SOURCE: NASDAQ

December 09, 2005 12:27 ET

Marine Toys for Tots Foundation to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 9, 2005 --


What:

Representatives from the United States Marine Corps' Toys for Tots Program at the 6th Communication Battalion from Brooklyn, NY will preside over the closing bell.

The mission of the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys during October, November and December each year and distribute those toys as Christmas gifts to needy children in the community in which the campaign is conducted.

The primary goal of Toys for Tots is to deliver, through a shiny new toy at Christmas, a message of hope to needy children throughout the United States that will motivate them to grow into responsible, productive, patriotic citizens and community leaders.

Where:

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

When:

Friday, December 9th, 2005 at 4:00 p.m. EST

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:
    Gunnery Sergeant Jamison
    (212) 784-0163
    (917) 302-9481
    Email Contact

    NASDAQ MarketSite:
    Stephanie Lowenthal
    646.441.5220