February 2024 SA Branch Community Calendar

 

 

San Antonio Branch NAACP Community Calendar February 2024

Submitted by the Community Coordination Committee Chair, Maria S. Greene

 

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

Black Business Showcase (50 Service Providers) sponsored by Black Business of SA

Saturday, February 10th, