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National Kidney Foundation to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Mar. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

National Kidney Foundation, the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate World Kidney Day.

Celebrated on the second Thursday in March, the mission of World Kidney Day is to raise awareness of the importance of kidneys to overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide.

In honor of the occasion, Bruce Skyer, CEO of the National Kidney Foundation, will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Thursday, March 12, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

National Kidney Foundation Media Contact:
Sean Roach
(212) 889-2210 ext. 235
Sean.Roach@kidney.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 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 National Kidney Foundation:

The National Kidney Foundation is the leading organization in the U.S. dedicated to the awareness, prevention and treatment of kidney disease for hundreds of thousands of healthcare professionals, millions of patients and their families and tens of millions of Americans at risk. For more information on kidney disease and National Kidney Month activities for March 2015, visit the National Kidney Foundation at www.kidney.org

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, 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 $9.1 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaq.com/ambition or www.business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.