ADVISORY, March 4, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Metro New York American Red Cross to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell.
In honor of Red Cross Month, Vikki Pryor, NY Metro Red Cross Chief Executive Officer, will ring the opening bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, March 7th, 2011 at 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
American Red Cross:
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on AMC3 / C22, 87 degrees West, downlink frequency 4140 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Alexandra Honeysett at (646) 441-5211.
An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
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About Metro New York American Red Cross:
The Metro New York American Red Cross is a key humanitarian partner and a vital participant in New York's plans and programs to help over 13 million people in the region – New York City, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Westchester, Suffolk and Nassau Counties, Shelter Island, NY and Greenwich, CT – prevent, prepare for and respond to emergencies. The Metro NY Red Cross responds to an average of 7-8 emergencies a day – fires, floods, building collapses – and provides immediate humanitarian aid to the more than 12,000 people each year affected by these disasters. Additionally, the Chapters throughout the region help New York residents and businesses prepare for emergencies by offering hundreds of lifesaving courses and emergency preparedness training programs and resources.
The Metro NY American Red Cross Chapters are 501(c)(3) nonprofit organizations and rely on donations to fund their free humanitarian services. For more information about how you can help, call 1-877-RED CROSS (1-877-733-2767), or visit www.nyredcross.org. You can also follow us on Twitter www.twitter.com/redcrossny.
About NASDAQ OMX:
The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc. is the world's largest exchange company. It delivers trading, exchange technology and public company services across six continents, with approximately 3,600 listed companies. NASDAQ OMX offers multiple capital raising solutions to companies around the globe, including its U.S. listings market, NASDAQ OMX Nordic, NASDAQ OMX Baltic, NASDAQ OMX First North, and the U.S. 144A sector. The company offers trading across multiple asset classes including equities, derivatives, debt, commodities, structured products and exchange-traded funds. NASDAQ OMX technology supports the operations of over 70 exchanges, clearing organizations and central securities depositories in more than 50 countries. NASDAQ OMX Nordic and NASDAQ OMX Baltic are not legal entities but describe the common offering from NASDAQ OMX exchanges in Helsinki, Copenhagen, Stockholm, Iceland, Tallinn, Riga, and Vilnius. For more information about NASDAQ OMX, visit http://www.nasdaqomx.com. Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/nasdaqomx) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).