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Written by Laura Carter on May 24, 2011
The San Antonio Area Foundation is pleased to announce the results of the competitive grant distribution process awarding a total of $984,858 with 79 awards to 76 nonprofit organizations serving Bexar County and surrounding counties.Funded by permanent funds and trusts, honoring the donors’ wishes for the betterment of the community is the guiding principle behind the San Antonio Area Foundation’s annual competitive grant distribution process. Grants from Area Foundation donor-advised trusts and funds are made throughout the year, based on donor recommendations.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 22, 2011
Replay the video: San Antonio celebrated its college-bound high school seniors as rock stars during College Signing Day, complete with a red carpet, a light show, a Spurs announcer, bands and a salute from Mayor Julian Castro. The event, held center court at the AT&T Center, was for students to publicly declare their college choice similar to the way high school athletes announce their college choices on National Signing Day. Hundreds of high school seniors who plan to attend college in the fall registered to attend, according to event organizers.
Written by CharlotteAnne Lucas on May 19, 2011
About 500 people came out for a Dignowity Neighborhood/Bowden Elementary Community Block Party celebrating the Promise Neighborhoods on April 30.The event, centered at the pavilion at the top of Lockwood Park, featured free food and family and children's activities. About 30 vendors shared information about community resources, from health to fitness, education and finance.San Antonio Councilwoman Ivy Taylor addressed the crowd and children from Bowden Elementary school made brief presentations before local musicians took to the stage.
Written by Avenida Guadalupe on May 19, 2011
The Avenida Guadalupe Association (Avenida) launched three free access computer centers on May 17 located at the Guadalupe Street Coffeehouse at 1320 Guadalupe Street, the Margarita Huantes Learning Center at 1411 Guadalupe Street and the Parian Business Center at 1410 Guadalupe Street.
Written by michaelbmaine on May 19, 2011
Can we encourage positive behavior by making things fun? The folks over at The Fun Theory do. They held a competition inviting people to provide ideas on how to make everyday tasks such as throwing away trash, taking the stairs instead of the elevator, and recycling more fun.