ADVISORY, Oct. 22, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: National Penn Bancshares, Inc. [NPBC], a bank holding company based in Pennsylvania, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion and the company's 30 th year listed on NASDAQ, Mr. Scott V Fainor, President and Chief Executive Officer, will ring the Opening Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Wednesday, October 23, 2013 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET Contacts: Media Relations: Jeff Vaughan (610) 533-4264 email@example.com Investor Relations: Michelle H Debkowski (610) 369-6461 Michelle.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 National Penn Bancshares, Inc. [NPBC]: National Penn Bancshares, Inc., with approximately $8.3 billion in assets, is a bank holding company based in Pennsylvania. Headquartered in Boyertown, National Penn Bank operates 120 branch offices comprising 119 branches in Pennsylvania and one branch in Maryland. National Penn's financial services affiliates are National Penn Wealth Management, N.A., including its National Penn Investors Trust Company division; National Penn Capital Advisors, Inc.; Institutional Advisors LLC; and National Penn Insurance Services Group, Inc., including its Higgins Insurance and Caruso Benefits Group divisions.