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The Arcadia Chinese Association (ACA) is one of the most widely recognized volunteer organizations in Arcadia . It has supported and provided services to the Arcadia community for the last 30 years. The association is scheduled to hold an installation ceremony of its President, Officers, and Board of Directors and as well as a “Get-to-Know-You” event on Friday, June 29, 2012, in the Arcadia Community Center (375 Campus Dr. Arcadia). The theme of this event and for the association in the coming year is “Celebrating 30 years of ACA”.
Ms Joanna Liang will be the incoming President for the year 2012-2013, continuing the leadership role of the outgoing President Ms Josephine Louie.
In addition to the installation ceremony that evening, the new president, officers, and directors will take the opportunity to meet with the community representatives, such as the Mayor, City Councilmen, City Manager, Executive Director of the Chamber of Commerce, and representatives from the Police Department, Fire Department, School District Board of Education, Masonic Center, as well as the U.S. Congressional representative, and State Senate and Assembly Representatives.
Most of the ethnic Chinese residents in Arcadia are first generation immigrants from China , Taiwan , Hong Kong, and countries in Southeast Asia . There are also second and third generations of Chinese descent who choose to settle in the city of Arcadia . ACA plays a key role in fostering the understanding and communication between residents of different cultural background and ethnicity.
The new board will consists of over 30 officers and directors. They all possess the passion of volunteerism and have spent years donating their time and energy to serve the community. Under the leadership of the incoming President,Joanna Liang, ACA will continue to be a pivotal volunteer organization to serve the community, bridge the cultural difference, and promote ethnic harmony in the community.