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									                                    STATE OF CONNECTICUT
                              Department of Consumer Protection
                                Commissioner Edwin R. Rodriguez
                          Attorney General Richard Blumenthal
           ________________________________________________________________________


                      PUBLIC NOTICE
                                                                                                       March 22, 2006

                 State Provides Advance Information on Upcoming
                         Charitable Fundraising Campaigns
HARTFORD, March 22, 2006 – The Department of Consumer Protection and the Office of the Attorney General
announced today that MIDDLEBURY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, INC. of MIDDLEBURY, CT will be
conducting a telephone solicitation campaign beginning March 31, 2006 and ending August 1, 2006.

MIDDLEBURY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, INC. has hired FUNDING & DEVELOPMENT
INCORPORATED of SHELTON, CT, to conduct the campaign. According to the fundraising contract filed with the
State, MIDDLEBURY VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, INC. will receive a minimum of 30 per cent of the gross
funds raised from this solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended October 31, 2000) MIDDLEBURY
VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT, INC. reported total revenue of $198,903. It spent $123,282 of which it spent
$85,162, or 69 per cent on its programs (the purposes for which the organization was formed), $1,727, or 1 per cent
on management and general expenses (primarily the costs of running the organization), $36,393 or 30 per cent on
fundraising. FUNDING & DEVELOPMENT INCORPORATED will be required to file a financial report on the
results of this solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.



CENTRAL CONNECTICUT POP WARNER FOOTBALL LEAGUE, INC. of MIDDLETOWN, CT will be
conducting a telephone solicitation campaign beginning March 15, 2006 and ending December 31, 2006.

CENTRAL CONNECTICUT POP WARNER FOOTBALL LEAGUE, INC. has hired VITO A. MARCHETTI DBA:
CONSULT - TELE - COMMUNICATIONS of LONDONDERRY, NH, to conduct the campaign. According to the
fundraising contract filed with the State, CENTRAL CONNECTICUT POP WARNER FOOTBALL LEAGUE, INC.
will receive a minimum of 30 per cent of the gross funds raised from this solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended December 31, 2004) CENTRAL
CONNECTICUT POP WARNER FOOTBALL LEAGUE, INC. reported total revenue of $192,161. It spent $195,280
of which it spent $125,911, or 64 per cent on its programs (the purposes for which the organization was formed), and
$69,369 or 36 per cent on fundraising. VITO A. MARCHETTI DBA: CONSULT - TELE - COMMUNICATIONS
will be required to file a financial report on the results of this solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the
campaign.
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           ______________________________________________________________________________
                                         MEDIA CONTACTS
           Attorney General’s Office              Department of Consumer Protection
    Christopher Hoffman or Tara York 860-808-5324  Claudette Carveth 860-713-6022
Charitable Campaigns / 2
March 22, 2006


UNITED STATES SKI TEAM FOUNDATION of PARK CITY, UT will be conducting a telephone solicitation
campaign beginning April 20, 2006 and ending June 30, 2006.

UNITED STATES SKI TEAM FOUNDATION has hired PUBLIC INTEREST COMMUNICATIONS INC. of
FALLS CHURCH, VA, to conduct the campaign. According to the fundraising contract filed with the State, UNITED
STATES SKI TEAM FOUNDATION will receive a minimum of 0 per cent of the gross funds raised from this
solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended April 30, 2004) UNITED STATES SKI
TEAM FOUNDATION reported total revenue of $8,202,715. It spent $8,321,580 of which it spent $4,620,294, or 56
per cent on its programs (the purposes for which the organization was formed), $741,524, or 9 per cent on
management and general expenses (primarily the costs of running the organization), $2,959,762 or 36 per cent on
fundraising. PUBLIC INTEREST COMMUNICATIONS INC. will be required to file a financial report on the results
of this solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.



GOSPEL COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC. of MUSKEGON, MI will be conducting a telephone
solicitation campaign beginning March 30, 2006 and ending February 19, 2007.

