Area CPA Firm awarded Presidents Award and Managing Partner to be Installed as Chairman of National CPA OrganizationKittell, Branagan & Sargent, the St. Albans, Vermont based accounting and consulting firm has been named to receive the 2005 Presidents Award presented by cpasnet.com. The firm was selected from among the 44,000 accounting and business consulting firms across the nation. Dana Kittell, CPA, managing partner and one of the founding partners of KB&S will formally receive the award at the annual meeting of the organization in San Antonio later this year. In addition, he will be installed as the Chairman of the organization for a three-year term.Cornell Rudov, Executive Director of cpasnet.com indicated, Kittell, Branagan & Sargents selection was determined by a panel of leading business professionals and establishes them as a true leader within the accounting profession. The award is presented annually to the firm whose leadership demonstrates dedication to intellectual thinking and greater insight and understanding to American commerce. Without question the selection committee chose Danas firm based in part on his novel and innovative leadership which has created a number of New Englands most recognized tax and accounting experts.Kittell, Branagan & Sargent is a progressive business advisory and accounting firm based in St. Albans Vermont. They handle a wide range of tax, accounting, and business needs, including tax and estate planning, preparation of financial statements and cash flow projections, certified audits and reviews and accounting software consulting. They also specialize in business and investment partnership valuations, litigation support, the development of business plans and budgets and assistance with purchasing, selling, merging, and/or founding a business.Their firm’s objective is to provide prompt, efficient tax, accounting, and consulting services of the very highest quality. They are characterized by a positive, client-oriented attitude. The manageable size of their practice allows a degree of responsiveness and access to KB& Ss principals that are often not available from a large, bureaucratic firm.Kittell, Branagan & Sargent clients cover the broad spectrum of small to medium sized businesses, with a focus on service oriented businesses, nursing homes, hospitals and allied healthcare professionals, light-manufacturing companies and professional practices. KBS also specializes in tax and financial consulting for high-income individuals.In addition to the award, Dana will become Chairman of cpasnet.com for a three-year term commencing in June 2005. At the recent Executive Committee meeting, Dana was selected unanimously to lead the organization. Cpasnet.com is a national consortium of accounting and business consulting firms who have pooled their resources to provide a national overview for their clients while maintaining their local autonomy. Were the firms who comprise cpasnet.com to practice as a single unit, they would constitute the 20th largest accounting firm in the nation. Their strategic alliance with PKF International gives members a worldwide network of practices in 300 countries around the globe.Dana has been practicing accounting for more than thirty years and is a graduate of Champlain College with a degree in accounting. Kittell, Branagan & Sargent, Certified Public Accountants, was founded on May 1, 1986 by Dana Kittell, Christopher Branagan and Gregory Sargent.
Franklin County High School Girls Varsity Volleyball beat Milan High School 3-1. 25-17, 25-12, 19-25, 25-11Another great night of volleyball and we got to play at home!! We hosted Milan tonight and won in 4 sets. The girls played very well for the fact that we ran a 5-1 without ever practicing it!! I knew they could accomplish it, I just had to convince them that they could. This team is continuing to amaze me with every game and every practice!! Rachel Bischoff had a team-high of 6 ace serves with 4 of them in a row during the 3rd set while serving 5 times!! Rachel also had 2 kills, 1 block and 2 digs. Kelsey Vail had a team-high with 8 consecutive service points and 1 ace serve and 1 dig. Audrey Reister had 1 ace serve, 11 assists, 1 kill. Makyah Richardson had 1 ace serve, 6 kills, 9 blocks, and 1 dig. Jalynn Rogers had 1 ace serve and 4 digs. Charlotte Barrett had 2 kills, 1 block, and 4 digs. Rae Ertel had 1 kill and 1 dig. Saige Mergenthal had 1 kill and 1 block. Alex Gillman had 2 blocks and 1 kill. Mercedez Waddell had 1 block.We are on the uphill climb!!! Let’s keep this going girls!!! We are FC!!! JV and Varsity will travel to EIAC Greensburg this Saturday, Sept. 14th. We would love to see you at the game!!!Courtesy of Wildcats Coach Jill Mergenthal.Franklin County JV Volleyball team swept the Milan Indians in two sets last night at home. The team played great overall, we had awesome communication and coverage. Kacie Williams had 12 assists. Meredith Hoff, Josie Rolfes, and Alex Gillman had 4 kills each! So proud of this team.This brings our record to 4-6 so far this season. Looking forward to our next game Saturday as we take on our EIAC opponent Greensburg!Courtesy of Wildcats Coach Logan Allen.
BiH football team is now 23rd team of the World according to FIFA/Coca-Cola World Ranking. BiH team now has 825 points, and in one month BiH team advanced for one place.In the first ten, there weren’t any changes; Spain is still the first in front of Germany and Argentina.Greece, BiH’s next opponent fell from 11th to 12th place, Slovakia dropped by 6 places, Lithuania dropped by two, Latvia by one and Lichtenstein by 3 place. In BiH’s group for World Cup qualifications, BiH team is the only team that advanced, while all other teams dropped by several places.Next ranking list will be published on 11 April.