Sarasota, FL - Kerkering, Barberio & Co., Certified Public Accountants, is pleased to announce that its Young Professionals, in conjunction with the Leading Edge Alliance, recently participated in the fifth annual Global Volunteer Week.  For its part, Kerkering Barberio's Young Professionals raised more than $1,700.00 in donations for Save Our Seabirds.  Save Our Seabirds is an organization that focuses on rescuing, rehabilitating and releasing injured birds and educating the public about nature and environmental sustainability.

In addition, on June 27, a group of KB Young Professionals, along with Sarasota Bay Watch, volunteered their time to clean up Skiers Island.  While there, they removed trash and invasive plants, as well as cleared a walking trail.

"For this Global event, Kerkering Barberio and its Young Professionals joined other CPA firms world-wide to come together for a common goal and to champion a cause we are passionate about," said Rob Lane, Managing Shareholder.

About Kerkering, Barberio & Co.

Kerkering, Barberio & Co. is one of the largest independent certified public accounting firms in Southwest Florida and offers a wide range of services to businesses, organizations, and individuals.  The firm has been serving clients since 1972.  Kerkering, Barberio & Co. has three locations:  1990 Main Street, Suite 801, Sarasota, FL; 9423 Town Center Parkway, Lakewood Ranch, FL; and 4830 West Kennedy Boulevard, Suite 600, Tampa, FL. For more information, visit or