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Written by evrard on Apr 27, 2016
UPDATE: Due to technical difficulties with the giving website, The Big Give S.A. has bee rescheduled to 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. Wednesday, March 4. Hundreds of charities from across South Central Texas are asking for donations and competing for prizes during The Big Give S.A. We need your help to stand out so we can raise $20,000!
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on Apr 26, 2016
The U.S. Treasury said it will put abolitionist leader and feminist Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill, responding to a public campaign to put women’s images on U.S. currency. What makes Tubman so special? University of Texas at San Antonio professor Catherine Clinton wrote a biography of Tubman called The Road to Freedom
Written by JayAlmendarez13 on Apr 26, 2016
As her signature initiative, San Antonio Poet Laureate Laurie Ann Guerrero challenged people in the community to write love poems to the city. The winning poems were transformed into artistic renditions on the walls of the Culture Commons in Plaza De Armas near City Hall. At NOWCastSA, we recorded the artists’ poems and preserved the enchanting exhibit on video. We’re releasing the first video now and will be publishing the rest in the series over the next few weeks. Watch. Share. Repeat.
Written by BexarCounty on Apr 20, 2016
With the recent World Heritage designation of the San Antonio Missions and the upcoming Tricentennial Celebration, Bexar County is hosting Nuestra Historia - Our History: Spain in Bexar County, an exhibit that tells the story of the 17th and 18th century Spanish colonial exploration and settlement of this area.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Apr 20, 2016
The Texas Cavaliers Charitable Foundation received a check for $25,000 from Ruth’s Chris Steak House during a presentation April 18 at the King’s Reception prior to the start of the Texas Cavaliers River Parade.