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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...

2014-08-28 08:25:09

Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) And Ad Council Release New PSAs As Part Of The National Ready Campaign To Encourage Families To Create A Plan WASHINGTON, Aug. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty percent of Americans have not discussed or developed an emergency plan for family members about where to go and what to do in the event of a local disaster, according to a 2014 national survey conducted by the Department of Homeland Security's Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)....

2014-08-19 16:29:28

New extension utilizes online interactive map that shows the impact of local United Ways on education, income and health in their communities NEW YORK, Aug. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- United Way and the Ad Council, in collaboration with the National Football League, have announced an extension of their successful LIVE UNITED campaign, including a new series of public service ads (PSAs) featuring NFL players promoting health and wellness, and ads showcasing the true outcome of United...

2014-08-14 12:24:46

PSAs feature Kristian Alfonso from Days of Our Lives, John York from General Hospital and Country Music Star Dustin Lynch NEW YORK, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, the Ad Council and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation launched new public service advertisements (PSAs) on behalf of their national GED® Achievement campaign. This highly impactful multimedia campaign is designed to provide high school dropouts the information and encouragement needed to begin the road to earning...

2014-08-07 12:22:46

U.S. Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters, and the Ad Council honor iconic PSA figure with Washington, D.C. birthday celebration, Instagram campaign and a re-launched zip code WASHINGTON, Aug. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Smokey Bear, the icon featured in the longest running public service campaign in U.S. history, turns 70 years old this Saturday, August 9, 2014. Created in 1944 by the U.S. Forest Service, the National Association of State Foresters and...


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virgule
  • A punctuation mark (/) used to separate related items of information.
  • A little rod; a twig.
This word comes from the Late Latin 'virgula,' accentual mark, a diminutive of 'virga,' rod.
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