Easter Seals Dixon Center to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

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ADVISORY, Dec. 27, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Easter Seals Dixon Center will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. For nearly 100 years, Easter Seals has provided life-changing solutions for children and adults living with disabilities, as well as veterans, service members, military families and families of the fallen. The organization recently renewed its commitment to military families, providing direct services and assistance in a variety of areas such as work force development, job placement, family counseling, housing and access to healthcare and wellness programs.

Recognizing the new and unmet needs of so many returning from Iraq and Afghanistan, Easter Seals partnered with Dixon Center and COL David W. Sutherland to address serious gaps in service, mobilize its national network of community-based services to enable veterans and their families to thrive where they live, build partnerships, share innovations and connect those who have served to local supports and services. Easter Seals Dixon Center is equipped to serve individuals and military families through staff, volunteers and community partners via 550 service sites nationwide.

In honor of the occasion, Rick Davidson, Chairman, Easter Seals International Board of Directors, and Jim Williams, Easter Seals President and CEO, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

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

Contact:

Kristen Barnfield, Easter Seals Dixon Center
(312) 203-0828
kbarnfield@easterseals.com

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

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Webcast:

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About Easter Seals Dixon Center:

In everything Easter Seals Dixon Center does, we believe our veterans, military families, and the families of our fallen can thrive where they live. We believe in the power of communities and in the importance of reintegration by harnessing existing community-based support to deliver profound results. Easter Seals Dixon Center strengthens communities by building partnerships, sharing innovations and connecting those who have served through collective impact initiatives in their local communities. Learn more at www.easterseals.com and www.thedixoncenter.org.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and approximately 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,300 listed companies with a market value of over $7 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.