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The Salvation Army to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening & Closing Bells

ADVISORY, Dec. 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The Salvation Army will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. The Salvation Army operates over 7,475 centers in communities across the United States. These include food distribution, disaster relief, rehabilitation centers, anti-human trafficking efforts, and a wealth of children’s programs.

In honor of the occasion, Lt. Colonel Guy D. Klemanski, Divisional Commander of The Salvation Army Greater New York Division and Lt. Olivia Munn, Corps Officer of The Salvation Army New York Temple will ring the Opening & Closing Bells.

Where:

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

When:

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Opening Bell: 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Closing Bell: 12:45 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET

The Salvation Army Media Contact:
Sharon Smith Ibello
(212) 337-7345
Sharon_Smith-Ibello@USE.SalvationArmy.Org

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaq.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
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Bell Ceremonies will be available at:

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Photos:

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

About The Salvation Army:

“Doing The Most Good.” In these four words, our mission – to feed, to clothe, to comfort, to care. To rebuild broken homes and broken lives. By walking with the addicted, we can lead them to recovery. In fighting hunger and poverty, we can feed and nurture the spirit. And, in living and sharing the Christian Gospel by meeting tangible needs, we give the world a lasting display of the love behind our beliefs.

The Salvation Army operates over 7,475 centers in communities across the United States. These include food distribution, disaster relief, rehabilitation centers, anti-human trafficking efforts, and a wealth of children’s programs. Our work is funded through kettle donations, corporate contributions, and the sale of goods donated to our Salvation Army Family Stores. Eighty-two cents of every dollar we spend supports our various missions across the country. We are a tax-exempt 501(c)(3) organization, and contributions are deductible for Federal Income Tax Purposes to the extent permitted under Section 170(b)(2) for corporations.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (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 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 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaq.com/ambition or www.nasdaqomx.com.

-NDAQA-

Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.