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Special Olympics NY to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, July 24, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Special Olympics NY, a private non-profit organization and the largest program in North America providing athletic training and competition to more than 65,000 individuals with intellectual disabilities, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Steve Maiman, Special Olympics Athlete will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, July 27, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Special Olympics NY Media Contact:

Bill Tawpash
732-649-9539
btawpash@nyso.org

or

Amy Monahan
516-376-3737
amonahan@nyso.org

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Angela Tu
(646) 225-0316
Angela.Tu@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 Special Olympics NY:

Special Olympics is the largest amateur sports organization in the world. With 64,659 athletes, Special Olympics New York is the largest chapter in North America and the 6th largest chapter in the world. Special Olympics New York athletes train and compete year-round in 22 sports, the Young Athletes Program, Project Unify and the Motor Activities Training Program - at NO cost to the athletes, their families or caregivers.

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 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.6 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.