NFL PLAY 60 To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell

NASDAQ Celebrates 2 nd Annual "Fit Week" to Kick Off Healthy Living in the New Year

ADVISORY, Jan. 3, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

NFL PLAY 60, a national youth health and fitness campaign focused on increasing the wellness of young fans by encouraging them to be active for at least 60 minutes a day, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. To kick off the New Year, representatives from NFL PLAY 60 will join NASDAQ as part of the 2nd annual NASDAQ "Fit Week," a week of bell ceremonies featuring NASDAQ-listed companies which help America lead healthier lifestyles.

In honor of the occasion, New York Giants player, Steve Weatherford, will ring the Closing Bell.

Pictures from NASDAQ "Fit Week" will be available shortly following the ceremony at: http://www.nasdaq.com/marketsite/fitweek1102/fitweek2013.html

Where:

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

When:

Friday, January 4, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET    

Contact :

Clare Graff (212) 450-2435 Clare.Graff@nfl.com

NASDAQ MarketSite:

Jen Knapp (212) 401-8916 Jennifer.knapp@nasdaqomx.com

Feed Information:

*As of January 7, 2013 the Ceremony feeds will be in HD 1080i.

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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:

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 NFL PLAY 60:

Designed to tackle childhood obesity, NFL PLAY 60 brings together the NFL's long-standing commitment to health and fitness with an impressive roster of partner organizations. In addition to national outreach and online programs, NFL PLAY 60 is implemented at the grassroots level through the NFL's in-school, after-school and team-based programs. Since the program was launched in 2007, the NFL has committed more than $250 million to youth health and fitness through programming, grants and media time for public service announcements. NFL PLAY 60 is now in more than 70,000 schools and NFL clubs have built more than 150 NFL Youth Fitness Zones since the campaign launched. The NFL PLAY 60 initiative is prominent during the NFL's key calendar events, including Super Bowl, Pro Bowl, Draft, Kickoff and Thanksgiving and is supported by many NFL players and coaches year round. In 2012, NFL PLAY 60 hosted more than 2,000 PLAY 60 events nationwide.

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