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Teaching Students a 4th R: Robotics

By: Karen Egolf on December 29, 2009

Reality Interactive is helping high school students in Avon, Conn., master robotics as a way to encourage them to embrace technology. The company, a provider of content-rich solutions for self-service, digital merchandising and digital signage applications, sponsors Avon High School's robotics program, providing expertise, equipment and guidance.

Bank of America Showcases Teen's Artwork

By: Karen Egolf on December 22, 2009

To show its commitment to the Chicago community, Bank of America took a giant wallscape it inherited when it took over the local LaSalle Bank and launched a competition for local teenagers to display their artistic talents. The contest, themed "Arts in Chicagoland," partnered with the nonprofit organization After School Matters, which provides after-school activities for Chicago students.

Holiday Giving Wrap-up: Companies Doing Good

By: Karen Egolf on January 11, 2011

To celebrate the holidays, companies in advertising and marketing around the country decided to forgo traditional holiday gifts, cards and employee parties in favor of giving to those in need.

Ad Council Offers New Responsible Fatherhood PSAs

By: Karen Egolf on June 15, 2011

In honor of Father's Day, the Ad Council has released new PSAs in its effort to encourage fathers to "Take Time to Be a Dad Today." The new ads are the latest in a 15-year campaign created pro bono by Campbell Ewald , Warren, Mich., to inspire fathers to be more involved in their children's lives.

MasterCard Launches Times Square Drive

By: Karen Egolf on November 29, 2010

MasterCard is working with more than 90 businesses in New York's Times Square this holiday season to raise up to $1.5 million for Stand Up to Cancer . Through Dec. 31, the credit card company will donate $1 to Stand Up to Cancer for every MasterCard transaction made at one of the participating retailers, restaurants, theaters and attractions.

AT&T: Don't Text and Drive

By: Karen Egolf on March 09, 2010

Texting and driving can have serious consequences. That's the message of a new campaign being rolled out by AT&T this week that says, "Txting & Drivng ... It Can Wait." The national effort, by BBDO, New York and BBDO, Atlanta, seeks to raise awareness, especially among younger drivers, about the risks of texting and driving.

Making Celiac Awareness Pop

By: Karen Egolf on July 23, 2010

What started as a food craving is now fueling a startup business, L&J Popcorn of Northbrook, Ill., that's not just selling gluten-free popcorn, it's working to raise awareness of an often-undiagnosed illness¬óceliac disease¬ówith an eye toward achieving a cure.

PSAs Target the Dangers of Lead Poisoning

By: Karen Egolf on April 21, 2010

More than 1 million children are affected by lead poisoning in the U.S., yet only one-third of parents are very concerned about the health risk, according to an online survey just released by the Ad Council. That's why the council, working with the Coalition to End Childhood Lead Poisoning, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, is rolling out a national PSA effort to educate parents about the dangers of lead in homes built before 1978.