ADVISORY, Aug. 30, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) will kick off the Take Aim program with NASDAQ OMX during their visit to the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.
NASDAQ OMX today announced it has signed on as the Signature Partner of Take Aim, a new program created to protect men and families around the world by raising awareness of this disease and supporting crucial research for a cure. On October 21st, Take Aim will host a fundraiser march in New York City and across NASDAQ OMX offices.
In honor of the occasion, representatives from PCF and NASDAQ OMX will ring the Closing Bell. PCF's patient advocate and prostate cancer blogger Dan Zenka will also give an educational presentation to the NASDAQ OMX community.
For more information on the Take Aim program, please visit NASDAQ OMX's portal on PCF's website:
- Jonathan W. Simons, M.D., President and CEO of PCF
- Gary Dicovitsky, Executive Vice President of Development
- Dan Zenka, Senior Vice President of Communications
- William H. Morgan, Senior Vice President of Global Human Resources at NASDAQ OMX
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
PCF presentation: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011 – 2:30 – 3:00 p.m. ET
Bell Ceremony launch: Tuesday, August 30th, 2011– 3:45 - 4:00 p.m. ET
Fundraiser march: Friday, October 21st, 2011
Senior Vice President, Communications
Prostate Cancer Foundation
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About the Prostate Cancer Foundation:
The Prostate Cancer Foundation (PCF) is the world's leading philanthropic organization funding and accelerating research. Founded in 1993, PCF has raised nearly $450 million and provided funding to more than 1,500 researchers at nearly 200 institutions in 12 countries. PCF advocates for greater awareness of prostate cancer and more efficient investment of governmental research funds supporting transformational cancer research. Our efforts have helped produce a 20-fold increase in government funding for prostate cancer. More information about PCF can be found at pcf.org.
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).