Member News & Views
ALL merges with Newton CPA firm
Chestnut Hill based CPA and Business Advisory firm Abrams Little-Gill Loberfeld PC (ALL) and Newton CPA firm Gold & Goldberg, LLP have merged. Both firms will operate from the Chestnut Hill office at 1330 Boylston Street and provide services as Abrams Little-Gill Loberfeld PC. ALL, a full-service Certified Public Accounting and Business Advisory firm specializing in tailoring services to suit the needs of closely held businesses, business owners and entrepreneurs, as well as high net worth clients and nonprofit organizations, appears annually on the Boston Business Journal’s list of the Top 50 Largest Accounting Firms in the area.
Immigrant entrepreneurs sought
A class of intermediate students at the Community Learning Center is developing English language and interviewing skills through an innovative project funded by the Cambridge Community Foundation. They are looking for immigrant entrepreneurs who would spare one hour of their time to be interviewed by a student about their education and career paths or businesses. The results will be written up by the students in a newsletter. If you would like to participate, contact Christianne Wollaston-Joury at (617) 349-6361 or by email at email@example.com
Members team up to sell pies for charity
Team Pie It Forward, made up of several CCC members, including Tamela Roche, Realtor®, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage; Mike Bavuso, Big Foot Moving & Storage, Inc.; Brian Jurgens, W.T. Kenney Co;. Karen Coleman, Advance Restaurant Finance; Patrick F. Dwyer & Associates, LLC; Brooke Kavoogian, GB Kerkorian Partners, LLC; Joseph Aceto, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney; Kathleen Wentworth, Leader Bank; Janet Koenig, Picinich Photography; and Andrew Sheehan, AFA Protective Systems, sold 604 pies, raising $17,350 for the “Pie in the Sky” annual Thanksgiving bake sale held by Community Servings. They also donated gift pies to the United States Marine Corps “Toys for Tots” in Boston. Mike Bavuso, President of Big Foot Moving & Storage, Inc. and his entire crew donated their services to deliver thousands of pies to pick-up locations throughout greater Boston. Community Servings is Greater Boston’s free home-delivered meals program for the acutely ill, their families and their caregivers.
Members recognized as Tech Citizens
Several CCC members were among the 23 companies honored at the Mass High Tech 2010 Tech Citizenship Awards program, which recognizes technology companies for their charitable work through contributions to nonprofit community organizations. Among the honorees were: Comcast Corp., Charles Stark Draper Laboratory Inc., Genzyme Corp., iCorps Technologies Inc., Microsoft Corp., Raytheon Co., Shire, and Verizon Communications Inc.
City offers free QuickBooks class
An Advanced QuickBooks class, free to Cambridge residents and business owners ($100 for others) will be held on Wednesdays, February 9 through March 2, from 9 to 11 a.m. at Center for Women and Enterprise offices, 24 School St, 7th floor, Boston. This advanced-level course is designed for the existing business owners who already posses a working knowledge of the software. QuickBooks can be used to better understand a business’s financial health and as a financial decision making tool. Course topics include tracking inventory, calculating financial projections and tracking strategic decisions such as changes in pricing. PC computers will be provided but participants are encouraged to bring their own, with QuickBooks software. To pre-register, contact Pardis Saffari at ­firstname.lastname@example.org
or (617) 349-4654.
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