For the sixth year in a row, Barfield, Murphy, Shank & Smith, Birmingham, sponsored and built a Habitat for Humanity home. Employees from the firm and sister companies Abacus IT Solutions, Benefits Administration Services and Payroll & Benefit Solutions, joined together for eight weeks to volunteer over 600 hours to build the home for a first-time homeowner and her family.



Holthouse Carlin & Van Trigt LLP celebrated the 20th anniversary of its founding in 1991 at an open house at its West Los Angeles office. The firm noted that all of its founding partners are still working full-time, with no plans of retiring.



BDO announced that world-wide revenue for all BDO member firms for the year ended Sept. 30, 2011, amounted to $5.672 billion, an increase of 7.36 percent from last year. Revenues from assurance services accounted for 61 percent of combined fee income, with tax and advisory services representing 19 percent and 20 percent, respectively. ... Porte Brown LLC, Elk Grove Village, earned an unmodified report in its most recent peer review - the highest rating possible.



Councilor, Buchanan & Mitchell CPAs, Bethesda, is celebrated the 90th anniversary of its founding in 1921 by James Allan Councilor, with an event at the Columbia Country Club in early November.



Deloitte launched Deloitte Postdigital Enterprise, a new Deloitte Center of Excellence focused on helping clients deal with the convergence of five "post-digital" technologies -- social, mobile, cloud, analytics and cyber intelligence. ... Ernst & Young, New York City, has joined the Certified Implementer Program for the ONESOURCE corporate tax solutions of Thomson Reuters. ... Grassi & Co., Jericho, has been named one of the Best Places to Work for 2011 by Crain's New York Business and Best Companies Group.



Eide Bailly LLP, Fargo, has released the Eide Bailly Mobile App for the Apple iPad, a free app that offers insights and updates, calculators and learning events.



A team of 23 walkers from the Philadelphia office of Citrin Cooperman supported the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation by participating in its Walk to Cure Diabetes at the Philadelphia Museum of Art on in late October, raising approximately $2,500.

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