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Tuesday, June 25, 2019
NEW LOCATION SHOWS A COMMITMENT TO DELIVER EXCEPTIONAL BANKING EXPERIENCES IN THE HILL COUNTRY Broadway Bank is excited to announce that it has signed a long term lease with real estate owners John and Brenda Miller to operate a new financial center at 620 Main Street in Kerrville. The new building will begin construction later in 2019 and will replace the bank’s current location at 500 Main ...read more
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Wednesday, September 26, 2018
South Central Texas Regional Water Planning Group (Region L) Public Notice As established by the Texas Water Development Board, the South Central Texas Regional Water Planning Group (Region L) is soliciting nominations to fill two vacancies as voting members in the interest of Small Business. Interested parties should read and download the Public Notice and Application.
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Monday, August 27, 2018
San Antonio (August 24, 2018) - According to the latest airline reports, San Antonio International Airport (SAT) is setting records in the month of July in passenger growth, domestic traffic, international traffic and cargo moved through the airport.   July was the first time SAT reached an all-time record new number of 933,290 passengers, a remarkable increase of 10% or over 84,000 additional ...read more
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Friday, August 24, 2018
Ultra-accessible Morgan’s Inspiration Island splash park adjacent to unique Morgan’s Wonderland theme park in San Antonio has been named to TIME Magazine’s World’s Greatest Places list.  (Photo by Robin Jerstad) SAN ANTONIO – Morgan’s Inspiration Island, the world’s first ultra-accessible™ splash park, has been named to TIME Magazine’s first annual World’s Greatest Places list that’s now online ...read more
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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
Thank you for your interest. All free screening appointments are now full. Thank you for your understanding. With temperatures rising and little rain in sight, San Antonians are getting an extreme dose of sunshine. With that comes an increased risk of skin cancer, the most commonly diagnosed cancer in the U.S., according to the American Cancer Society.  UT Health Cancer Center, part of UT Health ...read more
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Monday, July 24, 2017
The Rev. Scott J. Brown will begin his first full year as the 31st headmaster of TMI - The Episcopal School of Texas on Aug. 16, the first day of the 2017-2018 school year.   Brown, 41, already was part of the 124-year-old school's history, having served as TMI chaplain from 2004 to 2007. "I think what drew me (back) to TMI is that we're kindred spirits," Brown said. "The leadership, the ...read more
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Friday, July 21, 2017
There are only three months until the start of the college basketball season and eight months until the Final Four® returns to San Antonio. As we prepare for the Road to the Final Four®, the San Antonio Local Organizing Committee invites you to hear from some of the best NCAA® Division I Men's Basketball coaches in the country discuss the upcoming season, past tournament experiences and the Final ...read more
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Tuesday, June 20, 2017
San Antonio will host a CONCACAF (Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football) Gold Cup double-header in the Alamodome on July 16 featuring Curacao vs. Mexico and Jamaica vs. El Salvador. They are amoung 12 teams playing for the chance to advance to the championship at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, CA on July 26. Tickets can be purchased at GoldCup.org. The San ...read more
Categories: Economic, Press Release, Community, General News Article
Monday, June 19, 2017
Project Control is announcing John Sharpstene has joined the firm as Senior Project Manager. Mr. Sharpstene brings over 30 years of extensive experience working as a project manager and owner’s representative for Fortune 500 companies across the country. John’s broad-based career has given him a strong foundation in planning, construction, and facilities starting at the drawing board in North ...read more
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Monday, June 19, 2017
From May 29 to June 4, a group of Upper School students from TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas went on a Servant Leader Adventure to Jaco, Costa Rica, where they worked at local helping agencies and had encounters with people and places far from what they are used to at home. Led by the Rev. Nathan Bostian, TMI chaplain, and Tracy Carter, director of academic support, the students stayed at a ...read more
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Friday, June 16, 2017
Project Control is announcing Louie Rodriguez has joined the firm as Project Manager. Throughout his career, Louie has been a part of municipal, private, and P3 projects across multiple markets including multi-family, retail, mission critical facilities, sports & entertainment, jails, commercial offices, distributions centers, manufacturing facilities, healthcare, and hospitality projects.  Mr. ...read more
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Thursday, June 15, 2017
The University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio President William L. Henrich, M.D., MACP, today announced that Ruben A. Mesa, M.D., has been named director of the UT Health Cancer Center, beginning in August 2017.Dr. Mesa is professor of medicine and chair of the Division of Hematology & Medical Oncology at the Mayo Clinic in Arizona, and deputy director of the Mayo Clinic Cancer Center, ...read more
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Goodwill San Antonio will proudly host a community celebration on Thursday, May 25 for the opening of its 23rd store and donation station at 1721 W.W. White Road, 78220. The celebration commences with a ribbon cutting ceremony at 9 a.m. followed by a weekend of savings, special events and great shopping in support of Goodwill’s mission to change lives through the power of work.    “With 20 jobs ...read more
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Thursday, May 18, 2017
Veteran Marketing Leader John S. Hernstat Jr. Joins Hill Country Team  Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa is proud to announce John S. Hernstat Jr. as the new Director of Sales and Marketing, responsible for leading the sales and marketing teams in group, leisure and business travel sales. Hernstat joins the team after his predecessor Jeff Donahoe was promoted to Regional Vice President of ...read more
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Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Dedicated to supporting the youth of Texas in educational and agricultural goals, the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo announced its annual educational commitment of $11,510,950 million at the Annual Life Membership Meeting held on May 16, 2017.  Executive Director and CEO Keith Martin said, “Today marks a proud moment as we make this educational commitment. Everything we do during the Rodeo and ...read more
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Monday, May 01, 2017
Improving Corporate Earnings Drive Stocks Higher in First Quarter Taken from First Quarter Newsletter - April 24, 2017This quarter I could pretty much just repeat what I said about the stock market in the last edition of The Compass in January. Anyway, I’ll give it another run: As corporate earnings have continued to improve, stocks have continued to rally with just over a 6% return for the S&P ...read more
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Wednesday, April 12, 2017
