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Lower Eastside Girls Club (LESGC) to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, March 30, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

The Lower Eastside Girls Club (LESGC), a non-profit organization providing innovative, community-based holistic programs and services for girls and young women, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Patricia Field, costume designer, stylist and owner of the Online Patricia Field Art Fashion Gallery and Jenny Dembrow, Co – Founder and Director of Programs of Lower Eastside Girls Club, will ring the Opening Bell.

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

When:
Thursday, March 31, 2016 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

LESGC Media Contact:
Kate Sease
(212) 982-1633
kate@girlsclub.org

Patricia Field Media Contact:
Theresa Deschaine
(212) 598-3031
Theresa@patriciafield.com

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

Social Media:
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Webcast:
A LiveStream 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://business.nasdaq.com/discover/market-bell-ceremonies and click on the market open of your choice.

About Lower Eastside Girls Club
Since 1996 The Lower Eastside Girls Club (LESGC) has been providing innovative, community-based holistic programs and services for girls and young women.

The mission of LESGC is to break the cycle of local poverty by training the next generation of ethical, entrepreneurial and environmental leaders.

The LESGC provides a place where girls and young women 8-23 can grow, learn, have fun, and develop confidence in themselves and their ability to make a difference in the world.

In 2013 the LESGC moved into a permanent Center for Community on Avenue D – 30,000 sq feet of new state-of-the-art program space dedicated to the advancement of girls, and the neighborhood at large.

Mentoring, wellness, arts, academic support and career training programs share space with community programming, STEM initiatives, and environmental and social justice advocacy. The LESGC also runs several social venture businesses that offer job training and employment opportunities for teens and young mothers: The Art+Community Gallery, La Tiendita Fair Trade and Girl Made Gift Shop at the Essex Market, Celebrate Cafe, and the Sweet Things Bake Shop.

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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Source:NASDAQ, Inc.