ADVISORY, July 21, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What: Investar Holding Corporation (Nasdaq:ISTR), a full service Community Bank headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, will visit the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square. In honor of the occasion, John D'Angelo, Chief Executive Officer will ring the Opening Bell. Where: NASDAQ MarketSite – 4 Times Square – 43 rd & Broadway – Broadcast Studio When: Tuesday, July 22, 2014 – 9:15 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. ET Investar Holding Corporation Contact: John D'Angelo (225) 448-5461 John.email@example.com 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 Social Media: 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 photos from ceremonies and events visit our Instagram Page: http://instagram.com/nasdaq. For news tweets, please visit our Twitter page at: http://twitter.com/nasdaqomx. For exciting viral content and ceremony photos visit Tumblr Page: http://nasdaq.tumblr.com/. Webcast: A webcast of the NASDAQ Opening Bell will be available at: https://new.livestream.com/nasdaq/live or 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 Investar Holding Corporation (Nasdaq:ISTR) : Investar Bank had total assets of $673 million as of March 31, 2014. It has 10 branches serving 4 markets in southeast Louisiana: the Baton Rouge area (2 branches in Baton Rouge, 1 in Port Allen and 1 in Prairieville), Livingston and Tangipahoa parishes (1 in Denham Springs and 1 in Hammond), the New Orleans area (1 in Metairie), the Northshore (2 in Mandeville), and the Lafayette area (1 in Lafayette).