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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...


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...


May 22, 2014, 10:55 ET Characters from Disney's Planes: Fire & Rescue Join Smokey Bear in New Wildfire Prevention PSAs

In an effort to educate Americans about how to prevent accidental wildfires, Disney is joining the Ad Council, the U.S. Forest Service and the...


May 21, 2014, 14:14 ET Paul George se suma a la campaña F.A.S.T. para generar conciencia sobre el ataque cerebrovascular

DALLAS, 21 de mayo de 2014 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Paul George, swingman de los Indiana Pacers, se asocia con la Asociación...


May 21, 2014, 08:30 ET Paul George Joins F.A.S.T. Campaign to Raise Stroke Awareness

Paul George, swingman of the Indiana Pacers, is teaming up with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association and the Ad Council to...


May 13, 2014, 08:30 ET Smokey Bear Celebrates 70th Birthday, Awards Smokey Bear Hugs In New Wildfire Prevention PSAs

Smokey Bear, one of the most well-known icons in advertising history, is starring in a new round of public service advertisements (PSAs) to...


May 01, 2014, 17:50 ET U.S. Department of Transportation, Mazda Motorsports, NOYS and the Ad Council Announce Winners of Third Annual Project Yellow Light Video Contest

Today the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Mazda Motorsports, National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) and the Ad Council announced...


Feb 04, 2014, 12:44 ET Enroll America y el Ad Council lanzan campaña para alentar a las personas sin seguro médico a inscribirse para tener cobertura de salud bajo la Ley de Cuidado de Salud a Bajo Precio

Hoy Enroll America se asoció con el Ad Council para lanzar "Take Care, People" (Cuídense, gente), una campaña nacional de anuncios...


Feb 04, 2014, 09:54 ET Enroll America and the Ad Council Launch Campaign to Encourage the Uninsured to Sign Up for Health Coverage under the Affordable Care Act

Today Enroll America partnered with the Ad Council to launch "Take Care, People," a national multimedia public service advertising (PSA) campaign...


Jan 23, 2014, 06:30 ET New PSAs Raise Awareness of the 31,000 Older Youth Awaiting Adoption in the U.S. Foster Care System

New PSAs Raise Awareness of the 31,000 Older Youth Awaiting Adoption in the U.S. Foster Care System /* Style Definitions...


Jan 23, 2014, 06:30 ET New PSAs Raise Awareness of the 31,000 Older Youth Awaiting Adoption in the U.S. Foster Care System

 Today, nearly 102,000 children (under 18 years of age) are available for adoption from the foster care system in the United States;...


Jan 15, 2014, 10:32 ET New Gaming App Inspires Kids to Brush Two Minutes, Twice a Day!

The Ad Council and the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives announced today the release of the new mobile gaming app, Toothsavers,...


Dec 03, 2013, 12:00 ET Vampire Diaries' Torrey DeVitto and her Adopted Shelter Dog Featured in New "Meet My Shelter Pet" Online Video

 A new "Meet My Shelter Pet" video featuring actress Torrey DeVitto and her shelter dog, Beau, will mark Celebrate Shelter Pets Day. The video,...


Nov 22, 2013, 12:22 ET Ad Council Joins USAID Administrator Dr. Rajiv Shah and CIDI to Encourage Support for Typhoon Haiyan Relief Efforts in the Philippines

 In response to the devastation wrought by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, the Ad Council joined the Administrator of the U.S. Agency for...


Nov 20, 2013, 09:05 ET Seth Meyers Hosts Ad Council's 60th Annual Public Service Award Dinner in Honor of Tim Armstrong, Chairman and CEO, AOL

 The Ad Council will honor Tim Armstrong, Chairman and CEO of AOL, with its 60th Annual Public Service Award at the organization's Annual...


Nov 12, 2013, 16:08 ET TVB Marks the 10th Holiday Season of Local Broadcast Television Putting the Brakes on Drunk Driving

 Today the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) (www.tvb.org), the not-for-profit trade association of America's commercial broadcast...


Nov 12, 2013, 10:00 ET TVB celebra la décima temporada de fiestas navideñas y de fin de año de la televisión local poniéndoles freno a los conductores ebrios

Hoy el Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB, por sus siglas en inglés) (www.tvb.org), la asociación empresarial sin fines de lucro...


Nov 12, 2013, 10:00 ET TVB Marks the 10th Holiday Season of Local Broadcast Television Putting the Brakes on Drunk Driving

 Today the Television Bureau of Advertising (TVB) (www.tvb.org), the not-for-profit trade association of America's commercial broadcast...


Nov 07, 2013, 12:35 ET AARP National Poll Highlights Personal Challenges of Caregivers in the United States

According to a new AARP poll[1], almost three out of ten people who are caring for a loved one say their life has changed since becoming a...