ADVISORY, Aug. 30, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Local sponsors and supporters of the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) will preside over the NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell ceremony in celebration of the 45th annual Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon on Labor Day weekend.
Appearances will be made by WWOR My9 Anchor Brenda Blackmon and Sports Anchor Russ Salzberg, both of whom will host the 2010 Jerry Lewis MDA Telethon.
NASDAQ has joined with MDA to promote the Telethon for several years. The Telethon will originate live from the South Point Hotel, Casino and Spa in Las Vegas on Sept. 5-6, and can be seen locally on WWOR, My9 beginning at 9 p.m. ET on Sept. 5.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Tuesday, August 31, 2010 at 3:50 p.m.- 4:00 p.m. ET
The Closing Bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on AMC-3/C-3 (ul 5985V; dl 3760H). The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto (646) 441-5220.
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 Ascent fiber 1623 as well.
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MDA is the nonprofit health agency dedicated to curing muscular dystrophy, ALS and related diseases by funding worldwide research. The Association also provides comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education.
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