Striving to promote Chinese culture, respect and honor ancestors, promote civic engagements and advance social justice.
The 2024 scholarship application is now available!
The CCBA Scholarship recognizes local High School students of Chinese descent with at least one grandparent being Chinese, for scholastic achievement in their efforts in continuing their education at the college level and to bridge CCBA to the youth of the Chinese American community in the Fresno area.
Editorial Staff: John Cho (Editor), Norman Wong, Cindy Chau, Jay Louie, Darren Woo, Jennifer Lau Mirelez
We want to foster an atmosphere of support for other local Chinese based organizations by announcing or publicizing events that they may host. And we want to share knowledge of Chinese culture with whomever may peruse the CCBA Newsletter.
Beverly Cho is the owner of a her family business Cho’s Kitchen, third generation in Selma, California that started in 1963. Beverly has been in CCBA for over 10 years. She’s has also been a member of the Central Valley Lioness Lions Club for over 20 years and serving as treasurer for many of those years. She was able to take groups to China for vacation on nine different occasions, who comprised of people she knew in the Central Valley. She loves to travel, having been to Europe and Asia. Currently she is elected to the Selma City Council as Mayor Pro Term which is a four year term.
Howard Wong, Controller/Office Manager, is currently employed with MJ Avila Company Inc. He has practiced accounting for over 38 years and earned his BS in Business Administration – Accountancy Option from California State University, Fresno. He is currently President of the Wong Family Benevolent Association of Fresno and serves on the Wong Family National Board of Directors. Further, he is a member of the Executive Board of Fresno Chinatown Preservation and on the committee of the Annual Chinese New Year Parade for Fresno Chinatown. He is fifth degree Black Belt in Karate and an instructor at the American Academy of Martial Arts in Clovis, CA.
Norman Wong, CPA is a partner at Dunn, Jeffries, Herring & Wong, LLP. He has practiced accounting for over 38 years and earned his BS in Business Administration – Accountancy Option from the California State University, Fresno. He served as past President of the CCBA from 2016-2017, Wong Family Benevolent Association of Fresno and Cal CPA Fresno Chapter. He current services as board director of CCBA and treasurer of the Wong Family Benevolent Association of Fresno. He also serves on the finance committee fro Reading and Beyond. He can often be seen as the “God of Fortune/Choy Sun” at the annual Fresno Chinese New Year parade.