LGBT service members, from OutServe-SLDN will ring The Closing Bell® to commemorate June as Pride month. To mark the occasion, LGBT Service Members, OutServe-SLDN Co-founder and US Air Force Officer Josh Seefried as well as Former US Air Force Officer & Citibank Director Andrew Sendall will ring The Closing Bell® at the NYSE.
OutServe-SLDN is the association of actively serving LGBT military personnel with more than fifty chapters and 6500 members around the world It works to support a professional network of LGBT military personnel and create an environment of respect in the military with regard to sexual orientation and gender identity. It is a non-partisan, non-profit, legal services and policy organization dedicated to bringing about full LGBT equality to America's military and ending all forms of discrimination and harassment of military personnel on the basis of sexual orientation and gender identity. OS-SLDN provides free and direct legal assistance to service members and veterans affected by the repealed "Don't Ask, Don't Tell" law and the prior regulatory ban on open service, as well as those currently serving who may experience harassment or discrimination. For more information, visit www.outserve-sldn.org. (Source: OutServe-SLDN)
Friday, June 28, 2013
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 Annmarie Gioia at 212.656.5437 or firstname.lastname@example.org
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.
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