ADVISORY, May 1, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Inner-City Scholarship Fund, a not-for-profit organization, which seeks to provide tuition assistance to students from low-income families who wish to attend inner-city Catholic schools within the Archdiocese of New York, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. ICSF provides tuition assistance to more than 8,000 students (93% minority and 36% non-Catholic) in 92 inner-city Catholic schools in Manhattan, the Bronx and Staten Island. An astonishing 95% percent of graduates from ICSF supported schools pursue college at some of the finest universities in the nation.
In honor of the occasion, Susan George, Executive Director will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Wednesday, May 2, 2012 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Inner-City Scholarship Fund:
Founded in 1971, Inner-City Scholarship Fund (ICSF), a not-for-profit organization, seeks to provide tuition assistance to students from low-income families who wish to attend inner-city Catholic schools within the Archdiocese of New York, making values-based Catholic education a viable choice for children of all faiths. Through the generosity of its volunteers, ICSF is also able to supplement education received with a variety of enrichment programs to benefit these children and the schools they attend. To learn more, visit icsf-nyc.org or call Daniel Mileno at 212-753-8583.
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