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One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, Feb. 1, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York, an organization which focuses on creating educational opportunities, promoting economic empowerment, addressing health disparities and creating positive mentoring relationships, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square, New York to preside over the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell.

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York will host its thirty-second annual benefit gala on Thursday, February 23, 2012 at the Hilton New York. The organization is proud to announce the launch of its initiative called The Junior One Hundred, a rite of passage program which provides a structured environment for up to 50 high school students where their lives are enriched professionally.

Where:

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

When:

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET     

Contact:

Steven A. Board

(212) 777-7070

sboard@ohbm.org

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 

Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
FEC 3/4
SR 13.235
DR 18.295411
MOD 4:2:0
DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx or http://social.nasdaqomx.com.

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 100 Black Men of America, Inc:

One Hundred Black Men, Inc. of New York began as an organization in New York City in 1963. The national organization, 100 Black Men of America, Inc. started with nine chapters in 1986 as a national alliance of leading African American men of business, public affairs and government with a mission to improve the quality of life for African Americans, particularly African American youth. Today, under the direction of Albert E. Dotson, Jr., the organization has 116 chapters in the United States, England and the Caribbean. The 100 serves as an international coalition focused on creating educational opportunities, promoting economic empowerment, addressing health disparities and creating positive mentoring relationships.

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/#!/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). 

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