Place Trade Sponsors Women in Law Enforcement Champion Softball Team

Raleigh, NC, August 18, 2007 --( Sarah M. Place, President & CEO of Place Trade Financial, Inc., a full service, discount broker and online trading firm, announced that Place Trade is a proud sponsor of the Texas Outlawz. This champion softball team made up of women in law enforcement will be returning to Las Vegas August 15th - 20th to defend their gold medal in the 31st Annual Nevada Police and Fire Games.

“We are honored to have the opportunity to support the Texas Outlawz as they defend their gold medal,” said Place. “Their efforts on the field are far outweighed by the contributions that they make in the community and they make us proud to continue to support women in law enforcement across the country.”

“Our team has trained hard and is looking forward to bringing another gold medal back to Texas,” said Officer Mara L. Wilson. “These tournaments have not only become stress releasers for the officers but also offers an opportunity for the officers to interact with the public as well as with other law enforcement officers from near and afar.”

About Texas Outlawz:
The Texas Outlawz are a Champion Softball Team made up of women in law enforcement. This team is comprised of patrol officers, DPS Troopers, Hostage Negotiators, Firefighters, detectives, sergeants and lieutenants. The members are derived from various departments in San Antonio and Austin, Texas including: SAPD, SAFD, BCSO, DPS, APD and EISD. In the past, some team members have competed in Law Enforcement Tournaments as far away as Puerto Rico. Along with three outstanding coaches, the team is managed by Officer Mara L. Wilson, who has also coached the SAPD Co-Ed Softball Team - Guns and Roses; who have also garnered many gold and silver medals.

In addition to enforcing the law, team members volunteer in the community working with the elderly and reaching out to children. Team member have assisted many individuals at senior citizen communities with cashing social security checks, preventing robberies, assaults and other crimes of violence that have been previously committed against these seniors when they left their secured environment to cash their checks. In addition, members volunteer to serve the community by delivering food and toys to families in need during the holidays.

About Place Trade Financial, Inc.:
Place Trade Financial, Inc. (Member Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) [formerly NASD] and SIPC) is a global full service, discount brokerage firm with online trading. Founded in Lillington, North Carolina; Place Trade opened its first Triangle branch office in Raleigh in 2002. Place Trade appeals to clients with various investment needs, by offering a range of products and services - including stocks, options, mutual funds, ETFs, CDs, extensive fixed income securities, online trading, IPOs and no-fee IRAs. Additional services include Wealth Management, college and retirement planning, 401(k) rollovers and business retirement plans. Place Trade Financial, Inc. is a member of the Securities Industry Financial Markets Association (SIFMA) and is a Municipal Securities Rulemaking Board (MSRB) registered firm.

For questions or comments, contact Sarah Place at (919) 719-7200, via email or visit us online at

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