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Premiere Philanthropic Accounting Firm Marks A Decade As Participants in Walk For Polycystic Kidney Disease

Amy Delman

Thursday, September 19, 2013 • 3:40pm

On Saturday, October 26, 2013, at Clinton Cove Park, Pier 95 and 96 on Manhattan’s lower east side, the firm of Levine, Jacobs & Company, L.L.C., of Livingston, NJ, will participate in the New York City Walk for PKD – Unite To Fight PKD.   Check-in/on-site registration is at 9:00am and the walk begins at 10:30am.

Polycystic Kidney Disease is the most common, life-threatening genetic disease affecting more than 600,000 Americans and 12.5 million people worldwide.  PKD is twice as common as multiple sclerosis and affects more people than cystic fibrosis, muscular dystrophy, hemophilia, Huntington’s disease, Down syndrome and sickle cell anemia combined.  This is the Firm’s tenth year raising money for the cure of this disease.  For more information, to register or to donate, please go to www.pkdcure.org.

Spearheaded by Robert J. Blackwell, CPA/PFS/CGMA and Managing Member of Levine, Jacobs & Company, L.L.C., “Blackwell for PKD Research,” will include Bob Blackwell, his friends and members of the firm. This year the Team is seeking to raise in excess of $7,000.

Seven years ago and every year since, Robert Blackwell has been welcomed into the class of Walk for PKD Visionaries. According to Dan Larson, President & CEO, Polycystic Kidney Disease, “….The amazing fundraising success you generated for the 2007 Walk for PKD has helped the PKD Foundation convert ideas into reality through funding of the most promising research.  You are getting us closer to a treatment and a cure for PKD.”

Mr. Blackwell provides accounting, tax and consulting services for a diverse client base of individuals and closely held or family-owned businesses. He also plays an active role at the firm’s wealth planning provider, Cetera Advisor Networks LLC. Levine, Jacobs & Company and Cetera Advisor Networks LLC are not related entities. Mr. Blackwell is licensed to sell securities, mutual funds, life and health insurance as well as other brokerage products. Other areas of professional services include the establishment and administration of IRA and 401K rollovers and Section 529 plans. He is a licensed Certified Public Accountant in both New Jersey and New York, and a Personal Financial Specialist (PFS). Working closely with clients, Robert combines knowledge, experience and insight to recommend investments that will assist them in achieving their business and financial goals.

Levine, Jacobs provides a unique combination of twenty-first century accounting, business consulting and financial planning services to a diverse list of individuals located primarily in New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.

Levine, Jacobs & Company, L.L.C. prides itself on its teamwork abilities where “every account receives the talent and expertise of the whole firm.” With headquarters in Livingston, NJ, clients are located throughout the New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania tri-state region.

Levine, Jacobs & Company, L.L.C. maintains memberships in the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and the New Jersey Society of Certified Public Accountants.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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