Bulls Partner with AICPA to Reward Students, Educators

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) has joined with the Bulls to sponsor this year’s Education Rewards Program.   The program will allow 100,000 students and 9,000 educators in the Triangle to attend a game at Durham Bulls Athletic Park this summer. Special vouchers were sent to the students and teachers in late May. 

The dates covered by the program are

  • June 14
  • June 19
  • June 21
  • July 2
  • July 12
  • July 26
  • August 15
  • August 16
  • August 23

 “We’re very excited about the partnership with the AICPA,” said Bulls General Manager Mike Birling.  “The AICPA has quickly become an integral part of the community, and we’re honored they have chosen to partner with the Bulls to recognize our local students and educators for all their hard work and commitment.”

The AICPA moved its operational headquarters last year to Durham from New Jersey.

“Since opening our doors in August, we have been welcomed to Durham with open arms,” said AICPA Senior Vice President Anthony Pugliese.  “We could not have asked for a warmer reception. This partnership with the Durham Bulls is a great opportunity to give back to the community.  Our employees are committed to making a difference in Durham, and we look forward to building an even stronger relationship with the Durham community.”

The AICPA, which has been in Durham for just over one year, will also sponsor a fireworks night at Durham Bulls Athletic Park on August 31st.

The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (www.aicpa.org) is the national, professional association of CPAs, with approximately 330,000 members, including CPAs in business and industry, public practice, government, and education. It sets ethical standards for the profession and U.S. auditing standards for audits of private companies; federal, state and local governments; and non-profit organizations. It also develops and grades the Uniform CPA Examination. The AICPA maintains offices in New York, NY; Washington, D.C.; Durham, N.C.; and Lewisville, TX.

Thanks to DBBC’s Matt DeMargel for this capcom story.


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