ADVISORY, Aug. 20, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: Muscular Dystrophy Association, a voluntary national health agency — a dedicated partnership between scientists and concerned citizens whose mission is to find treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, ALS and related neuro-muscular diseases by funding worldwide research, providing comprehensive health care and support services, advocacy and education, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square to celebrate the broadcast of the Annual MDA Labor Day Show of Strength Telethon on September 1 st. In honor of the occasion, Mr. John Tognino, MDA National Board Member will ring the Opening Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday, August 21, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET Contact: Kaylan Scagliola Moitoso (212) 500-1865 firstname.lastname@example.org NASDAQ MarketSite: Christine Barna (646) 441-5310 Christine.Barna@nasdaqomx.com Feed Information: Fiber Line (Encompass Waterfront): 4463 Gal 3C/06C 95.05 degrees West 18 mhz Lower DL 3811 Vertical FEC 3/4 SR 13.235 DR 18.295411 MOD 4:2:0 DVBS QPSK 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 . Webcast: A live webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: http://www.nasdaq.com/about/marketsitetowervideo.asx . 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. About Muscular Dystrophy Association: The Muscular Dystrophy Association is the world's leading nonprofit health agency dedicated to finding treatments and cures for muscular dystrophy, amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neuromuscular diseases. It does so by funding worldwide research; by providing comprehensive health care services and support to MDA families nationwide; and by rallying communities to fight back through advocacy, fundraising and local engagement.