ADVISORY, April 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Village Super Market, Inc. [VLGEA], which owns and operates 29 supermarkets under the ShopRite banner in New Jersey, Maryland and eastern Pennsylvania, and Autism Speaks, the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in recognition of Autism Awareness Month.
In honor of the occasion, Nicholas Sumas, Vice President of Operations of Village Super Market, John J. Sumas, Vice President of Village Super Market Inc., and Scott Carpenter, President and CEO of Savor Street Foods and Founder of the Autism Speaks Fall Classic, will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, April 5, 2013 – 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. ET
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About Village Super Market, Inc. [VLGEA]:
Seventy-five years ago, brothers Nicholas and Perry Sumas opened a small store in South Orange, New Jersey. Village Super Market has grown to 29 ShopRites in New Jersey, Pennsylvania and Maryland generating $1.4 billion of revenues and employing 5,800 associates dedicated to "Helping Families Live Better." ShopRite is the registered trademark of Wakefern Food Corp., a retailer-owned cooperative, based in Keasbey, NJ and the largest supermarket cooperative in the United States. With nearly 250 ShopRite supermarkets located throughout the Northeast, ShopRite serves more than five million customers each week. A long-time supporter of key community efforts, ShopRite is dedicated to fighting hunger in the communities it serves. Through its ShopRite Partners In Caring program, ShopRite has donated $29 million to 1,700 worthy charities and food banks since the program began in 1999. As a title sponsor of the LPGA's ShopRite Classic, ShopRite has raised more than $24 million for local schools, hospitals and community groups. Progressive Grocer named ShopRite its 2011 Retailer of the Year and Supermarket News awarded ShopRite its 2011 Retail Excellence Award.
About Autism Speaks:
Autism Speaks is the world's leading autism science and advocacy organization. It is dedicated to funding research into the causes, prevention, treatments and a cure for autism; increasing awareness of autism spectrum disorders; and advocating for the needs of individuals with autism and their families. Autism Speaks was founded in February 2005 by Suzanne and Bob Wright, the grandparents of a child with autism. Mr. Wright is the former vice chairman of General Electric and chief executive officer of NBC and NBC Universal. Since its inception, Autism Speaks has committed more than $195 million to research and developing innovative resources for families. Each year Walk Now for Autism Speaks events are held in more than 100 cities across North America. On the global front, Autism Speaks has established partnerships and related activities in more than 40 countries on five continents to foster international research, services and awareness. To learn more about Autism Speaks, please visit AutismSpeaks.org and to learn more about the Autism Speaks Fall Classic, please visit http://events.autismspeaks.org/fallclassic.
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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 26 markets including 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-55 microsecond average 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 3,300 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 (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)
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