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 (All My Children), Cameron Mathison
(All My Children, Dancing With The Stars, EXTRA), Ross Ellis (Founder and
Chief Executive Officer, Love Our Children USA) and Melania Trump
Cameron Mathison and Melania Trump
Miss Teen New Jersey International 2007, Rebecca Budig, Ross Ellis, Cameron Mathison, Melania Trump
and Love Our Children USA Supporters
Budig, NASDAQ Executive, Cameron Mathison,
Melania Trump, Ross Ellis, Miss Teen New Jersey International 2007, Maria Sansone
and Love Our Children USA supporters
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 will stand along side of Mrs. Trump as she rings the closing the bell and kicks 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 will take place at SpotLight Live in NYC on Saturday, April 5, is a "Celebration of Children" with celebrities Elisabeth Hasselbeck, Cameron Mathison, Meredith Vieira, Ashleigh Banfield, Frank Grillo, the New Menudo and others, and attracts over 300 of the Tri-State's most influential 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, Microsoft and other guests.