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2014-07-24 08:37:51

Two Grand Prize $25,000 "Pit Stop" Bathroom Makeovers and Eight Backstage Racing Weekend Getaways Will Be Awarded as Part of New Sweepstakes DALLAS, July 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Everyone knows a good pit crew is essential to a race car's success and the same is true of your own personal pit stop, the bathroom. Even if your bathroom is decked out in Scott® Brand toilet paper, it still might be lacking in other areas. So Scott Brand is offering two lucky winners $25,000 to make over their...

2014-07-23 08:25:19

DALLAS, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- WHAT: Five years ago, Kimberly-Clark and Greenpeace established a framework for collaboration to work positively toward long-term solutions to conserve and protect forest resources worldwide. Appropriately marking the traditional "wood" anniversary, K-C and Greenpeace will host a first-of-its-kind Twitter chat to discuss progress and future goals. -- The chat is expected to cover questions such as: --...

2014-07-08 16:26:48

DALLAS, July 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) will webcast a discussion of its second quarter 2014 results at 9 a.m. CDT on Tuesday, July 22. Chairman and CEO Thomas Falk and Senior Vice President and CFO Mark Buthman will participate in the live webcast. A news release detailing the results will be issued via PR Newswire and First Call earlier that same day. A link to the broadcast and related presentation slides will be provided through the Investors...

2014-06-11 08:23:12

Company Recognized for Environmental Responsibility Through Recycling, Education and Giving Back ROSWELL, Ga., June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Health Care today announced that it has been named a winner of the Practice Greenhealth 2014 Champion for Change Awards, recognizing the company as an exemplary member of the sustainability-minded healthcare supplier community. Kimberly-Clark Health Care was honored for its dedicated work in recycling, education and giving back to those in...

2014-05-29 08:31:52

Brand announces Southwestern Middle School recipient of matched donation program DALLAS, May 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Scott® Brand, a national paper products company, is pleased to announce Southwestern Middle School in Tippecanoe County, Indiana has been selected as the recipient of a $25,000 donation to be used toward educational needs. Southwestern Middle School was selected to receive this donation because it experienced significant damage following a tornado that hit...

2014-05-27 08:29:43

ROSWELL, Ga., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Health Care today announced it received three national awards of excellence from Novation, a leading health care supply chain expertise, analytics and contracting company for the more than 100,000 members of VHA, UHC, Children's Hospital Association and Provista, LLC. The company was recently recognized by Novation as National Surgical Supplier of the Year for its outstanding efforts in working with hospital members served by...

2014-05-16 08:26:55

Company also Recognizes Sterile Processing Departments with Confidence Builder Awards ROSWELL, Ga., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Health Care recently crowned the champion of the inaugural Smart-Fold Wrap Races at the International Association of Healthcare Central Service Materiel Management (IAHCSMM) Annual Conference and Expo in Columbus, Ohio. Naomi Campbell from Brandywine Hospital was declared the fastest sterilization wrapper, beating out central services (CS)...

2014-05-15 12:39:04

DALLAS, May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) will webcast its participation in the 2014 Sanford C. Bernstein Strategic Decisions Conference at 9:00 a.m. CDT on Thursday, May 29. Tom Falk, Chairman and CEO, will discuss the company's strategies for growing its global consumer and professional businesses and will subsequently answer questions from conference attendees. A link to the broadcast will be provided through the Investors section of...

2014-05-02 08:26:05

DALLAS, May 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- This year, Kimberly-Clark celebrates the 22(nd) year of the Bright Futures program and is awarding college scholarships totaling $1.3 million to 65 children of K-C employees across 14 states and Canada. Bright Futures scholarship grants are worth up to $20,000, or $5,000 per school year, for full-time students attending accredited colleges and universities. Since its inception, the program has awarded more than $36 million in scholarships to more...

2014-05-01 16:34:57

Scott 24 Hour Sanitizing Spray and Huggies Gender Specific Diapers Honored for Excellence in New Product Development DALLAS, May 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) announced today that Scott 24 Hour Sanitizing Spray and Huggies Gender Specific Diapers have been named among the most innovative new products of the year at the 27th annual Edison Awards gala held in San Francisco on April 30. The awards are named after legendary inventor Thomas Alva...


Word of the Day
sough
  • A murmuring sound; a rushing or whistling sound, like that of the wind; a deep sigh.
  • A gentle breeze; a waft; a breath.
  • Any rumor that engages general attention.
  • A cant or whining mode of speaking, especially in preaching or praying; the chant or recitative characteristic of the old Presbyterians in Scotland.
  • To make a rushing, whistling, or sighing sound; emit a hollow murmur; murmur or sigh like the wind.
  • To breathe in or as in sleep.
  • To utter in a whining or monotonous tone.
According to the OED, from the 16th century, this word is 'almost exclusively Scots and northern dialect until adopted in general literary use in the 19th.'
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