Representatives From The Salvation Army to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

ADVISORY, Dec. 22, 2010 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Lt. Colonel Guy D. Klemanski, Divisional Commander of The Salvation Army Greater New York Division, will be joined on December 23, 2010 to ring the Opening Bell at NASDAQ by Kisha Colon, a single Mom who came to The Salvation Army for assistance and today lives with hope for the future. Kisha represents one of the 750,000 people in the Greater New York area who this year alone has received help from The Salvation Army.

Where:

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

When:

Thursday, December 23, 2010 at 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET      

Contact:

Sharon Smith Ibello
Director, Special Events & Projects
The Salvation Army
(212) 337-7345 office
(646) 761-8442 mobile
Sharon_Smith@USE.SalvationArmy.Org

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jolene Libretto
(646) 441-5220
Jolene.Libretto@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on AMC3/C20 DL 4100 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Jolene Libretto at (646) 441-5220.

Radio Feed:

An audio transmission of the Opening Bell is also available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.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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Webcast:

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Photos:

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About The Salvation Army:

An integral part of the community for 130 years, The Salvation Army New York Division operates more than 140 community and social-service programs serving more than 750,000 people per year, regardless of race, religion, nationality or sexual orientation. More and more people are coming to The Salvation Army for help. The Salvation Army is pleased that joining its Divisional Commander, Lt. Colonel Guy D. Klemanski, will be Kisha Colon, a single Mom who came to The Salvation Army for help and today looks to the future with hope.

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 3,600 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 . *Please follow NASDAQ OMX on Facebook () and Twitter ().

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