ADVISORY, Oct. 26, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The Route 29 Batman, who became a cyberworld sensation this March, and Ronald McDonald House New York, both dedicated to helping children battling terminal illness, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square.
In honor of the occasion, Jonathan Pollack, Board Member of Batman's Superheroes for Kids Charity, Batman, and William T. Sullivan, President and CEO, Ronald McDonald House New York will ring the Closing Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, October 29, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
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About Ronald McDonald House New York:
Ronald McDonald House New York provides temporary housing for pediatric cancer patients and their families in a strong, supportive and caring environment which encourages and nurtures the development of child-to-child and parent-to-parent support systems. Ronald McDonald House New York is the largest facility of its type in the world. The House can accommodate 84 families, and it is filled to capacity almost every night. The House's location in Manhattan, in close proximity to 13 major cancer treatment centers, draws children and families from across the country and the world, as well as from the metropolitan New York City area. Since its founding, more than 30,000 families have stayed at Ronald McDonald House New York. For more information, visit www.rmh-newyork.org.
About Superheroes for Kids:
In March 2012 the cyberworld was introduced to Lenny B. Robinson, a Baltimore Maryland based business man who was pulled over by police dressed up as Batman - Batmobile and all. When videos of this masked Batman went viral, the Caped Crusader's true intentions came to light for the world to see. Robinson has been visiting sick children in hospitals in the Baltimore area monthly since 2001, and has now ventured out nationally, in his custom made batmobile, to bring his superhero to thousands of sick children in hospitals across the country. Batman's foundation Superheroes for Kids helps fund his hospital visits.
About NASDAQ OMX Group:
The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 24 markets, 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-40 microsecond speeds with 99.999% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,400 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)