×

Veterans Across America and The Society for Women's Health Research to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

company logo

ADVISORY, Feb. 8, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:
Veterans Across America and the Society for Women's Health Research, two non-profit organizations focused on the health and economic well-being of veterans and their family caregivers, will visit NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. They will host a benefit event to present two programs, Fatigues to Fabulous and Project VALOR, supporting returning veterans at the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week 2013 IMG Lounge at the Lincoln Center Monday, February 11th, 5:30pm- 7:30pm.

In honor of the occasion, Wesley Poriotis, Executive Director of Veterans Across America, and Phyllis Greenberger, Executive Director of Society for Women's Health Research, will ring the Closing Bell.

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

When:
Monday, February 11, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contacts:
Ronnie Denn
(917) 373-7637
rdenn1@comcast.net

Carolyn Petschler
(845) 313-9801
cpetschler@veteransacrossamerica.org

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Jen Knapp
(212) 401-8916
Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.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

Facebook and Twitter:
For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ.

For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx.

Webcast:
A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: 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 Veterans Across America:
Veterans Across America (VAA) is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization with over 15 years experience assisting veterans. The primary focus is the enhancement and economic well-being of veterans and their family caregivers. VAA dedicated to working on behalf of America's veterans and creating an employment demand for them among a broad network of business leaders, organizations and institutions. We strive to create an environment that enables our veterans to reintegrate into society which includes job placement, access to healthcare, mentoring and championing the disenfranchised.

About The Society for Women's Health Research:
The Society for Women's Health Research (SWHR), a national non-profit organization based in Washington D.C., is widely recognized as the thought leader in women's health research, particularly how sex differences impact health. SWHR's mission is to improve the health of all women through advocacy, education and research. Visit SWHR's website at www.swhr.org for more information.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:
The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 23 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.99+% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)

-NDAQA-

Source:The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.