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Carmen Marc Valvo and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Survivors to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, May 22, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: Carmen Marc Valvo, designer, and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Survivors will preside over the Closing Bell in celebration of Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center's Second Annual Rock and Run on the River. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Tuesday, May 26, 2009 at 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET Contact: Scott Klein 212.764.7900 scott@ksa-pr.com Carmen Marc Valvo: Frank Pulice 212.944.7370 fpulice@lcel.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto (646) 441-5220 Jolene.Libretto@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent 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 Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a high-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 Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center:

Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is the world's oldest and largest private institution devoted exclusively to cancer research, education, and compassionate patient care. Its scientists and clinicians are at the forefront of efforts to develop innovative approaches that lead to better methods to understand, diagnose, and treat the disease. MSKCC's specialists are leaders in biomedical research and in the application of new discoveries to advance the standard of cancer care worldwide.

About Carmen Marc Valvo:

Carmen Marc Valvo, is a quintessential American designer who, since 1989, has been exploring his soul's desire to bring glamorous dressing to every woman's life. Valvo's professional career began as a ready to wear designer for Nina Ricci in Paris, followed by a stint at Christian Dior. But by 1989 he was ready to launch his own label. With only a few thousand dollars, Valvo fearlessly pulled together a collection to show to department and specialty stores at the fall market in New York. His sportswear was an instant success and was bought into several top stores, but it was his eveningwear, his true passion, that captured the hearts of buyers at both Saks Fifth Avenue and Neiman Marcus. Having established a solid reputation with his Collection line, Valvo launched Carmen Marc Valvo Couture in 1998, in response to overwhelming demand from his celebrity and VIP clients, who wanted original Carmen Marc Valvo creations that would set them apart from the fashion pack. The Couture collection is presented twice a year during the New York Fashion Week. Carmen is also an ambassador for the Entertainment Industry Foundation's (EIF) National Colorectal Cancer Research Alliance (NCCRA). A colon cancer survivor Carmen has utilized his designs to help with many causes over the years. In March 2006 Carmen received the first ever Advocate Award from Katie Couric.

About NASDAQ OMX:

The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with over 3,800 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX Group offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market; NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North; and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and ETFs. NASDAQ OMX Group technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX Group exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com.

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