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Hallmark University First Voice Luncheon

Tuesday, January 19, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.

930 AM The Answer listeners are invited to attend the Hallmark University First Voice Luncheon at Alamo Toyota on January 19, 2015 to hear Congressman Lamar Smith provide a 21st Congressional District Update on subjects like Gun Control, Climate Change, Export-Import Bank, Planned Parenthood, Sanctuary Cities, EPA’s Power-grab, plus your questions. The event is free BY RSVP ONLY TO John@HeartofTexasRealty.com

Location: 18019 Hwy 281 N @ Loop 1604, San Antonio, TX 78232
Sponsored By: Heart of Texas Realty

40 days for life

Wednesday, February 10, 7 a.m. - Monday, February 29, 7:29 p.m.

40 days for life Peaceful prayer on sidewalk in front of planned parenthood. February 10-March 20, 2016 7 AM-7 PM

Location: 2401 Babcock , San Antonio, TX 78229
Sponsored By: San Antonio Coalition for LIfe


Friday, February 12, 6 p.m. - Saturday, February 20

The Lackland Air Force Base Chapel is looking to quickly fill an important position. Protestant Religious Activities Coordinator or PRAC. Applicants must be familiar with Protestant doctrine, teaching and worship styles and experience in coordinating activities in your church is a plus. If you excel at customer service, have Windows based computer skills, and have a heart for our military call Staff Sergeant O’Niel at 210.671.4208 or email at christopher.oneil.1@us.af.mil by 12:00 p.m. on 19 February 2016 God Bless America and Lackland Air Force Base. PROTESTANT RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES COORDINATOR (PRAC) ---------------------------------------------------------------------------- Protestant Religious Activities Coordinator The Lackland Air Force Base Chapel currently has a position available starting 1 March 2016. Statement of Work with full specifications and qualifications along with bid documents can be obtained at the Freedom Chapel, Bldg. 1528, 2200 Truemper St., Bldg. 1528, JBSA-Lackland, TX 78236,78236-5551 between the business office hours of 7:30am and 4:30pm, Monday -Friday (excluding Holidays and family days). We require resumes with references to be dropped off with the sealed bid submissions to the Freedom Chapel for SSgt O'Neil at 671-4208 or email at christopher.oneil.1@us.af.mil by 12:00 p.m. on 19 February 2016. Qualified applicants will be notified of specific interview date and time. Basis of Award is on the best value to the Joint Base San Antonio- Lackland (JBSA-Lackland) Chapel Tithes and Offering Fund (CTOF). Background Checks in accordance with Department of Defense Instruction 1402, to work with children under the age of 18 years old will be conducted upon contract award.

Location: Lackland Air Force Base

2016 Fiesta Especial Royal Court Coronation

Wednesday, February 17, 6 - 8:30 p.m.

Fiesta Especial Royal Court Coronation will recognize the individuals who participated in the Fiesta Especial Royal Court Leadership and Life Skills development program creating visibility for the leadership and contributions individuals with disabilities make in our community. This year's program participants raised $18,131 for programs and services benefiting individuals with disabilities in the local community. These individuals will spend the next four months representing the successes and abilities of people who are challenged by a disability. Come and celebrate with us! More Info: http://www.fiestaespecial.com/royal-court-coronation.html Cost: $15 per person

Location: Texas A&M University-San Antonio, Auditorium , One University Way, San Antonio, TX 78224
Sponsored By: Reaching Maximum Independence, Inc.

2016 Ladino Song Concert with RMI

Thursday, February 18, 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Celebrating Jewish Disability Awareness Month and the emerging Crypto-Jewish Experience with a Piano, Flute and Vocal Recital, Lecture & Reception on Thursday, February 18th, 2016 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $40/person or $75/couple (special discounted pricing for University Students) Concert of Ladino Song & Lecture performed by Flicka Rahn, Soprano | Rabbi Mara Nathan, Flautist | Ruth C. Friedberg, Pianist and Lecturer Hosted by Reaching Maximum Independence, Inc. and the Texas A&M University San Antonio Bilingual Education Student Organization Texas A&M University San Antonio Auditorium located at One University Way, 78224 Event Schedule 7:00pm Doors Open 7:30pm Recital 8:30pm Reception More information and tickets available online at http://www.rmihomes.org/ladino-concert.html #JDAIM16

Location: Texas A&M University San Antonio Auditorium, One University Way, 78224, San Antonio, Texas
Sponsored By: Reaching Maximum Independence, Inc. and TAMUSA BESO

Silver Ring Thing "Uprising" Purity Event

Sunday, February 21, 6 - 8 p.m.

