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13 May, 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...


01 May, 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...


04 Feb, 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...


04 Feb, 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...


23 Jan, 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...


23 Jan, 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;...


15 Jan, 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,...


03 Dec, 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,...


22 Nov, 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...


20 Nov, 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...


12 Nov, 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...


12 Nov, 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...


12 Nov, 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...


07 Nov, 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...


07 Nov, 2013, 06:00 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...


07 Nov, 2013, 06:00 ET La encuesta nacional de AARP resalta los retos personales de los cuidadores en Estados Unidos

De acuerdo con una nueva encuesta de AARP[1], casi tres de cada diez personas que cuidan de un ser querido dicen que su vida ha cambiado desde que...


04 Nov, 2013, 10:05 ET NHTSA, Project Yellow Light, Mazda Motorsports, NOYS®, and the Ad Council Opens Third Annual Anti-Distracted Driving Video Competition

Today the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Project Yellow Light, Mazda Motorsports, National Organizations for Youth Safety® (NOYS) and...


30 Oct, 2013, 11:21 ET El 'Día Nacional del Cepillado de Dientes' inaugural exhorta a los padres a mantener sana la boca de sus niños cepillándose los dientes por dos minutos, dos veces al día

En un esfuerzo para ayudar a reducir la cantidad de niños que padecen de la dolorosa enfermedad oral, la campaña Kids' Healthy...


30 Oct, 2013, 08:00 ET Inaugural 'National Brush Day™' Encourages Parents to Keep Kids' Mouths Healthy by Brushing for Two Minutes, Twice a Day

 In an effort to help reduce the number of children suffering from painful oral disease, the Kids' Healthy Mouths campaign, a joint effort...


28 Oct, 2013, 08:30 ET Ad Council Elects Sixteen New Members to Board of Directors

The Ad Council, a non-profit organization and the largest producer of national public service campaigns in the U.S., announced today that sixteen...