Month: June 2015


Woman Using iPadWhat the Internet giveth, the hackers taketh away. The most important tool of the twenty-first century continues to open doors and connect us with others from around the globe. But in spite of all the advancements the Internet has provided, it is also unfortunately the weapon of choice for would-be identity thieves and hackers. The recent compromise of four-million federal government employees’ information serves as an important reminder of this imposing threat. While the extent of the breach is still being determined by federal investigators, it appears the hack impacted employees of the executive branch but not the legislative or judicial branches, nor uniformed United States military personnel. With thousands of Department of Defense personnel and federal contractors right here in the Tennessee Valley, security and privacy remains paramount in online activities. While there’s no way to eliminate the threat completely, we wanted to share some of the ways we’re protecting our information at Martinson & Beason, P.C., and we want to advise our clients to do the same.

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Join us for our Annual Putt-Putt Party and Open House!

As the temperature rises, and as downtown Huntsville fills with a wide variety of summer activities for all ages, our firm is preparing to once again open our doors to past, present, and future clients for the 2015 Martinson & Beason Putt-Putt Party. Join us at Hole 2 of Downtown…

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Fourth of July Events near Huntsville, AL

FireworksCue the fireworks, fire up the grill, and hang the stars and stripes proudly for all of Huntsville to see—the Fourth of July holiday weekend is nearly here! Independence Day holds a special meaning to the team at Martinson & Beason, P.C., as it does for many residents throughout Madison County. The big question for many in the area is how to celebrate America’s birthday. We can’t imagine a better place to enjoy time with family and friends than right here in our own backyard. Here are few nearby Fourth of July celebrations taking place in Huntsville and across Madison County on July 4, 2015:

U.S. Space & Rocket Center’s 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza

Where: U.S. Space & Rocket Center, Huntsville, AL When: Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. Cost: $20 Website: While the fireworks show doesn’t kick off until 9 p.m., be sure to arrive early to participate in all the on-site activities the U.S. Space & Rocket Center has to offer! There will be a kid’s zone, with activities such as building paper rockets, a moon bounce, and chalk art. The 274th Army Material Command Band will also provide entertainment.

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