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Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage Lists IPO on the New York Stock Exchange

Chairman and Co-President Kemper Isely Rings The Opening BellSM
For Release: 24 Jul 12
Who/What:
On Wednesday July 25, 2012 executives and guests of Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, a specialty retailer of natural and organic groceries and dietary supplements, will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the company's initial public offering.  Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage will begin trading today on the NYSE under the ticker symbol "NGVC".
 
In honor of the occasion, Chairman and Co-President Kemper Isely, joined by members of the Isely family and the company's leadership team, will ring the NYSE Opening Bell.
 
When/Where:
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
9:00 a.m.            Media escorted into the building
9:30 a.m.            The Opening Bell rings/photo ops on the trading floor
 
Contact:
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Judy Shaw at 212.656.4290 or jshaw@nyx.com
 
Photo/Video:
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285), Getty Images (646.613.4141) 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.
 
Facebook/Twitter/YouTube:
For photos and video of the bell ringing, connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSE Euronext-Official Site), YouTube (nysetv1), and Twitter (@NYSEEuronext), #NYSEBell. 
 
About Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage
Natural Grocers by Vitamin Cottage, Inc. (NYSE: NGVC) is a rapidly expanding specialty retailer of natural and organic groceries and dietary supplements whose products must meet strict quality guidelines. Grocery products may not contain artificial colors, flavors, preservatives, sweeteners, or partially hydrogenated or hydrogenated oils. Natural Grocers' flexible small-store format allows it to offer affordable prices in a shopper-friendly retail environment.   The Company provides extensive free science-based nutrition education programs to help customers make informed health and nutrition choices. The Company, founded in 1955, now has 56 stores in 11 states.  Connect at Facebook/NaturalGrocers, Twitter/NaturalGrocers, and www.NaturalGrocers.com.
 
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