Minnesota CPA firm Abdo, Eick and Meyers received the Small Business of the Year award from the Greater Mankato Area United Way for their volunteering and fundraising efforts for the organization.

“Abdo, Eick & Meyers, LLP increased their giving to the United Way by 16 percent over the previous year with 74 percent employee participation and a generous corporate gift,” said Mankato Area United Way president Bowman in a statement. “Not only do they have a great campaign each year, they have numerous volunteers who help United Way in many capacities.”

Firm business manager Christine Powers, who is also board chair and on the finance committee for the organization, accepted the award.

“It is an honor for our firm to receive this award,” she said. “We look forward to continuing our involvement in 2012.”