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Voices Against Brain Cancer to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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ADVISORY, Feb. 21, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Voices Against Brain Cancer, a non-profit organization dedicated to finding a cure for brain cancer by advancing scientific research, increasing awareness with the medical community and supporting patients, as well as their families and care givers, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.

In honor of the occasion, Eric Lichtenstein, Co-Founder of Voices Against Brain Cancer will ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Wednesday, February 22nd, 2012 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET  

Contact:

Darren Port

(646) 278-6737

Darren@poweredbyprofessionals.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp

(212) 401-8916

Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

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

DVBS QPSK

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at:

http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx or http://social.nasdaqomx.com.

Photos:

To obtain a hi-resolution photograph of the Market Close, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market close of your choice.

About VABC

Voices Against Brain Cancer (VABC) was founded in 2005 by the Lichtenstein Family after losing their son and brother, Gary, from brain cancer only seven months after his diagnosis. VABC's mission is to find a cure for brain cancer and brain tumors by advancing scientific research, increasing awareness within the medical community and supporting patients, their families and caregivers afflicted with these devastating diseases. Since its inception, VABC has raised over $5 million which goes towards funding cutting-edge programs that will have a monumental impact on the diagnosis and treatment of brain cancer and brain tumors. Currently, VABC is funding research at several esteemed institutions including but not limited to Columbia, Duke, Harvard, John Hopkins, Memorial Sloan-Kettering, UCLA and Yale. Additionally, VABC sponsors support groups for brain tumor and brain cancer patients and caregivers. This past December, VABC held its Inaugural Join The Voices! Against Brain Cancer Run/Walk in Central Park with over 8,000 people in attendance and this spring on June 14th, VABC will hold its 7th Annual Benefit Concert Sounding Off For A Cure at The Hammerstein in New York City. For more information on what VABC does and how you can get involved visit voicesagainstbraincancer.org or facebook.com/voicesagainstbraincancer.

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/#!/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). 

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