In response to the growing number of seniors living with dementia in the San Antonio community, 90 front line employees at Morningside Ministries Senior Living Communities were named Certified Dementia Practitioners (CDP®) by the National Council of Certified Dementia Practitioners (NCCDP®).   The CDP® certification is one of several certifications offered by NCCDP®, an organization formed in ...read more
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Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Maria Wellisch, RN, LNFA, vice president of corporate and community education at Morningside Ministries Senior Living Communities, was named a “Leader in Senior Healthcare” by The Patient Institute, a non-profit organization based in San Antonio that provides healthcare education and resources to South Texas patients, families, caregivers and healthcare professionals.Wellisch was formally ...read more
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Friday, March 24, 2017
UT Health San Antonio™ is initiating a monthly group for women with gynecologic cancers. The meetings will be held 6 p.m.-8 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month, beginning April 19. The group will meet at the Medical Arts & Research Center, 8300 Floyd Curl Dr., in Conference Room B on the first floor. Gynecologic cancers are found in women’s reproductive systems and include cervical, ...read more
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Thursday, March 23, 2017
If making a difference for children, families and our community is important to you, then make a difference with San Antonio Sports! Our volunteers are the backbone of the success of San Antonio Sports’ premier sporting events and life-changing youth programs. San Antonio sports relies on our wonderful family of volunteers to tackle the entire spectrum of our events, from the pre-event planning ...read more
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Thursday, March 23, 2017
The annual Celebration of Love and Children to benefit Respite Care of San Antonio will be held Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at Valero Energy Corporation, The Vista. The event will celebrate the contributions of Lacie and Joe Gorder. Lacie, an active community volunteer, is a member of the Board of Directors of Respite Care and Joe is the CEO of Valero and the 2017 United Way Community Campaign ...read more
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Wednesday, March 22, 2017
In June of 2017, Hallmark University will offer college experience at no cost to San Antonio high school students through the University’s annual summer intensives. These summer intensives are aimed at helping high school students explore various collegiate fields of study, the opportunities they present, and lessening the level of uncertainty experienced by many students as they approach high ...read more
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Monday, March 13, 2017
Texas A&M University-San Antonio is now designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education, which provides the university with greater access and broader eligibility for federal grant funding. HSIs are defined by Title V of the Higher Education Act as not-for-profit institutions of higher learning with a full-time equivalent (FTE) undergraduate student ...read more
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Tuesday, March 07, 2017
BDO USA, LLP, one of the nation’s leading accounting and consulting firms, has been named one of the 2017 NAFE Top Companies for Executive Women by the National Association for Female Executives.  The NAFE award recognizes American corporations where women have significant clout to make the decisions that affect their company’s future and its bottom line.  Accenture, American Express, Dupont, IBM, ...read more
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Tuesday, March 07, 2017
8 Email Security Tips By Sonny Montiel VP, Network Security Officer Broadway Bank Now a necessity for consumers and commerce, email is how we do business. This means that email security also has to be a part of our daily operating procedure. Be mindful of the following security tips to keep cyber criminals at bay.Guard your email account much like you protect your mailbox outside your home. ...read more
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Thursday, February 23, 2017
The NCAA Final Four returns to San Antonio in 2018, and it is vital for the business community to show unified support for this exciting event that will showcase our community to a national audience and have tremendous economic impact. You can experience the excitement by purchasing a local contributor package! Included in your package are special event tickets, commemorative memorabilia and VIP ...read more
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Wednesday, February 22, 2017
The Cancer Therapy & Research Center of UT Health San Antonio™ is holding a 2.6-mile fun run/walk for cancer survivors, family members and friends from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, March 25. The walk/run will be held at the CTRC, 7979 Wurzbach Road. Called “Give Cancer the Boot,” the event will include a Zumba warm-up before the run, face painting, games for children, a fruit walk, blowing ...read more
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Tuesday, February 21, 2017
Who/What/When: In conjunction with the San Antonio Potters Guild and the San Antonio Glass Art Guild, SAMMinistries will host the 17th Annual Empty Bowls on Sunday, March 5, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Southwest School of Art, 300 Augusta Street. The event features one-of-a-kind handcrafted bowls that guests can take home for $20. For each bowl purchased, guests will enjoy delicious soup and bread from ...read more
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Friday, February 17, 2017
On February 16, 2017, Hallmark University hosted their annual luncheon at the Embassy Suites Riverwalk Hotel in San Antonio, Texas with the theme, “It’s Time for Change.” In acknowledgment of recent and positive news regarding the university’s successes locally, statewide, and nationally, representatives from Hallmark revealed new accomplishments to an audience of top San Antonio city officials, ...read more
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Tuesday, January 31, 2017
An east coast native, Phyllis Gallay relocated from New York to San Antonio over 16 years ago to manage JP Morgan-Chase Bank’s credit card center in Westover Hills. After working in the banking industry for 21 years, Phyllis joined Accenture as a Senior Executive, responsible for leading their Business Process Outsourcing Service Delivery Operation. Phyllis has embraced San Antonio as her home, ...read more
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Monday, January 23, 2017
On January 24, 2017, the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors endorsed the 2017-2022 Bond Program to pay for critical investments to our city’s streets, drainage, parks and infrastructure. Over the past three months, five Community Bond Committees met with two co-chairs and three committee members appointed by the Mayor to finalize and approve project recommendations. The North ...read more
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Thursday, January 12, 2017
Galen College of Nursing announced today the launch of a 3-Year Bachelor of Science in Nursing Degree. Offering solely nursing education, Galen is focused on supporting the nursing profession and the communities it serves at its four ground campuses in San Antonio, Louisville, Cincinnati, and Tampa as well as an online campus. The program launches in San Antonio, with the goal of rolling out to ...read more
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Monday, January 09, 2017
On Monday, San Antonio Mayor Ivy R. Taylor and Converse Mayor Al Suarez, announced an annexation agreement between the two municipalities. As the result of significant regional planning efforts, the City of Converse will provide services, such police patrol and garbage collection to areas in the IH-10 East corridor.   “By taking a regional planning approach, the City of San Antonio and the City ...read more
