ADVISORY, June 29, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund, a national leader in providing support to the men and women of the Armed Forces and their families, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square for a special pre-Independence Day salute.
In honor of the occasion, Richard Santulli, Chairman will ring the Opening Bell alongside servicemembers, veterans and their families.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, July 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 Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund:
The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund is a leader in supporting the men and women of the Armed Forces and their families. Begun in 2000 under the auspices of the Intrepid Museum Foundation and established as an independent not-for-profit organization in 2003, the Fund has provided close to $120 million in support for the families of military personnel lost in service to our nation, and for severely wounded military personnel and veterans.
The Intrepid Fallen Heroes Fund is currently engaged in a $100 million capital campaign to fund and build nine satellite medical centers at key military installations around the country to treat and research Post Traumatic Stress (PTS) and Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI). Ground was broken this month on the first two satellite centers, located at Ft. Belvoir, Va., and Camp Lejeune, NC. Upon completion, the satellite centers will be gifted by the Fund to the Department of Defense.
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