NASDAQ April 1, 2008
Melania Trump, Cameron Mathison,
Rebecca Budig And Executives From The
Entertainment, Media, Real Estate And Business
Sectors Join Ross Ellis, Founder And
Chief Executive Officer Of Love Our
Children USA , Ring The Closing Bell
Rebecca Budig, Cameron Mathison,
Love Our Children Founder
and Chief Executive Officer
Ross Ellis and Melania Trump
Cameron Mathison and Melania Trump
New York , NY —Melania Trump rang the bell at Love Our Children USA’s Closing of the Bell Ceremony at NASDAQ. Celebrity guests Cameron Mathison (“All My Children” and “Dancing With The Stars”,) Rebecca Budig (“All My Children”) and others from the entertainment and business sectors stood along side of Mrs. Trump as she rang the closing the bell and kicked off the organization’s Fifth Annual National Love Our Children Day.
Each year Mayor Michael Bloomberg proclaims the first Saturday of every April as Love Our Children Day and said “All of our children deserve the love, encouragement, and respect they need to reach their full potential – today and every day of the year,” and commended Love Our Children USA for its vital work in making an incredible difference in so many young people’s lives.
The event, which took place at SpotLight Live in NYC on Saturday, April 5, was a "Celebration of Children" with celebrities Elisabeth Hasselbeck (The View), Cameron Mathison(All My Children and Dancing With The Stars), Meredith Vieira (Today Show), Ashleigh Banfield(Hollywood Heat), Frank Grillo (Blind Justice and Prison Break), the New Menudo, The DEY, Yvonna Wright(Guiding Light) and Tobias Truvillion (One Life To Live). It attracted over 300 of the Tri-State's families. The day is celebrated annually to honor children, strengthen families and raise awareness for efforts to keep children safe.
Love Our Children USA is the national nonprofit leader that honors, respects and protects children. Its mission is to break the cycle of violence against children. Celebrating its 9th year as 'the Go-To' prevention organization for all forms of violence and neglect against children in the U.S.
Other guests included: Vanessa Mathison, Kea + Joby; Maria Sansone, Host, The 9; Miss Teen New Jersey 2007 International - Krysten Moore, Ama Dwimoh - Bureau Chief, Crimes Against Children Brooklyn District Attorney's Office; Catherine Dagonese, Assistant District Attorney, Crimes Against Children Brooklyn District Attorney's Office; Amy Hatkoff, Author, You Are My World: How A Parent's Love Shapes A Baby's Mind; Clark Halstead, Chairman, Halstead Property; Love Our Children USA Board Members Ira Levy, Beth Feldman, Kelly Fiore, Robin Raskin, executives from Embassy Row, Spotlight Live, Signature Bank New York and other guests.
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