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The Sylvia Center to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, Oct. 11, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The Sylvia Center, a farm to table program that inspires children to eat well through hands-on learning experiences on the farm and in the kitchen, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. The Sylvia Center is proud to be hosting their annual benefit, The Art of Cooking, on Tuesday, October 15th at Sotheby's.

In honor of the occasion, Liz Neumark, founder of The Sylvia Center, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio

When:

Monday, October 14, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Contact:

Malisa Meresman
(212) 981-5138
Malisa_Meresman@dkcnews.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About The Sylvia Center:

The Sylvia Center is a farm to table program that inspires children to eat well through hands-on learning experiences on the farm and in the kitchen. Our seasonal curriculum has been developed to provide the knowledge and structure to enable our Chefs and Chef Assistants to effectively deliver our programs in the NY Communities we serve.

The Sylvia Center will host its annual benefit event, The Art of Cooking, on Tuesday, October 15th at Sotheby's Auction House. The Art of Cooking will honor Rachael Ray and her Yum-o! Organization, and the Mayor's Fund to Advance New York City, which collaborated to provide the funding and political wherewithal to help launch The Sylvia Center's Cooks for Health program for youth, teens and families in New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) Community Centers. TSC's Cooks for Health is now operating in seven NYCHA centers in Brooklyn, Manhattan and the Bronx and reaches over 2,000 children and teens each year. For more information, please visit: https://sylviacentergala2013.eventbrite.com/

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,300 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.