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Fishermen's Conservation Association to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Opening Bell




Fishermen’s Conservation Association, a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote the “Conservation Triad”: Access, Habitat, and Fisheries Management will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. 

Chefs and founders of the FCA’s “Save Our Stripers” campaign, a pledge to not serve wild striped bass until the threat to the population subsides will also join the FCA at the Nasdaq MarketSite.

In honor of the occasion, Frank Crescitelli, FCA President and Co-Founder of “Save Our Stripers”; Mike Dean, Co-Founder of “Save Our Stripers” and Founder of “Manhattan to Montauk” along with Kerry Heffernan, Co-Founder of “Save Our Stripers” and Grand Banks Executive Chef will ring the Opening Bell.


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


Monday, June 29, 2015 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET       

Fishermen’s Conservation Association Media Contact:

Mike Dean

(917) 873-6651

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Christine Barna

(646) 441-5310

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West

18 mhz Lower

DL 3811 Vertical

FEC 3/4

SR 13.235

DR 18.295411

MOD 4:2:0


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About Fishermen’s Conservation Association:

The Fishermen’s Conservation Association (FCA) is a 501(c) 3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to promote the “Conservation Triad”: Access, Habitat, and Fisheries Management. Financial support of FCA will directly benefit the marine waters of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut.  Their most recent campaign, Save Our Stripers, founded by Kerry Heffernan, Frank Crescitelli, and Mike Dean has enlisted some of the city and nation’s top chefs that have taken the pledge to not serve Wild Atlantic Striped Bass in their restaurants until the threatened population can recover.  In place of striped bass, other species are being utilized that are sustainable in our local fishery.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of approximately $9.5 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: or


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