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2010-08-31 05:00:00

PLANO, Texas, Aug. 31 /PRNewswire/ -- Dr Pepper, in partnership with ESPN college football analyst and Hall of Fame head coach Lou Holtz, will give away a total of $1 million in college tuition throughout the football season as part of its annual Dr Pepper Million Dollar Tuition Giveaway. Fans can enter for a chance to win various prize levels at DrPepper.com by submitting a video explaining why they deserve college tuition. "Dr Pepper and Lou Holtz are kicking off football season in a...

2010-06-22 07:47:00

Challenge Encourages Consumers to Join the Effort with Donations Matched Dollar-for-Dollar CHICAGO, June 22 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Dr Pepper and Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Chicagoland and Northwest Indiana (RMHC®-CNI) are partnering in the "Dr Pepper Challenge," which will support the development of the world's largest Ronald McDonald House® in Chicago, set to open in 2012. As part of the Challenge, Dr Pepper has pledged...

2010-04-21 11:49:00

PLANO, Texas, April 21 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of a partnership between Dr Pepper and Marvel Studios, Stan Lee, the celebrated comic book creator, will appear in a new advertising campaign saluting Iron Man 2. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/drpepper/43497/ (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100421/MM85671 ) In the spot, Lee makes a cameo as a Stark Industries custodian dusting a collection of...

2010-01-12 05:04:00

PLANO, Texas, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper is giving one lucky fan an unrivaled experience at the 45th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards (ACM Awards) in Las Vegas this April. The winner and a guest will enjoy a weekend of country music with tickets to the awards show, as well as passes to a special Dr Pepper Welcome Reception with Sugarland and the post awards ACM All-Star Jam. Fans can enter for a chance to win at drpepper.com now through March 31. "Country music...

2009-10-07 11:04:00

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- George Burns and Rodney Junior, owners of Brothers III Enterprises, announced their decision to take action against the basketball legend, Julius "Dr. J" Erving, for stealing their commercial idea to use "fictitious doctors" to boost sales for the soda product, Dr. Pepper. Burns met Erving at the Red Rock Resort and Casino, located in Las Vegas in November 2007. It was there Burns pitched his commercial idea and Erving expressed interest to...

2009-09-08 08:12:00

PLANO, Texas, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper is awarding the ultimate family fiesta to families who live life to the fullest through its Familia23 contest. The contest is part of the Dr Pepper year-long celebration of living "Vida a la 23" -- a flavorful, bicultural life to the "23rd power." Fans can enter by submitting stories about how they celebrate life as a family along with a photograph of their families enjoying Dr Pepper. The hottest club on wheels, Club23, will...

2009-08-25 07:57:00

PLANO, Texas and NEW YORK, Aug. 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Dr Pepper today announced it has entered into an agreement with ESPN to be the presenting sponsor of the official trophy awarded at the 2010 Citi BCS National Championship Game. The Coaches' Trophy presented by Dr Pepper will also appear in various ESPN content throughout the upcoming season. "Like college football, Dr Pepper is an unrivalled experience," said Tony Jacobs, vice president, marketing for Dr Pepper. "With more...

2009-05-12 05:00:00

Campaign Includes Mobile Dance Club/Gaming Arcade, Car Giveaway and the Chance to Win the Ultimate Family Fiesta PLANO, Texas, May 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Dr Pepper launched the Vida23 program, a celebration of living "la Vida23" - a flavorful, bicultural life to the "23rd power." The campaign kicks off today with Club23 - a Dr Pepper-themed mobile dance club and gaming arcade, as well as a song written especially for the program. "Just like the unique 23 flavors Dr Pepper, Vida23 is...

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...

2009-03-18 08:00:00

Digital Sports League Sees All 2008 Sponsors Return, Adds Several New Brand Partners NEW YORK, March 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Major League Gaming, the professional video game league, today announced an impressive, and expanded, sponsor line up for 2009. The sponsor roster -- Dr Pepper, Old Spice, Stride, Ballpark, BIC Comfort 3 Advance, Bungie, Castrol, Gamestop, HP, Ubisoft, and Xbox 360 -- are all brands who believe that MLG is a powerful new sports league that can uniquely reach and influence...


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