, Newburyport, MA

October 8, 2013

Business Briefs

Newburyport Daily News

---- — CPA firm announces retirement of founding director

Ambrosi Donahue Congdon, P.C., a leading CPA firm of the seacoast area, announces the retirement of founding director Michael A. Donahue, CPA, MST.

Donahue will continue his career as an independent consultant for small business clients. As an integral part of the Ambrosi Donahue Congdon team since 2001, Robert A. Poirier, currently director of Assurance Services, will assume Mr. Donahue’s client responsibilities.

As one of the original founders in 1977, Mike Donahue contributed to the continued growth of the firm and was instrumental in the early adoption of computer technology for both clients and for Ambrosi Donahue Congdon. During his career, he provided valued financial and tax advice to the firm’s small business clients.

Headquartered in Newburyport, Ambrosi Donahue Congdon, with its full team of accounting professionals, proactively finds opportunities to solve problems, add value, and provide creative strategies for its tax and accounting clients.

Eat Cake! Hosts Customer Appreciation Day

Join Eat Cake! as they celebrate their 10th anniversary with a Customer Appreciation Day on Saturday, Oct. 19, from noon to 4 p.m. Owner Hilary Larson and staff will provide family-friendly activities including cake decorating demonstrations, free mini cupcakes (while supplies last), raffles, T-shirt give-aways and balloons for the kids. All activities are free and open to the public as a way to thank the community for their support and patronage. Activities will take place at the Eat Cake! retail location at 6 Inn St. For more information, call 978-465-6057 or online at


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