NYSE Euronext Celebrates 89th Annual NYSE Christmas Tree Lighting on December 4 with Live Musical Entertainment and Hot Cocoa

  NYSE Euronext Celebrates 89th Annual NYSE Christmas Tree Lighting on
  December 4 with Live Musical Entertainment and Hot Cocoa Outside the NYSE

  --Ivanka Trump with Glad Products Company, ConAgra Foods, featured musical
entertainers and FOX 5 NY Meteorologist Nick Gregory, ring in the holiday with
                           the NYSE Closing Bell--

        --Follow NYSE Christmas Tree, Spruce Evergreen, @NYXmasTree--

Business Wire

NEW YORK -- December 03, 2012

NYSE Euronext:

WHAT:

NYSE Euronext will celebrate the holiday season with the 89^th lighting of the
NYSE Christmas Tree. The annual NYSE tradition will extend throughout Broad
Street between Wall Street and Exchange Place and will include live musical
entertainment, hot cocoa and the NYSE Closing Bell.

WHEN/WHERE:

Tuesday, December 4, 2012/NYSE Checkpoint/Tent at corner of Exchange Place &
Broad Street

CONTACT:

Media interested in covering the event MUST contact Judy Shaw at 212.656.4290
or jshaw@nyx.com.

             
               Hot cocoa and cookie distribution outside the NYSE

               

               Swiss Miss hot cocoa topped with Reddi-wip distributed outside
               the NYSE courtesy of ConAgra Foods (NYSE: CAG)

               

12:00 p.m. –  Ivanka Trump and The Glad Products Company – Cookies for Kids’
3:00 p.m.      Cancer

               Ivanka Trump and The Glad Products Company, a subsidiary of The
               Clorox Company (NYSE: CLX), will distribute thousands of
               cookies outside the NYSE. For every cookie exchanged this
               holiday season, GLAD will make a donation to Cookies for Kids’
               Cancer, a nonprofit that raises funds for pediatric research
               through cookie sales.

               
               Live performance by Elle Winter

               Hollywood's emerging young vocalist, Elle Winter is a 13 year
3:00 p.m.     old pop singer, songwriter and recording artist, currently
               starring in this season's competition series, Radio Disney's
               "N.B.T."

               
               Live performance by Rock Star Madness Band

               The Rock Star Madness Band features Hannah Montana star Shanica
3:15 p.m.     Knowles. The band’s initiative, “Project Pride,” and their
               current single, “Proud,” inspires children to be positive.

               
               Live performance by Amerika DeLuna

3:30 p.m.     AMERIKA’s first single, “Work The Middle,” appeared  on the
               soundtrack of Walt Disney’s dance flick Step Up 3D.

               
               Live performance by Alexandra & The Starlight Band

               Rock and soul artist Alexandra & The Starlight Band features
               vocalist and entertainer Alexandra Starlight. Starlight has
3:40 p.m.     been covered by national press and appeared on the #1 rated
               morning show in Los Angeles, Good Day LA. She also appears in
               the new Rolling Stones 50th Anniversary trailer currently being
               shown before concerts and in theaters.

               
               NYSE Closing Bell

               Bell ringing with Ivanka Trump, FOX 5 NY Meteorologist Nick
4:00 p.m.     Gregory, and musical entertainers participating in the NYSE
               tree lighting ceremony.

               
               Live performance by Gabriel Johnson

               Critically acclaimed trumpeter Gabriel Johnson recently
4:10 p.m.     performed with Placido Domingo on “The Tonight Show with Jay
               Leno.”

               
               Live performance by Gotham Rock Choir

4:40 p.m.     Gotham Rock Choir is New York City’s first choir devoted
               exclusively to the performance of Pop, Rock and Soul music.

               
               Live performance by Andy Allo

               Singer/songwriter/guitarist Andy Allo, collaborated with Prince
4:50 p.m.     on her current project Superconductor and recently appeared on
               Jimmy Kimmel Live!

               
               Live performance by Rosie’s Theater Kids

5:00 p.m.     Rosie’s Theater Kids is an arts education organization
               dedicated to enriching the lives of children through the arts.

               
               Live performance by Blake Whyte

5:10 p.m.     Singer/songwriter Blake Whyte is currently making his living on
               the Broadway stage in the hit show “Mamma Mia!”.

               
               Live performance by Gordon Chambers

               Gordon Chambers is a Grammy award-winning singer-songwriter who
               has penned hit songs for some of R&B’s most iconic legends such
5:20 p.m.     as Anita Baker, Beyonce, Usher, Brownstone, Whitney Houston,
               Aretha Franklin, Yolanda Adams, Patti Labelle, and The Isley
               Brothers.

               
               Live performance by Belinda Munro

               Belinda Munro is a multi-talented singer, songwriter, actress,
               and motivational speaker who has graced many stages across the
5:30 p.m.     world singing with Disney and various national and
               international artists. She is also an Apollo Theater winner.
               Ms. Munro will also serve as emcee for the tree lighting
               festivities.

               
5:45 p.m.     NYSE Christmas Tree is illuminated
               

PHOTOS:

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).

FACEBOOK/TWITTER/YOUTUBE:

Connect with NYSE Euronext on Facebook (NYSE Euronext), twitter
(@NYSEEuronext) and YouTube (nysetv1). Follow the NYSE Christmas Tree
@NYXmasTree.

NYSE CHRISTMAS TREE ON TWITTER:

This year’s NYSE Christmas Tree is all about unlocking the world’s potential
through Social Media! Follow Spruce Evergreen on Twitter @NYXmasTree for the
latest news leading up to his December 4^th debut and the days following.

Contact:

NYSE Euronext
Judy Shaw, 212-656-4290
jshaw@nyx.com
 
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