ADVISORY, Nov. 10, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
David Works, SVP, President Talent & Human Capital Services and Navy Veteran, Sears Holdings along with Fang Wong, National Commander, American Legion will preside over the NASDAQ opening bell on November 11 to celebrate our military heroes this Veterans Day. Works and Wong will also be joined by country star and U.S. Marine Corps Veteran Josh Gracin and American Legion representatives:
- Dick Pedro, New York Department Adjutant
- Jake Comer, Past National Commander
- Ron Conley, Past National Commander
- Bob Morrill, Chairman of the National Public Relations Commission
Prior to the opening bell ceremony, Gracin will perform his single "Can't Say Goodbye" which reflects a young war widow's story and is dedicated to our nation's troops.
Following the opening bell, Gracin will join NASDAQ QMX and Cooking with the Troops, a charity that supports U.S. and Allied troops, their families, and caregivers worldwide, to host an event honoring the United States Veterans. The event will include cooking demonstrations from celebrity chefs and NASDAQ-listed companies.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Friday, November 11, 2011 at 9:15 - 9:30 a.m. ET
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About Sears Holdings Corporation (SHLD):
Sears Holdings Corporation is the nation's fourth largest broadline retailer with over 4,000 full-line and specialty retail stores in the United States and Canada. Sears Holdings is the leading home appliance retailer as well as a leader in tools, lawn and garden, consumer electronics and automotive repair and maintenance. Sears Holdings is the 2011 ENERGY STAR® Retail Partner of the Year. Key proprietary brands include Kenmore, Craftsman and DieHard, and a broad apparel offering, including such well-known labels as Lands' End, Jaclyn Smith and Joe Boxer, as well as the Apostrophe and Covington brands. It also has the Country Living collection, which is offered by Sears and Kmart. We are the nation's largest provider of home services, with more than 11 million service calls made annually. Sears Holdings Corporation operates through its subsidiaries, including Sears, Roebuck and Co. and Kmart Corporation. For more information, visit Sears Holdings' website at www.searsholdings.com. |Twitter: @searsholdings | Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/SHCCareers
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 over 3,700 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/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).