ADVISORY, Aug. 31, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The NYC Office of Emergency Management (OEM) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square in order to promote September as National Preparedness Month. Every September, the Office of Emergency Management and the NYC Citizen Corps Council bring together disaster relief and volunteer organizations to increase emergency preparedness.
In honor of the occasion, Commissioner Joseph F. Bruno and OEM Staff will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Thursday, September 1st, 2011 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
The entire Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp at (212) 401-8916.
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About the New York City Office of Emergency Management:
Established in 1996, the New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) plans and prepares for emergencies, educates the public about preparedness, coordinates emergency response and recovery, and collects and disseminates emergency information.
To accomplish this mission, OEM maintains a disciplined unit of emergency management personnel, including responders, planners, watch commanders, and administrative and support staff, to identify and respond to various hazards.
About National Preparedness Month:
National Preparedness Month is a nationwide campaign to promote emergency preparedness and encourage volunteerism. Every September, OEM and the NYC Citizen Corps Council bring together disaster relief and volunteer organizations to distribute information, host demonstrations, and lead preparedness presentations.
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 more than 3,500 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/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).