Kings County Tennis League To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Aug. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Kings County Tennis League (KCTL), an organization dedicated to using tennis as an instrument for mentorship and community building in Brooklyn, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. KCTL is celebrating its fourth year of bringing tennis to children in Bedford-Stuyvesant, Brooklyn.

In honor of the occasion, Michael McCasland, KCTL President and Founder, will ring the Opening Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Thursday, August 22, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET 

Contact: Michael McCasland (202) 359-9534 kingscountytennisleague@gmail.com

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

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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 Kings County Tennis League:

At Kings County Tennis League, our mission is to use tennis as an instrument for mentorship and community building in Brooklyn. Equipped with a passion for social justice and portable nets, we set out four years ago to bring tennis to the doorsteps of kids in Bedford-Stuyvesant's public housing communities. The level of response and engagement has been overwhelming. From May to October, our corps of volunteers provides underserved youth with free weekly tennis instruction, organized tournaments, wellness education, field trips, and a set of mentors from diverse personal and professional backgrounds. But we have just scratched the surface of what KCTL can achieve through this model for youth development. With the help of our supporters and new partners, KCTL will make an ever greater impact on young lives and neighborhoods across Brooklyn.

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)

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