Citrin Cooperman Raises More Than $15,000 in Support of the American Cancer Society's 2011 Relay For Life of Ocean City, N.J

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  • Philadelphia, PA-NJ (1888PressRelease) July 06, 2011 - Citrin Cooperman, a leading accounting, tax and business consulting firm in Philadelphia, raised $15,652 in support of the American Cancer Society's 2011 Relay For LifeŽ of Ocean City, N.J. which was held on June 24 and 25, 2011. During the event, Citrin Cooperman's team of 20 members gathered at Ocean City High School and took turns walking and running around the school's track in honor of the Society's mission to eliminate and prevent cancer.

    Jeffrey Gittler, CPA, a firm partner and supporter of the American Cancer Society, led the charge for the Relay For Life program in the Philadelphia office. Individually, Gittler raised more than $12,000 for the cause and encouraged his co-workers to support the effort.

    "The fight against cancer is a cause that is near to my heart, so it was moving to see my colleagues rally and support this great program and organization," said Gittler. "Relay For Life is a life-changing event that gives people a chance to celebrate the lives of those we know that have battled cancer, to remember lost loved ones, and to fight back against this major health problem."

    Gittler brings more than 30 years experience to ensuring that Citrin Cooperman's work meets the highest standard levels. He is a member of the firm's Quality Control Group. Prior to joining the firm, Gittler served as a technical manager at the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants. Since 1980, he has worked for a number of accounting firms in Eastern Pennsylvania, providing accounting and tax services to a variety of industries.

    About the American Cancer Society - The American Cancer Society is the nationwide, community-based, voluntary health organization dedicated to eliminating cancer as a major health problem by preventing cancer, saving lives, and diminishing suffering from cancer, through research, education, advocacy, and service. To learn more, visit

    About Citrin Cooperman - Citrin Cooperman ( is a full-service accounting firm, providing attest and assurance, tax, and business advisory services. The firm's accountants and advisors have deep experience in many industries and areas including professional services, restaurants, real estate, entertainment, staffing and executive search, valuation and forensic services, charter schools, nonprofits and Sarbanes-Oxley compliance. Founded in 1979, the firm has offices in Philadelphia, midtown Manhattan, White Plains, N.Y., Springfield, N.J., and Southport, Conn. Citrin Cooperman is an independent firm associated with Moore Stephens.

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