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Thursday, July 27, 2017
The term ‘standard operating procedures’ might evoke a yawn from the vast majority of your employees. But if your firm is on any sort of growth or expansion curve, SOP’s could be a critical piece in your ability to navigate the challenges that growth brings – especially if your firm’s pace of growth is accelerated.  SOP’s not only establish business practices and processes, they also communicate ...read more
Categories: Human Interest, Fun Facts, Papers/Research
Monday, May 01, 2017
Improving Corporate Earnings Drive Stocks Higher in First Quarter Taken from First Quarter Newsletter - April 24, 2017This quarter I could pretty much just repeat what I said about the stock market in the last edition of The Compass in January. Anyway, I’ll give it another run: As corporate earnings have continued to improve, stocks have continued to rally with just over a 6% return for the S&P ...read more
Categories: Education, Human Interest, Press Release, Fun Facts, Papers/Research, Economic, General News Article, Political
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
A&M-San Antonio to crack world record at Fiesta San Antonio finale, Festival de Cascarones The seventh annual Festival de Cascarones, hosted by Texas A&M University-San Antonio, will attempt to “crack” a world record for the most cascarones broken at a single event on April 30. The University will distribute more than 500 of the traditional festive eggs to attendees to crack on each other’s ...read more
Categories: Education, Press Release, Community, Fun Facts
Monday, March 13, 2017
Texas A&M University-San Antonio is now designated as a Hispanic-Serving Institution (HSI) by the U.S. Department of Education, which provides the university with greater access and broader eligibility for federal grant funding. HSIs are defined by Title V of the Higher Education Act as not-for-profit institutions of higher learning with a full-time equivalent (FTE) undergraduate student ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Thursday, December 01, 2016
The San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo was awarded the 2016 Large Indoor Rodeo of the Year by the Professional Rodeo Cowboys Association (PRCA) at an awards ceremony  Wednesday night, November 30th , held in conjunction with the National Finals Rodeo.     With Wednesday’s award, the San Antonio Stock Show & Rodeo has won Large Indoor Rodeo of the Year for an unprecedented 12 consecutive years. The ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Fun Facts, Community, Press Release
Friday, October 14, 2016
Dan King, General Manager of Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa, has been awarded Hyatt Hotels Corporation’s coveted Jay A. Pritzker Award for Leadership, 2015. A lifetime achievement award, the Jay A. Pritzker Award honors individuals who have consistently demonstrated their ability as leaders, coaches and mentors. They are high achievers leading top-performing hotels, and are viewed as ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Fun Facts, Press Release
Monday, April 11, 2016
Always wondered if you could balance a wine glass and hold a yoga pose? Want to hit a happy hour in your yoga pants? Or are you just looking for a fun way to shake up your fitness routine and get social at the same time? Windflower – The Hill Country Spa has the perfect blend of fitness and relaxation:  “UnWINEd” Yoga Happy Hour, returning for another season with outdoor yoga classes served ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Community, Press Release
Monday, April 11, 2016
Spring into the new year relaxed, refreshed and fit with Mother Nature as your workout partner! Take your fitness routine outside and enjoy a terrific workout with “Yoga with a View” at Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort and Spa thanks to Windflower–The Hill Country Spa’s free yoga sessions. Enjoy Saturday morning yoga classes, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Texas Hill Country in the ...read more
Categories: Community, Press Release, Fun Facts
Friday, March 04, 2016
The Valero Texas Open, together with the PGA TOUR Wives Association, is excited to announce the addition of Game Show Night, a fun and engaging dinner event that will be held at the JW Marriott San Antonio Hill Country Resort & Spa on Monday, April 18, as a part of the Valero Texas Open tournament week activities.   Proceeds from this event support PGA TOUR Wives Association initiatives and ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Community, Human Interest
Thursday, January 21, 2016
The McNay Art Museum will present an exclusive look at some of the most significant German art created over the last 35 years by both masters and emerging artists in Made in Germany: Contemporary Art from the Rubell Family Collection. The exhibition opens February 10, 2016, and continues through April 24, 2016. The McNay is the sole venue scheduled to host the seminal exhibition, which is the ...read more
Categories: Community, Fun Facts
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Rock 'n' Restock started in Austin as a way to bring the community together to enjoy music while also giving back to the city. This year it's coming to San Antonio with its first annual event happening on December 2, 2015 and all proceeds are donated to Daily Bread Ministries! Join us for some great music and dancing! Come check out Mario Flores and the Soda Creek Band and the Reed Brothers. ...read more
Categories: Fun Facts, Press Release, Chamber, General News Article, Community, Human Interest
Wednesday, October 14, 2015
North SA Chamber board member and Allegiance Environmental Services CEO Kenneth Flores was dubbed Rey Feo LXX and his daughter Ariana Flores named Reina de la Feria de las Flores on Saturday, October 10, at a coronation ceremony hosted by the League of United Latin American Citizens (LULAC) Council No. 2. After a four-month fundraising campaign, Ken raised $229,197.30 for the LULAC Rey Feo ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, General News Article, Press Release, Economic, Fun Facts, Human Interest
Friday, October 02, 2015
The Tobin Center for the Performing Arts has had little trouble attracting audiences for its variety of shows and events. The center city venue, which opened in September 2014, ranked among the top entertainment facilities in the world in the third quarter of 2015 based on ticket sales, according to industry tracker Pollstar. The Tobin placed 36th among theater venues of all sizes worldwide, ...read more
Categories: Community, Human Interest, General News Article, Fun Facts