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  • Mid-America Chapter Spring Fling

    The annual Mid-America Chapter Spring Fling will be held at the Howard Johnson Hotel in Independence, Missouri March 16-18, 2000. Events will include silent and regular auctions, swap meet, campfire jamboree, entertainment, banquet, and room hopping. This...
  • Great Lakes Ad Show

    The annual Great Lakes Ad Show will be held at the Livonia Elks Lodge in Livonia, Michigan (near Detroit) on Sunday March 12, 2000 from 9AM to 1PM. The Elks Lodge is located at 31117 Plymouth Road. This event is sponsored by the local chapter of the Coca-...
  • Destination Series with New Designs

    The popular destination series miniature Coca-Cola bottles have a new look. These 3" tall bottles will no longer have the Always Coca-Cola round button logo in 2000. The new series will only have the names of the destination. The back of the bottle will h...
  • Coca-Cola tells VintageCocaCola.com to "Cease and Desist"

    On January 5, 2000, The Coca-Cola Company sent a 2-page letter to Maxistore.net notifying the owner of vintagecocacola.com of unauthorized use of the company's trademark on this website. The company threatens Maxistore.net with a US$100,000.00 lawsuit in ...
  • Coca-Cola Company Cuts 6000

    It's official. The Coca-Cola Company announces its largest layoff in its 113 year history. This re-organization will result in annual expense reductions of $300 Million. The company expects net job reductions of approximately 6,000 and the pre-tax charge ...
  • Coca-Cola Company Layoffs

    The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports today that the Coca-Cola Company will be announcing a $700 million charge against earnings for planned layoffs. The estimate from a Wall Street analyst indicates a possible 600 job-cut in Atlanta and 2000 worlwide....
  • Ohio Winterfest 2000

    The annual Ohio Winterfest will be held at the Holiday Inn in Zanesville, Ohio (near Columbus) Febuary 23-26, 2000. Events will include silent and regular auctions, breakfast, banquet, and room hopping. This is a regional convention sponsored by the Ohio ...
  • Coca-Cola divides Europe into two operating groups

    In a move to improve operations in Europe, the Coca-Cola Company announced to establish two operating groups. The West Europe Group will be headed by Josi Nzqez Cervera to lead the Company's local operating units in Belgium, Denmark, France, Finland, Germ...
  • Mary Minnick is named president of Coca-Cola Japan

    The Coca-Cola Company today named Mary Minnick president of Coca-Cola (Japan) Company. Ms. Minnick will succeed Mike Hall, who retires after a distinguished 30-year career with the Company. Ms. Minnick joined the Company in 1983 in the marketing and sales...
  • Tex-Fest 2000

    Tex-Fest 2000 will be held at the Clarion Hotel in Richardson Texas (near Dallas) Febuary 10-12, 2000. This regional convention sponsored by the Texas chapters of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club will include a welcome banquet, silent auction, bingo, swap me...
  • Burger King Thanks Coca-Cola

    Burger King purchased a full page ad in the Wall Street Journal and the Atlanta Journal Consitution thanking the Coca-Cola Company for the ongoing partnership. The ad shows a three-dimensional Coca-Cola bottle imprinted with "Thank you" in various languag...
  • The Great Get Together 2000

    The largest gathering of Coca-Cola collectors on the west coast will be held February 3 through 6, 2000 at the Red Lion's Inn in Sacramento, California. The Great Get Together is sponsored by the west coast chapters of the Coca-Cola Collectors Club. The e...
  • Coca-Cola USA releases new 8oz contour glass bottles

    Coca-Cola USA will be releasing 8 oz embossed georgia green glass contour bottles of Coca-Cola this month to all supermarkets, convenient stores and other retail outlets throughout the country. The base plate of these bottles will have the names of 24 US ...