Local Accounting Firm's Foundation Makes an Impact

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Boatsman Gillmore PLLC awards three local charities $26,000 in its innagural Make an Impact award on September 24, 2011.

We’re very excited about this opportunity to give something back to the community in addition to the participation we received from our clients and our friends in the business community

Charlotte-Boatsman Gillmore PLLC, a Charlotte based CPA and financial advisory firm with offices in the Lake Norman area, awarded the first annual community grants through the Make an Impact Foundation.

On September 24, the Make an Impact Foundation – a 501(c) 3 tax exempt organization, donated $26,000 to three finalists in its inaugural “Nominate a Project” campaign. The campaign encourages the community and the firm’s clients and business partners to nominate a project at a local charity that is both making an impact in the community and also needs the support to complete a specific project that will make an impact to the organization. In the inaugural year, the finalists of the award were Refugee Children’s Relief, Little Smiles, and an ADA compliant facility for a local resident with Down Syndrome. All three finalists received a donation on the night via a fund raising event on the houseboat Yachta Yachta Yachta on Lake Norman during the evening. The event was attended by the Boatsman Gillmore team, several of the firm’s clients, and representatives from each group that received an award. $20,000 was donated by Boatsman Gillmore PLLC and an additional $6,000 was raised the night of the event.

The Make an Impact Foundation is funded from Boatsman Gillmore PLLC revenues and is a long term commitment of the firm’s principals and staff. “We’re very excited about this opportunity to give something back to the community in addition to the participation we received from our clients and our friends in the business community. Dale, our entire staff, and I are really looking forward to making a difference in the lives of some very deserving people in our local community,” says Adam Boatsman, partner of Boatsman Gillmore PLLC.

About Boatsman Gillmore PLLC

Boatsman Gillmore PLLC provides business advisory and certified public accounting services to support the growth of closely held businesses and individuals. The firm serves clients in a variety of industries including construction, sports/entertainment, manufacturing, technology, hospitality, and professional services.

Boatsman Gillmore has two offices, one in Center City Charlotte and one in Huntersville. The firm’ s principals and associates share a mission to pay for themselves through services that make a difference in the cash flow, profitability, and long term value of the businesses and clients served. More information can be found at http://www.boatsmangillmore.com and http://www.makeanimpactcpas.com.

About The Make An Impact Foundation, Inc.

The Make An Impact Foundation, Inc. was established through Adam Boatsman and Dale Gillmore’s passion to promote the education and wellbeing of local children. The foundation’s goal is to make an impact in the lives of children through both actions and donations.

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