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Mutual of America Foundation CEO to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell




The Mutual of America Foundation will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square in celebration of the winner of the 2011 Mutual of America Community Partnership Award, the "Governor Hugh L. Carey Award."   

In honor of the occasion, Thomas Gilliam, Chairman and CEO of the Mutual of America Foundation, along with Ted Herman, Vice-Chairman of the foundation, will be joined by the 2011 winner of the award, College Possible, its founder, Jim McCorkell, and other College Possible directors to ring the Closing Bell.   


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


Tuesday, November 15th, 2011 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET      


Thomas Gilliam

(212) 224-1147

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Alex Honeysett

(212) 441-5211

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About the Mutual of America Community Partnership Award:

The Mutual of America Community Partnership Award annually honors the outstanding contributions that 10 nonprofit organizations, in partnership with public, private and other social sector organizations, make to society. Since its inception in 1996, the Community Partnership Award has recognized 160 partnerships from cities and towns all across America. To learn more about the Community Partnership Award and the 2011 winners, visit

"All of the 2011 honorees are leaders in society, creating innovative and effective solutions to help those in need," said Thomas J. Moran, Chairman, President and CEO, Mutual of America. "Through the Community Partnership Award, Mutual of America is proud to recognize, support and help extend the reach of these vital partnerships."

About College Possible:

College Possible (originally named Admission Possible), founded by Jim McCorkell in Minneapolis-St. Paul in 2000, helps economically disadvantaged high school students navigate the college admissions process and continues to work with them in college as they prepare for their chosen careers. College Possible's primary partners include high schools in the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area, Milwaukee and Omaha; AmeriCorps and VISTA; and institutions of higher education across the country. Since its founding, 98 percent of College Possible students have earned admission to college.


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