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“GCH Banana Joe V Tani Kazari”, Best in Show Winner of the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show, Visits the NYSE Trading Floor and Rings The Opening BellSM
For Release: 13 Feb 13
Who/What:  
On Thursday, February 14 America’s top dog, “GCH Banana Joe V Tani Kazari,” joined by his co-owners and handler, will visit the New York Stock Exchange trading floor and ring The Opening Bell.
GCH Banana Joe V Tani Kazariis the Best in Show Winner of the 137th Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show. 
 
Joey, a six year old Affenpinscher, beat out an American foxhound, Old English Sheepdog, Portuguese Water Dog to take the prestigious title at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show."
 
About the Westminster Kennel Club:
The Westminster Kennel Club is America’s oldest organization dedicated to the sport of purebred dogs.  Established in 1877, Westminster’s influence has been felt for more than a century through its famous all breed, benched dog show held every year at New York’s Madison Square Garden. For more information, please visit www.westminsterkennelclub.org   (Source: Westminster Kennel Club)
 
When/Where:
Wednesday, February 14, 2013
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  
                                                                                
Contact:
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Annmarie Gioia at 212.656.5437 or agioia@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), European Press Agency (917.670.1323), and Insider Images. The Opening Bell (starting at 9:25 a.m.) feed is available via Encompass 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), YouTube (nysetv1), and Twitter (@NYSEEuronext), #NYSEBell.