According to a survey released by the Ad Council today less than half (44%) of parents in the U.S. report that their child brushes their teeth twice a day or more. In time for back-to-school season, the Ad Council is joining The Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives, a coalition of more than 35 leading dental health organizations, to debut Kids’ Healthy Mouths, their first joint national multimedia public service campaign designed to teach parents and caregivers, as well as children, about the importance of oral health and the simple ways in which they can help prevent oral disease. The English and Spanish-language public service ads are being distributed to media outlets nationwide today.
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Walmart today announced the results of the “Walmart Class of 2012 Back-to-School Survey,” which revealed that 76 percent of moms with children in kindergarten to 12th grade consider back-to-school a time for a fresh start over Jan. 1 – in fact, nine out of ten moms make back-to-school “resolutions” in preparation for the year ahead. With 78 percent of moms planning to get organized this new school year, Walmart today launched Classrooms by Walmart, an online compilation of thousands of classroom supply lists representing schools in all 50 states plus Washington, D.C., making it easier for moms to get their back-to-school supplies online and in Walmart stores.
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Just as the relaxed pace of summer vacation gives way to the hectic schedule and morning routine of the new school year, Inventure Foods, Inc. (NASDAQ: SNAK) is expanding its successful line of Jamba® All Natural Smoothies with a new tropically inspired “at home” smoothie flavor that’s sure to keep the spirit of summer alive.
Caribbean Passion® combines mango, peaches, strawberry and passion fruit flavors to offer a convenient, better-for-you snack that fits busy back-to-school schedules. Naturally low in fat and just 120 calories or less per serving, Jamba All Natural Smoothies® (www.AtHomeSmoothies.com) contain real fruit and non-fat yogurt that when blended with apple juice produce a genuine Jamba® smoothie in the comfort of your home. The smoothies feature only natural ingredients and they are gluten-free.
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Back-to-school season can be an exciting yet hectic time of year. For households with kids, the hustle and bustle of shopping for fall clothes, rounding up school supplies and soaking up a last few days of summer can be overwhelming. During this time, it’s important for families to find moments to enjoy each other’s company. The team at Bob Evans realizes that mealtime is a great opportunity for families to connect and dedicates itself to providing convenient solutions with their impressive line of food products so mom and dad won’t have to spend all evening in the kitchen.
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It’s no surprise that parents and kids are feeling the pressure to get ready for school. There are school supplies to be bought, first-day outfits to be chosen, and fears to be calmed. However, that's not the end of the back-to-school list. A great start to the school year also means the healthiest start possible.
Therefore, it is imperative that parents take certain steps to promote healthy behaviors, improve nutrition and encourage healthy habits. So whether your child is a toddler or a teen, award-winning health and nutritional expert, Sharon Liao, is available for live interviews to share the latest information in health and nutrition, and will provide tips on how to maintain your child’s health and nutritional needs throughout the school year.
Kmart se conecta con las mamás hispanas a través del lanzamiento de Madres y Comadres, una miniserie original en español de ocho capítulos, que cuenta la historia de dos madres hispanas y los desafíos únicos a los que deben enfrentarse al criar una familia en los Estados Unidos sin traicionar su identidad hispana. El estilo de los alegres episodios –que podrán verse por Internet– pretende asemejarse al de una telenovela, y utiliza el humor y las emociones para abordar los desafíos que las mujeres hispanas y sus familias enfrentan actualmente. Kmart lanzó recientemente un canal exclusivo para la serie en YouTube: YouTube.com/MadresyComadres
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A new national survey shows most preteens and teens engage in day-to-day activities that may put them at risk of contracting meningococcal meningitis, a rare, but serious bacterial infection that can cause meningitis and take the life of an otherwise healthy child in just a single day. The National Association of School Nurses (NASN), in collaboration with Sanofi Pasteur, conducted the survey as part of its Voices of Meningitis back-to-school vaccination awareness initiative.
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J. C. Penney Company, Inc. (NYSE: JCP) today announced that it is launching an inspiring new philanthropic initiative that invites customers in over 1,100 stores to turn small change into “pennies from heaven” by rounding up their purchases and donating the difference to life-enriching afterschool programs. For more than a decade, jcpenney has been the leading corporate advocate for the afterschool issue by distributing more than $100 million across every jcpenney community. To bolster support for the afterschool movement, jcpenney will unveil its most extensive cause marketing campaign to date. Serving as the Company’s signature cause-related event, pennies from heaven will be held four times a year starting July 31 through Aug. 27 during the Back-to-School season.
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jcpenney, America’s shopping destination for great style at compelling prices, today announced “Haul Nation,” an integrated marketing program giving stylish teens an opportunity to share their passion for fashion via video blogging. In partnership with Seventeen.com, jcpenney’s Haul Nation will come to life through an online contest on the jcpTeen and Seventeen Facebook pages and in malls across the country giving young people the tools they need to create haul videos and enter to win a trip to New York City.
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From carpools to soccer practices, the back-to-school routine can be hectic. Whirlpool brand’s newest side-by-side refrigerator saves consumers time and energy when it’s needed most. In fact, new MicroEtch™ Spill Control shelves offer the most shelf space1 and the largest crisper in the industry stores it all – from last night’s casserole to tomorrow’s school lunches.
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As the sun begins to set on summer vacation, families are making room for new wardrobes, new friends and new daily routines. Kids will be back in the habit of eating lunch on a regular schedule and dinner should be the same way. But with nearly 8.4 million students enrolled in after school activities this year, families are constantly on the go with little time to prepare a wholesome family meal. This back-to-school season, Bob Evans is offering a solution.
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OfficeMax® (NYSE: OMX), a leader in office products and services, is launching its back-to-school marketing campaign for the 2010 season designed to capture the excitement and opportunity the new school year brings to parents, teachers and students.
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