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The Salvation Army to Ring the Nasdaq Stock Market Opening & Closing Bells




The Salvation Army will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square. The Salvation Army operates over 7,400 centers in communities across the United States. Through these centers, The Salvation Army provides a vast array of programs and services that include food distribution, disaster relief, rehabilitation, street outreach, a wealth of children’s programs, and much more.   

Founded in 1865, The Salvation Army, in 2015, celebrated its worldwide 150th anniversary.

In honor of the occasion, Major Susan Wittenberg and Major Philip Wittenberg, will ring the Opening & Closing Bells.


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


Thursday, December 24, 2015

Opening Bell: 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET 

Closing Bell: 12:45 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET

The Salvation Army Media Contact:

Sharon Smith Ibello

(212) 337-7345

Nasdaq MarketSite:

Emily Pan

(646) 441-5120

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


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About The Salvation Army:

The Salvation Army, an evangelical part of the universal Christian church established in London in 1865, has been supporting those in need in His name without discrimination for 135 years in the United States. Nearly 30 million Americans receive assistance from The Salvation Army each year through a range of social services: providing food for the hungry, relief for disaster victims, assistance for the disabled, outreach to the elderly and ill, clothing and shelter for the homeless, and opportunities for underprivileged children. Eighty-two cents of every dollar The Salvation Army spends is used to support those services in 5,000 communities nationwide. For more information, visit

About Nasdaq:

Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, clearing, exchange technology, listing, 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 3,600 listed companies with a market value of approximately $8.8 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit: or


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