Media Alerts

NYSE Euronext Partner Nonprofits Celebrate Delivering Financial Literacy Tools to Children
Partner Organizations to Ring The Closing BellŪ
For Release: 18 Apr 13
Who/What:      
On April 19, NYSE Euronext celebrates partner nonprofits that deliver financial literacy tools to children. This is one of many events taking place during NYSE Euronext's Annual Financial Capability Week, a week-long series of global events and bell ceremonies that bring together leading experts in the area of Financial Fitness to highlight initiatives that help improve the financial capability of employees, clients and the industry.
 
NYSE Euronext partner nonprofits include:
" Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship
: works closely with educators in high-need schools to re-engage students in learning, introduce them to business concepts, and open up their possibilities for the future.
" Council for Economic Education: the leading organization in the United States that focuses on the economic and financial education of students from kindergarten through high school.
" Junior Achievement: empowers young people to own their economic success. Our volunteer-delivered, K-12 programs foster work-readiness, entrepreneurship and financial literacy skills, and use experiential learning to inspire kids to dream big.
" Network for Teaching Entrepreneurship: works closely with educators in high-need schools to re-engage students in learning, introduce them to business concepts, and open up their possibilities for the future.
" By Kids For Kids: BKFK administers The Secret Millionaires Club - an animated series that features Warren Buffett as a mentor to a group of entrepreneurial kids whose adventures lead them to encounter financial and business problems to solve. The program teaches the basic of good financial decision making and some of the basic lessons of starting a business.
 
For more information on NYSE Euronext's recent initiatives related to Financial Capability and Corporate Responsibility (CR), please visit our CR website and our CR Blog.
 
When/Where:
Friday, April 19, 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
 
Contact: 
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Anthony Drizis at 212.656.2147 or adrizis@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 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.
 
Facebook/Twitter/YouTube:
For photos and video of the bell ringing, connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSE Euronext), Twitter (@NYSEEuronext)/Hashtag #NYSEBell and YouTube (nysetv1).