NEW YORK, Dec. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Joining in the seasonal spirit of tree lightings and window displays, Charmin decorated its fifth-annual seasonal Restrooms in New York City by decking the stalls with a colorful array of uniquely-adorned toilet seat covers. The designs, created on Kohler-donated seat covers, were crafted by participants in this year's Charmin Go Nation competition, and Erica C. representing Arizona was declared the challenge winner based on the judging criteria of creativity and state/district pride.
The Charmin Go Nation challenge, in which passionate potty-goers from across the country are vying for a chance to win the title of Charmin King or Queen of the Throne and take home a $50,000 stipend, began on November 23 - opening day for the Charmin Restrooms - and will continue through December 28. The top five contenders, selected from semi-finalists from around the country, will be flown to New York City for three days and two nights to compete in person for the $50,000 prize.
The winning seat cover design from Arizona, along with the nine other top picks from Tennessee, Washington, D.C., Mississippi, Alabama, Nebraska, Maryland, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and Minnesota, will be on display for Charmin Restroom visitors to enjoy throughout the day on Thursday, December 9.
This year's Charmin Restrooms feature comfortable lounge areas along with special features such as an oversized toilet photo-op, potty dance stage, giant smartphone-inspired video display and a social media kiosk area.
The Charmin Restrooms are located at 142 West 42nd Street in Times Square between 6th Avenue and Broadway and will be open to the public seven days a week from 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. through December 31. They will be open until 6:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve and until 3:00 p.m. on New Year's Eve, but closed on Christmas Day.
For more information about the Charmin Restrooms, visit EnjoytheGo.com.
Charmin has been America's most popular toilet paper for more than 25 years. In the U.S., P&G offers Charmin Ultra Soft and Charmin Ultra Strong - super premium two-ply toilet paper; Charmin Basic - a one-ply toilet paper; Charmin Sensitive - with gentle and soothing lotion with a touch of aloe & E; and Charmin Freshmates - flushable moist wipes. For more information on Charmin, visit http://www.charmin.com/.
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