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Athletes for Charity, Inc. President to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell



What: Cathleen C. Laporte, Founder & President of Athletes for Charity, Inc., will preside over the closing bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Monday, May 21, 2007 at 4 p.m. ET Contacts: Cathleen Laporte Athletes for Charity, P.O. Box 3567, New York, NY 10163 917.523.0491 NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto; 646.441.5220; 347.219.9539

Feed Information:

The closing bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA-6 C-band/transponder 17. The downlink frequency is 4040 Vertical; Audio 6.2-6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the closing bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Waterfront fiber 1623 as well.


A live Webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:


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About Athletes for Charity, Inc.:

Athletes for Charity is a New York based organization aimed at supporting the philanthropic and volunteer efforts of Athletes of all genres, by providing avenues for the exchange of information, fundraising assistance, and the coordination of community service and development initiatives. We are dedicated towards encouraging the giving of time, financial resources, and information, to improve the collective lives of disadvantaged citizens, advance the common good, and support the non profit sector.

Services provided by Athletes for Charity include:

* Philanthropic Consulting on subjects such as Foundation Formation, Tax Exemption, and Giving * Fundraising * Program Development * Community Linkages * Public Relations * Special Event Planning: Football/Basketball Camps, Golf Tournaments, Galas * Appearances: Meet & Greet Sessions, Autograph Signings

Services are provided free of charge to current professional athletes seeking to implement charitable projects that benefit the community. Athletes for Charity presently oversees the foundations of NFL players such as Ryan Sims (Tampa Bay Buccaneers), Orpheus Roye (Cleveland Browns), Carlos Emmons (Former New York Giants) and Takeo Spikes (Philadelphia Eagles), Ovie Mughelli (Atlanta Falcons), and many others.

Athletes for Charity additionally lends its support to various youth organizations based in the New York City area including Incarnation Children Center, Hale House, Inwood House, Covenant House, Big Brothers Big Sisters, and the Lutheran Social Services Foster Care Programs.

To learn more about Athletes for Charity please visit them at

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