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Published April 12, 2013
ENVIRONMENTALLY FRIENDLY: BASF and the Mariners for the second year will host Sustainable Saturdays at Safeco Field, starting with Saturday’s game against the Rangers. The promotion includes a season-long, 10-game BASF Trivia Challenge on the team’s video board during games that offers fans the chance to win a Samsung Galaxy Tab 2.0 with a year of unlimited data from T-Mobile. Mariners P Felix Hernandez will serve as an ambassador for the initiative to challenge fans to compost at Safeco (Mariners).
BEST FOOT FOWARD: MEDIA WEEK’s John Reynolds reported Gillette has “struck a marketing partnership" with F1 team Vodafone McLaren Mercedes, as the brand's owner Procter & Gamble "looks to develop a footprint in Formula 1 and tap into its global appeal." The "wide-ranging deal initially runs in Asia, but could be extended globally should it prove successful" (MEDIAWEEK.co.uk 4/11).