On Monday, April 1
, executives and guests of NJ Sharing Network will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to commemorate Donate Life Month, which takes place during the month of April to increase awareness of the life-saving benefits of organ and tissue donation.
To mark the occasion, Joe Roth, president and CEO, NJ Sharing Network, joined by members of the NJ Sharing Network Foundation as well as donor families and organ transplant recipients, will ring the NYSE Closing Bell.
Monday, April 1, 2013
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
3:30 p.m. Media escorted into the building
4:00 p.m. The Closing Bell rings/photo ops on the trading floor
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Anthony Drizis at 212.656.2147
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 Closing Bell (starting at 3:55 p.m.) feed is available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
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 NJ Sharing Network & National Donate Life Month:
NJ Sharing Network is a non-profit, federally designated organization responsible for the recovery and placement of donated organs and tissue for New Jersey residents in need of life-saving transplants. NJ Sharing Network partners with Donate Life America, a not-for-profit national alliance that drives communities to increase their numbers of registered donors. Celebrated in April each year, National Donate Life Month features an entire month of local, regional and national activities to help encourage Americans to register as organ, eye and tissue donors and to celebrate those that have saved lives through the gift of donation.