Saturday, April 14, 2012

Brighton Center and YOSA in San Antonio nonprofit news

Posted By on Sat, Apr 14, 2012 at 7:30 AM

Good news on the nonprofit front! San Antonio's Brighton Center was recognized by Non-Profit Times, the leading business publication in nonprofit management, as the #2 nonprofit in the nation to work for in 2012. Brighton Center, located at 14207 Higgins Road, provides family and community education and developmental services to children with disabilities or delays, empowering them to achieve their individual potential. Executive Director Kim Jefferies, stated "Our employees are out there every day making a difference in our community and deserve a positive, encouraging work environment." You can volunteer to help these awesome employees in program support, special events and board committees. For more info, check the volunteer page of their website. Youth Orchestras of San Antonio, aka YOSA, recently proclaimed their inaugural Beethoven 5K/10K a huge success. More than $25,000 was raised by the participants to help support the 1,500 students in all of YOSA's programs.  You've seen them run, now hear them play.

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Youth Orchestras of San Antonio Philharmonic presents

Gold Series "Music for Great Cities"

Majestic Theater

Sunday, May 6, 2012

Music by Rimsky-Korsakov, Haydn, Elgar and Respighi and cellist Madeline Rose Klein will conquer your classical musical cravings. For ticket information visit YOSA website.

If you still want to do some running, it's not too late to register for the Providence 5K. The race course is along the Riverwalk--Museum Reach and benefits Providence Catholic School. For more information visit the 5K Facebook page or register. Disclaimer: I work here, come walk with me. There will be a lot of downtown community spirit.   San Antonio activist and nonprofit veteran Laura Carter believes in enabling the community to work from the heart, not just the wallet. During her time at the San Antonio Area Foundation, Laura implemented new technology, managing website design and content for all published materials. She introduced multimedia and social media into the communications plan, increasing the community's participation in the Foundation's programs. She is now Communications Director at Providence Catholic School.    

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