ADVISORY, Mar. 11, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
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.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, March 12, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
National Kidney Foundation Media Contact:
(212) 889-2210 ext. 235
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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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
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