SOURCE: NASDAQ

September 07, 2005 11:27 ET

The American Red Cross Chairman to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

Hurricane Katrina Relief

-- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 7, 2005 --


What:

Bonnie McElveen-Hunter, Chairman of the American Red Cross, will preside over the opening bell. The American Red Cross is leading the way to get relief to those affected by Hurricane Katrina. Victims of Hurricane Katrina are attempting to recover from the massive storm. More than 5,600 American Red Cross volunteers have been deployed at a record-setting pace in a drive to bring shelter, food and safe drinking water to the tens of thousands of Americans impacted by Hurricane Katrina's savage assault on the Gulf Coast. By making a financial gift to Hurricane 2005 Relief, the Red Cross can provide shelter, food, counseling and other assistance to those in need.

Where:

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

When:

Thursday, September 8th, 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:
    Jimmie Lou Debakey
    (202) 303-4851
    Email Contact

    NASDAQ MarketSite:
    Stephanie Lowenthal
    646.441.5220