Today the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the Ad Council and Project Yellow Light announced the winners of the fifth annual Project Yellow Light scholarship competition. The contest calls on students to develop and produce a short video educating their peers on the dangers of using mobile devices behind the wheel of a vehicle. For the first time, Clear Channel Outdoor Americas has joined longstanding partners Mazda Motorsports, the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) and U-Haul to launch the first Project Yellow Light out-of-home media design contest. The winners of both the video and out-of-home design contests will be unveiled this afternoon on a digital billboard in New York’s Times Square that was donated by Clear Channel Outdoor.
Brothers Sam and Wrenn Senser from Louisville, Nebr. scooped the two grand prizes of $5,000 for the video contest, with Sam winning the college category, and Wrenn winning the high school category. The winners of the out-of-home media design contest were college student Bethany Wheeler from Snellville, Ga., and high school student Emily McDonald from Anaheim, Calif., with both receiving $2,000 scholarships. The winning videos can be viewed here.
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Tor Books is thrilled to announce the THREE NIGHTMARES YOU CAN’T RESIST tour, featuring three amazing YA titles: Kristen Simmons’ THREE, Mindee Arnett’s THE NIGHTMARE DILEMMA, and Jenna Black’s RESISTANCE. YA Paranormal
Tuesday, March 11: Lexington – Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Wednesday, March 12: Cincinnati – Joseph-Beth Booksellers
Thursday, March 13: Dayton – Books & Co
Friday, March 14: Louisville – Carmichael’s Bookstore
Monday, March 17: Chapel Hill – Flyleaf Bookstore
New research debuted at the American Diabetes Association’s 72nd Annual Scientific Session suggests eating raisins three times a day may significantly lower postprandial (post-meal) glucose levels when compared to common alternative snacks of equal caloric value. The study was conducted at the Louisville Metabolic and Atherosclerosis Center (L-MARC) by lead researcher, Harold Bays, MD, medical director and president of L-MARC.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/56845-california-raisin-marketing-board-raisins-reduce-post-meal-blood-sugar
The makers of Quaker State®, the motor oil well known for providing durable protection, have announced the first Quaker State Cash Back Program recipient of 2012. Honored for his dedication to the brand and its products, Paul King of Louisville, Kentucky, has been awarded $3,000, the maximum payout amount under the program, for his commitment to Quaker State motor oil. Plus, he gets to keep his truck! Paul qualified by regularly using Quaker State motor oil at his vehicle’s manufacturer-recommended service intervals and hitting 300,000 miles on his 2000 Chevrolet Silverado.
To view Multimedia News Release, go to http://www.multivu.com/mnr/55384-quaker-state-cash-back-program-recipient-mileage-milestone-2012