SOURCE: NASDAQ

March 20, 2006 12:00 ET

Thalia Sodi, Kmart and the March of Dimes to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 20, 2006 --


What:

Latina music superstar, Kmart fashion idol and March of Dimes National Celebrity Spokesperson Thalia Sodi will join Don Germano, Senior Vice President of Kmart Retail, and Jane Massey, Chief Operating Officer of the March of Dimes, to preside over the closing bell.

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, March 21st, 2006 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.

About:

The March of Dimes is a national voluntary health agency whose mission is to improve the health of babies by preventing birth defects, premature birth and infant mortality. Founded in 1938, the March of Dimes funds programs of research, community services, education, and advocacy to save babies and in 2003 launched a campaign to address the increasing rate of premature birth. For more information, visit the March of Dimes Web site at marchofdimes.com, walkamerica.org or its Spanish language Web site at nacersano.org.

Contact Information

  • Contacts:
    Colleen Cleary
    Publicist
    Kmart
    (212) 546-2463
    Email Contact

    NASDAQ MarketSite:
    Stephanie Lowenthal
    646.441.5220