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Thursday, June 01, 2017
San Antonio-area high schools were put to the test for the 2017 school year. Children at Risk, an educational research group, ranked 75 San Antonio-area high schools as a way to guide parents and "spark important community dialogue on the quality of public education in Texas." The non-profit organization used letter grades in their list, which scored schools across the state. The San ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Education
Monday, May 22, 2017
Small Business Service Provider Grants Are Now Available! Funding Availability The Office of the Governor is soliciting applications for the Small Business Service Provider (SBSP) Grant program. This grant will enable Texas-based small business service providers to enhance and diversify projects and activities benefiting the State’s small businesses. The grants will afford small business ...read more
Categories: Economic
Friday, April 07, 2017
The Alamo City Black Chamber of Commerce has announced new board members. Deborah Omowale , owner of Eva’s Escape at the Gardenia Inn, is the new chairwoman. “I am extremely encouraged to be handing off to a very energetic and dynamic leader like Deborah Omowale ," former Chairman Wayne Terry said in a release. "Deborah has been in the trenches with us and helped us build ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Friday, April 07, 2017
SPECIAL REPORT: THE ​REPORT CARD March 14, 2017 | By: The Observer Staff The Fair Contracting Coalition worked for 6 years, primarily with the Hispanic Chamber, on the historic report card released March 9, 2017. This is a nation's first report card issued to the leaders of public supported agencies based on how well they worked with small, minority, women and Veteran businesses. ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Economic, General News Article
Friday, April 07, 2017
FAILING GRADES March 14, 2017 | By: The Observer Staff One of the most important business press conferences occurred on March 9, 2017 in San Antonio, Texas at the Atlas Body Shop. Atlas Body Shop had been denied repeatedly in their contracting attempts with Bexar County. The first ever Report Card was issued in front of a full room and San Antonio’s news media to account for16 Public ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Economic, General News Article, Papers/Research
Friday, April 07, 2017
Alamo Colleges - Diehard Catering Update April 4, 2017 | By: Observer Staff The Observer was informed on March 22, 2017 from the lead Chef at Diehard Catering, that his business has been restored with Alamo Community Colleges District (ACCD). We reported on the decision Alamo Colleges made to prematurely terminate the relationship with Diehard Catering in early January, a month after reported ...read more
Categories: Chamber
Friday, April 07, 2017
VOTE THE "BATHROOM BILL" DOWN March 21, 2017 | News Release San Antonio, Texas - The Alamo City Black Chamber of Commerce conducted an emergency Board of Directors meeting on March 15, 2017, to discuss the “Bathroom Bill”, Senate Bill 6 (SB6) that passed the Senate by a 20-11 vote. The board voted in an unanimous decision that SB6 works against San Antonio's economy and ...read more
Categories: Chamber, Community, Human Interest