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July/August 2012
Citrin Cooperman Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Joel Cooperman (left) serves breakfast to employees
at the firm's Norwalk office in recognition of their
first-place finish in a charitable donation drive
competition among the firm's five offices.
CitrinCooperman'sNorwalkofficewastreatedtoaspe-
cialbreakfastcelebrationservedbythefirm'sco-founder
andmanagingpartner
JoelCoopermaninrecognitionof
theoffice'ssuccessfuldonationdrivetobenefitlocalToys
forTotsandOneWarmCoatchapters.Thebreakfastwas
aprizeawardedaspartofafriendlycompetitionamong
thefirm'sfiveoffices,includingNewYorkCity,Philadel-
phia,WhitePlains,NY,Springfield,NJ,andNorwalk.
"I'mimmenselyproud,notonlyoftheNorwalkoffice'swin
and generosity, but for the spirit of giving each of our of-
ficescontinuestoembraceinsupportoftheindividualsand
organizations positively impacted by our `Citrin Cooper-
manCares'projects,"saidCooperman."Servingbreakfast
wasanenjoyablewaytorecognizetheNorwalkteamand
emphasizetheimportanceofservingothers."
Althoughthesmallestinsizeamongthefirm'sregionalof-
fices, the Norwalk team's efforts resulted in donations of
morethan650toys,300coats,and$6,600tothelocalToys
forTotsandOneWarmCoatchapters.
CTCPA New and Young Professionals Speak for
Youth Financial Education Conference
Citrin Cooperman Co-Founder and Managing Partner
Joel Cooperman Serves Breakfast To Employees
On May 17,
Lana Pomeroy of Del Conte, Hyde, Annello
&Schuch,
KirstinOlszewskiofRealty3Carroll&Agostini,
and
KathleenMcKeonofPue,Chick,Leibowitz&Blezard
volunteeredtohelphighschoolstudentsfromaroundthe
statelearntheimportanceofbudgetingatthe2012Youth
Financial Education Conference, presented by Junior
Achievement.Morethan300studentsattendedtheconfer-
enceatCentralConnecticutStateUniversitytohearfrom
professionals in various personal finance fields on how to
bepreparedtomanagetheirmoneyastheyenterthe"real
world."UsingcurriculumdevelopedbyJuniorAchievement,
the speakers facilitated an interactive simulation that al-
lowedstudentstochoosethetransportation,housing,cloth-
ing,food,andentertainmentthatfitintoagivenbudget.
u
Lana Pomeroy
Kirstin Olszewski
Kathleen McKeon