GOSPEL COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC. has hired MDS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION
of MESA, AZ, to conduct the campaign. According to the fundraising contract filed with the State, GOSPEL
COMMUNICATIONS INTERNATIONAL, INC. will receive a minimum of 1 per cent of the gross funds raised from
this solicitation. MDS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION will be required to file a financial report on the
results of this solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.



THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY of NEW YORK, NY will be conducting a telephone
solicitation campaign beginning March 25, 2006 and ending March 24, 2007.

THE AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY has hired COMNET MARKETING GROUP, INC. of
MEDFORD, OR, to conduct the campaign. According to the fundraising contract filed with the State, THE
AMERICAN MUSEUM OF NATURAL HISTORY will receive a minimum of 0 per cent of the gross funds raised
from this solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended June 30, 2004) THE AMERICAN MUSEUM
OF NATURAL HISTORY reported total revenue of $149,400,874. It spent $175,183,166 of which it spent
$142,651,448, or 81 per cent on its programs (the purposes for which the organization was formed), $28,239,877, or
16 per cent on management and general expenses (primarily the costs of running the organization), $4,291,841 or 2
per cent on fundraising.

COMNET MARKETING GROUP, INC. will be required to file a financial report on the results of this solicitation
campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.

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          ______________________________________________________________________________
                                         MEDIA CONTACTS
           Attorney General’s Office              Department of Consumer Protection
    Christopher Hoffman or Tara York 860-808-5324  Claudette Carveth 860-713-6022
Charitable Campaigns / 3
March 22, 2006

THE NATIONAL CANCER COALITION, INC. of NEW ORLEANS, LA will be conducting a telephone solicitation
campaign beginning March 27, 2006 and ending February 28, 2009. THE NATIONAL CANCER COALITION, INC.
has hired XENTEL, INC. of FT. LAUDERDALE, FL, to conduct the campaign. According to the fundraising contract
filed with the State, THE NATIONAL CANCER COALITION, INC. will receive a minimum of 10 per cent of the
gross funds raised from this solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended September 30, 2005) THE NATIONAL
CANCER COALITION, INC. reported total revenue of $93,684,234. It spent $93,332,610 of which it spent
$89,084,680, or 95 per cent on its programs (the purposes for which the organization was formed), $888,438, or 1
per cent on management and general expenses (primarily the costs of running the organization), $3,359,492 or 4 per
cent on fundraising. XENTEL, INC. will be required to file a financial report on the results of this solicitation
campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.



THE JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE FOR WILDLIFE RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND CONSERVATION of
ARLINGTON, VA will be conducting a telephone solicitation campaign beginning March 26, 2006 and ending
December 31, 2006.

THE JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE FOR WILDLIFE RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND CONSERVATION has
hired OUTREACH ASSOCIATES, INC of PITTSBURGH, PA, to conduct the campaign. According to the
fundraising contract filed with the State, THE JANE GOODALL INSTITUTE FOR WILDLIFE RESEARCH,
EDUCATION AND CONSERVATION will receive a minimum of 1 per cent of the gross funds raised from this
solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended December 31, 2003) THE JANE GOODALL
INSTITUTE FOR WILDLIFE RESEARCH, EDUCATION AND CONSERVATION reported total revenue of
$4,921,938. It spent $5,996,640 of which it spent $4,321,323, or 72 per cent on its programs (the purposes for which
the organization was formed), $662,073, or 11 per cent on management and general expenses (primarily the costs of
running the organization), $1,013,244 or 17 per cent on fundraising. OUTREACH ASSOCIATES, INC will be
required to file a financial report on the results of this solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the
campaign.


NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY - GREATER CONNECTICUT CHAPTER of NEWINGTON, CT
will be conducting a telephone solicitation campaign beginning March 26, 2006 and ending January 10, 2007.

NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY - GREATER CONNECTICUT CHAPTER has hired
INFOCISION MANAGEMENT CORPORATION of AKRON, OH, to conduct the campaign. According to the
fundraising contract filed with the State, NATIONAL MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY - GREATER
CONNECTICUT CHAPTER will receive a minimum of 1 per cent of the gross funds raised from this solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended September 30, 2004) NATIONAL
MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS SOCIETY - GREATER CONNECTICUT CHAPTER reported total revenue of
$2,876,895. It spent $2,599,199 of which it spent $1,921,637, or 74 per cent on its programs (the purposes for which
the organization was formed), $75,840, or 3 per cent on management and general expenses (primarily the costs of
running the organization), $171,759 or 7 per cent on fundraising.
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          ______________________________________________________________________________
                                         MEDIA CONTACTS
           Attorney General’s Office              Department of Consumer Protection
    Christopher Hoffman or Tara York 860-808-5324  Claudette Carveth 860-713-6022
Charitable Campaigns / 4
March 22, 2006

INFOCISION MANAGEMENT CORPORATION will be required to file a financial report on the results of this
solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.



CROWN FINANCIAL MINISTRIES, INC. of GAINESVILLE, GA will be conducting a telephone solicitation
campaign beginning April 3, 2006 and ending March 9, 2007.

CROWN FINANCIAL MINISTRIES, INC. has hired MDS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION of MESA, AZ,
to conduct the campaign. According to the fundraising contract filed with the State, CROWN FINANCIAL
MINISTRIES, INC. will receive a minimum of 1 per cent of the gross funds raised from this solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended March 31, 2005) CROWN FINANCIAL
MINISTRIES, INC. reported total revenue of $16,788,171. It spent $16,571,384 of which it spent $11,746,013, or 71
per cent on its programs (the purposes for which the organization was formed), $3,331,461, or 20 per cent on
management and general expenses (primarily the costs of running the organization), $1,493,910 or 9 per cent on
fundraising. MDS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION will be required to file a financial report on the results of
this solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.



PLAYWRIGHTS HORIZONS of NEW YORK, NY will be conducting a telephone solicitation campaign beginning
April 3, 2006 and ending August 21, 2006.

PLAYWRIGHTS HORIZONS has hired DCM, INC. of BROOKLYN, NY, to conduct the campaign. According to
the fundraising contract filed with the State, PLAYWRIGHTS HORIZONS will receive a minimum of 50 per cent of
the gross funds raised from this solicitation. DCM, INC. will be required to file a financial report on the results of this
solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.



INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR TIBET of WASHINGTON, DC will be conducting a telephone solicitation
campaign beginning April 18, 2006 and ending December 31, 2006.

INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR TIBET has hired PUBLIC INTEREST COMMUNICATIONS INC. of FALLS
CHURCH, VA, to conduct the campaign. According to the fundraising contract filed with the State,
INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN FOR TIBET will receive a minimum of 0 per cent of the gross funds raised from
this solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended December 31, 2004) INTERNATIONAL
CAMPAIGN FOR TIBET reported total revenue of $3,981,969. It spent $3,918,907 of which it spent $3,191,818, or
81 per cent on its programs (the purposes for which the organization was formed), $151,032, or 4 per cent on
management and general expenses (primarily the costs of running the organization), $576,057 or 15 per cent on
fundraising. PUBLIC INTEREST COMMUNICATIONS INC. will be required to file a financial report on the results
of this solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.


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           ______________________________________________________________________________
                                         MEDIA CONTACTS
           Attorney General’s Office              Department of Consumer Protection
    Christopher Hoffman or Tara York 860-808-5324  Claudette Carveth 860-713-6022
Charitable Campaigns / 5
March 22, 2006


SPHINX TEMPLE of NEWINGTON, CT will be conducting a telephone solicitation campaign beginning April 5,
2006 and ending December 31, 2006.

SPHINX TEMPLE has hired JOSEPH IACOBELLIS DBA THE HELPLINE of MILFORD, CT, to conduct the
campaign. According to the fundraising contract filed with the State, SPHINX TEMPLE will receive a minimum of
35 per cent of the gross funds raised from this solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended December 31, 2004) SPHINX TEMPLE
reported total revenue of $249,183. It spent $319,345 of which it spent $234,825, or 74 per cent on its programs (the
purposes for which the organization was formed), $25,699, or 8 per cent on management and general expenses
(primarily the costs of running the organization), $30,378 or 10 per cent on fundraising.

