Cystic Fibrosis Foundation President Rings Bell to Close New York Stock Exchange

May 13, 2008

In honor of National CF Awareness Month, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation President and CEO Robert J. Beall, Ph.D., rings the bell to signal the close the New York Stock Exchange.
In honor of National CF Awareness Month, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation President and CEO Robert J. Beall, Ph.D., rings the bell to signal the close the New York Stock Exchange.

To celebrate remarkable advances in treating cystic fibrosis, Federal Realty Investment Trust invited the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation to join the company as honored guests of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) today.

In recognition of the Foundation’s achievements and National CF Awareness Month, Robert J. Beall, Ph.D., president and CEO of the Foundation, rang the NYSE bell signaling the close of the market at 4 p.m. today. He was joined on the podium by Donald Wood, president and CEO of Federal Realty Investment Trust.

“We are pleased and honored to take part in this distinguished NYSE tradition,” said Beall. “People with cystic fibrosis are living longer than ever, and we are excited about this tremendous progress. At the same time, there is much work to be done in the fight against this devastating disease.”

View the archived Web cast of today's closing bell. 

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