Sears Holdings Corporation [SHLD] And St. Jude Children's Research Hospital To Ring The NASDAQ Stock Market Closing Bell In Celebration Of The 10th Anniversary Of The St. Jude Thanks And Giving Campaign

ADVISORY, Nov. 25, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) --

What:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, the global leader in finding cures and saving children with cancer and other deadly diseases, will close the NASDAQ Stock Market bell to mark the 10 th anniversary of the St. Jude Thanks and Giving campaign. The national program brings celebrities, media, retail and corporate partners together in an unprecedented way each holiday season to raise funds and awareness for St. Jude.

In honor of the occasion, Marlo Thomas, National Outreach Director, St. Jude Children's Research Hospital and Dave George, Vice President/General Manager, Kmart Retail Services will join St. Jude patients to ring the Closing Bell.

Where:

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

When:

Tuesday, November 26, 2013 – 3:45 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. ET       

Contact : Katie Schroeder (212) 843-8036 kschroeder@rubenstein.com

NASDAQ MarketSite: Will Briganti (646) 441-5012 Will.Briganti@nasdaqomx.com

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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 St. Jude Children's Research Hospital:

St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is leading the way the world understands, treats and defeats childhood cancer and other deadly diseases. St. Jude has the world's best survival rates for the most aggressive childhood cancers, and treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20 percent to 80 percent since we opened more than 50 years ago. St. Jude is working to drive the overall survival rate for childhood cancer to 90 percent in the next decade. St. Jude freely shares the breakthroughs we make, and every child saved at St. Jude means doctors and scientists worldwide can use that knowledge to save thousands more children. Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food – because all a family should worry about is helping their child live. Join the St. Jude mission by visiting stjude.org or following St. Jude on facebook.com/stjude and twitter.com/stjude.

About NASDAQ OMX Group:

NASDAQ OMX (Nasdaq:NDAQ) is a leading provider of trading, exchange technology, information and public company services across six continents. Through its diverse portfolio of solutions, NASDAQ OMX enables customers to plan, optimize and execute their business vision with confidence, using proven technologies that provide transparency and insight for navigating today's global capital markets. As the creator of the world's first electronic stock market, its technology powers more than 80 marketplaces in 50 countries, and approximately 1 in 10 of the world's securities transactions. NASDAQ OMX is home to more than 3,300 listed companies with a market value of over $7 trillion and more than 10,000 corporate clients. To learn more, visit www.nasdaqomx.com .

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