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Smokey Bear and "Friends Don't Let Friends Drive Drunk" Inducted into Advertising Week Walk of Fame

Two of the Ad Council's most historic public service advertising (PSA) campaigns were voted by the public as a "Favorite Advertising Icon" and...

12:24 ET

El Departamento de Transporte de EE.UU. pone a disposición herramientasy campaña para mejorar la seguridad de los niños a bordo de vehículos

WASHINGTON, 1 de octubre de 2014 /PR Newswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ — La Administración Nacional de Seguridad del Tráfico en...

12:18 ET

U.S. Department of Transportation Unveils Tools and Campaign to Increase Car Seat Safety

The U.S. Department of Transportation's National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is launching a new Car Seat Finder Tool, adding the...

Sep 24, 2014, 11:19 ET
Get mortgage help. This is why. Visit MakingHomeAffordable.gov (PRNewsFoto/Ad Council)

U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, and the Ad Council Launch New Public Service Ads to Reach Struggling Homeowners

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- In an effort to increase awareness of the Making Home Affordable® (MHA) Program's free...

Sep 24, 2014, 06:00 ET
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U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Department of Housing & Urban Development, and the Ad Council Launch New Public Service Ads to Reach Struggling Homeowners

In an effort to increase awareness of the Making Home Affordable® (MHA) Program's free resources and assistance for struggling homeowners, the...

Sep 24, 2014, 06:00 ET
Sep 23, 2014, 17:11 ET
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New "Grads of Life" Campaign Launched at Clinton Global Initiative

Today at the 10th Annual Meeting of the Clinton Global Initiative (CGI) in New York City, the Ad Council in partnership with Year Up, the...

Sep 23, 2014, 08:08 ET
Lisa Sherman Named President and CEO of the Ad Council (PRNewsFoto/The Ad Council)

Lisa Sherman Named President and CEO of the Ad Council

 The Ad Council's Board of Directors announced today that Lisa Sherman will serve as the organization's next President and CEO. Ms. Sherman...

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...