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John Thomas Financial

March 14, 2011 10:00 ET

John Thomas Financial Supports the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation

CEO Thomas Belesis Attends the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation Sixteenth Annual Gala

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - March 14, 2011) - John Thomas Financial, an independent broker-dealer and investment banking firm located in New York City's Financial District, shows its support for our country's servicemen with support for the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation (MC-LEF). Following a donation to MC-LEF, John Thomas Financial CEO Thomas Belesis will attend the foundation's Sixteenth Annual Gala on March 24, 2011 at the Waldorf-Astoria in New York City. 

MC-LEF provides scholarships to children of Marines and federal law enforcement officers who have lost their lives while serving the United States. The foundation provides $30,000 in maturity value EE Patriot Savings Bonds for each child of Marine or Federal Law Enforcement personnel who have died while on active duty. MC-LEF is certified as one of "America's Best Charities" by the Independent Charities of America and has met the ten accountability standards for the Federal Government's Charity Drive, including low fundraising and administrative costs.

MC-LEF 's Sixteenth Annual Gala will honor Mr. Thomas J. Donohue, President and CEO of the United States Chamber of Commerce. General James F. Amos, 35th Commandant of the Unites States Marine Corps, is Special Military Guest of Honor.

"John Thomas Financial is proud to support the men and women who serve our country by contributing to and participating in this important cause. To be able to give back to the children of the brave individuals who gave their lives in the name of freedom, democracy, and duty is a true honor," said John Thomas Financial CEO Thomas Belesis.

To donate to the Marine Corps-Law Enforcement Foundation, visit the organization's Contributions page.

About John Thomas Financial
John Thomas Financial, member of the FINRA and SIPC, is an independent broker-dealer and investment banking firm headquartered in New York City's Wall Street district. Emphasizing a client-centric approach to managing all aspects of its business, the firm offers a full complement of retail brokerage and corporate advisory services tailored to the unique needs of its clients. For more information on the firm, please visit www.johnthomasbd.com.

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