October 31, 2005 12:00 ET

National Domestic Violence Hotline Executive Director to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 31, 2005 --


Sheryl Cates, Executive Director of the National Domestic Violence Hotline, and Michael D. Robinson, General Manager for Microsoft in New York and New Jersey, will preside over the closing bell.

The National Domestic Violence Hotline (NDVH) is a project of the Texas Council on Family Violence in Austin, Texas. NDVH provides empowerment-based crisis intervention, information and referral to victims of domestic violence, their friends and families. Since taking its first call in 1996, the Hotline has become the vital link to safety for victims of domestic violence and their families. The Hotline has answered over 1.3 million calls since its inception, and now receives 16,000 calls each month from women, children and families across the nation. NDVH operates 24 hours each day, 365 days every year, in over 140 different languages, with a TTY line available for the Deaf, Deaf-Blind and Hard of Hearing. All calls to NDVH are anonymous.

To learn more about National Domestic Violence Hotline, please visit


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Tuesday, November 1st, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. EST

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