JOSEPH IACOBELLIS DBA THE HELPLINE will be required to file a financial report on the results of this
solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.



COMMON CAUSE of WASHINGTON, DC will be conducting a telephone solicitation campaign beginning April 27,
2006 and ending December 31, 2006.

COMMON CAUSE has hired PUBLIC INTEREST COMMUNICATIONS INC. of FALLS CHURCH, VA, to
conduct the campaign. According to the fundraising contract filed with the State, COMMON CAUSE will receive a
minimum of 0 per cent of the gross funds raised from this solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended June 30, 2005) COMMON CAUSE reported
total revenue of $4,088,129. It spent $5,190,262 of which it spent $2,921,016, or 56 per cent on its programs (the
purposes for which the organization was formed), $384,578, or 7 per cent on management and general expenses
(primarily the costs of running the organization), $1,884,668 or 36 per cent on fundraising. PUBLIC INTEREST
COMMUNICATIONS INC. will be required to file a financial report on the results of this solicitation campaign within
90 days after the end of the campaign.



DANBURY PAID FIRE DEPT. SICKNESS & SURGICAL FUND, INC. of DANBURY, CT will be conducting a
telephone solicitation campaign beginning April 3, 2006 and ending July 31, 2006.

DANBURY PAID FIRE DEPT. SICKNESS & SURGICAL FUND, INC. has hired HERBERT J. CORBETT DBA
STARLET MUSIC PRODUCTIONS of PROSPECT, CT, to conduct the campaign. According to the fundraising
contract filed with the State, DANBURY PAID FIRE DEPT. SICKNESS & SURGICAL FUND, INC. will receive a
minimum of 35 per cent of the gross funds raised from this solicitation. HERBERT J. CORBETT DBA STARLET
MUSIC PRODUCTIONS will be required to file a financial report on the results of this solicitation campaign within
90 days after the end of the campaign.


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          ______________________________________________________________________________
                                         MEDIA CONTACTS
           Attorney General’s Office              Department of Consumer Protection
    Christopher Hoffman or Tara York 860-808-5324  Claudette Carveth 860-713-6022
Charitable Campaigns / 6
March 22, 2006


EASTER SEALS, INC. of CHICAGO, IL will be conducting a telephone solicitation campaign beginning April 5,
2006 and ending July 4, 2006.

EASTER SEALS, INC. has hired INFOCISION MANAGEMENT CORPORATION of AKRON, OH, to conduct the
campaign. According to the fundraising contract filed with the State, EASTER SEALS, INC. will receive a minimum
of 1 per cent of the gross funds raised from this solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended August 31, 2004) EASTER SEALS, INC.
reported total revenue of $69,617,400. It spent $69,136,500 of which it spent $56,476,600, or 82 per cent on its
programs (the purposes for which the organization was formed), $1,755,300, or 3 per cent on management and
general expenses (primarily the costs of running the organization), $10,904,600 or 16 per cent on fundraising.
INFOCISION MANAGEMENT CORPORATION will be required to file a financial report on the results of this
solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.


THE CHRISTIAN COALITION OF AMERICA, INC. of CHARLESTON, SC will be conducting a telephone
solicitation campaign beginning April 4, 2006 and ending March 30, 2007.

THE CHRISTIAN COALITION OF AMERICA, INC. has hired MDS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION of
MESA, AZ, to conduct the campaign. According to the fundraising contract filed with the State, THE CHRISTIAN
COALITION OF AMERICA, INC. will receive a minimum of 1 per cent of the gross funds raised from this
solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended December 31, 2004) THE CHRISTIAN
COALITION OF AMERICA, INC. reported total revenue of $1,321,774. It spent $1,524,714 of which it spent
$597,589, or 39 per cent on its programs (the purposes for which the organization was formed), $830,424, or 54 per
cent on management and general expenses (primarily the costs of running the organization), $96,701 or 6 per cent on
fundraising. MDS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION will be required to file a financial report on the results of
this solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.



THE HENRY FRANCIS DUPONT WINTERTHUR MUSEUM, INC. of WILMINGTON, DE will be conducting a
telephone solicitation campaign beginning April 4, 2006 and ending April 3, 2007.

