SOURCE: NASDAQ

October 24, 2005 12:00 ET

Brooke Corporation [BXXX] Chairman & CEO to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

Company Celebrates NASDAQ Listing and Secondary Offering

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- October 24, 2005 --


What:

Robert Orr, Chairman & CEO of Brooke Corporation (NASDAQ: BXXX), will preside over the closing bell to celebrate the listing of BXXX's common stock on the Nasdaq National Market in June 2005 and the successful completion of its first ever secondary offering in August 2005.

Brooke Corporation is a holding company with subsidiaries that distribute insurance and financial services through a network of over 495 franchise locations and originate loans to insurance agencies, financial services practices, funeral homes and other local businesses.

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, October 25th, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. EDT

Feed Information:

The closing bell is available from 3:50 p.m. to 4:05 p.m. on uplink IA-6 C-band/transponder 17. The downlink frequency is 4040 Vertical; Audio 6.2-6.8. The feed can also be found on Waterfront fiber 1623. If you have any questions, please contact Stephanie Lowenthal at (646) 441-5220.

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.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Anita Larson
    President and Chief Operating Officer of Brooke Corporation
    Phone: (800) 642-1872
    Email Contact

    NASDAQ MarketSite:
    Stephanie Lowenthal
    646.441.5220