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Tuesday, December 20, 2016
Morningside Ministries received bronze-level recognition during the 2016 Healthy Workplace Recognition Program, an initiative of the San Antonio Business Group on Health (SABGH) and the Mayor’s Fitness Council.   The Healthy Workplace Recognition Program was created in 2010 to recognize local employers for their worksite wellness efforts. Bronze, silver, gold and platinum level recognitions are ...read more
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Wednesday, December 14, 2016
The Circle of Program main offices has moved to the New Bexar County Medical Society Headquarters. This new iconic building is located on the south access road of 1604 between Lockhill Selma and NW Military at 4334 N Loop 1604 W Suite 200 San Antonio TX 78245.     Circle of Friends General Overview The Bexar County Medical Society Offers a community business development program, the Circle of ...read more
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Monday, November 21, 2016
State Sen. José Menéndez, San Antonio, in conjunction with the Texas Historical Commission (THC) recognized Broadway Bank as a Texas Treasure Business Award winner. The Texas Treasure Business Award program pays tribute to businesses that have provided employment opportunities and support to the state’s economy for 50 years or more. This is a significant achievement as Broadway Bank is celebrating ...read more
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Thursday, November 17, 2016
The holiday season is supposed to be a relaxing time meant for spending time with friends and family as a way to reflect back on the year. In reality however, the holidays come filled with stress of all varieties that leads to distractions and accidents. There are work, family, and friend obligations that all need attention and in the end the holidays can feel more like a burden than a chance to ...read more
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Tuesday, November 15, 2016
8-year old Alex Evans decided to give gifts instead of receiving this year. Her mother, Dr. Samantha Evans, wrote in to SAMMinistries letting them know her daughter chose SAMMinistries as the non profit she would like to support. Inspired by Alex’s generosity, SAMMinistries wants to encourage other local children to give back during the holidays. “My daughter decided that, rather than receiving ...read more
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Friday, October 14, 2016
Dan King, General Manager of Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa, has been awarded Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s coveted Jay A. Pritzker Award for Leadership, 2015. A lifetime achievement award, the Jay A. Pritzker Award honors individuals who have consistently demonstrated their ability as leaders, coaches and mentors. They are high achievers leading top-performing hotels, and are viewed as ...read more
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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
By Dan Tufto, President, Senior Products in Texas for Humana   This fall, as Americans make their choices in a host of local, state and national elections, including 2016 presidential, gubernatorial and congressional races, seniors and those eligible for Medicare in San Antonio must pay special attention to the decisions they face during another important election— the Medicare Annual Election ...read more
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Tuesday, October 11, 2016
The Texas Business Hall of Fame will induct the 2016 class of Business Legends Oct. 27 at the 34th Annual Induction Dinner. This year’s list includes a prestigious selection of leaders who help make Texas strong, including Broadway Bank chairman emeritus, Charles E. Cheever Jr., Warren E. Buffett and Charles T. Munger, Dian Graves Stai, Gordon V. Hartman, Gary C. Kelly, and Dennert O. ...read more
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Friday, October 07, 2016
Working Mother magazine recognized RSM US LLP (“RSM”) – the nation’s leading provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market – as one of the 2016 “Working Mother 100 Best Companies” for RSM’s outstanding leadership in creating progressive programs for its work force in the areas of advancement of women, flexibility, child care and paid parental leave. The 100 Best ...read more
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Thursday, September 29, 2016
The chances of your employee leaving for a new job opportunity increase as the national economy heats up. With a Texas economy posting year-over-year job gains across most industries and the Central Texas regional economy booming even larger, the competition to retain talent locally is fiercer than ever.  Over half of  U.S. workers (52%) polled are open to leaving their current employers and 44 ...read more
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Monday, September 26, 2016
BioBridge Global has received an Award for Excellence, the Balanced Scorecard Institute’s highest honor, for working to identify and fill strategic capability gaps in the organization as part of its strategic plan. The BSI announced the 2016 Award for Excellence earlier this month. BioBridge Global was one of three organizations around the world to earn the distinction, given to organizations ...read more
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Thursday, September 22, 2016
Join CPS Energy in sponsoring the 3rd annual GrillsGiving: A Celebration of Meat + Music  Mission County ParkSaturday, November 1912 – 6 PM  GrillsGiving is a community-wide barbeque cook-off, music festival and fundraiser.  BBQ teams and guests enjoy a festival-like atmosphere including live music and kids activities along the banks of the Mission Reach.  Net proceeds from GrillsGiving benefit ...read more
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Monday, September 19, 2016
Dan King, General Manager of Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa, has been awarded Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s coveted Jay A. Pritzker Award for Leadership, 2015. A lifetime achievement award, the Jay A. Pritzker Award honors individuals who have consistently demonstrated their ability as leaders, coaches and mentors. They are high achievers leading top-performing hotels, and are viewed as ...read more
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Thursday, September 08, 2016
If you’re looking out for internal theft (and you should be), you may be surprised to learn that one business function where employee violations are found quite often is not the office supply cabinet or inventory – it’s payroll.   According to the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners, fraud accounted for $3.7 trillion in losses around the world in 2014, and asset misappropriation is the most ...read more
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Thursday, August 25, 2016
Daily Bread Ministries (DBM) is a faith-based resource center that was founded in 1996 by a former farmer and vending business owner, Seth Kuehn. During routine maintenance and restocking of his vending machines in hotels and event centers, Seth saw perfectly good food being thrown away and realized what that could mean for the hungry. From its humble beginnings with one van and a residential ...read more
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Wednesday, August 24, 2016
Please join the City of San Antonio, the San Antonio River Authority and Brooks City Base as we celebrate the groundbreaking of The Greenline, Wednesday, August 31 at 10:00 a.m., a project that will transform 43 acres of land into a beautiful, engaging and urban linear park that links Brooks City Base to the San Antonio River. District 3 City Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran will usher in ...read more
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Monday, August 08, 2016
