ADVISORY, May 19, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The Philadelphia Charity Ball will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square. Dating back to 1881, the Philadelphia Charity Ball's mission is to raise funds for non-profit organizations in Philadelphia and to inspire young people of Philadelphia to make philanthropy a central part of their lives.
In honor of the occasion, Parker Justi of the Young Friends Committee of the Philadelphia Charity Ball will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, May 20th, 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. Footage of the new logo unveiling will be available from 3:55 – 3:56 p.m. ET If you have any questions, please contact Jen Knapp at (212) 401-8916.
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About The Philadelphia Charity Ball:
Founded in 1881, the Philadelphia Charity Ball has been dedicated to promoting and inspiring charitable service among Philadelphia's young men and women. Every year, a chosen group of young people lead the other members of the organization in raising money or a charity of their choice. For the last 3 years, the Philadelphia Charity Ball has donated scholarships for three young students at the Gesu School, a Catholic school dedicated to promoting excellence in academics among inner city children.
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