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NFL Play 60 to Ring The Nasdaq Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, Jan. 07, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What: 

Representatives from the NFL will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square as part of Nasdaq’s 5th annual “Fit Week.” The week runs from January 4 to January 8, 2016 and includes bell ceremonies featuring companies that help individuals lead healthier lifestyles. The NFL has championed the importance of being active and healthy through its PLAY 60 initiative, a national youth health and fitness campaign focused on increasing the wellness of young fans by encouraging them to be active for at least 60 minutes a day.

In honor of the occasion, Roman Oben, former NFL player and current NFL Director of Youth & High School Football, will ring the Closing Bell. 

In addition to ringing the Opening or Closing Bell during "Fit Week", participating companies will be featured on Nasdaq's Facebook, Twitter and Instagram pages where they will provide customized tips for maintaining a healthy lifestyle in 2016.

To find photos from Nasdaq "Fit Week" 2015 and for upcoming photos from "Fit Week" 2016, please visit: http://www.nasdaq.com/marketsite/fitweek1102/fitweek2016.html

Where:

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

When:

Friday, January 8, 2016 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

NFL Contact:

Angela Alfano

212-450-2290

Angela.Alfano@nfl.com

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

emily.pan@nasdaq.com

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Social Media:

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Webcast:

A webcast of the Nasdaq Closing Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market Close of your choice.

About NFL PLAY 60:

Designed to tackle childhood obesity, NFL PLAY 60 brings together the NFL’s long-standing commitment to health and wellness with partner organizations. PLAY 60 also is implemented locally, as part of the NFL's in-school, after-school and team-based programs. Since the program was launched in 2007, the NFL has committed more than $325 million to youth health and fitness through programming, grants, and media time for public service announcements. The NFL and its teams have built more than 200 NFL Youth Fitness Zones and integrated programs into more than 73,000 schools nationwide since the campaign launched. All 32 clubs activate PLAY 60 locally, with more than 2,000 NFL PLAY 60 events held annually. For more information, visit NFLRUSH.com.

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, Nasdaq enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today’s global capital markets.  As the creator of the world’s first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 70 marketplaces in 50 countries, and 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Nasdaq is home to more than 3,500 listed companies with a market value of over $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaq.com/ambition or www.nasdaqomx.com.

-NDAQA-

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