ADVISORY, Feb. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --
Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research, an organization that funds the best and brightest scientific investigators with the hope of discovering a cure, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the upcoming Millenium Ball hosted by Ambitious Media by participating in the MADMEDIAGROUP's "FOR JUST ONE DAY" campaign.
In honor of the occasion, Suleika Jaouad, NY Times Blogger and Angel Ambassador, along with Barrie R. Cassileth, Ph.D., Medical Advisory Board Member and Chief of Integrative Medicine Department at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, Louie Torellas, CEO of Ambitous Media and Michelle A. Diaz will ring the Opening Bell.
NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio
Monday, February 25, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET
Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463
Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West
18 mhz Lower
DL 3811 Vertical
Facebook and Twitter:
For multimedia features such as exclusive content, photo postings, status updates and video of bell ceremonies please visit our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ.
For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx.
A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.
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.
About Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research:
In 1996, Denise Rich's daughter, Gabrielle, a 27-year-old actress and Hodgkin's lymphoma survivor, developed acute myelogenous leukemia (AML). In remission for the second time, she needed a bone marrow transplant and her mother was the perfect match. AML eventually took Gabrielle's life but not her spirit, which lives on in the work of the organization her sisters and mother created in her memory, Gabrielle's Angel Foundation for Cancer Research. It was Gabrielle's last wish to help spare others the suffering she had endured. Denise, Daniella & Ilona believed the best way to honor her memory was to turn their grief into a positive force for others.
Gabrielle's Angel Foundation funds America's best and brightest junior scientific investigators conducting research in the fields of leukemia, lymphoma, and related cancers. Eighty-five cents of every dollar raised directly supports these innovative research initiatives. Since its inception, Gabrielle's Angel Foundation has awarded grants totaling $23 million and proudly maintains its status as one of the largest non-governmental sources of grant support for blood cancer research in the nation. Gabrielle's Angel Foundation UK is a sister chapter whose focus is to fund similar research initiatives in the United Kingdom.
About Ambitious Media:
Ambitious Media is the intersection of new media driven production and talent incubator. Their mission is to create innovative content while inspiring and showcasing the best up-and-coming talent. As part of their commitment to community and philanthropy, Ambitious Media has embarked on creating the Millennium Ball benefitting Gabrielle's Angle Foundation. For more information, please visit: www.ambitious.ly
About NASDAQ OMX Group:
The inventor of the electronic exchange, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc., fuels economies and provides transformative technologies for the entire lifecycle of a trade - from risk management to trade to surveillance to clearing. In the U.S. and Europe, we own and operate 26 markets including 3 clearinghouses and 5 central securities depositories supporting equities, options, fixed income, derivatives, commodities, futures and structured products. Able to process more than 1 million messages per second at sub-55 microsecond average speeds with 99.99% uptime, our technology drives more than 70 marketplaces in 50 developed and emerging countries into the future, powering 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. Our award-winning data products and worldwide indexes are the benchmarks in the financial industry. Home to approximately 3,300 listed companies worth $6 trillion in market cap whose innovations shape our world, we give the ideas of tomorrow access to capital today. Welcome to where the world takes a big leap forward, daily. Welcome to the NASDAQ OMX Century. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com. Follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/NASDAQ) and Twitter (http://www.twitter.com/nasdaqomx). (Symbol: NDAQ and member of S&P 500)