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Donors In Focus: Christina “Ommy” Strauch Helped Institute Area Foundation’s Sound Business Acumen

By Hernan Rozemberg | November 23, 2021

By Blithe Wiley SAN ANTONIO — Former longtime San Antonio Area Foundation Board Member Christina “Ommy” Strauch first became familiar with the philanthropic organization in the 1990s when she was a human resources executive at Valero Energy Corporation.  During that time, the…

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Chairman In Charge: Gen. Hill Leads Area Foundation Board Through Strategic Planning Process

By Hernan Rozemberg | November 11, 2021

By Hernán Rozemberg SAN ANTONIO — His soft-spoken demeanor and amiable smile belie a lifetime of grit and valor that eventually reveal themselves when he begins to open up about his life and career. There’s a reason why James Tom Hill’s…

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Their Time: Area Foundation & UP Partnership Team Up To Empower Youth As Philanthropic Decision-Makers

By Gavin Nichols | November 9, 2021

By Gavin Nichols SAN ANTONIO — In late 2020, Blue Meridian Partners made an $8 million investment in the future of San Antonio, providing funds to UP Partnership to promote youth voice in our area. Our Tomorrow, a network of…

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Use Your Words: A Spotlight On Gemini Ink’s Youth Authors

By Hernan Rozemberg | November 5, 2021

By Siri Lindholm SAN ANTONIO — Stop being quiet you. Can’t get help without words. That’s the heart of it, isn’t it?  That’s why we tell stories. That’s why we write.  If we have learned anything these past couple of years, it is that…

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