Brooks City Base today celebrated the completion of $9.1 million in improvements to the newly-minted Kennedy Hill Road, a key thoroughfare that will make way for new developments including a 9-acre retail center, The Kennedy at Brooks City Base luxury apartment complex, a 43-acre linear park named The Greenline and University of the Incarnate Word’s School of Osteopathic Medicine, all scheduled ...read more
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Thursday, July 21, 2016
Padgett Stratemann, one of Texas’ largest, locally-owned CPA and business advisory firms with offices in San Antonio, Austin and Houston, today announced it has signed a definitive agreement to join RSM US LLP (RSM), the leading U.S. provider of audit, tax and consulting services focused on the middle market. In this transaction, RSM will acquire substantially all the assets of Padgett Stratemann. ...read more
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Thursday, July 21, 2016
With an eye on strategic growth in the near future, Firstmark Credit Union announced that it has hired industry veteran Mike Grundon to serve as its Chief Financial Officer. With 30 years experience in financial services, Mike has expertise in investment management, asset and liability management, and growth strategies. The credit union also announced that Wendy Bryant-Beswick will assume the ...read more
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Monday, July 18, 2016
Our military heroes get world-class training for their missions. However, when they get ready to return to civilian life, they may need some additional preparation to navigate the job market, and two local organizations are working together to give back to the military community.  The Centurion Military Alliance (CMA) and Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union (RBFCU) are partnering to prepare ...read more
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Thursday, July 14, 2016
On July 14, a special ribbon cutting ceremony took place at Morningside Ministries at The Manor to celebrate the completion of renovations throughout the skilled nursing facility’s Unit 5.  The Unit 5 renovations were entirely funded by gifts from local foundations, businesses, churches, individuals, and even Morningside Ministries residents. It is thanks to their generous gifts – which ...read more
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Tuesday, July 12, 2016
Goodwill San Antonio is pleased to announce a new opportunity for members of the communities they proudly serve. Every Wednesday, Goodwill San Antonio will offer a 15% discount to active-duty members of the military, Veterans, and senior citizens ages 55 and older. In honor of their strength and sacrifice, Goodwill San Antonio is also proud to offer the community’s Gold Star Families a 15% ...read more
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Friday, July 01, 2016
The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC), together with representatives from University Health System, Methodist Healthcare System and local civic and business leaders, gathered on July 1, 2016 to share a message: There is not enough blood on the shelves to treat patients.  “Simply put, if you or a family member needs blood, current projections show we will not have the supply available to ...read more
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Friday, June 17, 2016
Volunteers from marketing consulting agency MOOD: Texas laughed, sang and shared heartfelt conversations with residents of Cibolo House Memory Care – a community of Morningside Ministries Senior Living Communities – during a visit on June 14 as part of their newly formed volunteer program at the memory care community located in Boerne, Texas. Eight volunteers from MOOD: Texas visited the ...read more
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Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Generations Federal Credit Union has announced the ten winners of its 2016 Future Leader Scholarship program.  Each of the recipients from across the community will receive $1,000 for tuition and education-related expenses for their higher education pursuits. The 2016 Future Leader Scholarship recipients are: Nathaniel O’Neill (Antonian College Preparatory High School), Analisa Jimenez ...read more
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Tuesday, June 07, 2016
Workforce Solutions Alamo has received a $200,000 grant for the second year of the Externship for Teachers Program, initiated by the Texas Workforce Commission.  These funds will support the participation of 150 middle and high school teachers in real world experiences in a particular STEM related field to learn how classroom content can be applied in the workplace.  The externship will inform ...read more
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
Methodist Stone Oak Hospital staff and volunteers who were with the hospital with it opened its doors 7 years ago, broke ground on a 100,000-square-foot expansion on Friday, April 30.  Joining with shovels were two of the first babies born at Methodist Stone Oak Hospital when it opened in March, 2009.  The Lopez Middle School Orchestra was on hand to play the national anthem kicking off the ...read more
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
The Greehey Children’s Cancer Research Institute at the UT Health Science Center at San Antonio received $10.9 million from the Cancer Prevention & Research Institute of Texas (CPRIT)?a larger amount than any other academic institution in the state. The Health Science Center received 24 percent of the $45.3 million awarded to 13 academic institutions on May 18. The grant was the largest ever ...read more
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Tuesday, May 24, 2016
WHAT: Two hundred children, including youngsters in the Head Start programs of Edgewood and San Antonio independent school districts, will receive free dental care for a year beginning on Dental Home Day, Wednesday, May 25. The dental care will be provided by UT Dentistry faculty and pediatric dentistry residents of the School of Dentistry at the UT Health Science Center San Antonio. The dental ...read more
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Friday, May 13, 2016
People looking for employment in San Antonio’s $30.6 billion biomedical and health care industry will be glad to know that the UT Health Science Center San Antonio is now offering one of the few entry-level master’s degree programs in medical laboratory science in the nation.  The university’s School of Health Professions just received approval from the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board ...read more
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Monday, May 02, 2016
Morningside Ministries Senior Living Communities has named Steve Herlich the new Vice President of Development. In this role, Herlich will be responsible for internal and external fundraising efforts, including the research of grant opportunities and partnerships. Herlich brings over 20 years of non-profit fundraising experience to his new position. Prior to joining Morningside Ministries, he ...read more
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Friday, April 29, 2016
On Tuesday, April 19, the City of Converse City Council approved an incentive package of up to $155,000 to Papa Dante’s, Inc., for its expansion plans for development of their $1.2 million Dante's Event Center and Bocce Ball Pavilion.  The incentive package includes a $125,000 grant and up to $30,000 in reimbursement of fees and permit costs associated with the building of this 9,620 square ...read more
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Friday, April 15, 2016
Broadway Bank announced today that David Bohne has been appointed as the bank's CEO.  Jim Goudge, chairman and CEO, will be stepping down as CEO, a position he has held at Broadway Bank for 18 years. Goudge will continue to serve as chairman of the board and support Bohne through the transition.   “Our 75th year was our strongest year ever and the bank continues to maintain good profitability ...read more
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Wednesday, April 13, 2016
