WIFS rings NYSE Opening Bell

ALBANY, NY (12/05/2011)(readMedia)-- On Tuesday, December 27, 2011 at 9:30 AM EST, Officers, Board of Directors, New York City Leadership and selected members of Women in Insurance and Financial Services (WIFS) will ring the New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell. This historical moment culminates a yearlong celebration of the 75th Anniversary of WIFS. The ringing of the Opening Bell also serves as important recognition of WIFS' success in meeting their mission to attract, develop and advance the careers of women in insurance and financial services industries.

WIFS is grateful to Lincoln Financial Advisors (LFA) and the pivotal role LFA played in facilitating this important event for WIFS.

Members are encouraged to watch and to encourage other industry professionals to tune in to the live broadcast at 9:30 AM EST. WIFS' ringing of The Opening Bell will be available to watch at the NYSE's website, http://www.nyse.com/.

About WIFS:

WIFS is the pre-eminent professional organization for women in the financial services industry. WIFS' mission is to attract, develop and advance the careers of women in the insurance and financial services industry.

WIFS supports its members through mentoring, monthly training programs, educational resources and an annual national conference with exhibitors, presentations and world-class speakers. For more information about WIFS membership benefits and programs, visit www.wifsnational.org or contact the National Office at 866-264-9437.