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Madison Square Boys & Girls Club to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell With American Apparel & Footwear Association




Madison Square Boys & Girls Club, a founding member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. Madison Square Boy & Girls Club is the primary benefit of the 34th Annual AAFA American Image Awards, which will take place on Monday, May 7, 2012 at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City from 6:30-9:30 p.m.

In honor of the occasion, Joseph Patuleia, Executive Director of the Madison Square Boys & Girls Club will be joined by Kevin M. Burke, President and Chief Executive Officer of the American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA); Danny Schwartz, CEO of Schwartz & Benjamin; and Helen McCluskey, President & Chief Executive Officer of The Warnaco Group to ring the Closing Bell.


NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio


Monday, May 7, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET        


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About Madison Square Boys & Girls Club:

Since 1884, Madison has been providing after-school and summer programs for thousands of children in New York City's most disadvantaged communities. Five core service areas provide enhanced programming that ensures members receive much-needed resources, guidance, and support as they progress academically and socially.  A founding member of Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Madison currently serves more than 5,000 youth, ages 6 to 18, at seven sites throughout the Bronx and Brooklyn as well as at Camp Madison in Kingston, New York.  Great Futures Start Here:

About AAFA:

The American Apparel & Footwear Association (AAFA) is the national trade association representing apparel, footwear and other sewn products companies, and their suppliers, which compete in the global market.  AAFA's mission is to promote and enhance its members' competitiveness, productivity and profitability in the global market by minimizing regulatory, commercial, political, and trade restraints.  Learn how AAFA wears our mission at


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