New executive to lead regenerative medicine subsidiary of BioBridge Global  Becky Cap, a 20-year veteran of the life sciences industry, has been named chief operating officer of San Antonio-based GenCure.Cap has worked with GenCure and its parent organization, BioBridge Global, on a part-time basis for the past year. She also served as a volunteer in support of the organization’s efforts as a ...read more
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Wednesday, March 16, 2016
Respite Care of San Antonio was founded to provide short-term care for families of children with special needs, so that each member could have a break, regroup, and reemerge stronger. It continues, 28 years later, to offer this support through a full-time developmental daycare and group programs offered at locations throughout the greater community. Less than a decade into its existence, the ...read more
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Tuesday, March 15, 2016
The South Texas Blood & Tissue Center (STBTC) wants its donors, supporters and the community at large to be informed about the Zika virus. With that in mind, the center – which serves 43 counties across South Texas – is offering some tips for the upcoming Spring Break holiday, as well as the latest in media and regulatory reports about the virus.Spring Break Since the U.S. Food and Drug ...read more
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Friday, March 11, 2016
Logical Operations joins industry partners New Horizons Computer Learning Centers and CompTIA along with the National Cyber Security Alliance (NCSA) in support of the President's initiative, announced today, to further strengthen and build the nations cyber security defenses. "We are pleased to be working with the NCSA and our industry partners to bring critical cybersecurity education and ...read more
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Wednesday, March 09, 2016
More than 9 million taxpayers received post-filing notices after filing their tax returns last year. In many cases, notices have been automatically generated and are requesting additional information or clarification. It is very important to respond by the deadline if the letter or notice requests a response. The IRS is relying more on automation and less on in-person contact. The trend is ...read more
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Wednesday, March 09, 2016
Few animals have had as sweeping an impact on a civilization as did the horse when the Spanish re-introduced the animal to North America in the 1500s. The horse brought power to the American West. It brought wealth, trade, mobility and led to widespread conflict.   The importance of the horse is underscored in Splendor on the Range: American Indians and the Horse. Presented by PlainsCapital Bank ...read more
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Friday, February 26, 2016
Texas elected officials and the Texas Transportation Commission have taken a major step in an ongoing effort aimed at improving traffic flow on some of the state's most congested urban highways.   The Commission today approved directing $1.3 billion to 14 projects in the state's top metro areas including Houston, Dallas, Fort Worth, Austin and San Antonio.   The leadership of the ...read more
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Wednesday, February 24, 2016
Generations Federal Credit Union has announced that Ashley Harris has been promoted to Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Communications. Reporting directly to the Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer, Harris will oversee all decisions involving marketing, internal and external communications, branding, and strategy. Specifically, she will now lead the Credit Union’s traditional, ...read more
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Thursday, February 11, 2016
Habitat for Humanity of San Antonio Please Join Us! March 7th, 2016 Lenwood Heights Groundbreaking Celebration 10am Program 8-11 Celebration Build Event at Bethel UMC 227 S. Acme Rd., 78237 Refeshments will be served. Sponsored by: Councilman Ray Lopez, Takata, Port San Antonio  
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Wednesday, February 10, 2016
Identity theft is one of the fastest growing crimes in America. It is a persistent and evolving threat and the harm to its victims cannot be overstated. Identity thieves commit this crime by stealing personally identifiable information, from limitless sources, then use the stolen information to perpetuate a number of fraudulent schemes. Tax refund fraud (IDT refund fraud) is one such crime. This ...read more
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Tuesday, February 09, 2016
Generations Federal Credit Union announced that Ryan Pierce joined the 76-year-old financial institution as Vice President of Loan Servicing. In this role, Pierce will be responsible for thecreation and development of the centralized loan servicing department in order to better facilitate and enhance the member experience.Pierce brings more than 15 years of experience in both lending and ...read more
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Friday, January 15, 2016
Respite Care of San Antonio will host its annual dinner and fundraiser, "A Celebration of Love & Children" on Thursday, May 5, at 6:30 p.m. in the beautiful Valero Vistas at Valero Energy Headquarters, One Valero Way. Tom Dobson and his family are this year's honorees. Dobson is the chairman of Whataburger, the iconic restaurant chain and brand founded in 1950 by his father. 2016 marks the 14th ...read more
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Monday, January 11, 2016
Partnering with businesses like yours has allowed Daily Bread Ministries (DBM) to help those living in poverty for the past 20 years. As we celebrate this achievement and prepare for even greater impact in the future, we would be honored if you would join us as a corporate sponsor at our Annual Fundraiser Luncheon, Thursday, April 7, 2016   Your partnership will not only enable us to connect ...read more
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Monday, January 11, 2016
Five years ago, Padgett Stratemann (PS&Co.) launched a computer equipment donation program to benefit the charitable work done by Texas non-profits. Since the program's inception, the firm has awarded nearly 350 gently- used laptops to more than 185 non-profits. The Dell laptops, which are one to three years old, have been cycled out of the firm's computer inventory but still have a great amount ...read more
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Wednesday, January 06, 2016
The San Antonio CPA practice of Findling, Milam & Pyle has merged into the San Antonio and Houston-based firm ABIP, PC; effective January 1, 2016. Established in 1964 by Willard, Robert and Jerry respectively; Findling, Milam & Pyle currently has 14 professionals and works with a diverse client base primarily composed of closely-held and family-owned businesses; as well as high-net-worth ...read more
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Thursday, December 17, 2015
Generations Federal Credit Union partnered with CBS affiliate KENS 5 and Corner Store as part of the annual Bill’s Elves Toy Drive to collect toys for the nearly 8,000 children who are under the care of Child Protective Services. This year the event was held from Monday, December 7 through Friday, December 11 and received more than 6,500 toys for the children.“This is the fourth year that ...read more
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Wednesday, December 16, 2015
San Antonio Sports announced that the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame Plaza will be created at the north entrance of the Alamodome. Renovations will soon begin at the Alamodome, which provides the opportunity to create this important point of recognition for the men and women who are members of the San Antonio Sports Hall of Fame. The names of members will be grouped by class and engraved in ...read more
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Thursday, December 10, 2015
