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Written by Texas Tribune on Jul 06, 2015
Alamo and Other Texas Shrines Win UN Designation by Liz Crampton, The Texas Tribune July 5, 2015 The San Antonio Missions, the Alamo and other historic Texas shrines have attained the status of other internationally recognized landmarks such as the Taj Mahal and the Great Barrier Reef.
Written by Cary Clack on Jun 19, 2015
A sanctuary is a place of refuge, somewhere we go to seek shelter and retreat from the world. It is a place made sacred by faith and by the promise of protection, solace and strength. A sanctuary can be a house of worship or any secular dwelling where we can be refreshed and renewed.
Written by karensadams on Jun 16, 2015
Sea Island Shrimp House, a family owned and operated restaurant group that has been serving fresh seafood to generations of families in San Antonio since opening in 1965, is celebrating its 50 year anniversary with new menu items and a promotion to benefit the San Antonio Food Bank (SAFB).
Written by Rudy Arispe on Jun 16, 2015
Following an overwhelmingly successful International Music Festival in May, an anonymous donor gifted $500,000 to Musical Bridges Around the World. The organization's Board of Directors met on June 9 and has designated this donation toward an endowment to secure the future of the 17-year-old organization. "This gift is a testament to our impact on the community," said Anya Grokhovski, founder and artistic director of Musical Bridges Around the World. The Board of Directors will meet again this fall to announce a capital campaign following a strategic planning retreat.
Written by City of San Antonio on Jun 10, 2015
As San Antonio continues to strive towards No Kill, Animal Care Services is participating in a nationwide effort to mark similar lifesaving efforts. Thursday, June 11, ACS will join hundreds of pet agencies throughout the country in observing “Just One Day” to advocate for shelter adoptions and eliminate the euthanasia of healthy, adoptable pets.