Center Financial Corporation (CLFC) Chairman and Board of Directors to Ring the NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

/ Source: GlobeNewswire

ADVISORY, March 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Center Financial Corporation (CLFC) will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.

In honor of the occasion and in celebration of Center Bank's 25th Anniversary, Jin Chul Jhung, Chairman of the Board, and the Directorate of Center Financial Corporation (CLFC), will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Friday, March 18th, 2011 - 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET     

Contact:

Angie Yang
(213) 251-2219 / (213) 422-1390
AngieY@CenterBank.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Robert Madden
(646) 441-5045
Robert.Madden@NASDAQOMX.com

Feed Information:

The Opening Bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on AMC3 / C22, 87 degrees West, downlink frequency 4140 vertical. The feed can also be found on Ascent fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Robert Madden at (646) 441-5045.

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 Center Financial Corporation (CLFC):

Center Financial Corporation is the holding company of Center Bank, a community bank offering a full range of financial services for diverse ethnic and small business customers. Founded in 1986 and specializing in commercial and SBA loans and trade finance products, Center Bank has grown to be one of the nation's leading financial institutions focusing on the Korean-American community, with total assets of $2.27 billion at December 31, 2010. Headquartered in Los Angeles, Center Bank operates a total of 22 full-service branches and two loan production office. The company has 16 full-service branches located throughout Southern California and three branches in Northern California. Center Bank also operates two branches and one loan production office in the Seattle area, one branch in Chicago and a loan production office in Denver. Center Bank is a California state-chartered institution and its deposits are insured by the FDIC to the extent provided by law. For additional information on Center Bank, visit the company's Web site at .

About NASDAQ OMX:

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