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Krispy Kreme Celebrates 75th Birthday and National Doughnut Day
President and CEO Jim Morgan to Ring The Closing Bell® at the New York Stock Exchange
For Release: 31 May 12
Glaze The Nation Tour Bus Stops at the NYSE - Over 3,000 doughnuts delivered to NYSE traders at Market Close
 
Who/What:
On Friday, June 1, executives and guests of Krispy Kreme will visit the New York Stock Exchange to celebrate the company's 75th birthday and National Doughnut Day. To highlight these occasions, Krispy Kreme President and CEO Jim Morgan will ring the NYSE Closing Bell.  Additionally, Krispy Kreme will highlight National Doughnut Day by giving away a free doughnut of choice at all participating Krispy Kreme US and Canada shops.
 
Photo Opportunities Available:
From 3:45 p.m. to 4:15 p.m., the Glaze The Nation Tour Bus (The Krispy Kreme Cruiser) will stop in front of the NYSE façade (on Broad Street between Wall Street and Exchange Place) for photo ops. Krispy Kreme will distribute over 3000 doughnuts on the NYSE trading floor during The Closing Bell.
 
About Krispy Kreme:
Krispy Kreme is an international retailer of premium-quality sweet treats, including its signature Original Glazed(R) doughnut. Headquartered in Winston-Salem, N.C., the Company has offered the highest-quality doughnuts and great-tasting coffee since it was founded in 1937. Krispy Kreme is proud of its Fundraising program, which for decades has helped non-profit organizations raise millions of dollars in needed funds. Today, Krispy Kreme can be found in approximately 690 locations around the world and approximately 10,000 grocery, convenience and mass merchant stores in the U.S. Krispy Kreme Doughnuts, Inc. (NYSE: KKD) is listed on the New York Stock Exchange. Visit us at www.KrispyKreme.com. (Source: Krispy Kreme).
 
When/Where:
Friday, June 1, 2012
NYSE Security Checkpoint at the corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
3:30 p.m.            Media escorted into the building
4:00 p.m.            The Closing Bell rings
 
Contact:
Media interested in covering the bell MUST contact Farhan Husain at 212.656.5452 or shusain@nyx.com
 
Photo/Video:
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141), Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420) and European Press Agency (917.670.1323). The Opening Bell (starting at 9:25 a.m.) or The Closing Bell (starting at 3:55 p.m.) feed is available via Ascent loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
 
Social Media:
Connect with this event on Facebook (NYSE Euronext-Official Site), Twitter (@NYSE_Euronext, #NYSEBell, #NYSE) and YouTube (nysetv1).