditions so everyone can focus on football, not falling on ice. Morton is bringing its winter...

2010-11-02 08:00:00

CHICAGO, Nov. 2, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Just in time for the holidays, Morton Salt has once again partnered with world renowned Chef Rocco DiSpirito to bring consumers an exciting new promotion called "Morton Reasons to Season". By visiting www.mortonreasonstoseason.com, shoppers can enter for a chance to win the sweepstakes grand prize of a trip to New York City for a personal cooking demonstration with Chef Rocco DiSpirito. The website features an interactive game which teaches consumers...

2010-10-25 07:00:00

CHICAGO, Oct. 25 /PRNewswire/ -- For many people, winter can be a worrisome season. It means stocking up on products that help remove dangerous ice and snow. With all the ice melting and snow removal products out there, consumers can be confused by unfamiliar brands and products with claims that may seem to be too good to be true. Morton Salt, the brand consumers have trusted and welcomed into their homes for more than 100 years, has developed a full line of specialty ice melt blends...

2010-04-29 11:03:00

MCCULLOM LAKE, Ill., April 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Jim Booth, whose MRI on his brain recently revealed a cancerous mass, today became the 31st plaintiff, filing a civil action against Rohm & Haas/Dow Chemical in what is believed to be the largest brain cancer cluster case pending in the United States. Mr. Booth, a 60-year-old father of eight, joins the 30 other victims from the McCullom Lake community who have filed complaints against Philadelphia-based Rohm & Haas/Dow...

2009-10-01 08:30:00

MIDLAND, Mich., Oct. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) has completed the divestiture of its interest in Morton International, Inc. to K+S Aktiengesellschaft for $1.675 billion. Approximately one billion dollars in proceeds from this transaction will be used to pay the outstanding balance of a bridge loan the Company used to partially fund its acquisition of Rohm and Haas Company earlier this year. The remaining proceeds, as well as proceeds from...


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