SOURCE: NASDAQ

August 19, 2005 10:30 ET

Lighthouse International President and CEO to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- August 19, 2005 --


What:

Dr. Tara A. Cortes, President and CEO of Lighthouse International, will preside over the opening bell.

Celebrating 100 years of leadership throughout 2005, Lighthouse International is a leading resource worldwide on vision impairment and vision rehabilitation. Through its pioneering work in vision rehabilitation services, education, research, prevention and advocacy, Lighthouse International enables people of all ages who are blind or partially sighted to overcome the challenges of vision loss. Headquartered in New York, Lighthouse International is a not-for-profit organization, and depends on the support and generosity of individuals, foundations and corporations.

Where:

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

When:

Monday, August 22nd, 2005, at 9:30 a.m. EDT

Feed Information:

The opening bell is available from 9:20 a.m. to 9:35 a.m. on uplink IA-5 C-band/transponder 14. The downlink frequency is 3980 horizontal; 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 Open, please go to http://www.nasdaq.com/reference/marketsite_events.stm and click on the market open of your choice.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Wendy Maurice
    Director of Media
    212-821-9760
    Email Contact

    NASDAQ MarketSite:
    Stephanie Lowenthal
    646.441.5220