Mentoring USA to Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

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| Source: The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

ADVISORY, Jan. 6, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Mentoring USA, a leading national provider of one-to-one site-based mentoring programs to enable young people to achieve their potential, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in New York City's Times Square.

Mentoring USA has received its second three-year grant from the NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation. The grant will enable Mentoring USA to continue to expand its financial education and entrepreneurship curriculum to ensure that young people have the tools they need to be successful.

In honor of the occasion, representatives from Mentoring USA will ring the NASDAQ Closing Bell.

Who:

  • Matilda Raffa Cuomo, Mentoring USA Founder and Chairwoman
  • Stephen Powell, Mentoring USA Executive Director
  • Mason Plumlee of the Brooklyn Nets
  • George Martin formally of the New York Giants
  • Mr. G, CW 11 Weatherman
  • Tiffany "The Budgetnista" Aliche, Financial Education Expert
  • Aaron Martin, Executive Director of the Newark Mentoring Movement
  • Eagle Academy students

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, January 7, 2014 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET

Contact:
Allyson Noonan
(212) 205-6633
Allyson@nicholaslence.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:
Christine Barna
(646) 441-5310
Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com

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Webcast:

A live webcast of the NASDAQ Closing Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx.

Photos:

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About Mentoring USA:

Mentoring USA is a leading national provider of one-to-one site-based mentoring programs to enable young people to achieve their potential. Mentoring USA works with children from elementary school to youth aging out of the foster care system to help them make positive life choices, bridge the achievement gap and combat school dropout through the support of caring, trained adult mentors. The renowned curriculum includes healthy lifestyles/nutrition, BRAVE (which includes anti-violence, diversity appreciation and anti-bullying components), financial literacy and entrepreneurship initiatives, career development and other programs.

Mentoring USA's programs have a proven track record of success—100% of the students in Mentoring USA's school-based and community-based mentoring programs have consistently moved on to the next grade level. Mentoring USA also provides international mentoring programs through Mentoring Italia and Mentoring Espana.

About The NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation:

The mission of The NASDAQ OMX Educational Foundation is to promote learning about capital formation, financial markets and entrepreneurship through innovative educational programs. It was established in New York City in 1994 and is supported entirely by contributions from The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and approximately 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,300 listed companies with a market value of over $7 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com.

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