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2014-03-18 12:27:08

NEW YORK, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- USA TODAY received the Ad Council's Crystal Bell Award yesterday afternoon at the Newspaper Association of America (NAA)'s mediaXchange conference. Every year the award is presented to one newspaper that shows exceptional support and leadership in disseminating Ad Council public service messages. The Ad Council, a national non-profit organization, is the largest producer of public service advertising (PSAs) in the United States. Through...

2014-02-25 08:27:32

PSAs Encourage Children to Get Outside and Discover the Forest WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to encourage children to spend more time outdoors and reconnect with nature, the U.S. Forest Service and the Ad Council are joining 20(th) Century Fox to launch a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) featuring scenes and characters from the upcoming animated feature Rio 2. The PSAs are an extension of the U.S. Forest Service and Ad Council's Discover...

2014-02-20 08:25:38

WASHINGTON, Feb. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today the Ad Council, in partnership with The Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) and Maddie's Fund(®), launches a new series of public service advertisements (PSAs) on behalf of The Shelter Pet Project campaign. In the new ads, adorable adopted shelter dogs and cats practically reach through TV screens, imploring audiences to play with them. Prospective pet owners are reminded that there are thousands of amazing shelter pets ready to...

2014-02-04 12:24:07

Ad agencies La Comunidad and Razorfish create PSAs featuring pets encouraging Americans to "Take Care, People" WASHINGTON, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Enroll America partnered with the Ad Council to launch "Take Care, People," a national multimedia public service advertising (PSA) campaign that will raise awareness, educate, and motivate uninsured Americans to get health insurance for themselves and their families under the Affordable Care Act, or ACA. To view the multimedia...

2014-01-29 23:04:18

The “Rebel Chef,” French can cook anything, anytime, anywhere and showed the world in 2012 as winner of Food Network’s Extreme Chef. New York (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Parties and food are an integral part of Super Bowl Sunday, and for the millions of Americans watching the game and celebrating with their families and friends, foodborne illness, such as norovirus, is not an invited guest. As an extension of their national Food Safe Families public service advertising (PSA) campaign,...

2014-01-23 08:25:57

Facebook Chat Today to Provide Information to Prospective Parents and Debunk Myths about Adoption from Foster Care WASHINGTON, Jan. 23, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, nearly 102,000 children (under 18 years of age) are available for adoption from the foster care system in the United States; more than 30 percent (31,000) are between the ages of 11 and 17, according to the Adoption and Foster Care Analysis Report System (AFCARS 2012). To encourage prospective parents to consider adopting an older...

2014-01-15 12:23:18

Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives Introduce First Free Mobile App, Toothsavers NEW YORK, Jan. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives announced today the release of the new mobile gaming app, Toothsavers, available online and for Android and iOS devices. Created on behalf of the Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign, the free mobile game is the first developed in-house by the Ad Council -- the nation's largest...

2013-11-25 08:23:43

TV, radio, print and web ads highlight importance of giving a financial donation to an experienced aid organization WASHINGTON, Nov. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With a massive response effort underway in the Philippines, a national ad campaign has been launched to encourage Americans to support the disaster relief efforts by giving a monetary donation to InterAction's member organizations actively engaged in meeting the needs of those affected by the typhoon. The series of...

2013-11-21 08:25:52

U.S. Education Secretary Arne Duncan Joins Public-Private Partners in Encouraging Today's Students to Become Tomorrow's Teachers NEW YORK, Nov. 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Half of our nation's teachers will be eligible to retire over the next decade, creating an urgent need to recruit talented individuals into the teaching profession who will lead the transformation of our education system. That's why TEACH and the Ad Council have partnered to launch Make More, a new public awareness...

2013-11-20 08:27:11

Dinner Raises $3.4 Million to Support Public Service Advertising NEW YORK, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council will honor Tim Armstrong, Chairman and CEO of AOL, with its 60(th) Annual Public Service Award at the organization's Annual Dinner held tonight at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel in New York City. Head writer of NBC's Saturday Night Live, and "Weekend Update" anchor Seth Meyers will serve as the evening's Master of Ceremonies. The annual dinner is the Ad Council's largest...