Halloween Feature Package

Oct 10, 2013, 05:05 ET from PR Newswire Association LLC

NEW YORK, Oct. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The following feature package is a roundup of feature stories dealing with Halloween topics and issues and is appropriate for special sections and for general use. 

For each story included in this package, you will find the first paragraph of the feature release below, as well as its headline linked to the full text.

This is the latest in a series of topical feature packages PRN will carry as part of its regular Feature News Service.  Coming up in 2013 are features on:

Package Name


Distribution Date

Food & Beverage


Oct. 17

Social Responsibility, CSR


Oct. 23

Holiday, General


Oct. 24

Travel & Leisure


Oct. 30



Nov. 4

Halloween Feature Package

1. TruMoo® Launches Limited Edition Halloween-Themed Milks Nationwide
DALLAS, Sept. 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- This Halloween, satisfy your sweet tooth with a delicious and nutritious treat – TruMoo. In celebration of the holiday and for a limited time only, TruMoo vanilla and chocolate milks are getting a monster makeover. Starting today and for a limited time, Lowfat Vanilla TruMoo will be tinted bright orange, which is sure to make even the crankiest ghosts rise from the grave. And if that's not spooky enough, TruMoo Lowfat Vanilla and Chocolate flavor varieties will feature chillingly creative, Halloween-inspired labels.

2. Michaels Takes Pumpkins Beyond The Patch For Halloween
IRVING, Texas, Sept. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Of all the Halloween traditions, pumpkin carving is one of the most popular, and this year, Michaels is taking the beloved annual ritual up a notch with simple, affordable online project ideas, new products and in-store events.

3. Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet, And Old Country Buffet® Celebrate The One Year Anniversary Of Family Night With A Monster Mash In October 
GREER, S.C., Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Gather your little ghosts and goblins and visit Ryan's®, HomeTown® Buffet or Old Country Buffet® in October to celebrate a scary good time all month long. The popular restaurants are celebrating a "scare-a-versy" of Family Night by partnering with Sony Home Entertainment to offer free Hotel Transylvania-themed activities, links to apps, coupons, and an online giveaway to celebrate the re-release of the movie on DVD. On Halloween, costumed kids eat for free at any of the 333 buffet restaurants.

4. Consolidated Credit announces Halloween photo contest -- with cash prizes 
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla., Oct. 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Want to be a mummy for Halloween? You can wrap yourself in gauze for a few bucks, or you go to Amazon.com and order a handmade outfit with built-in fans to keep you cool – for the whopping price $1,346.18.

5. Don't Buy Contact Lenses From Any Store or Website If It Doesn't Require a Prescription 
ST. LOUIS, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Some Halloween enthusiasts may wear decorative contact lenses, which can change a person's eye color or create the effect of a character like a cat, zombie, or vampire, as part of their costume. However, if these lenses are bought without a prescription from an eye doctor, they could lead to serious health issues and potentially damage your eyesight.

6. America Haunts Reveals the Secrets of the Haunted House Group Dynamic! 
, Oct. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- So, what do Haunted House visitors want?  America Haunts knows.

Today, the association of elite haunted houses that delivers entertainment to more than a million thrill-seekers every Halloween season, revealed what customers crave most is an unforgettable experience with friends and family when visiting a haunted attraction.

7. Celebrate Halloween Early With A Viewing Party For "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash" 
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For kids of all ages, Halloween is THE night of the year to dress up as someone – or something – else. And this year, The Hub Network, a destination for kids and their families, is celebrating costume creativity with the "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash," to be broadcast on Saturday, October 26, 8–10 p.m. ET/5–7 p.m. PT. This star-studded special features a first-of-its-kind nationwide Halloween costume competition where one semi-finalist from each of the 50 States will compete to win best costume, $25,000, and a chance to appear in a walk-on role in the Daytime Emmy® Award-winning series "R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series." The contest will be judged by Halloween expert Martha Stewart, actor Hal Sparks and actress, singer and dancer CoCo Jones. Kenan Thompson ("Saturday Night Live") is hosting the event; pop-music star Cody Simpson will be one of the musical performers; and celebrity presenters include: Bailee Madison, Rico Rodriguez, Keean Johnson, and Todd Newton, among others to be announced.

8. "Modern Family" Actor, Nolan Gould, "Diary of a Wimpy Kid" Star, Zachary Gordon, Added as Presenters and America's First Teen-Girl Pop-Group Fifth Harmony Set to Perform on "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash," Oct. 26 
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Hub Network, a destination for kids and their families, announced today that actors Nolan Gould ("Modern Family") and Zachary Gordon ("Diary of a Wimpy Kid") have been added as presenters and America's first teen-girl pop-group Fifth Harmony will perform one of their hits on the "Hub Network's First Annual Halloween Bash," Saturday, October 26, 8–10 p.m. ET/5–7 p.m. PT.

9. Melody By Soundcast® Next-Gen Bluetooth® Speaker Scoops Up Four Top Consumer Electronics Awards
SAN DIEGO, Oct. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Soundcast Systems, developer and manufacturer of high-performance wireless music systems, encourages CE retailers and custom integration businesses to get aboard for the holiday selling season with its new Multi Award-Winning Portable Bluetooth Speaker System, Melody.

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