ADVISORY, Oct. 21, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Right To Play, a global organization that uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square in celebration of their annual gala event, the Big Red Ball, at Cipriani on October 24, 2016.
This year the event will celebrate the Champions from Team USA returning from the Rio Summer Games as well as our professional Athlete Ambassadors who have been inspired by the power of play.
In honor of the occasion, Summer Sanders, Board Member & Olympic Athlete, will ring the Closing Bell.
Nasdaq MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, October 21, 2016 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Right To Play Contact:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Right To Play
Right To Play is a global organization that uses the transformative power of play to educate and empower children facing adversity. Through weekly sport and play activities, Right To Play helps over one million children learn to create better futures and drive social change. Operating in more than 20 countries, Right To Play was founded in 2000 by social entrepreneur and four-time Olympic gold medalist Johann Olav Koss. It is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with national fundraising offices in Canada, Germany, the Netherlands, Norway, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States. Regional offices are in Africa, Asia and the Middle East. Right To Play programs are facilitated by more than 600 international staff and 14,400 local volunteer Coaches.
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