Generations Federal Credit Union has announced that Clay Thompson has been promoted to Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer. Reporting directly to the CEO, Thompson is responsible for the strategic leadership and direction of the credit union’s Lending, Branch Operations, Corporate Communications and Marketing divisions.Thompson has served as the credit union’s Chief Lending Officer ...read more
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Monday, November 23, 2015
mmLearn.org, the online learning portal of Morningside Ministries, announced the winners of the Sixth Annual Elizabeth McGown Caregiver Legacy Award. The award is given to two caregivers from across the country. This award recognizes caregivers that go above and beyond the call of duty and show great commitment to making a difference in the lives of the senior adults in their care.   The Sixth ...read more
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Friday, November 13, 2015
Because of Rudy’s BBQ, Sysco, and The Walmart Foundation, Daily Bread Ministries will supply 200 needy families with meals this Thanksgiving.Daily Bread Ministries (DBM), a private faith-based food bank, is partnering up with Rudy’s BBQ, Sysco, The Walmart Foundation, and Judson Independent School District to provide 200 meals for families in need this Thanksgiving.A delivery of delicious ...read more
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Friday, November 13, 2015
When a small group of parents of children with developmental disabilities came together in 1987 to address how to provide extended support for their loved ones, little did they know they were founding one of San Antonio’s most beloved charities.  In the 28 years since, the agency has grown—expanding its scope of services beyond the original mission of providing short-term specialized care for ...read more
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Thursday, November 12, 2015
If you have Medicare but haven’t selected a Medicare Advantage or prescription drug plan for 2016, you still have time before the Dec. 7 deadline. This checklist can help you find the best Medicare plan for you. Know your medical cost history. Review your records to see how much you spent on health care during the past year. Then, determine if the past year was typical, and try to estimate costs ...read more
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Tuesday, November 10, 2015
In July, Congress passed the Surface Transportation and Veterans Health Care Choice Improvement Act of 2015, and President Obama signed the bill into law on July 31, 2015. It primarily provides for the temporary extension of federal highway and transportation spending, but it ends up impacting a lot of taxpayers in a way that has nothing to do with highways or transportation. This bill changes the ...read more
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Thursday, October 29, 2015
As companies redesign their benefits around employee needs, the links between oral and overall health has employers incorporating dental benefits into wellness strategiesMost people know that routine dental visits and preventive care can fend off more serious, and costly, future problems. But oral health is about more than just the mouth; there is a connection between oral health and serious ...read more
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Thursday, October 29, 2015
After a diagnosis of diabetes, people have a variety of reactions.  Some want to give up, some get very active in their health and others just go along for the ride.   Regardless of which reaction you have had, one thing is for certain, diabetes doesn’t get better without you!  While there is no known cure for diabetes, by taking an active role in controlling your blood sugar level, you may be ...read more
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Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Join the American Diabetes Association® to put good food and good health on the table during American Diabetes Month® this November. Whether you are one of the nearly 30 million Americans living with diabetes or the 86 million Americans with prediabetes, or you simply want to live a healthier lifestyle, the Eat Well, America!sm campaign will show you how easy and joyful healthy eating can be for ...read more
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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Rock 'n' Restock started in Austin as a way to bring the community together to enjoy music while also giving back to the city. This year it's coming to San Antonio with its first annual event happening on December 2, 2015 and all proceeds are donated to Daily Bread Ministries! Join us for some great music and dancing! Come check out Mario Flores and the Soda Creek Band and the Reed Brothers. ...read more
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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
North SA Chamber board member and Allegiance Environmental Services CEO Kenneth Flores was dubbed Rey Feo LXX and his daughter Ariana Flores named Reina de la Feria de las Flores on Saturday, October 10, at a coronation ceremony hosted by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council No. 2. After a four-month fundraising campaign, Ken raised $229,197.30 for the LULAC Rey Feo ...read more
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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Generations Federal Credit Union has launched its insurance subsidiary, Generations Insurance Services. The insurance company offers auto, home, life and business insurance in a competitive-market format where consumers select the type of insurance they need and receive up to 60 bids from A-rated insurance companies such as MetLife and GEICO. Consumers do not need to be a member of the 75-year-old ...read more
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Thursday, October 08, 2015
PS&Co. is celebrating 70 years in 2015!  Padgett Stratemann & Co., L.L.P. was founded in November 1945 by Sidney Padgett Sr. The firm began as the partnership of Aiken, Tucker, and Padgett in San Antonio, Texas. Sidney Padgett Sr. received his CPA license in June 1942, and after he was discharged from military service in November 1945, Padgett fulfilled his life dream of establishing his own ...read more
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Monday, October 05, 2015
Apply Today for Your Company’s Health Champion Designation It is widely known that overweight/obesity, unhealthy eating and physical inactivity have direct links to absenteeism and productivity. That means it really matters to offer “wellness-perks” like nutritious food at meetings, access to physical activity and rewards for those who to take the stairs. Wellness perks also matter because a ...read more
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Monday, October 05, 2015
This year, more than 3,000 area residents will come together to be part of the Stop Diabetes® movement at the Step Out: Walk to Stop Diabetes on Saturday, October 31, 2015 at the Mission County Park Pavilions – Pavilion #1 in San Antonio - the one-day signature fundraising walk benefiting the American Diabetes Association. Every dollar raised through Step Out plays an important role in supporting ...read more
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Friday, October 02, 2015
Alterman’s outstanding commitment to their employees’ financial and physical wellness has earned them the distinction of being one of the best. An independent judging panel of employee benefit experts named Alterman, Inc. as one of the 2015 winners of The Principal® 10 Best Companies for Employee Financial Security.        Judges selected Alterman, Inc. because of their commitment to employee ...read more
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Friday, October 02, 2015
The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts has had little trouble attracting audiences for its variety of shows and events. The center city venue, which opened in September 2014, ranked among the top entertainment facilities in the world in the third quarter of 2015 based on ticket sales, according to industry tracker Pollstar. The Tobin placed 36th among theater venues of all sizes worldwide, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Fun Facts
