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President's Message

Christmas Brings New CalCPA Headquarters

December 1, 2014

By Sally M. Cook

 Christmas is coming! Christmas is coming! Bring on the Christmas wish lists and the winter break from school for my boys. More important, bring on the much needed time together with family and friends, as well as the time to reflect on what this time of year truly represents.

I’m pleased to report that I’m no longer sporting my flashy purple cast. I’m now in a removable brace, which I will get to wear for an additional three weeks. However, I will take that over the cast any day of the week. I’ve been asked if I will play indoor soccer again after having gone through this, and my answer would have to be a resounding “Yes!” Am I a glutton for punishment or drama? Maybe so; however, those who know me best know that I’m not one to let things like this keep me from doing what I enjoy.

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Chapter News

Thank You to Our Golf Sponsors

Sutton Hague Law Corporation
Dowling Aaron Inc.
The Business Journal
Baker Manock & Jensen
Denham Resources

St. Agnes Medical Center
Whelan Financial

Split Sponsors
Bank of the Sierra/Payroll People Inc.
The Hobbs Conner & Tirapelle Wealth Management Group/Paychex

Birdie Sponsors
DeMera DeMera Cammeron LLP
Fresno CDFI
Price Paige & Co
Stoughton Davidson

Beverage Cart Sponsor
Jennifer Martin

Hole-in-one Sponsor

Future CPA Thanks Chapter for Scholarship

Don’t think scholarships make a difference? Read this letter from recipient Jacob Myers.

CalCPA News

Jan. 21: CPA Day at the Capitol

CPA Day at the Capitol is one of the most important events for CalCPA members to attend. During each legislative session, bills are introduced that impact you, your clients or your employer. As the business climate continues to change and new legislators take office, we need to build bipartisan relationships with those who share our commitment to the CPA profession. Take a proactive approach to increasing your voice in the political arena and help policymakers understand the issues facing California CPAs.

Register Today.

Upcoming Conferences: The Gifts That Keep on Giving

Unwrap knowledge that will help carry you through 2014 and into 2015 at our Education Foundation December conferences, including our inaugural Startup Business Conference:

  • Dec. 8: Wine Industry (live or webcast)
  • Dec. 9: Wine Industry Fundamentals (live and webcast)
  • Dec. 11: Startup Business (live and webcast)
  • Dec. 12: International Tax (live and webcast)

Find more information and register today online.

Items of Interest

Facebook Photo Album: CalCPA-CPAs Care (Fresno Community Food Bank)

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From technical committees to discussion groups, the Fresno Chapter offers a variety of opportunities to exchange information and connect with your peers. Lists committees or other information within the chapter.


Lozano Smith is seeking an innovative and team-oriented finance manager/controller. Qualified candidates must have approximately five or more years of progressively responsible work experience in the accounting/finance field with recent practice in a professional service organization, preferably in a multi-office setting, and be comfortable in an open, collaborative environment. Must possess excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills. A four year college degree in accounting, finance, or related field is required.

For more information or to submit your resume, please, email Human Resources at jobs@lozanosmith.com.

Controller: Directs the organization's financial planning and accounting practices as well as its relationship with lending institutions, growers, and the financial community. Responsible for the overall direction, coordination, management and evaluation of the accounting department and staff. For qualifications and more information, contact Jeff Oliver 559-434-8500 or jeff@oliversc.com.


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