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Events That Bring Communities Together

The FICPA Scholarship Foundation hosts events around the state that directly benefit our mission. Through social events, family retreats, charity fundraisers, and more, we bring the community together to make an impact for the future of the accounting and finance profession.

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30th Annual 1040K Run

 

April 2019
TBD

Cross two finish lines at the 1040K Run – a festive 5K, 10K and Kids’ road races and the tax filing deadline! Run, sponsor or volunteer. All race proceeds fund scholarships for South Florida accounting students in need.

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Learn@Sea Cruise

 

May 9 – 12, 2019
Cruise to Havana, Cuba and Key West
Norwegian Sun® from Port Canaveral

Looking to get the family together? The FICPA Sailfish Chapter’s 4th Annual Learn@Sea Cruise sets sail from May 9-May 12, 2019. Earn up to 6 CPE credit hours as we travel between Port Canaveral; Havana, Cuba and Key West aboard the Norwegian Sun®. Proceeds benefit the FICPA Scholarship Foundation.

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FICPA Scholarship Foundation Suncoast Scramble

 

Image: FICPA Educational Foundation Suncoast Scramble Golf TournamentFriday, May 3, 2019
East Lake Woodlands Country Club
Oldsmar, Fla.

The FICPA Scholarship Foundation Suncoast Scramble raises scholarship funds for Florida fourth and fifth-year accounting students. With the help of our sponsors, the Suncoast Scramble has a goal of raising $20,000 to provide deserving accounting students with scholarships.

The Suncoast Scramble takes place at East Lake Woodlands Country Club in Oldsmar. The Suncoast Scramble combines the effort and support from our sponsors, the FICPA Suncoast Chapter, the Board of Trustees of the FICPA Scholarship Foundation and other local chapter officers and leaders.

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The 11th Annual Ocean Reef Family Retreat

 

July 25 – 28, 2019
Ocean Reef Club, Key Largo

Our Ocean Reef Retreat is a casual event with a golf tournament, cocktail parties, and a moonlight beach luau. It's all designed to promote the CPA profession, increase awareness and support of the FICPA Scholarship Foundation, and encourage attendees and their families to get to know each other.

Sponsor or join us at this great event to benefit the FICPA Scholarship Foundation! You can also become a player or become a sponsor of the golf tournament. 2018 details coming soon! 

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Ocean Reef Golf Tournament

 

July 27, 2018
Ocean Reef Club, Key Largo

The tournament format will be an 18-hole, four-person golf scramble – each player hits a shot and the best shot is selected each time until the ball is holed. This allows for golfers of all skill levels to enjoy this beautiful golf course.

You can become a player or become a sponsor of the golf tournament. 2018 details coming soon!

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Jeans for Scholarships

 

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Florida Accounting Firms and Accounting Professionals

Florida accounting firms can promote “Jeans for Scholarships” and schedule a casual jeans day. Suggested contributions to the scholarship fund are $5 and $10 for individuals and can be matched by the organization, institution or firm. Proceeds go to the FICPA Scholarship Foundation to help provide scholarships to deserving accounting students. Firms that become official "Scholarship Wranglers" are listed as official sponsors on the FICPA website.

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The FICPA Scholarship Foundation, Inc. is recognized as tax exempt under section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code. Contributions are tax deductible of the fullest extent of the law.

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