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Free 'Sunrise Quickinar' for non-profits on Oct. 20

October 6, 2011
Submitted by BRIGETTE FAHL , Island Reporter, Captiva Current, Sanibel-Captiva Islander

Myers, Brettholtz & Company, PA, Certified Public Accountants & Business Consultants, will host the fifth session on Sanibel in it series of free "Sunrise Quickinars" for non-profit organizations Thursday, Oct. 20 at Bank of the Islands.

Focusing on accounting practices and requirements specifically for non-profits, all the seminars are coordinated with Southwest Florida Community Foundation in partnership with United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades.

For the first time, each seminar will be duplicated on Sanibel Island in the days following the mainland event.

Article Photos

Principals from Myers, Brettholtz & Company are, from left, John M. Lopez, Jennifer L. Coleman, Lori A. Wilson and Steven M. Brettholtz.

"We've had requests from our island non-profit clients to hold sessions on Sanibel so we are excited to be partnering with Bank of the Islands to make this happen," said Lori Wilson, shareholder with Myers, Brettholtz & Company.

The fifth session Filing Requirements & Reporting to Donors will be held Tuesday, Oct. 18 at United Way in Fort Myers and Thursday, Oct. 20 at Bank of the Islands, located at 1699 Periwinkle Way on Sanibel.

Future session includes:

Nov. 1 and 4 Policies

"Community involvement and volunteerism are integral components of our culture," said Steve Brettholtz, shareholder in the firm. "We believe giving back to the community and by sharing our expertise in accurate financial reporting, controls, policies, analysis and more, we help local non-profits make sure they are in compliance with donors, grantors and taxing authorities."

Registration and a continental breakfast will be served for the island sessions at 8:45 a.m. The seminars will last from 9 until 10:30 a.m.

Space is limited and participants must register in advance by contacting Shamera Rye at or 239-939-5775. For more information, visit



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