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Plus Honkamp Krueger debuts “The Accountants: The Sequel” and Brettholtz & Co. and NYSSCPA host seminars
A collection of firm news from across the country.
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CALIFORNIA
MHTB Accountancy Group, formerly known as McCahan, Helfrick, Thiercof & Butera, announced its new brand at the end of 2016, and this month launched a new dynamic Web site at mhtb.com. Formatted for desktop, tablet and smart phone viewing, and includes secure sign-in for established clients.
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CHINA
ZG, Beijing, joined PKF International as a member firm of the global network. The signing, which took place in Beijing included Gengchun Yao, chairman at ZG; representatives from the Chinese Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Beijing Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Hebei Institute of Certificate Public accountants; the chairman of China United Guanghua Holding Group; and John Sim, Amy Hui and Wingsee AuYeung from PKF. The addition of ZG brings PKF’s total offices to more than 400 in 150 countries.
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CONNECTICUT
BlumShapiro has appointed 48 staff and intern positions since the beginning of 2017 in its Tax and Audit Departments in offices located in West Hartford and Shelton, Ct.; Newton and Quincy, Mass.; and Cranston, R.I.
FLORIDA
Brettholtz & Company, Fort Myers, is holding its 15th annual nonprofit seminar to educate nonprofits on new accounting issues. The seminar, in partnership with the Southwest Florida Community Foundation and the United Way of Lee, Hendry and Glades Counties, will be held Jan. 25 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the United Way offices in Fort Myers.
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GEORGIA
Hawkinson, Muchnick & Associates opened a new office in Hiram, to provide its tax, accounting and business advisory services to people and businesses in Paulding County and the region.
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IOWA
Honkamp Krueger, Dubuque, released its latest video, “The Accountants: The Sequel.”
NEW YORK
UHY LLP announced that the firm and the Center for Disability Services will host a special appearance by New York Giants running back Paul Perkins during the 57th annual Center for Disability Services Telethon at the Radisson Hotel in Albany on January 29.

The New York Society of CPAs are hosting a free college planning seminar through the NYSSCPA’s Get Money Smart financial literacy campaign on Jan. 21, to the parents and students of the Eagle Academy for Young Men in the Bronx.
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OHIO
Sikich LLP has opened a new office in Akron's White Pond Office Park, in a new 34,500-square-foot building at 274 White Pond Drive.

Bodine Perry, Canfield, is celebrating the 15th anniversary of its founding in 2002 by Matthew Bodine and Daniel Perry. The firm now has offices in Canfield, Warren and Columbus, as well as Naples, Fla.
PENNSYLVANIA
Boles Metzger Brosius & Emrick PC, Susquehanna Township, has changed its name to Boles Metzger Brosius & Walborn PC, following the acquisition of a firm in Harrisburg, Walborn Naugle Associates, which became official on Jan. 1. Five professionals from WNA have moved to Boles Metzger's office.