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Ignite Restaurant Group (Nasdaq: IRG) and No Kid Hungry to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Sept. 14, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:IRG), owner and operator of Joe's Crab Shack, Romano's Macaroni Grill and Brick House Tavern + Tap, and No Kid Hungry will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square to raise awareness of the restaurant industry’s commitment to ending childhood hunger and the Dine Out for No Kid Hungry campaign this September. All month long, thousands of restaurants and millions of consumers raise critical funds to end childhood hunger in America.

In honor of the occasion, Tom Nelson, President, No Kid Hungry will ring the Closing Bell along with Ray Blanchette, CEO, Ignite Restaurant Group and David Catalano, COO, Ignite Restaurant Group.

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, September 15, 2015 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Media Contact:
Molly Parker
No Kid Hungry
(202) 810-1514
mparker@strength.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
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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:

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About Ignite Restaurant Group (Nasdaq:IRG):

Ignite Restaurant Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:IRG) owns and operates restaurants throughout the U.S. Headquartered in Houston, Ignite's portfolio of restaurant concepts currently includes Joe's Crab Shack and Brick House Tavern + Tap. Each brand offers a variety of high-quality, chef-inspired food and beverages in a distinctive, casual, high-energy atmosphere. For more information on Ignite and its distinctive brands visit www.igniterestaurants.com.

About No Kid Hungry:

No child should go hungry in America, but 1 in 5 kids will face hunger this year. Using proven, practical solutions, No Kid Hungry is ending childhood hunger today by ensuring that kids start the day with a nutritious breakfast and families learn the skills they need to shop and cook on a budget. When we all work together, we can make sure kids get the healthy food they need. No Kid Hungry is a campaign of national anti-hunger organization Share Our Strength.

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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