ADVISORY, Aug. 29, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
In celebration of their 20th Anniversary, Friends In Deed, The Crisis Center for Life-Threatening Illness, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Cynthia O'Neal, a founder and the President and Facilitator of Friends In Deed, will ring the Opening Bell. Cynthia will be joined by some of the dedicated staff, board members and volunteers from Friends In Deed.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on AMC3 / C20, downlink frequency 4100 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp at (212) 401-8916.
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About Friends in Deed:
This year marks the 20th Anniversary of Friends In Deed. For two decades Friends In Deedhas offered emotional and spiritual support for all those affected by life threatening illness, caregiving and grief. Founded by Mike Nichols and Cynthia O'Neal in 1991, Friends In Deed-- The Crisis Center for Life-Threatening Illness -- has helped transform many thousands of lives through a wide array of free programs and services. Friends In Deed provides emotional and spiritual support for anyone diagnosed with HIV/AIDS, cancer and other life-threatening physical illnesses. Support is also available for family, friends, and caregivers of those who are ill, and anyone dealing with grief and bereavement. All services are free of charge. For more information, visit www.FriendsInDeed.org or call (212) 925-2009.
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