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High school students learn firsthand about the accounting profession

Jennifer Dorigo, an accounting teacher at Kenmore East High School in Tonawanda, New York, decided she wanted her students to learn firsthand what the accounting profession is really like. She also wanted her students to strengthen their communication skills and increase their business knowledge.
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Loans that change lives

Accountants for Social Good (ASG) is a new charitable group created to unite accountants, CPAs, and other financial professionals to help those in need.
Community News

Citrin Cooperman raises thousands of dollars for the fight against cancer

Philadelphia-based Citrin Cooperman, an accounting, tax, and business consulting firm, raised $15,652 in support of the American Cancer Society's 2011 Relay For Life of Ocean City, NJ.
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Cincinnati's Barnes Dennig plans community outreach day

Barnes Dennig has done other activities for team building in the past, but a community outreach event like this takes team building to a whole new level.
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Boston area firm donates day of business to nonprofits

Westborough, Mass.-based CCR LLP recently closed its doors for a day to volunteer in communities around New England in its Fourth Annual Community Day of Caring.
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CPA firms make Super Bowl wager for charity

It won't just be the Green Bay Packers and the Pittsburgh Steelers battling for bragging rights on February 6. Independent public accounting firms in Wisconsin and Pennsylvania have joined the fray, with an eye toward helping a charity.
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Abalos & Associates walk for autism awareness fundraiser

Employees and family members of Phoenix-based CPA firm Abalos & Associates, PLLC, recently participated in Arizona Walk Now for Autism Speaks, an event held to raise funds and awareness to support individuals affected by autism.
A&A

Texas CPAs suggest toys that teach children about saving, budgeting, investing

With many people facing challenging financial situations and an economy desperately trying to rebound, the TSCPA believes this holiday season is the perfect time for children to learn the importance of money-mindedness with affordable toys and board games that won’t break the bank.
A&A

Virginia CPA society offers free financial literacy calendar

The Virginia Society of Certified Public Accountants’ award-winning Financial Fitness Calendar is now available for the 2011 calendar year.
Workplace Fitness

Colleen Black honored for promoting work/life balance

Colleen Black, of Billings, MT-based Colleen Black & Company P.C., recently received the Local Balance award by the American Society of Women Accountants (ASWA) for her firm’s support of staff balancing life and work.
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Arizona State University students, pwc, Habitat for Humanity build home for family

From crunching numbers to hammering nails, Arizona State University students took a break from their books to lend a hand to Habitat for Humanity.
A&A

State societies sponsor CPA Day of Service

CPA societies in Illinois and Virginia provided the impetus for firms and individuals nationwide to take part in a day of service on September 24, the CPA Day of Service. The event not only helps worthy local organizations, but also highlights the contributions made by CPAs.
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Citrin Cooperman’s “Jeans with a Twist” raises money, awareness for MS society

Citrin Cooperman & Company, LLP, a Philadelphia-based accounting, tax, and business consulting firm in Philadelphia raised more than $1,600 for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society with a recent office-wide dress down day.
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Big Four firms support participation in science, technology, engineering, math

PricewaterhouseCoopers, Ernst & Young, and Deloitte have joined 100 corporations and foundations as participants in Change the Equation, a new CEO-led effort to cultivate widespread literacy in science, technology, engineering, and math.
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ASU accounting students team with pwc to build Habitat for Humanity house

ASU’s Department of Information Systems Club (DISC) and Beta Alpha Psi, an honor society for accounting students, are joining together with pwc to make home ownership a reality for one Phoenix family.
Community News

When disaster strikes, ensure corporate relief efforts are legal, effective

It is critical to ensure that any company-sponsored charitable efforts are legal, transparent, effective, and consistent with the company’s business ethos and approach.
Education & Careers

Deloitte's Maximum Impact gives student recruits a chance to volunteer

Deloitte's Maximum Impact: Alternative Spring Break gives students a chance to see a different side of the Big Four and work with accounting professionals in community service projects.
Community News

Rea & Associates collects 12 tons of food for the hungry

Ohio families will have more food for the holidays thanks to the efforts of employees at Rea & Associates. Employees of the CPA firm's 11 Ohio offices raised more than 24,000 pounds of food during the annual holiday food drive.
Community News

Wipfli’s Community Day helps 35 organizations

Wipfli LLP, with 15 offices in Minnesota and Wisconsin, closed its doors for business on September 24 so that hundreds of associates throughout the Midwest could spend the day giving back to the communities.
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J.H. Cohn donates $150,000 to Cohn for Kids

Through its 18th Annual Charity Golf Invitational, J.H. Cohn LLP, one of the largest independent accounting and consulting firms in the United States, donated a total of $150,000 to two Cohn for Kids affiliated charities: Special Operations Warrior Foundation and Joe Torre Safe At Home Foundation. Longtime J.H. Cohn Charity Golf Invitational supporter Capital One Bank was the Presenting Sponsor of the outing, held at Hamilton Farm Golf Club in Gladstone, NJ on June 8.

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