elected CSCPA President Greg Lainas stopped by the
membership department to help Membership Coordinator Liz
Frazza draw the winner of our 2011-2012 dues raffle.
2012 dues renewal package, any member who paid his or her
dues on or before June 1, 2011 was entered to win our grand
prize an iPad 2.
Realized Financial Solutions in Plainville, who was drawn at
random from among all the eligible members.
Proof that in addition to wanting to be entered to win a great prize you see value in your member-
ship and want to remain a part of Connecticut's CPA community.
We certainly had a strong start to this year's membership activity year, with 114 highly attended CPE
seminars and conferences held in June alone, the hugely successful Essential Event (page 6), the New
and Young Professionals Mini Golf Outing (page 40), more than 25 Educational Trust Fund scholarship
presentations (page 44), a reception to honor Connecticut's newest CPAs (page 46), the Valuation,
Forensic, and Litigation Support Group's first dinner meeting (page 31), and lots more!
free members-only educational programming. Most are quick two-hour sessions and many offer a CPE
component. And remember, you don't need to be a member of a committee (or a subject-matter expert!)
to stop by a meeting and see the value for yourself.
assortment of upcoming social and public service events, and they're inviting the entire membership to
join in several of them! Mobilize your coworkers to collect backpacks for the Back-to-School Supply Drive,
roll up your sleeves for the American Red Cross Blood Drive, or gather a group for UConn Tailgating.
randomly select the dues raffle winner, while
Membership Coordinator Liz Frazza looks on.