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Community Options, Inc. to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell




Community Options, Inc., a national nonprofit that supports people with disabilities, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square to promote their annual Cupids Chase 5K Run which takes place on Saturday, February 12th, 2011.

In honor of the occasion, Community Options, alongside its corporate partners Withum Smith + Brown, Gunlocke Furniture and Dani Leather will ring the Opening Bell. The corporate partners will also be joined by Senator Joe Kyrillos of New Jersey's 13th Legislative District.


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


Tuesday, February 1st, 2011 at 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET        


Jessica Guberman, Ph.D.

(973) 390-0357

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Robert Madden

(646) 441-5045

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on AMC3 / C22, 87 degrees West, downlink frequency 4140 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.

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About Community Options, Inc.:

Community Options, Inc. is a nationally based nonprofit (IRS 501(c)(3) certified) organization incorporated in 1989 and headquartered in Princeton, NJ.

Founded in 1989 by current President and CEO, Robert Stack, Community Options operates in 37 cities across 10 states supporting thousands of people with disabilities and their families with the help of over 2,500 employees. Community Options believes that all people with disabilities should live in community-based settings and out of state-run institutions. To this end, Community Options operates over 130 group homes across the country that proudly support people with the most significant disabilities. Community Options also believes in real work for real pay. As a result, Community Options operates seven social enterprises across the country that train and employ people with disabilities to gain a portable and relevant skill set to move on to more competitive employment.

The Cupid's Chase 5K Run is Community Options national annual fundraiser. The 5K takes place in 24 cities across 10 states on the same day and same time, Saturday, February 12, 2011. The Cupid's Chase is expecting close to 10,000 runners nationwide and is fortunate to have Mary Pat Christie, First Lady of New Jersey as the National Honorary Chairperson.


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 approximately 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX 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 exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX 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 exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook ( and Twitter (


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