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Written by Rudy Arispe on Apr 08, 2016
Eva’s Heroes reaped the rewards of hungry customers of Jersey Mike’s Subs who purchased subs, chips, drinks and catering orders on March 30. On that day, Jersey Mike’s donated 100 percent of total sales – $23,000 to be exact - from all of its San Antonio stores through the restaurant’s annual “Day of Giving”.
Written by evrard on Apr 07, 2016
Art tells a story. If “Spring Scene of Texas Hill Country” could speak, this iconic mural painted by renowned San Antonio artist Porfirio Salinas would tell an extraordinary tale punctuated by chapters of resolve, triumph and now a majestic future. Today, the Witte Museum proudly announces that this historic Texas landscape mural, after surviving a 4-alarm fire in 2011, has been placed in its new home inside the new Mays Family Center.
Written by karensadams on Apr 06, 2016
ChildSafe distributed 45,000 Cardboard Kids in the community this year as part of its child abuse awareness campaign kicking-off National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Cardboard Kids are memorable 2-foot high cardboard kid cutouts that individuals, civic groups, schools and businesses decorate and display April 7. Now in its third year, the Cardboard Kids campaign was created to engage the community in this critical issue by heightening awareness and activating a dialogue about child abuse and neglect in Bexar County.
Written by Morgans Wonderland on Apr 06, 2016
Thirty-six students with special needs from The Academy at Morgan’s Wonderland – each with an accompanying “buddy” – will model the latest fashions at the “Hand in Hand: A Night on the Runway” benefit from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Saturday, April 16, at the Morgan’s Wonderland Event Center, 5223 David Edwards Drive. The Academy serves students with special needs ages 12 through 24 and prepares them for life and work.  Models from The Academy student body will be partnered with “buddy” students from TMI – The Episcopal School of Texas.
Written by Rudy Arispe on Apr 05, 2016
After her mother, father, husband and three sisters were killed during tense fighting between quarrelling neighbors, Sudan and Chad, Josephine Toundamje and her seven children fled Chad into Cameroon. They were resettled in San Antonio in 2010. Shahram Ebadfardezadeh, 50, his wife and four children left Iran five years ago for San Antonio, where they could enjoy religious freedom and practice the baptismal customs of their Mandaean community, who follow the teachings of John the Baptist.