This Day On The Street
Continue to site
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here

NFL Defensive Tackle Andre Fluellen Of The Detroit Lions Partners With StudentConnect To Keep Kids Safe

ATLANTA, March 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- East Coast Diversified Corporation (OTC.BB:ECDCD), parent company of StudentConnect, announced today that NFL defensive tackle Andre Fluellen, currently with the Detroit Lions, is partnering with StudentConnect to help make sure kids are safe when they ride on the school bus.  

StudentConnect's technology provides real-time alerts to parents and school officials when a student fails to get on the school bus, or exits the school bus at the wrong stop, or any other anomaly that may occur during transit. In addition it provides other safety features such as monitoring driver's behavior, speeding, harsh driving etc. StudentConnect uses a proprietary technology for wireless communication between GPS and Passive RFID to deliver the messages. StudentConnect is a free service available to School districts at zero cost for both hardware implementation and ongoing communication services.

Fluellen's interest in the welfare and safety of America's children stems from his belief that being an NFL player makes him a role model, particularly for kids. Along with NFL running back Ronnie Brown he runs a football camp for 125 kids, ages 8 to 18. The camp will be held at Cartersville High School in Cartersville, GA on Saturday, June 22. More information can be found by contacting Nakia Clarke at

"The service that StudentConnect offers is an additional precaution to help kids stay safe at key times in their day during their commute to and from school," Fluellen said. "I wish we didn't need services like StudentConnect, but society today makes that impossible. I believe kids have the right to be kids, and the community has an obligation to keep them safe. StudentConnect is absolutely free of cost to schools."

The Andre Fluellen & Ronnie Brown Summer Football Camp is open to kids from all backgrounds, and puts them through drills for every position on a football team. Other NFL players have helped out at the camp, including Cadillac Williams, Channing Crowder, Everette Brown, Sammie Lee Hill, Karlos Dansby and Jason Campbell in 2012.

About East Coast Diversified Corporation (ECDCD.OB) - ECDC is a holding corporation with a diversified group of technology companies. Its business portfolio includes companies offering technology for logistics and asset management, media entertainment, transportation safety and social media applications.

StudentConnect, a division of ECDC, is an integrated comprehensive student transportation and class attendance management system. We use the world's first wireless communications between GPS (Global Positioning Satellite) and Passive RFID (Radio Frequency Identification) to provide the most advanced school transportation and attendance information to parents and schools in real time. For more information visit:

For more information on ECDC and its group of companies, please visit

SAFE HARBOR STATEMENT UNDER THE PRIVATE SECURITIES LITIGATION REFORM ACT OF 1995: The statements contained in this release which are not historical facts are forward-looking statements that are subject to risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those set forth in or implied by forward-looking statements. These risks and uncertainties include the Company's entry into new commercial businesses, the risk of obtaining financing, recruiting and retaining qualified personnel, and other risks described in the Company's Securities and Exchange Commission filings. The forward-looking statements in this press release speak only as of the date hereof, and the Company disclaims any obligation to provide updates, revisions or amendments to any forward-looking statement to reflect changes in the Company's expectations or future events.

1 of 2

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Only $9.95
14-Days Free
Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Real Money

More than 30 investing pros with skin in the game give you actionable insight and investment ideas.

Product Features:
  • Access to Jim Cramer's daily blog
  • Intraday commentary and news
  • Real-time trading forums
Only $49.95
14-Days Free
14-Days Free
AAPL $95.01 1.05%
FB $99.75 -4.15%
GOOG $682.74 -0.12%
TSLA $147.99 -8.99%
YHOO $27.05 -3.29%


Chart of I:DJI
DOW 16,027.05 -177.92 -1.10%
S&P 500 1,853.44 -26.61 -1.42%
NASDAQ 4,283.7530 -79.3910 -1.82%

Free Reports

Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs