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2014-07-10 08:24:25

SAN FRANCISCO, July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children has joined forces with public safety notification provider Nixle to help law enforcement reunite missing children with their families, and so far the partnership has proven a great success. Since launching the venture, NCMEC has provided support to law enforcement in nearly 90 cases nationwide - cases which may not have been brought to NCMEC's attention at all or as quickly without...

2014-05-08 12:26:32

Snyders named as recipients of the Charles B. Wang International Children's Award LOUDOUN COUNTY, Va., May 8, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The Washington Redskins and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children (NCMEC) announced today owner Daniel Snyder and his wife, Mrs. Tanya Snyder, will be honored with the Charles B. Wang International Children's Award at the NCMEC annual Hope Awards Dinner on Tuesday, May 6 at The Ritz-Carlton in Washington, D.C. Photo -...

2014-02-25 08:26:26

Emmy® Winner Bryan Cranston Kicks Off Series with Tickets to his Broadway Debut, After-Party with Cast of "All the Way" LOS ANGELES, Feb. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Chideo (charity + video), the latest venture from entrepreneur and philanthropist Todd Wagner, today announced the launch of a new flash sweepstakes series available exclusively to fans registered on the free digital platform. Designed to mobilize the way consumers give to charity, Chideo gives fans the power to vote...

2014-02-11 20:21:53

ATLANTA, Feb. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In support of Safer Internet Day, a survey released today by Cox Communications and the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children says despite online bullying (also known as cyberbullying) being a serious concern for teens and their parents, many teens are not telling their parents about their experiences. Key trends among the teens surveyed include: -- Three in 10 teens claim to have been bullied online (31 percent) -- One in 10...

2014-01-29 08:29:05

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CEO of Global Holdings, Sam Solakyan, has accepted an invitation to join the prestigious Board of Directors for the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children (NCMEC). Since he began working with the NCMEC, Solakyan has championed the organization's cause in multiple capacities, including serving on its Advisory Council. "We're delighted to have Sam on the Board of Directors for the National Center for Missing and Exploited...

2014-01-13 08:34:29

FRAMINGHAM, Mass., Jan. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today is Amber Alert Awareness Day, marking the 18 year anniversary of the day Amber Hagerman was abducted while riding her bicycle in Arlington, Texas, and later found murdered. In April of 2003, in her honor, President Bush signed into law the PROTECT Act, which statutorily established the national AMBER Alert(TM) coordinator role. Since, the AMBER Alert Program has been credited with more than 675 successful recoveries of missing or...

2013-09-07 23:04:29

Mesa Father/Entrepreneur kicks off a fundraising campaign to make Amber Alert Prevention Technology a reality. Mesa, Arizona (PRWEB) September 07, 2013 A new Amber Alert prevention device and corresponding smartphone app for monitoring have been released as an Indiegogo project in an effort to launch a new age of child safety products. Amber Jewel, a discreet GPS enabled tracking device, will allow parents to locate a missing child within minutes with a text message alert once the...

2013-08-26 23:24:44

Avionex's intuitive software, KidGopher, can issue an Endangered Child Notification in the event of a child abduction or endangerment. Greenville/Spartanburg SC (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Should an unauthorized guardian or “Gopher” take the child during pick up, the KidGopher Endangered Child Notification will be sent to both the local and state authorities within minutes of the abduction. When the school faculty issues an Endangered Child Notification they are able to access records...


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call-note
  • The call or cry of a bird or other animal to its mate or its young.
'Call-note' is newer than 'bird-call,' which originally referred to 'an instrument for imitating the note of birds' but now also refers to 'the song or cry of a bird.'
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