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Arbor Day Foundation to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell to Celebrate Earth Day

ADVISORY, Apr. 21, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The Arbor Day Foundation will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate Earth Day.

In honor of the occasion, Dan Lambe, President of the Arbor Day Foundation and Michael Hartofilis, Vice President and co-founder Greenlight Energy will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Wednesday, April 22, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Arbor Day Foundation Media Contact:
Anthony Marek
(402) 473-9563
amarek@arborday.org

Greenlight Energy Media Contact:
Danita King
(212) 966-2720
danita@prnoir.com

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 Opening 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 Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

About the Arbor Day Foundation:

Founded in 1972, the centennial of the first Arbor Day, the Arbor Day Foundation has grown to become the largest nonprofit membership organization dedicated to planting trees, with over one million members, supporters, and valued partners. The positive impact the Foundation is making across the U.S. and around the globe is accomplished through its conservation and education programs. To learn more, visit arborday.org.

About Greenlight Energy:

Greenlight Energy is a third-party Energy Service Company (ESCO) that provides cost-effective energy solutions on behalf of its clients in New York, New Jersey and Maryland. Since 2009, Greenlight Energy has been committed to educating consumers on energy deregulation and the “power to choose” an energy supplier. A family run business, Greenlight Energy’s mission is to provide consistent savings opportunities, price protection and eco-friendly energy options to a range of residential and commercial customers. For more information, please visit www.greenlightenergy.us.

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 approximately $9.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.