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Parkinsonís Disease Foundation Visits the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, May 4

Executive Director Robin Elliott Rings The Closing Bellģ

For Release: 03 May 11

On Wed., May 4 executives and guests of the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation (PDF) will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to highlight the Foundation’s annual Gala, Bal du Printemps, at The Pierre in New York City on Tuesday, May 10th.  John Thain, Chairman & CEO, CIT Group, Inc., is the Dinner Chairman for this event.  In honor of the occasion, PDF Executive Director Robin Elliott will ring the NYSE Closing Bell.
Wednesday, May 4, 2011
NYSE Security Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place and Broad Street
3:30 p.m.            Media escorted into the building for bell ringing
4:00 p.m.            The Closing Bell rings
Media interested in covering the bell ringing MUST contact Judy Shaw at 212.656.4290 or

Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212.621.1902), Reuters America (646.223.6285) and Bloomberg Photo (212.617.3420). The Closing Bell (starting at 3:55 p.m.) feed is available via Ascent loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.
For photos and video of events related to the bell ringing, connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSE Euronext-Official Site), Twitter (@NYSE_Euronext) and YouTube (nysetv1).  Follow tweets at hashtag #NYSE, #ClosingBell.
About  Parkinson’s Disease Foundation
The Parkinson’s Disease Foundation is a leading national presence in Parkinson’s disease research, education and public advocacy.  We are working for the nearly one million people in the US living with Parkinson’s by funding promising scientific research and supporting people with Parkinson’s, their families and care partners through educational programs and services.  Since our founding in 1957, PDF has dedicated over $85 million to fund the research of leading scientists throughout the world and over $34 million to support national education and advocacy initiatives. (Source: Parkinson’s Disease Foundation)


Source Date: May 04 2011