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Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) Celebrates its 150th Anniversary Comptroller of the Currency, Thomas J. Curry, to Ring The Opening BellŪ at the New York Stock Exchange
For Release: 02 May 13
Who/What: 
Executives and guests of the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC)will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
 
Created as a bureau of the U.S. Department of the Treasury by the National Currency Act of February 25, 1863, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) celebrates its 150th anniversary in 2013.
 
To mark the occasion, Comptroller of the Currency, Thomas J. Curry, will ring the NYSE Opening Bell.
 
For more information about the OCC, please go to the following website:
http://www.occ.gov/about/what-we-do/mission/index-about.html
 
When/Where:
Monday, May 6, 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), and European Press Agency (917.670.1323).  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.