ADVISORY, July 15, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Fairway Group Holdings Corporation & City Harvest will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, which coincides with the opening of the new Upper East Side store (240 E. 86th Street, NY, NY) on July 20th, Charles Santoro, Chairman, Fairway Market and Cofounder and Managing Partner, Sterling Investment Partners and Jilly Stephens, Executive Director of City Harvest will ring the Closing Bell. This will be the first Manhattan Fairway to open in 16 years, and the eighth for the company.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, July 18th, 2011 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
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The entire Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916.
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About Fairway Market
Fairway was founded in the 1930s by Nathan Glickberg as a fruit and vegetable store in Manhattan and is now a growing New York grocery chain with an expertise in specialty foods. It is also one of the nation's highest grossing food retailers per square foot. Sterling Investment Partners took a controlling interest in the company four years ago. Today, there are eight locations in the tri-state area employing more than 4,000 people, as well as two Fairway Wine & Spirit super stores. Specialty Food Magazine recently named Fairway one of the country's six Outstanding Specialty Food Retailers for the Specialty Food Trade. In May 2008, the grocer was named Consumer Deal of the Year by M&A Magazine. Fairway was also listed on Inc.'s top 5000 fastest private growing companies for 2008, 2009, and 2010. www.fairwaymarket.com
About City Harvest:
Now serving New York City for more than 25 years, City Harvest is the world's first food rescue organization, dedicated to feeding the city's hungry men, women, and children. This year, City Harvest will collect more than 30 million pounds of excess food from all segments of the food industry, including restaurants, grocers, corporate cafeterias, manufacturers, and farms. This food is then delivered free of charge to nearly 600 community food programs throughout New York City using a fleet of trucks and bikes as well as volunteers on foot. Each week, City Harvest helps over 300,000 hungry New Yorkers find their next meal.
City Harvest also addresses hunger's underlying causes by supporting affordable access to nutritious food in low-income communities, educating individuals, families, and communities in the prevention of diet-related diseases, channeling a greater amount of local farm food into high-need areas, and enhancing the ability of our agency partners to feed hungry men, women, and children.
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