ADVISORY, May 17, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Monmouth Park Charity Fund, a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization which raises and distributes funds to non-profit agencies in Monmouth County, New Jersey that provide services for healthcare, those at risk in the community and those in need of special services, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Nona Balaban, Monmouth Park Charity Fund Trustee will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, May 18, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
John F. Heims, Director of Media Relations, Monmouth Park Racetrack
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Monmouth Park Charity Fund:
The Monmouth Park Charity Fund, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, was established in 1947 by Philip and Betty Iselin. In conjunction with Monmouth Park Racetrack, the Monmouth Park Charity Fund raises and distributes funds to non-profit agencies in Monmouth County, New Jersey that provide services for healthcare, those at risk in the community and those in need of special services. Since its inception, the Monmouth Park Charity Fund has provided nearly $10 million to local charities and organizations.
About Monmouth Park Racetrack:
Established in 1946 in Oceanport, N.J., Monmouth Park Racetrack is one of New Jersey's most historic and recognizable landmarks. Now in its 67th season of world-class Thoroughbred racing, Monmouth Park Racetrack is ideally located on the Jersey Shore. The signature event of Monmouth's racing season is the $1 million Haskell Invitational, to be renewed this year on July 29, which attracts racing's top equine athletes. For more information about "The Shore's Greatest Stretch", visit www.monmouthpark.com.
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