THE HENRY FRANCIS DUPONT WINTERTHUR MUSEUM, INC. has hired COMNET MARKETING GROUP,
INC. of MEDFORD, OR, to conduct the campaign. According to the fundraising contract filed with the State, THE
HENRY FRANCIS DUPONT WINTERTHUR MUSEUM, INC. will receive a minimum of 0 per cent of the gross
funds raised from this solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended June 30, 2004) THE HENRY FRANCIS
DUPONT WINTERTHUR MUSEUM, INC. reported total revenue of $68,924,630. It spent $50,821,119 of which it
spent $44,254,522, or 87 per cent on its programs (the purposes for which the organization was formed), $5,309,828,
or 10 per cent on management and general expenses (primarily the costs of running the organization), $1,256,769 or
2 per cent on fundraising. COMNET MARKETING GROUP, INC. will be required to file a financial report on the
results of this solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.
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          ______________________________________________________________________________
                                         MEDIA CONTACTS
           Attorney General’s Office              Department of Consumer Protection
    Christopher Hoffman or Tara York 860-808-5324  Claudette Carveth 860-713-6022
Charitable Campaigns / 7
March 22, 2006

THE DANBURY GUARDIANS ASSOCIATION, INC. of DANBURY, CT will be conducting a telephone
solicitation campaign beginning April 17, 2006 and ending October 31, 2006.

THE DANBURY GUARDIANS ASSOCIATION, INC. has hired HERBERT J. CORBETT DBA STARLET MUSIC
PRODUCTIONS of PROSPECT, CT, to conduct the campaign. According to the fundraising contract filed with the
State, THE DANBURY GUARDIANS ASSOCIATION, INC. will receive a minimum of 20 per cent of the gross
funds raised from this solicitation.

HERBERT J. CORBETT DBA STARLET MUSIC PRODUCTIONS will be required to file a financial report on the
results of this solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.



ALLIANCE DEFENSE FUND, INC. of SCOTTSDALE, AZ will be conducting a telephone solicitation campaign
beginning April 10, 2006 and ending March 2, 2007.

ALLIANCE DEFENSE FUND, INC. has hired MDS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION of MESA, AZ, to
conduct the campaign. According to the fundraising contract filed with the State, ALLIANCE DEFENSE FUND,
INC. will receive a minimum of 1 per cent of the gross funds raised from this solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended June 30, 2004) ALLIANCE DEFENSE
FUND, INC. reported total revenue of $17,921,146. It spent $16,434,746 of which it spent $12,787,692, or 78 per
cent on its programs (the purposes for which the organization was formed), $1,293,014, or 8 per cent on management
and general expenses (primarily the costs of running the organization), $2,354,040 or 14 per cent on fundraising.

MDS COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION will be required to file a financial report on the results of this
solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.



THE ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION, INC. of ATLANTA, GA will be conducting a telephone solicitation campaign
beginning April 11, 2006 and ending December 31, 2006.

THE ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION, INC. has hired INFOCISION MANAGEMENT CORPORATION of AKRON,
OH, to conduct the campaign. According to the fundraising contract filed with the State, THE ARTHRITIS
FOUNDATION, INC. will receive a minimum of 1 per cent of the gross funds raised from this solicitation.

According to the most recent financial report on file (for the year ended December 31, 2004) THE ARTHRITIS
FOUNDATION, INC. reported total revenue of $67,479,976. It spent $66,733,560 of which it spent $47,006,657, or
70 per cent on its programs (the purposes for which the organization was formed), $2,139,824, or 3 per cent on
management and general expenses (primarily the costs of running the organization), $5,818,974 or 9 per cent on
fundraising.

INFOCISION MANAGEMENT CORPORATION will be required to file a financial report on the results of this
solicitation campaign within 90 days after the end of the campaign.

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          ______________________________________________________________________________
                                         MEDIA CONTACTS
           Attorney General’s Office              Department of Consumer Protection
    Christopher Hoffman or Tara York 860-808-5324  Claudette Carveth 860-713-6022

								
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