Three years ago, Linda McDavitt, the head of the Genevieve and Ward Orsinger Foundation, had the crazy idea of bringing a 24-hour online give day to the San Antonio nonprofit community.
SOLI Chamber Ensemble will kick off its 21st season on Dec.
Last night in a crowded room at the Vista at Valero, the who’s who of San Antonio’s leadership, bioscience, and medical community gathered to honor Dr. Francisco Cigarroa, a South Texas native and local San Antonio leader, with the ninth annual Julio Palmaz Award for his work in bioscience and biomedical education.
Each year in September, the bioscience and medical community of San Antonio gathers together to honor a major leader in their field with the prestigious Julio Palmaz Award. The award is presented by BioMed SA, a nonprofit born out the San Antonio Chamber of Commerce’s 2005 Economic Outlook Conference as a way to promote a sector of the city’s economy that employs 1/6th of the population and has an economic impact of more than $30 billion dollars.
Quick, name three things you last used your Igloo cooler for?
The constitutional reform and ensuing enabling legislation ending Mexico’s 76-year-old oil and gas monopoly should be completed this summer, opening markets to foreign participation and unleashing what experts predict will be tens of billions of dollars in new offshore and land exploration, well drilling, pipeline construction and refining.
After nine months of planning, countless cups of coffee, many moments of worrying about crashing websites, 46 nonprofit parties and $2,017,441 and 21,909 donations later, on behalf of the Big Give SA planning team, I just want to say thank you for your heart and generosity, San Antonio.
Each year around this time, the University of Incarnate Word’s Raul Rodriguez gives a local state of the union on the previous year’s changes in Mexico and the current outlook on the country’s development. While each year’s talk provides valuable information and insight on our country’s nearest neighbor, this year’s conversation was especially relevant given the Peña Nieto administration’s commitment to historic energy reformation.
About 400 individuals representing 278 distinct San Antonio nonprofit agencies gathered at the Witley Theological Center at Oblate on Wednesday to mix, mingle, and kickoff the launch of The Big Give SA, San Antonio’s first ever 24 hour, city-wide giving day on May 6, 2014.
Imagine facing this choice: Take medication so debilitating that your entire life could be put on hold for a year, or allow the disease to continue destroying your liver while awaiting a better treatment option.