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United Service Organization (USO) Executive Director to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell



What: Brian Whiting, Executive Director of the United Service Organization (USO) of Metropolitan New York, will preside over the closing bell. The USO of Metropolitan New York is proud to welcome seven honored guests from Walter Reed Hospital. These American heroes were wounded in combat; we salute the sacrifices they have made in the name of freedom. The NASDAQ closing bell will commence their two day visit highlighted by participation in the Liberty Golf Tournament on Tuesday, June 12, 2007 at Fiddler's Elbow Country Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite - 4 Times Square - 43rd & Broadway - Broadcast Studio When: Monday, June 11, 2007 at 4 p.m. ET Contacts: NASDAQ MarketSite: Jolene Libretto; 646.441.5220; 347.219.9539 USO of Metropolitan New York: Brian Whiting; 212.695.5590, 234. 646.957-4210;

Feed Information:

The closing bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA-6 C-band/transponder 17. The downlink frequency is 4040 Vertical; Audio 6.2-6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the closing bell is also available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA6 C band / transponder 24, downlink frequency 4180 horizontal. The feed can be found on Waterfront fiber 1623 as well.


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About the United Service Organization:

The USO, founded in Times Square, New York by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in 1941, has been the civilian support lifeline for millions of our men and women in uniform across the world, providing a "Home-Away-From-Home" during times of war and peace. Through its broad recognition and scope, the USO provides the main link by which the American public can support the unique needs of our modern transient military. The morale and support of our Armed Forces are prime factors in maintaining combat readiness, America's first line of defense. The USO is the only agency that does not charge members of our Armed Forces and does not receive government funds. The USO depends entirely upon the generous support of individual and corporate contributors.

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