The Susan G. Komen For The Cure Foundation To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Opening Bell

ADVISORY, Oct. 2, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

Susan G. Komen ®, the leading breast cancer organization in the world, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square in recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness Month.

Susan G. Komen works to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world by investing more than $790 million in breast cancer research and $1.5 billion in community outreach programs over the past 30 years; providing funding to help low-income and uninsured women get screened and get treatment; advocating for cancer research and outreach programs; and working globally in more than 30 countries.

In honor of the occasion, Anne Morris, CEO of Susan G. Komen Connecticut® will ring the Opening Bell.

Susan G. Komen Connecticut is the leading non-profit organization funding breast cancer education, screening and treatment in Connecticut. With the second highest incidence of breast cancer in the U.S, the work of Susan G. Komen Connecticut is vital in lowering mortality from this disease.

Where:

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

When:

Thursday, October 3, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET

Contact: Anne Morris (860) 878-7488 anne@komenct.org

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 The Susan G. Komen:

Susan G. Komen died of breast cancer in 1980 at the age of 36. Before she died, her sister promised her that she would do everything in her power to end breast cancer forever. In 1982 that promise became Susan G. Komen. Today, the organization, is the largest network of breast cancer survivors and advocates in the world. Thanks to events like the Komen Race for the Cure, Komen has invested almost $2 billion to fulfil their promise, working to end breast cancer in the U.S. and throughout the world through ground-breaking research, community health outreach, advocacy and programs in more than 30 countries.

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