Sunday, September 20, 2015
Join CPS Energy in sponsoring the 2nd Annual GrillsGiving on Saturday, November 21, 2015.  This unique event takes place at Mission County Park, where participants and guests will enjoy a festival-like atmosphere, including a competitive barbeque cook-off, live music and activities for the kids! The San Antonio River and Mission County Park are the perfect backdrop to host this family-friendly ...read more
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Our Warehouse is Sweltering HOT! A generous, sweaty donor has offered to match 1/2 of $7,000 for a Big "A" Fan! (Now don’t get your ears in a knot – that’s the real name of the fan company!)Will you help us raise $3,500 so our volunteers can continue to serve our neighbors?Click here to donate today. Please designate "fan" in the tribute text box.  Checks designated "fan" can also be sent ...read more
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Generations Federal Credit Union partnered with local CBS affiliate KENS 5 and San Antonio-based Corner Store as part of the annual Bill’s Elves School Supply Drive to collect school supplies for the more than 7,000 children who are under the care of Child Protective Services. This year the event was held from Monday, August 3 through Friday, August 7 and accepted more than 20,000 supplies for ...read more
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Monday, August 17, 2015
CHRISTUS Physician Group (CPG) in New Braunfels is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Deborah Andrado. Dr. Andrado is welcoming new patients as she joins Dr. Rachel McGinnis and Dr. Lynn Thompson at CHRISTUS Family Medicine – North New Braunfels.    “I’m excited about serving the New Braunfels community,” said Dr. Andrado. “I focus on preventative medicine, and look forward to treating ...read more
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Monday, August 17, 2015
CHRISTUS Physician Group introduces a new service that helps patients more seamlessly access CHRISTUS Physician Group physicians via online scheduling.  At launch, the service facilitates online appointment-making with participating orthopedic specialists and family medicine/primary care providers. This service is powered by ZocDoc, a national company known for its innovation in patient ...read more
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Friday, August 14, 2015
CHRISTUS Physician Group (CPG) is pleased to announce Dr. Veronica Betancur is welcoming new patients at CHRISTUS Family Medicine – Medical Center, in a clinical office that has doubled in size to provide more space for patients.  “I’m excited about the new location of my practice,” said Dr. Betancur, where she joins Dr. David Mullican and Dr. Megan Williams Khmelev in Tower II, Suite 203 at 2833 ...read more
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Tuesday, August 11, 2015
It is widely known that overweight/obesity, unhealthy eating and physical inactivity have direct links to absenteeism and productivity. That means it really matters to offer “wellness-perks” like nutritious food at meetings, access to physical activity and rewards for those who to take the stairs. Wellness perks also matter because a happy and healthy workforce is more than just a competitive ...read more
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Wednesday, July 22, 2015
Umbilical cord blood has so many medical uses, scientists are starting to find them by accident.  In a recent case, researchers looking into a disease related to skin grafts identified a part of umbilical cord blood that can lower inflammation and immune disorders caused by those grafts.  At the same time, they found those same proteins, called soluble NKG2D ligands, could be used to treat ...read more
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Tuesday, July 14, 2015
Security Service Federal Credit Union takes pride in helping families understand the importance of saving for the future.  Those efforts were recently recognized with an official Designation of Savings Excellence awarded by the America Saves program. In February, Security Service used Military Saves Week as a way to educate military members and their families on ways to save for the future and ...read more
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Monday, July 13, 2015
Commercial IT Solutions, Inc., a leading provider in managed cloud solutions for small to medium sized businesses, today announced that Hispanic Association of Colleges and Universities (HACU) recently launched their desktops in the CIT Cloud Office™ workspace. This cloud solution for HACU, whose mission is to champion Hispanic Success in Higher Education, will enable them to access their ...read more
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Thursday, July 02, 2015
Every year, the South Texas Blood & Tissue Center forms partnerships with businesses across San Antonio for company blood drives. Those joint efforts play a major role in saving patients across South Texas, since a single donation can help up to three people who need a transfusion. The need for blood is year-round, but there are times, especially during the summer, when the total number of ...read more
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Wednesday, July 01, 2015
On May 28, 2015, the Department of Labor (DOL) issued a report on its inspection of employee benefit plan audits, “Assessing the Quality of Employee Benefit Plan Audits.”  Under the  Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), most plans with more than 100 participants must be audited annually by an independent certified public accountant (CPA).  The purpose of the study was to ...read more
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Wednesday, July 01, 2015
Tickets are on sale now for the 2015 Speedo Junior National Championships, July 30-August 3, and the Phillips 66 National Championships, August 6-10, at the Northside Swim Center. They may be purchased online at http://www.sanantoniosports.org/swim/.  San Antonio Sports, Northside Independent School District, and the Northside Swim Center are proud to host USA Swimming, their elite athletes and ...read more
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Monday, June 15, 2015
Commercial IT Solutions, Inc., a leading provider in traditional managed IT services and managed cloud solutions for small to medium sized businesses, today announced that they have recently opened an office in Austin, TX and Houston, TX.“CIT’s strong, steady growth and our expanding statewide footprint are a real tribute to our cloud product, The CIT Cloud Office, and to the talent of our staff.” ...read more
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Thursday, June 11, 2015
H-E-B partnered with over 1,500 suppliers, partners and vendors for the 30th Annual H-E-B Tournament of Champions, with a goal of raising $8 million to help the children of Texas and to support education. The three-day event took place from June 3rd – June 5th. Each year, the Tournament of Champions opens with a Golf Tournament, followed by the Charity Work Project, which has become the heart and ...read more
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Wednesday, June 10, 2015
Whether you’re a newcomer to San Antonio or a longtime resident, A Guide to San Antonio and South Texas is your resource for everything you need.  The twice yearly section was published by the San Antonio Express-News on June 14 and is available on our premium website at ExpressNews.com.  It also is distributed to area chambers of commerce, local and surrounding convention and visitors bureaus, ...read more
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Tuesday, June 09, 2015
