The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Visits the New York Stock Exchange

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society Visits the New York Stock Exchange
President and CEO John Walter Rings The Closing Bell®

On Monday, December 30, representatives from The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS), a voluntary health agency that exists to find cures and ensure access to treatments for blood cancer patients, will visit the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). LLS closes out the year nearing the $1 billion mark in investments in blood cancer research since its inception in 1949. These investments have helped advance breakthrough therapies to treat blood cancer patients.

To mark the occasion, LLS President and CEO John Walter, will ring the NYSE Closing Bell.

Monday, December 30, 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 Carolina Barberii at 212.656.4293 or  

Photos/B-roll/Closing Bell Footage:
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).  B-roll of the NYSE trading floor (starting at 3:55 p.m.) and The Closing Bell (starting at 3:59:45 p.m.) will be available via Encompass loop #4009. Media seeking footage via The Switch should contact NYSE Broadcast at 212.656.5483.

Facebook/ YouTube/Twitter:
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About The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society ® (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health agency dedicated to blood cancer. The LLS mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, multiple myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families. LLS funds lifesaving blood cancer research around the world, provides free information and support services, and is the voice for all blood cancer patients seeking access to quality, affordable, coordinated care.

Founded in 1949 and headquartered in White Plains, NY, LLS has chapters throughout the United States and Canada. To learn more, visit Patients should contact the Information Resource Center at (800) 955-4572, Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. ET.

last updated on Monday, December 30, 2013