On Thursday, July 26, 2012
, The Procter & Gamble Company (NYSE: PG), headquartered in Cincinnati, Ohio, will celebrate the opening of the London 2012 Olympic Games by ringing the NYSE Opening Bell remotely from the P&G Family Home in London. The P&G Family Home provides Olympic athletes from all corners of the globe and their family members a place to come together, watch the Olympic Games, meet other families of Olympians, and spend time with loved ones before and after competition. The P&G Family Home has been designed to offer Moms and families all the comforts of home. In addition to Cover Girl® and Olay® beauty treatments, a Pampers® Playground, and a Tide®/Ariel® laundry service, the P&G Family Home offers viewing, meals and internet access so that families can stay connected to loved ones at home.
P&G Chairman, President and CEO Bob McDonald, and P&G Global Brand Building Officer Marc Pritchard will be joined by the moms of several Olympic athletes and other P&G executives to ring The Opening BellSM
Thursday, July 26, 2012 - 9:30 a.m. ET (New York)
The Opening Bell rings remotely from the P&G Family Home in London to celebrate the opening of the London 2012 Olympic Games
Media interested in the bell ringing can contact James Dunseath at +44 2073792804/ email@example.com (London) or Annmarie Gioia at firstname.lastname@example.org (NY).
P&G Central Press Office
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420) and European Press Agency (917.670.1323). The Opening Bell (starting at 9:25 a.m.) feed is available via Ascent loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
For a full list of assets and information related to the P&G Thank You Mom campaign, including photos and video, visit www.PGThankYouMomMediaCenter.com.
For photos and video of the bell ringing, connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSE Euronext-Official Site), YouTube (nysetv1), and Twitter (@NYSEEuronext), #NYSEBell
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About Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG)
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