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Sep 15, 2014, 02:56 ET
ADS Securities OREX Optim GUI

OREX Optim GUI Launched

ADS Securities has completed the global roll-out of its new OREX Optim GUI. The GUI developed by the in-house team with external advisors has...

Sep 11, 2014, 10:00 ET

Clear Channel Media and Entertainment Earns the Ad Council's Crystal Bell Award at RAB-NAB Radio Show

 The Ad Council, a national non-profit organization and the largest producer of public service advertising (PSAs) in the United States,...

Sep 10, 2014, 10:58 ET

National Summit on Smart Grid and Climate Change to be held in Washington, DC

 The Association for Demand Response & Smart Grid (ADS) announced today that a National Summit will be held in Washington DC on December...

Sep 09, 2014, 15:04 ET

WCMH-TV Columbus Earns the Ad Council's Crystal Bell Award

NBC4 WCMH-TV received the Ad Council's Crystal Bell Award today at TVB's Forward Conference—an annual event for local television broadcast...

Sep 05, 2014, 17:28 ET

La OEM, la FEMA, y el Ad Council dan inicio a la undécima versión anual del Mes Nacional de la Preparación en la ciudad de Nueva York

Septiembre es el Mes Nacional de la Preparación y la Oficina para el Manejo de Emergencias de Nueva York está invitando a los...

Sep 05, 2014, 17:21 ET

OEM, FEMA, and Ad Council Kick off 11th Annual National Preparedness Month In NYC

OEM Commissioner Joseph J. Esposito and Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) Administrator Craig Fugate kicked off National Preparedness...

Sep 05, 2014, 16:50 ET
Start your emergency plan. Visit NYC.gov/ReadyNY or call 311 (PRNewsFoto/Ad Council)

OEM, FEMA and Ad Council Kick Off 11th Annual National Preparedness Month

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...

Aug 28, 2014, 12:45 ET
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Recent Report Highlights Need For Greater Focus On Preparedness Planning For Households

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...

Aug 28, 2014, 07:00 ET

Recent Report Highlights Need For Greater Focus On Preparedness Planning For Households

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...

Aug 28, 2014, 07:00 ET

Informe reciente resalta la necesidad de concentrarse más en que las familias planifiquen para estar preparadas

El cincuenta por ciento de los estadounidenses no han hablado de ni elaborado un plan de emergencia para sus familiares acerca de a dónde ir y...

Aug 25, 2014, 06:00 ET
Alcohol Justice logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Alcohol Justice)

Despite Massive Lobbying by Clear Channel and JCDecaux, Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles Urges City Planning and Land Use Management Committee to Say No to Outdoor Alcohol Ads at LAX

 The Coalition to Ban Alcohol Ads on Public Property in Los Angeles (www.NoAlcoholAds.org) will be present tomorrow at the City Planning and...

Aug 20, 2014, 13:20 ET
LIVE UNITED: UnitedWay.org (PRNewsFoto/The Ad Council)

Ad Council and United Way Continue Campaign to Inspire Americans to LIVE UNITED and Make a Difference; Collaborate with the NFL on Youth Health and Wellness

United Way and the Ad Council, in collaboration with the National Football League, have announced an extension of their successful LIVE UNITED...

Aug 14, 2014, 17:16 ET
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The Ad Council and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation Launch PSAs to Encourage Young Adults to "Skip the Drama" and Pursue their GED® Diploma

 Today, the Ad Council and the Dollar General Literacy Foundation launched new public service advertisements (PSAs) on behalf of their national...

Aug 07, 2014, 15:57 ET
Happy 70th Birthday Smokey! www.smokeybear.com (PRNewsFoto/The Ad Council)

Smokey Bear Celebrates 70th Birthday and Reminds Americans ... "Only You Can Prevent Wildfires"

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....

Jul 29, 2014, 09:30 ET

Ad Council's 61st Annual Public Service Award Dinner to Honor FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith, Stephen Colbert to Host

 The Ad Council, the largest producer of public service advertisements (PSAs) in the U.S., announced today that its 61st Annual Public Service...

Jul 14, 2014, 11:05 ET

USDA and HHS join Ad Council to Launch New Online Recipe Tool to Help Families Protect Themselves from Food Poisoning this Summer

 Millions of Americans are expected to fire up the grills this summer—a time when incidents of foodborne illness, commonly known as food...

Jul 09, 2014, 01:00 ET

Iskandar Najjar Joins ADS Securities

ADS Securities, the Middle East's leading independent forex trading services company has announced that Iskandar Najjar, the former CEO of Alpari...

Jul 07, 2014, 11:30 ET

Starcom MediaVest Group Global CEO, Laura Desmond, Named Chair of the Ad Council

 Laura Desmond, Global Chief Executive Officer of Starcom MediaVest Group, has been named Chair of the Board of Directors of the Advertising...

Jun 30, 2014, 10:32 ET

Ad Council and Clear Channel Communities to Promote Safe Summer Driving in Support of Existing Road Safety Campaigns

 The Ad Council and Clear Channel Communities, the community engagement brand of Clear Channel, are joining forces to launch Safe Summer...