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2011-12-08 11:24:00

RACINE, Wis., Dec. 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- While children across the country are writing holiday wish lists and anticipating the upcoming winter break, Racine's children are focused on reading, in a big way. Just 10 weeks into the Racine Reads: Dream Big! program, Racine elementary school children have already hit the halfway point toward their goal to read one million books in the 2011-2012 school year. (Photo: <font size="2"...

2011-10-01 13:58:00

RACINE, Wis., Oct. 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Racine Public Library, SC Johnson and other community partners today announced a comprehensive program to inspire the community to read more. Racine Reads: Dream Big! will challenge more than 10,000 elementary school students in nearly 500 public, private and parochial classrooms across Racine to read one million books during the 2011-2012 school year. The program will include a number of incentives to keep students reading ranging from pizza...

2011-09-09 14:07:00

RACINE, Wis., Sept. 9, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson has been recognized for a third consecutive year by Hispanic Business magazine as a top company for diversity as indicated by the company's ranking on the Diversity Elite Top 60 List released today. SC Johnson ranked #27 on the Diversity Elite Top 60 List, moving up six spots from last year. Placement on the annual list, published in the September 2011 issue of the magazine, is determined by more than 30 variables that measure a...

2011-08-11 15:15:00

Joyce E. Leffler of Racine, WI has been honored with a recognition by Milwaukee Magazine in its selection of "2011 Milwaukee Real Estate Agents." RACINE, Wis., Aug. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Announcing a special recognition appearing in the May, 2011 issue of Milwaukee Magazine published by Quad Graphics. Joyce E. Leffler was selected for the following honor: "2011 Milwaukee Real Estate Agents" (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110811/DC51107) Joyce E. Leffler...

2011-07-25 10:23:00

RACINE, Wis., July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson, a family company, has taken a new step in empowering families to be a force for change in the world. The company expanded its corporate web site, www.scjohnson.com, to include a section entitled "Greener Choices," designed to provide families with information to help them make daily changes to help the environment. The new Greener Choices forum shares insights from SC Johnson, but also encourages discussions within families and...

2011-07-14 06:00:00

RACINE, Wis., July 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today SC Johnson and the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation announce a long-term loan agreement for the company to display a collection of artifacts highlighting Frank Lloyd Wright's influence on families and the home. The agreement marks a new chapter in the Johnson family's long history with the visionary architect. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2011-07-08 12:10:00

RACINE, Wis., July 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- SC Johnson has reached an agreement on two lawsuits regarding use of its Greenlist(TM) logo on U.S. Windex® products. The company will stop using the logo in its current form on Windex® products, and the parties have agreed to an undisclosed settlement. "We decided to settle for two reasons. First, while we believed we had a strong legal case, in retrospect we could have been more transparent about what the...

2011-07-01 05:00:00

RACINE, Wis., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With today's launch of Windex® Mini, a concentrated refill pouch that uses 90 percent less plastic packaging than a traditional 26 fluid ounce trigger bottle, global environmental leader SC Johnson is taking another bold step to help consumers make greener choices. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/scjgreenerchoices/50904/ (Photo:...

2011-06-20 16:09:00

Mayors Choose Racine, Wisconsin as "The Best Tasting City Water in America" BALTIMORE, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Conference of Mayors announced Racine, Wisconsin as the Winning City of the 2011 National City Water Taste Test Competition at the 79th Annual Meeting in Baltimore, Maryland on June 20, 2011. Nearly 100 mayors attending the Conference of Mayors Meeting participated in a blind taste test conducted June 17 to June 19 in Baltimore. Five cities from a field...

2011-06-15 14:57:00

RACINE, Wis., June 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Environment America Research & Policy Center, dedicated to protecting America's air, water and open spaces, has recognized SC Johnson in its 2011 Safer by Design report as one of the leading businesses protecting the environment. The company was given the award based on its utilization of green chemistry and its innovative Greenlist(TM) process, an environmental classification system designed to help green chemistry and packaging...