Actor Jerry Ferarra of HBO's Emmy®-Winning Comedy Series ENTOURAGE and Monica Iker, Action America Board Member and A 9/11 Family Member Rings The NYSE Opening Bellsm
On Monday, September 12, Action America visits the New York Stock Exchange to ring the Opening Bell to highlight and celebrate a national call for unity and community service.
Action America is a joint effort among corporations, individuals and non-profit organizations committed to both honoring those affected by the events of September 11th and unifying the country through positive action.
Led by Marquis Jet founder Kenny Dichter and AOL chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong, the coalition currently includes AOL, Boy Scouts of America, New York Says Thank You Foundation and The Council of Fashion Designers of America, among others.
Monday, September 12, 2011
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
9:00 a.m. Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
9:30 a.m. The Opening Bell rings
Media interested in covering the bell ringing please contact Anthony Drizis
at 212.656.2147 or email@example.com
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285) and Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420). The Opening Bell® (starting at 9:25 a.m.) feed is available via Ascent loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
About Action America:
Action America, a nonprofit, is an open-source brand created to unite and activate Americans everywhere to turn the events of 9/11 into positive action. Led by Marquis Jet founder Kenny Dichter and AOL chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong, the coalition currently includes AOL, the Boy Scouts of America and New York Says Thank You Foundation, among others. Action America seeks to make the 10th anniversary of 9/11 the single largest day of volunteerism in American history by activating a digital platform that enables Americans to serve, donate and share their support.
Action America supports any and all 9/11-related organizations and through its website, www.ActionAmerica.com
, enables Americans to donate to the 9/11 Memorial or The Wounded Warriors Project, or to volunteer on behalf of organizations of their choice. All proceeds generated through merchandise sales on ActionAmerica.com equally benefit The 9/11 Memorial to support the construction of the 9/11 Museum and the Wounded Warriors Project.