ADVISORY, Aug. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Fatigues to Fabulous, a national campaign designed to support those women serving in our nation's military and women veterans, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the upcoming Salute the Runway show on September 3rd, 2014.
In honor of the occasion, Leslie Nicole Smith, retired Army Captain and "Fatigues to Fabulous" spokesperson will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, August 28, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
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About Fatigues to Fabulous:
Fatigues to Fabulous™ (F2F) is a national campaign designed to support women serving in our nation's military, and the unique issues faced by women veterans. F2F is working to help women make the transition from military to civilian life, and raise awareness of the challenges women face upon return.
The campaign is in partnership with 501(c)(3) nonproﬁt organization the 'Society for Women's Health Research,' and has collaborated with nonprofit organizations such as 'Grace After Fire,' 'Save-a-Suit Foundation' and 'David Lynch Foundation.'
F2F has been doing events in support of women veterans - to include one of the highest rated Project Runway episodes, business clothing giveaway at Citi Field, and makeovers for women veterans. For more information please visit www.fatiguestofabulous.com.
Shout is the first of its kind. A fundraising platform that aligns the act of giving with everyday items and events. Shout truly values micro-donations knowing that when these seemingly insignificant amounts are amassed they have the potential to create a larger, more regular income streams for non-for profits.
Proof of concept so far in Australia, coupled with world class co-founders and investors, provides Shout with the right formula to truly change the way the world gives.
Shout is launching in the United States on September 3rd at the New York Fashion Week "Salute the Runway" event and is free to download on iTunes App store and Google Play. To donate to Fatigues to Fabulous simply download the Shout App and choose the dollar value of an item that you wish to contribute. For more information about Shout visit www.shoutforgood.com.
About Little Black Dress Wines:
Little Black Dress Wines, a proud sponsor of Fatigues to Fabulous, continues its focus on serving women, not just through their "feminine- palate" specific crafted wines, but by supporting 15 current and former military servicewomen as they proudly walk one of the famed fashion runways in New York. Little Black Dress Wines was created by female winemaker, Zidanelia Arcidiacono, and focuses on supporting women's issues, such the under-acknowledged population of military servicewomen. "As winemaker for Little Black Dress Wines, putting into practice lessons and insights garnered from various mentors led to my early success. There are no better female mentors than our female military and veterans who risk their lives to protect us. 'Salute the Runway' is just a small token of our appreciation and the opportunity for Little Black Dress Wines to give back. -- Zidanelia Arcidiacono, aka "Z" Winemaker for Little Black Dress Wines. For more information visit www.lbdwines.com.
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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.