December 20, 1990 |
Paul Newman's food company says it will send 500,000 bottles of its lemonade to the U.S. troops in Saudi Arabia for Christmas. Earlier, 300,000 bottles of Newman's Own Old Fashioned Roadside Virgin Lemonade were sent to the troops. "The way we figure it, there should be around two bottles for every man and woman serving in Operation Desert Shield," said A. E. Hotchner, co-founder with the actor of the company, which donates its profits to charity.
December 22, 1989 |
Actor Paul Newman this week made one of the largest donations ever received by the New York Times Neediest Cases Fund--$200,000--and then promptly decided it was not enough and pledged another $50,000. The contributions came from Newman's Own Inc., the Westport, Conn., food company founded by Newman and author and neighbor A. E. Hotchner that sells popcorn, salad dressing, spaghetti sauce and lemonade.
May 8, 1990 |
Actor Paul Newman and his charity food company have been cited in the Congressional Record for contributing millions of dollars to needy causes, it was disclosed Monday. Newman and his company, Newman's Own Inc., were cited by Sen. Christopher J. Dodd (D-Conn.) "for making a major contribution to the local community and to the nation." Dodd entered the citation in the Congressional Record late Friday, said company spokeswoman Robin Waxenberg.
July 29, 2007 |
Of the dozens of bars across the globe that can probably claim legendary writer and imbiber Ernest Hemingway as a former regular, Sloppy Joe's in Key West, Fla., surely boasts the most entertaining way to honor the writer's memory. Earlier this month, the bar hosted its 27th annual Hemingway look-alike contest.
June 6, 1988 |
A lunchtime crowd mobbed Paul Newman on Friday--almost flattening two nearby cameramen in the process--outside a Bridgeport, Conn., courtroom where delicatessen owner Julius Gold is suing the star for a share in the profits from Newman's Own, the actor's food business which currently donates its profits to charity.
April 8, 2003 |
A woman who helped fight efforts to ban two young adult sex-education books from Texas library shelves has been awarded this year's PEN-Newman's Own First Amendment Award. Montgomery County library director Jerilynn Williams will receive the $25,000 prize at PEN's annual gala April 22 in New York. Last August, commissioners in Montgomery County, north of Houston, agreed to temporarily remove "It's Perfectly Normal" and "It's So Amazing!" by Robie H.