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Feb 23, 2015, 16:20 ET
L to R: Jared Brossett (New Orleans Councilman, District D), Jacqui Vines (Cox Southeast Senior Vice President and Region Manager), Gerry Barousse (Chairman of the Bayou District Foundation), Mike Rodrigue (Bayou District Foundation Board of Directors)

Cox Announces $250,000 Grant to Bayou District Foundation

 The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $250,000 grant to the Bayou District Foundation (BDF). The grant will support the Bayou District...

Feb 18, 2015, 08:30 ET
Farm to School is a nationwide movement that connects schools and local farms to serve healthy meals in school cafeterias, improve student nutrition and promote farm or gardening educational opportunities.

The James M. Cox Foundation Announces $250,000 Grant to Georgia Organics

 The James M. Cox Foundation announced today a $250,000 grant to Georgia Organics in support of the organization's Farm to School (F2S)...

Feb 16, 2015, 17:08 ET
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The James M. Cox Foundation Announces $300,000 Grant to YMCA of Northwest Florida

 The James M. Cox Foundation announced a $300,000 grant to the YMCA of Northwest Florida to support the construction of a new facility in...

Feb 13, 2015, 07:00 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Fiscal 2015 Third Quarter Results

 The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) today announced results for the third quarter ended January 31, 2015, of its 2015 fiscal year. ...

Feb 09, 2015, 16:30 ET
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The J.M. Smucker Company Announces Executive Appointments

The J.M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) (the "Company") today announced a series of key executive promotions designed to position the Company for...

Feb 03, 2015, 16:05 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company to Acquire Big Heart Pet Brands, a Leader in Premium-Quality, Branded Pet Food and Pet Snacks

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) ("Company") today announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Big Heart Pet Brands in a...

Jan 26, 2015, 17:00 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Webcasts of Third Quarter Earnings Conference Call and Presentation at the 2015 Consumer Analyst Group of New York (CAGNY) Conference

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) will conduct its third quarter fiscal 2015 earnings conference call and webcast on Friday, February 13, 2015,...

Jan 16, 2015, 17:10 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Declares Dividend

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) today announced that the Board of Directors has declared a $0.64 per share dividend on the common shares of...

Dec 11, 2014, 15:17 ET

MD Anderson officials react to FDA Approval of Gardasil 9 for the prevention of certain cancers

HOUSTON, Dec. 11, 2014 The Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) approval this week of a new human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine that targets five...

Dec 10, 2014, 17:05 ET

The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Price Increase on K-Cup® Packs

 The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) announced today that it is increasing the list price on its K-Cup® packs sold in the United States...

Dec 02, 2014, 09:00 ET

The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Announces December Speaker Series Event

On Thursday, December 4, 2014, The Arthur M. Blank Family Foundation Speaker Series will host an event on youth leadership featuring New York Times...

Nov 19, 2014, 07:00 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter Results

 The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) today announced results for the second quarter ended October 31, 2014, of its 2015 fiscal year. ...

Nov 12, 2014, 08:00 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Preliminary Second Quarter Results and Updates Fiscal 2015 Outlook

 The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) today announced preliminary results for the second quarter ended October 31, 2014, and updated its 2015...

Oct 30, 2014, 12:30 ET

In year two, MD Anderson Moon Shots Program begins to generate innovations

 Improved surgical outcomes for ovarian cancer, expanded potential impact for new drugs, and a novel family outreach program to head off...

Oct 29, 2014, 17:05 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Webcast Of Second Quarter Earnings Conference Call

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) will conduct its second quarter fiscal 2015 earnings conference call and webcast on Wednesday, November 19,...

Oct 22, 2014, 14:15 ET

Attorney Greg Mullanax Receives Huge Victory In Wrongful Termination Court Case

The Law Office of M. Greg Mullanax has announced a sweeping victory for their client in a recent jury trial regarding a private citizen's right to...

Oct 17, 2014, 17:15 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Declares Dividend And Authorizes Additional Shares For Future Repurchase

 The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) today announced that the Board of Directors has approved a $0.64 per share dividend on the common shares...

Sep 18, 2014, 08:08 ET
Spice up autumn with Hungry Jack(R) Complete Pumpkin Spice Flavored Pancake & Waffle Mix now available in a convenient 7-ounce Easy Pack - the perfect size for a family of four. (PRNewsFoto/The J. M. Smucker Company)

Hungry Jack® Launches New Syrup Flavors And Limited Edition Pancake & Waffle Mixes

Just in time for fall, Hungry Jack® is debuting exciting NEW syrup flavors, Cinnamon & Brown Sugar and Honey Maple and bringing back...

Aug 21, 2014, 17:05 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company to Webcast Presentation at the 2014 Barclays Capital Back-To-School Consumer Conference

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) invites interested shareholders, investors, and consumers to listen to its management presentation at the...

Aug 20, 2014, 07:00 ET
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The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Fiscal 2015 First Quarter Results

The J. M. Smucker Company (NYSE: SJM) today announced results for the first quarter ended July 31, 2014, of its 2015 fiscal year.  Results for...