ADVISORY, Feb. 10, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Steppingstone Scholars, Inc., a Philadelphia based non-profit organization, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.
The NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation has awarded Steppingstone Scholars, Inc. for the second year to support its efforts to develop and implement programs that prepare academically underserved schoolchildren for educational opportunities that lead to college.
In anticipation of Steppingstone Scholars' Step Into Spring gala on May 11th in Philadelphia, scholars from the program as well as representatives from the organization will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell.
- Michael Danziger, Founder of The Steppingstone Foundation in Boston and honouree of Steppingstone Scholar's Step Into Spring gala
- Wanda Paul, Chair of the Board
- Gretchen Burke, Vice Chair of the Board
- Hope and Tony Gay, co-chairs of Steppingstone Scholars' Step Into Spring gala
- Lindy Snider and Larry Kaiser, co-chairs of Steppingstone Scholars' Step Into Spring gala
- Nina Weisbord and George Wood, co-chairs of Steppingstone Scholars' Step Into Spring gala
- Georgiana and Eric Noll, Executive Vice President of Transaction Services U.S. and U.K., NASDAQ OMX
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, February 13th, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET
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About Steppingstone Scholars:
Steppingstone Scholars, Inc. is dedicated to helping educationally underserved students in the Greater Philadelphia Region achieve academic success. Students with the potential and a community of support are prepared for admission to and success at the best public, non-public and independent college preparatory schools through a program of academics, mentoring and support. Steppingstone Scholars works with partner schools to create opportunities that lead to college. For more information about Steppingstone Scholars, please visit www.steppingstonescholars.org or follow Steppingstone Scholars on Facebook.
About The NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation:
The mission of The NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation is to promote learning about capital formation, financial markets and entrepreneurship through innovative educational programs. It was established in New York City in 1994 and is supported entirely by contributions from The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
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/pages/NASDAQ-OMX/108167527653) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx).
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