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Vote For Zarwin Baum for Firstrust Bank’s 2nd Annual Philly’s Business First Awards

Towards the end of 2013, Fristrust Bank announced
the start of its 2nd Annual Philly’s Business First Awards which shines a
spotlight on local businesses making a positive difference, as
nominated and voted on by the public. Through this competition,
Firstrust recognizes businesses that have displayed excellent business
values. The nominations have closed and the final 20 finalists have been
announced –  and chief among them is Philadelphia-based law firm Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy, P.C.!

From now until January 17, Zarwin Baum encourages individuals across the region to cast a vote for the firm here: www.bizfirstawards.com. Of the law firms in the region, Zarwin Baum is arguably the most creative at giving back to the community it serves. Annually, to kick off the NCAA’s March Madness, Zarwin
Baum hosts its annual March Madness event at the Crystal Tea Room – 9
hours of tournament watching that brings out over 2500 guests, and in
2013, raised $40,000 for Philabundance and collected 1000 pounds of
food. In 2013, the firm hosted the first ever PHILAlympics – a 90-minute
competition held at the Wells Fargo Center in which the twelve (12)
companies battled wits, athleticism, and general Philadelphia knowledge,
all for the title of ‘Philadelphia’s Phunnest Company’ – and to raise
$20,000 for the Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House. And to usher in
Fall, the firm annually hosts its Celebrity Casino Night, which raises
money for the Easter Seals of Southeastern Pennsylvania. Last year, the
event raised $15,000.
What’s more, every first Friday of the month, the
firm hosts Denim Days in which attorneys are allowed to dress down and
donate at least $1 to the charity chosen for that month. Charities that
have benefited from Zarwin Baum’s Denim Days
include the Sara’s Smiles Foundation, The Sierra Group Academy of
Philadelphia, The Pennsylvania SPCA, the American Red Cross, and
Mustaches for Kids.

Voting for the 2nd Annual Philly’s Business First Awards ends on January 17,  after which the winners will be announced. Zarwin
Baum is competing for the ultimate first place prize of $15,000.
Instead of ‘splitting’ the money with a local charity per the award
guidelines, Zarwin Baum will be donating the
full $15,000 to the Fresh Smiles Foundation.  It gets no more
charity-minded than that! Cast your vote now for Zarwin Baum: www.bizfirstawards.com  – and follow @ZarwinBaum on Twitter to stay up to date on the contest!