NEW YORK – On the night of September 12th, J.F. Lehman & Company and many of the firm's friends and colleagues gathered at Bowlmor Lanes in New York City for the Fifth Annual Bowling for the Brave charity fundraising event, benefitting the Special Operations Warrior Foundation (”SOWF”). The SOWF is a non-profit organization committed to providing college scholarship grants, financial aid, and educational and family counseling to the surviving children and families of U.S. special operations personnel. Thanks to the generous support of our corporate and individual sponsors, this year's Bowling for the Brave was successful in raising over $113,000 in direct donations for the Foundation. Since inception of the firm's Bowling for the Brave event in 2009, J.F. Lehman & Company has helped raise over $230,000 in aggregate donations to the SOWF.
J.F. Lehman & Company was joined in its fundraising efforts by numerous corporate co-sponsors and individual donors. Our 2013 Platinum Sponsors included BNP Paribas, Evercore, Jones Day, PricewaterhouseCoopers, Blank Rome, Stanwich Advisors, Miller & Chevalier, Drew Marine, ACR Electronics, Doss Aviation, Northeast Ship Repair, National Response Corporation, US Joiner, and IMECO. In addition, several other corporate and individual supporters contributed to the success of this year's event for the SOWF.
Alex Harman, a Partner at J.F. Lehman & Company, said, ”Our firm is honored to support the Special Operations Warrior Foundation and its mission of providing full college scholarship grants and family counseling to the surviving children of a parent who served our country in the U.S. special operations forces. We are proud that our friends and colleagues share our commitment to the military community, and we appreciate their generous donations in support of this annual fundraising effort. We look forward to the Sixth Annual Bowling for the Brave.”