Today Todd Harrison, Founder and CEO of Minyanville Media and President of The Ruby Peck Foundation for Children's Education will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) to celebrate the 7th Annual Festivus to benefit Junior Achievement of New York's efforts to help local area children affected by Hurricane Sandy.
In honor of the occasion, Mr. Harrison will ring the NYSE Closing Bell, joined by Ruby Peck Foundation Board members Michael Capasso, Vincent Ponte, Kevin Wassong, and Aaron Weitzen. Joining them on the podium will be Michael McGrath and Megan Haran of title sponsor TD Ameritrade (NYSE:AMTD) and Justin Rohrlich and Freddy Hernandez of title sponsor Minyanville Media, as well as Scott Redler of T3Live and Naresh Asnani, Richard Y. Chen, Fouad Es-Said, Ricardo Queiroz, Clay Sifford, and Jeff Speak of YPO.
Festivus will begin at 7 p.m. EST at Hill Country BBQ and feature tribute bands Voyage (Journey), NY's Finest (The Police), and Unforgettable Fire (U2). 100% of the evening's net proceeds will benefit The Ruby Peck Foundation for Children's Education. The foundation was created in the memory of Todd Harrison's grandfather Ruby Peck, the man who left a legacy for the love of learning.
Friday, December 7, 2012
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 Anthony Drizis at 212.656.2147 or email@example.com
Photos available via Associated Press/New York (212-621-1902), Reuters America (646-223-6285), Getty Images (646-613-4141), and Bloomberg Photo (212-617-3420). 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.
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