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Big Brothers Big Sisters of NJ to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

ADVISORY, Jan. 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson and Union Counties, New Jersey, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of National Mentoring Month. Big Brothers Big Sisters is the nation's premier mentoring organization supporting one-to-one relationships with children in need.

In honor of the occasion, Carlos Lejnieks, President and CEO, will ring the Closing Bell.

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

When:
Friday, January 22, 2016 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Big Brothers Big Sisters of NJ Media Contact:
Crystaliz Green
(267) 250-4445
Crstaliz.Green@BigsAndKids.org

Nasdaq MarketSite:
Emily Pan
(646) 441-5120
emily.pan@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 LiveStream of the Nasdaq Closing 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 Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About Big Brothers Big Sisters
Big Brothers Big Sisters is the oldest, largest and most effective youth mentoring organization in the United States. It has been the leader in one-to-one youth service for more than a century, developing positive relationships that have a direct and lasting impact on the lives of young people. Big Brothers Big Sisters serves children, ages 6 through 18, in communities across the country - including yours.

Based in Newark, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Essex, Hudson & Union Counties grew from being the smallest mentoring agency in New Jersey to now being one of the largest in the country. A Gold Standard Award winner, this NJ agency has been formally recognized by President Obama, the Dalai Lama, and many local leaders for its impact with high at-risk youth. The Big Brothers Big Sisters mission is to help children reach their potential through professionally supported, one-to-one relationships with measurable impact.

Facebook: www.facebook.com/BigsAndKids
Twitter: @BBBS_EHU
#BBBSEHU #MentoringMatters #MentorIRL

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 3,700 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.6 trillion and nearly 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: nasdaq.com/ambition or business.nasdaq.com.

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