This is a challenge to live bold and set apart from the celebration of immorality all around us. SRT defies the meet-up, hook-up, break-up mindset of today and inspires students to a pure life centered in Jesus Christ. This 2 hour stage performance incorporates high energy music, videos, skits, special affects, and comedy delivered in a concert-style approach with which teenagers can respond and relate. The event is presented by a team of peer-level students serving as role models and examples of the power and freedom in living out this calling. Their message is one of hope, boldness, and truth that's jam-packed with powerful speaking and personal testimonies. The program also proclaims the grace-filled message of the Gospel, going way beyond a call to abstinence to full life in Jesus Christ! Following the event, students who make a commitment to purity have the opportunity to wear a SRT ring as a symbol and reminder of their decision. They are connected to local churches for ongoing discipleship and growth while also being equipped through follow-up emails, text messages and devotional guides from SRT. This event is designed for teenagers but is also relevant to college and young adult ages. A parent's session is also held at each event to educate parents about what is happening in today's youth culture and how they can encourage and support their child's commitment to wait.

Location: 13435 West Ave., San Antonio, Tx 78216
Sponsored By: First Assembly of God

Christian Coalition Meeting

Wednesday, February 24, 6 - 8 p.m.

The Bexar County Christian Coalition will continue to address current political issues at its Feb. 24 meeting. The event will feature digital radio talk show host “Doc” Owen. He will take on the topic of cities that declare themselves sanctuaries for “undocumented immigrants.” The Luby’s restaurant on North Main Avenue, one block north of I-35, is the location for the meeting. Members and guests will have an opportunity to eat and visit in the restaurant’s Fiesta Room, beginning at 5 p.m., before the meeting starts at 6 p.m.

Location: 911 N. Main Ave., San Antonio, Texas
Sponsored By: Bexar County Christian Coalition

Walk MS: San Antonio

Saturday, March 12, 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

WHO & WHAT Walk MS: San Antonio will unite hundreds of San Antonio residents to support the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and are expected to raise more than $350,000 for cutting-edge research, programs and services benefiting the thousands impacted by multiple sclerosis (MS). The fundraising event begins at Texas A&M University – San Antonio and offers a one-mile or five-mile fully accessible route. Participants are invited to enjoy refreshments and entertainment before and after the event. Visit walkms.org to register to walk, volunteer or donate. Event day activities will begin at 8:00 a.m., followed by a 9:00 a.m. start time for the walk. There is no registration fee and no minimum pledge commitment; however, the average walker raises $250 to support research initiatives, programs and services of the Society. Individuals interested in joining or creating a team can sign up online with co-workers, friends, family and neighbors. WHEN & WHERE Saturday, March 12, 2016 Walk MS: San Antonio Texas A&M University – San Antonio (one-mile and five-mile routes) One University Way, San Antonio, TX 78224 Site opens at 8:00 a.m.; walk begins at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Texas A&M University - San Antonio, 1 University Way, San Antonio, TX 78224
Sponsored By: National MS Society

2016 Fiesta Especial 5th annual Family FIESTAval

Saturday, April 2, 4 - 7 p.m.

5th Annual Royal Court FIESTAval a meet & greet for the Royal Court Please join Reaching Maximum Independence, Inc. and the Family Fiestaval Committee in a special engagement to meet the 2016 Fiesta Especial Royal Court. Food, Fun and Entertainment for the whole family. Food Trucks , Bake Sale, Snow Cones and popcorn. Activities and crafts for all ages...face painting, tamale demonstrations, pot painting, carnival games, photo booth and more. More Info: http://www.fiestaespecial.com/family-fiestaval.html Cost: FREE

Location: Mi Casa Tamales , 25930 Interstate 10 Frontage Rd, Boerne, TX 78006
Sponsored By: Reaching Maximum Independence, Inc.

2016 Fiesta Especial Celebration Day

Tuesday, April 19, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

The Fiesta Especial carnival experience takes place on Tuesday, April 19th in the Alamo Dome Parking Lot C from 10am - 3pm. You can ride all types of rides, play games, eat yummy food and participate in a Shoebox parade. This is an inclusive and educational experience that attracts special education classes, group homes and day programs from San Antonio and surround communities. ADVANCED RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. No general admission will be provided at the entrance to the event. IDs are required DEADLINE for Individuals to register is Tuesday, April 12 at 5:00pm. More Info: http://www.fiestaespecial.com/celebration-day.html Cost: Free but must Register online to RSVP

Location: Alamo Dome parking Lot C , 100 Montana St. San Antonio, 78203
Sponsored By: Reaching Maximum Independence, Inc.

2016 Fiesta Especial Royalty Run 5K & Parade

Saturday, April 23, 8 a.m.

Dress in your most festive Fiesta® wear and help bring the sights, sounds and excitement of Fiesta® to the streets of Windcrest. Fiesta® Royalty Costuming is Encouraged! Dress in your brightest colors and adorn yourself with streamers and flower head pieces for this festive 5K run and 1 mile walk. The 5K Run and 1 mile walk will lead out with the Fiesta Especial parade following close behind. Kick back, relax and enjoy the Parade when you’ve finished your run or walk More Info: http://www.fiestaespecial.com/5k-and-parade.html Cost: FREE

Location: City of Windcrest , 8601 Midcrown Windcrest, 78239
Sponsored By: Reaching Maximum Independence, Inc.