MEDIA ADVISORY, Aug. 18, 2006 (PRIMEZONE) --
What: Marina W. Winton, President and CEO of "I Have a Dream"(r) Foundation will preside over the closing bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Monday August 21st, 2006 at 4:00 p.m. EDT Contacts: Noelle Dong Director of Communications 212.293.5480 x35 firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Stephanie Lowenthal; 646.441.5220
The closing bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA-6 C-band/transponder 17. The downlink frequency is 4040 Vertical; Audio 6.2-6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220.
To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.
About "I Have a Dream"(r) Foundation:
The "I Have a Dream"(r) Foundation motivates and empowers children from low-income communities to achieve their education and career goals through a long-term program of mentoring, tutoring and enrichment and tuition assistance for higher education. Local Project Sponsors adopt an entire class of students from elementary schools, or a same-age group of children from a housing project, and work with these children and their families through high school. This long-term, sustained commitment by the Sponsors is the critical element to the success of Projects. The "I Have a Dream"(r) model was created in 1981 by New York City businessman Eugene Lang, who sponsored the first "I Have a Dream"(r) Project. In 1986, the national "I Have a Dream"(r) Foundation was established. Since then, 190 Projects nationwide have helped 15,000 students, called "Dreamers." Currently, 65 Projects operate in 17 states and one in New Zealand. The program continues to grow. On May 23, 2004, the "I Have a Dream"(r) Foundation was featured on CBS News' 60 Minutes for its work in keeping at-risk youth in school, and its influence in shaping out-of-school initiatives of the current Chicago Public Schools system. The "I Have a Dream"(r) Foundation is headquartered in New York City. For more information about the national Foundation, visit www.ihad.org.