Cleveland, OH (Nov. 8, 2016) – Barnes Wendling CPAs, a Northeast Ohio accounting and business advisory firm, has organized a Thanksgiving art contest with a generous donation for school art supplies for second through fourth grade students at the following schools: Cleveland Urban Community School, Norwalk Catholic School, Sandusky Central Catholic School, and Brookside Intermediate School. The first place winners and the runner-ups from each school will be awarded art-related prizes for their future artistic endeavors.

Barnes Wendling will host an award ceremony at each school to present the winning students with the awards and prizes. The award ceremony will take place at Cleveland Urban Community School on Nov. 21, 2016 from 8:45 a.m. to 9:45 a.m., at Norwalk Catholic School on Nov. 16, 2016 at 9:30 a.m., at Sandusky Central Catholic School on Nov. 14, 2016 at 2:00 p.m., and at Brookside Intermediate School on Nov. 18, 2016 at 1:45 p.m.

Following each ceremony, Barnes Wendling representatives will provide ice cream to the classrooms of the chosen winners and runner-ups.

“For the last 15 years, it has a favorite tradition of our team members. Each year we proudly display the hundreds of pieces of art in our offices for us to vote on the winners,” Said Jeff Neuman, president at Barnes Wendling CPAs. “We are proud to support the educators and creative students in our communities.”

The winning artwork will be showcased online on Barnes Wendling’s website at For additional information, please contact Maggie Haverfield at Barnes Wendling at 216-566-9000.