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City Year and Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq: MSFT) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Aug. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

City Year, a national education organization that unites young adults for a year of service in high-need urban schools, and Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq:MSFT), the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Rukhshana Tuli, Program Manager of City Year NY and Microsoft Times Square representatives will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, August 31, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

City Year Media Contact:
Janice Goldfarb
(516) 510-9014
jgoldfarb@cityyear.org

Microsoft Corporation Media Contact:
Antuan Santana
(646) 225-4171
Antuan.santana@microsoft.com

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 City Year:

City Year is an education-focused organization founded in 1988 dedicated to helping students and schools succeed. City Year partners with public schools in 26 urban, high-poverty communities across the U.S. and through international affiliates in the U.K. and Johannesburg, South Africa. Diverse teams of City Year AmeriCorps members provide high-impact student, classroom and school-wide support, to help students stay in school and on track to graduate from high school, ready for college and career success. A proud member of the AmeriCorps national service network, City Year is made possible by support from the Corporation for National and Community Service, school district partnerships, and private philanthropy from corporations, foundations and individuals. Learn more at www.cityyear.org.

About Microsoft Corporation (Nasdaq:MSFT):

Microsoft (Nasdaq “MSFT” @microsoft) is the leading platform and productivity company for the mobile-first, cloud-first world and its mission is to empower every person and every organization on the planet to achieve more.

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.