ADVISORY, Dec. 8, 2009 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
What: Pat Swilling, an All-American at Georgia Tech and a former defensive end for the New Orleans Saints, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square and preside over the NASDAQ Opening Bell to celebrate his induction into the National Football Hall of Fame and College Hall of Fame. The 2009 NFF Annual Awards Dinner will be held on Tuesday, Dec. 8 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. EST at Waldorf-Astoria hotel in New York. The press conference will feature this year's College Football Hall of Fame Bowl Subdivision Class and the 2009 NFF National Scholar-Athlete Class. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday, December 9, 2009 at 9:15 - 9:30 a.m. ET Contacts: Philip Marwill | Director of Communications National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame, Inc. Tel: 212-755-8738 | Cell: 917-579-4256 Email: email@example.com NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto (646) 441-5220 Jolene.Libretto@NASDAQOMX.com
The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on Galaxy 19 C/15, downlink frequency 4000 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.
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 The National Football Foundation:
Founded in 1947 with leadership from General Douglas MacArthur, legendary Army coach Earl "Red" Blaik and journalist Grantland Rice, The National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame, a non-profit educational organization, runs programs designed to use the power of amateur football in developing scholarship, citizenship and athletic achievement in young people. With 121 chapters and 12,000 members nationwide, NFF programs include the College Football Hall of Fame, the NFF Hampshire Honor Society, Play It Smart, the NFF-FWAA Football Forum, the NFF Gridiron Clubs of New York City, Dallas and Los Angeles, and scholarships of over $1 million for college and high school scholar-athletes. The NFF awards the MacArthur Trophy, the William V. Campbell Trophy, endowed by HealthSouth, and releases the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) Standings.
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