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2014-09-18 12:21:57

SOUTH AMBOY, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The DCH Auto Group Charitable Foundation is pleased to debut a new public service announcement (PSA) video aimed at preventing texting and driving. "Remember When," the winning entry from DCH's teen safe driving awareness contest D3 2014 held last spring, is now on YouTube and the DCH Auto Group Charitable Foundation website and will be airing on cable systems in New Jersey, New York, and California beginning this fall. The PSA,...

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...

2014-09-08 08:20:35

SAN ANTONIO, Sept. 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Operation Homefront is a national nonprofit leading more than 2,500 volunteers with nationwide presence who provide emergency and other financial assistance to the families of service members and wounded warriors. Operation Homefront has provided assistance to thousands of military families since its inception in 2002. Recognized for superior performance by leading independent charity watchdog groups, nationally, 93 percent of total donations...

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...

2014-07-29 12:29:01

Last year's dinner raised an unprecedented $3.4 million to support the Ad Council and its 50 national public service campaigns NEW YORK, July 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council, the largest producer of public service advertisements (PSAs) in the U.S., announced today that its 61(st) Annual Public Service Award Dinner will honor FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith and Stephen Colbert will host. The event will be held on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 at the Waldorf Astoria...

2014-06-30 12:27:42

More Than $3.5 Million in Donated Media Pledged for Safe Driving PSA Campaign in Advance of July 4th When Traffic Volume Increases NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Ad Council and Clear Channel Communities, the community engagement brand of Clear Channel, are joining forces to launch Safe Summer Driving, a campaign designed to keep everyone safe on the roads this summer, in support of already existing campaigns with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration...


Word of the Day
grass-comber
  • A landsman who is making his first voyage at sea; a novice who enters naval service from rural life.
According to the OED, a grass-comber is also 'a sailor's term for one who has been a farm-labourer.'