Pasadena, CA (PRWEB) June 07, 2014
As part of its Western Gives Back program, Western International Securities(Western) recently contributed $5,000 to the Vaughn Next Century Learning Center (Vaughn). Vaughn is an independent charter school that was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in Pacoima, Calif.
Danielle Llamas, VP of Training at Western, is a long-time supporter of the Vaughn Learning Center. She indicated that the donation will go to the high school athletics department. They believe that participation in extra-curricular sports significantly improves student learning and teaches young people to become responsible, respectful and resourceful members of their communities.
“The Vaughn Learning Center does not have an athletic field, nor proper equipment, and on one occasion our girl’s softball team had to forfeit the game because the umpire noticed we didn’t have proper equipment,” said Ms. Llamas. She went on to say that, “with the generous support of Western, the students at the Vaughn Learning Center will be able to take advantage of the opportunities that organized sports can provide.”
Don Bizub, CEO of Western International Securities said, “Our program benefits non-profit organizations that are selected by our team members. It is a pleasure to donate to the Vaughn Next Century Learning Center, an organization that is dedicated not only to their students, but their community as well.”
Western International Securities is among the largest independent broker-dealers clearing through J.P. Morgan Clearing Corp. Through its clearing agreement with J.P. Morgan Clearing Corp. and Pershing LLC, Western is able to provide its Advisors with state-of-the-art financial services and support. Established in 1995, the firm is headquartered in Pasadena, CA and maintains offices nationwide.
If you’d like more information, please contact Ecri Gutierrez at ecri(at)wisdirect(dot)com or 888-793-7717. Western International Securities, 70 South Lake Avenue, Pasadena, CA 91101, http://www.wisdirect.com.