Month: March 2021

Donn “Corky” McCorkindale: Living Life To The Fullest

March 26, 2021 Comments Off on Donn “Corky” McCorkindale: Living Life To The Fullest
Corky McCorkindale Pilot

As with any good coach, Pete Wesp has good pep talks in his arsenal. Right at the top of his list is schooling his athletes on the importance of developing a strong work ethic. To get his point across, Wesp reminds his charges about “Corky,” his best buddy from high school days. “You teach them…

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New Grants Boost San Antonio’s African American Community

March 9, 2021 Comments Off on New Grants Boost San Antonio’s African American Community
Bobby Blount hands out census information to a family who stopped for groceries at the Antioch Missionary Baptist Church food pantry and census drive

The San Antonio Area Foundation is proud to team up with and support the San Antonio African American Community Fund (SAAAACF), one of our outreach funds. SAAAACF leadership couldn’t have been more thankful when construction company Vulcan Materials offered a $25,000 donation, since their many supporting nonprofits still suffered from the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The unexpected…

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Standing Tall: Nonprofits Take On The COVID-19 New Normal

March 3, 2021 Comments Off on Standing Tall: Nonprofits Take On The COVID-19 New Normal
Medical Assistant students Amanda DeLaO, left, and Terence Flowers high-five at Goodwill's Good Careers Academy

As time went by and with no relief in sight, Ben Tremillo began realizing what all that talk about the new normal he was hearing everywhere was all about. Weeks turned into months and the doors to the venerable artistic hub on San Antonio’s West Side known as San Anto Cultural Arts remain shuttered due to the relentless havoc…

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