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President's Message

Get Involved with Your Profession

November 21, 2014

By Kelly Wallace

 As CPAs we work long hours and have to be strategic with how we spend our free time. Getting involved with CalCPA may not seem like the likely choice; however, it can be a rewarding experience with opportunities to hone your networking/leadership skills and forge relationships that may open up doors down the road. Let’s face it, San Diego is a small community and people change companies all the time. Staying connected to your peers can be beneficial when it comes to resources and may lead to referrals down the road if a prospect is too large/small or out of the area of expertise of another CPA.

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Chapter News

Financial Literacy Volunteer Opportunity

Give back to the community! If you’re interested in participating in a joint event with Junior Achievement at Central Elementary School in City Heights Dec. 9, email Financial Literacy Committee Chair Dan Moyer or call (940) 270-7810.

Celebrate the Holiday Season

Don’t miss a festive evening at one of San Diego’s most popular local landmarks, Tom Ham’s Lighthouse. Meet CalCPA Chair Tim Good as we honor the 2014 scholarship recipients and support the U.S. Marine Corps. Toys for Tots program. Enjoy appetizers, dinner, dessert and drinks as you take in the glittering view of downtown San Diego. Members may bring guests at a special rate of $40.

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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.

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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.

Save the Dates

Dec. 9: Holiday Party
Dec. 10: North County Inland Discussion Group
Dec. 10: Nonprofit
Dec. 11: Downtown Discussion Group
Dec. 11: La Jolla/Life’s a Beach Discussion Group
Dec. 16: AP&AS
Dec. 17: North County Coastal Discussion Group
Dec. 19: La Mesa Discussion Group

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Local Interest Groups

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


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Contact Us

Division Director:
Membership and Strategic Programming
Jill Gorman
(650) 522-3204

Program Associate:
Cindy Holcomb
P.O. Box 16768
San Diego, CA 92176-6768
Phone: (619) 303-7010
Fax: (650) 522-3013

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