Self-educated and fiercely outspoken, Linda Chavez-Thompson has become the spokesperson for labor workers around the state.Now, if she wins election in November, Linda Chavez-Thompson will become the first Latina lieutenant governor of TexasBorn and raised in Lorenzo, Texas as a second generation Mexican-American, she hoed and picked cotton from age 10 until she was 19 years old. As one of 10 children, she had to drop out of high school as a freshman to help support her family.
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Buckner Fanning's Fairway to Heaven Golf Classic benefits the non-denominational Buckner Fanning Christian School. The event, held from 1 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22 at Caynon Springs Golf Club, includes a round of golf, a $100,000 hole-in-one shootout for two lucky drawing winners, a silent auction and dinner with live music.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Apr 22 2010 - 1:27pm
Have you ever wondered where the water your drink comes from? Have you thought about how it is cleaned and treated before it comes out of our faucets?San Antonio Water System (SAWS) wants to answer questions from the community by hosting a free Rain to Drain field trip from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, May 29.A free boxed lunch will be provided. If special dietary needs are required, let SAWS know at the time of registration.
Written by Antonio Rodriguez on Apr 19 2010 - 2:29pm
In commemoration of his life, NOWCastSA has published exclusive video of interviews with Rev. Claude Black, produced by the Source of Light Center at University Presbyterian Church in March 2004.This is the third in a series.Black was a civil rights activist and minister of the Mt. Zion First Baptist Church in San Antonio for almost 50 years. He served on the San Antonio City Council from 1973 to 1978, and became the city’s first black Mayor Pro Tem.
Written by Heather DiMasi on Mar 18 2010 - 2:44pm
The General Assembly for the Fontmaster Club of the Greater San Antonio Area will be held from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. at China Harbor, 189 SW Military Drive.If you have an affinity for fonts, this is the place to be.Dinner and discussion are open to the public.Fontmasters is dedicated to establishing personal gain through font education in an ethical approach at the highest level.For more information, visit http://contemporaryartmonth.com/node/1055.