ADVISORY, June 26, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
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:
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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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.
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