Ghost Light Society brings together young professionals, creating a dynamic community of passionate, engaged individuals with a shared interest in the arts. As an extension of the Tobin Center for the Performing Arts, the GLS offers exciting, relevant programming, exclusive opportunities to interact with San Antonio’s professional artists and companies, and the opportunity to forge meaningful relationships with the next generation of leaders in San Antonio.
-Create a 'world-class' permanent home to major performing arts organizations of San Antonio.
-Create premiere smaller venue(s) to support the quality, accessibility, and visibility of other emerging arts organizations in the region.
-Promulgate arts education.
-Integrate the Center into the cultural life of San Antonio, Bexar County, and all of South Texas.
Adelante! Toastmasters, Club 9020, in San Antonio, Texas meets every 1st, 3rd and 5th Thursday at 6:15 pm and 2nd and 4th Wednesday at 11:45 am in downtown San Antonio to help members develop public speaking and leadership skills.
Our mission is to connect the private and public sectors through education, innovative marketing, community events, and creative financing programs. We provide direct assistance to homeowners and businesses ready to “go solar” on a daily basis.
We actively encourage the widespread use of solar and other renewable, sustainable energy sources by informing the community about how it benefits the regional economy, environment and human health. We also raise public awareness about supporting public policies that advance solar power and renewable energy.
By providing leadership in renewable energy, we are able to offer information and networking opportunities to the public, public officials, and to the business community. We connect solar energy suppliers and consumers, organize workshops, and act with local, state, and federal organizations to support clean energy options.
SSA’s largest program assisting the public to go solar is the “Bring Solar Home” Campaign. The campaign uses public outreach to connect potential solar adopters with the solar industry.
The program works with the City of San Antonio, local lending institutions, and the local municipally-owned utility CPS Energy to provide the public with information, incentives, and financing options that make it simple and affordable to go solar.
In addition, the education work done by SSA over its thirteen years of operation built the public support that facilitated the process of CPS Energy installing 46 megawatts of centralized solar and signing a contract for 400 additional megawatts of solar.
In honor of SSA founder William Sinkin, CPS Energy dedicated one of its newest solar projects in his namesake. The 19.8 megawatt project, dubbed William R. Sinkin Centennial Solar Farms 1 and 2, will produce enough clean power for an estimated 2,550 average Texas homes annually.
At SSA you will find contemporary art exhibitions, lectures, and concerts, history-based Visitors Center Museum and a lunch café. During a typical year, more than 210,000 people attend events, view exhibits, take classes or visit historic site.
On Saturday, October 10, 2015, Artpace will present its 12th Annual Chalk It Up arts festival. Thanks to Presenting Sponsor Argo Group and our generous supporters, this annual celebration of contemporary art empowers the San Antonio community by providing free access to creative activities designed to engage and embolden young audiences.
In 2013, more than 22,500 people gathered to express their creativity among family, friends, and neighbors along four blocks of downtown’s Houston Street. Using the temporary and accessible medium of chalk, Artpace transports its mission to serve as a creative laboratory into the public sphere by providing barrier-free, direct engagement with the arts for all San Antonians. In fact, for many of the attendees, Chalk It Up is a hands-on introduction to art and art making. At its core, Chalk It Up plays a pivotal role in ensuring students continue to experience and explore the possibilities of art. Through participation in the festival’s street gallery and adjacent creation stations, children—who comprise an overwhelming majority of the audience—gain an invaluable opportunity to practice teamwork and sharpen critical thinking skills, proven outcomes of access to art education.
Taking place on Saturday, October 11, 2014, from 10am to 4pm, Chalk It Up is entirely funded by Artpace’s generous partners who enjoy opportunities for community-wide brand exposure in exchange for event underwriting.
-100% College Acceptance
-The graduating class of 2015 was offered in excess of $9.6 million in scholarships, grants and awards.
-13 AP Courses – more than any other Catholic high school in San Antonio
-Innovative Electives including Broadcast Journalism & Internship Class for Seniors
-Premier Arts Program: Dance, Art, Theatre, Choir and Band
-Competitive Athletics: Volleyball, Basketball, Softball, Soccer & more
-The only All Girls Catholic Middle School in San Antonio
-Middle School students earn 3 High School Credits
-Faith Based Community