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Concern Worldwide US to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell




Concern Worldwide US ( will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Robert F. Arning, Vice Chair-Marketing Development at KPMG LLP, will ring the Opening Bell. Mr. Arning is the Honoree at Concern's annual Seeds of Hope Award Dinner, the organization's premiere annual fundraising event. This year's Dinner will be held on Tuesday, December 6 at 6:00 pm at 583 Park.

Each year, Concern celebrates and recognizes the best and brightest business leaders, innovators and influencers who have distinguished themselves through their dedicated support of philanthropic causes and humanitarian work.


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


Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET


Ed Kenney

Tel: (212) 557-8000

Mobile: (914) 414-7686

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Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

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About Concern Worldwide US:

Concern Worldwide US is a non-governmental, international, humanitarian organization dedicated to the reduction of suffering and working toward the ultimate elimination of extreme poverty in 25 of the world's poorest countries. Through its work in emergencies and long-term development, Concern has saved countless lives, relieved suffering and provided opportunities for a better standard of living for millions of people. Concern implements emergency response programs as well as long-term development programs in the areas of livelihoods, health, HIV&AIDS, and education.

The organization's vision is a world in which no-one lives in poverty, fear or oppression; in which all have access to a decent standard of living and the opportunities and choices essential to a long, healthy and creative life; and in which everyone is treated with dignity and respect. (


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 more than 3,500 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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