U. S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Dec. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

U. S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to ring the Closing Bell. The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year, and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to less fortunate children in the community. The U. S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots has joined forces with the NYC PBA, Nassau PBA and Suffolk PBA to collect new unwrapped toys for over 20 years.

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, December 23, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Christine Barna

(646) 441-5310

Christine.Barna@nasdaq.com

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Webcast:

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About U. S. Marine Corps Toys for Tots Program:

The objectives of Toys for Tots are to help less fortunate children throughout the United States experience the joy of Christmas; to play an active role in the development of one of our nation’s most valuable resources – our children; to unite all members of local communities in a common cause for three months each year during the annual toy collection and distribution campaign; and to contribute to better communities in the future.

The USMC Toys for Tots has joined forces with NYC PBA, Nassau PBA and Suffolk PBA to collect new unwrapped toys for over 20 years. The police department as well as the fire department are integral part of success this program has achieved.

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