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Mentoring USA to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Jan. 13, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Mentoring USA, a leading national provider of site-based mentoring programs that match underserved youth with caring adult mentors and enable these young people to achieve their full potential, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of National Mentoring Month, representatives, partners and supporters from Mentoring USA and a few of its partners will ring the Closing Bell.

  • Stephen Powell, Executive Director, Mentoring USA
  • Irving Gikovsky, Weatherman, Pix 11
  • Felipe Lopez, NBA CARES Ambassador
  • Jillian Tapper, Miss New York
  • Camy Calve, Governor’s Committee on Scholastic Achievement, Bound for College Mentoring Program
  • Eagle Academy for Young Men - Newark, Mentees
  • PS 111-Kenneth Cole Production, Mentors and Mentees


Where:

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

When:

Wednesday, January 14, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Mentoring USA Media Contact:

Ellen Christman
(908) 938-3373
EChristman@mentoringusa.org

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Alexa Sugrue
(212) 231-5552
Alexa.Sugrue@nasdaq.com

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

Feed Information:

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Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
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DL 3811 Vertical
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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

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

About Mentoring USA:

Mentoring USA is a leading national provider of site-based mentoring programs to enable young people to achieve their potential. Mentoring USA works with children from elementary school to youth aging out of the foster care system to help them make positive life choices, bridge the access gap, and combat school dropout through the support of caring, trained adult mentors. The site-based program design includes a focus on healthy lifestyles/nutrition, BRAVE (which includes anti-violence, diversity appreciation and anti-bullying components), financial education and entrepreneurship initiatives, career development and other programs.

Mentoring USA’s programs have a proven track record of success—99% of the students in Mentoring USA’s school-based and community-based mentoring programs have consistently moved on to the next grade level. Mentoring USA also provides international mentoring programs through Mentoring Italia and Mentoring Espana.

About Nasdaq Educational Foundation:

The mission of The Nasdaq Educational Foundation is to promote learning about capital formation, financial markets and entrepreneurship through innovative educational programs. It was established in New York City in 1994 and is supported entirely by contributions from Nasdaq.

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.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.