Respite Care of San Antonio is a locally founded and based non-profit organization dedicated to the support and care of children with special needs, such as developmental delays, Down Syndrome, Shaken Baby Syndrome, drug exposure, Intellectual Disabilities, Cerebral Palsy and Autism. We strive to provide children who suffer injury and abuse a safe place to heal through caring staff at the Davidson ...read more
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Thursday, June 04, 2015
Championship banners, belt buckles and trophies have been stored for safe keeping as the AT&T Center entered full renovation mode this week, following the final scheduled event inside the arena on Monday.  Spurs Sports & Entertainment is spearheading the $100+ million in improvements and renovations to the Bexar County-owned AT&T Center that will enhance the fan experience at all levels of the ...read more
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Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Today’s business world continues to thrive on the entrepreneur with the passion and spirit to create and build small businesses. As the entrepreneur focuses on growing the business and achieving success, one must continue to set long-term goals while keeping an eye on the end game. Questions often asked may include: Is my business going to contribute to the good of community, take care of my ...read more
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Wednesday, May 06, 2015
Animal Care Services may soon have a spay and neuter clinic on the South Side. The board of directors for Brooks City Base has approved plans to build a 2,500 square foot spay and neuter clinic near Goliad Road and City Base Landing. The clinic will be operated by the City of San Antonio Animal Care Services Department. Currently, the plans call for ACS to retain an independent veterinarian to ...read more
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Thursday, April 09, 2015
This month, H-E-B will be opening its newest restaurant, 3009 Restaurant & Bar (pronounced 3 Double-0 Nine), on Friday, April 17th. The excitement will begin at approximately 9:30 a.m., half an hour before the restaurant’s standard opening time Monday through Saturday. 3009, which follows the trend of its predecessors named in homage to the surrounding area, earned its namesake from the adjacent ...read more
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Wednesday, April 08, 2015
The Birdies for Charity® campaign is one of several charitable initiatives organized and supported by the Valero Texas Open, providing more than 115 worthy organizations throughout the greater San Antonio community and beyond with a fun and unique fundraising platform. This year the Valero Texas Open Birdies for Charity campaign raised over $1.84 million for local participating charities and ...read more
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Monday, March 30, 2015
This year, more than 1,000 area residents will come together to Stop Diabetes® by raising money and cycling in Tour de Cure on Saturday, May 9th at Texas A&M San Antonio, a one-day signature fundraising and awareness cycling event benefiting the American Diabetes Association. There are 5 different routes to choose from for every level of cyclists, and each route is fully supported with SAG ...read more
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Friday, February 27, 2015
Zippy Shell; founded in 2007, was one of Australia’s first mobile storage businesses and launched in the United States in 2010 as Zippy Shell USA, LLC. The mission is clear: provide convenient, affordable mobile storage and stress free moving. The unique shell and container model saves you time, money and effort by eliminating the need for rental trucks and double handling. With no permits ...read more
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Wednesday, February 25, 2015
With levels of obesity and its health-related impacts continuing to rise in the U.S., employers are facing a fast-growing threat to productivity and employee health. Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM), one of the nation’s leading health and well-being companies, and Weight Watchers International, Inc.  (NYSE: WTW), the world’s leading provider of weight management services, announced today that they have ...read more
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Monday, February 09, 2015
The Valero Energy Foundation and the Valero Texas Open staff are well into preparations for this year’s Valero Texas Open PGA Tour tournament, which takes place from March 26-29 at the AT&T Oaks Course at TPC San Antonio, and then is followed up by the annual Benefit for Children on Monday, March 30.  The Valero Texas Open is one of the largest professional sporting events to take place annually ...read more
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Wednesday, February 04, 2015
Security Service Federal Credit Union will host a free San Antonio area shred day from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 21, at its Highway 90 branch, 7323 Highway 90 West.   The event is designed to assist area residents with the safe and free disposal of unwanted, personal documents.   “In this day and age, everyone should do what they can to protect themselves from identity theft,” ...read more
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Friday, January 23, 2015
TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas brought holiday cheer to 47 needy families through its annual Adopt a Family drive, organized by the school’s Interact community-service club with help from parent volunteers. TMI students and their families donated clothes, toys, gift cards and household necessities to families of students at Mead Elementary School in the Northside Independent School District, ...read more
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Thursday, January 22, 2015
Global colocation provider CyrusOne (NASDAQ: CONE) announced today it won 2014 Outsourced Innovation of the Year at the DataCenter Dynamics North America Awards gala yesterday at Gotham Hall in New York, N.Y., for its National Internet Exchange (IX). The CyrusOne National IX marries low-cost robust connectivity with the massively scaled data centers for which the company is known. It virtually ...read more
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
By John Wright, CPA, Managing Partner, Padgett Stratemann Many of us have either attended leadership development programs or sent current or emerging leaders within our team to the same types of programs. The programs all have some benefit to the individual, but the difficulty is translating new individual leadership behaviors effectively into the organization. We have all experienced it – ...read more
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Tuesday, January 20, 2015
Security Service Federal Credit Union is kicking off the New Year by offering Apple Pay™ to its members. The technology is available for use with the Security Service Power Debit and Credit Cards. "The digital wallet is one of the most important innovations in retail banking since the introduction of ATMs," said Jim Laffoon, President and CEO of Security Service Federal Credit Union. "We are ...read more
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Thursday, December 18, 2014
Family Service is offering a new collaborative summer opportunity. Next summer Family Service will have 300 youth between the ages of 14-17 interning at a variety of community businesses and organizations. This is a great opportunity for your members to take advantage of. Youth will work 120 hours over a six-week period (June-August) for minimum wage (to be paid by Family Service) to introduce ...read more
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Monday, December 08, 2014
Security Service Federal Credit Union announced today that Brandy Ralston-Lint has been appointed vice president of public relations and will join the credit union’s senior management team. In her new role, she brings her public relations and journalism expertise and creativity to leverage the Security Service brand and its position as a leader in the credit union industry. Ralston-Lint was ...read more
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