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2014-10-09 12:27:16

Kids' Healthy Mouths PSA Campaign Continues to Encourage Parents to Make Sure Their Kids Brush Two Minutes, Twice a Day NEW YORK, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Despite that tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease in the U.S. [1], 75 percent of parents report that their kids sometimes or frequently forget to brush their teeth, according to a national survey released today by the Ad Council.[2] To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please...

2014-10-01 16:25:00

NEW YORK, Oct. 1, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of the Ad Council's most historic public service advertising (PSA) campaigns were voted by the public as a "Favorite Advertising Icon" and "Favorite Advertising Slogan," as part of Advertising Week 2014, the annual gathering of marketing and communication leaders in New York City. Winning the contest will put Smokey Bear and slogan "Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk" in the Advertising Walk of Fame alongside Madison Avenue, known for its...

2014-09-24 23:07:27

PSAs and website offer resources, tools and information to encourage businessesto consider non-traditional, qualified young adults Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 24, 2014 Yesterday at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York City, Year Up in partnership with the Ad Council, the Employment Pathways Project, ConPRmetidos, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, New Options Project, and Opportunity Nation launched a national campaign to help employers...

2014-09-24 08:24:32

Ongoing effort urges homeowners with mortgage trouble to learn about free foreclosure prevention assistance through the Making Home Affordable Program WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to increase awareness of the Making Home Affordable® (MHA) Program's free resources and assistance for struggling homeowners, the U.S. Department of the Treasury (Treasury), the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and the Ad Council today launched a new series...

2014-09-23 16:25:08

Annual Meeting to Bridge the Gap between Employers and Qualified Candidates known as Opportunity Youth NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today at the 10(th) Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York City, the Ad Council in partnership with Year Up, the Employment Pathways Project, ConPRmetidos, MENTOR: The National Mentoring Partnership, New Options Project, and Opportunity Nation launched the national "Grads of Life" campaign to help businesses fill...

2014-09-23 08:26:38

NEW YORK, Sept. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council's Board of Directors announced today that Lisa Sherman will serve as the organization's next President and CEO. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140923/147794 Ms. Sherman was most recently the Executive Vice President and General Manager of LogoTV, part of Viacom Media Networks. She succeeds Peggy Conlon, who announced her retirement in April after 15 years of leading the organization. Ms. Sherman will assume her role...

2014-09-17 23:06:41

Mobile Commons’ platform to provide text messaging to encourage parents to help improve children’s oral health and promote financial literacy among young adults New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 The Ad Council, the largest producer of public service campaigns in the U.S., announced today a new partnership with Mobile Commons, a leading mobile communications company, that will enable the Ad Council to develop mobile strategy and implement texting programs in-house for the first...

2014-09-11 12:23:59

NEW YORK, Sept. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council, a national non-profit organization and the largest producer of public service advertising (PSAs) in the United States, announced today that Clear Channel Media and Entertainment received its Crystal Bell Award at the Radio Show - an annual event produced by the Radio Advertising Bureau (RAB) and National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) for radio industry professionals. The Crystal Bell Award is presented each year to a radio...

2014-09-09 16:24:15

NEW YORK, Sept. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NBC4 WCMH-TV received the Ad Council's Crystal Bell Award today at TVB's Forward Conference--an annual event for local television broadcast leaders. The Crystal Bell Award is presented each year to one local television station that demonstrates leadership and provides exceptional support in disseminating Ad Council public service messages. The Ad Council, a national non-profit organization, is the largest producer of public service advertising...

2014-09-05 16:22:09

Events in all Five Boroughs Encourage New Yorkers to 'Be Disaster Aware, Make a Plan to Prepare' NEW YORK, Sept. 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Thirty five percent of New Yorkers do not feel prepared for an emergency, such as a natural disaster, fire, power outage or act of terrorism according to a 2013 survey conducted by the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM). September is National Preparedness Month (NPM) and a new public service advertising (PSA) campaign is launching today to...


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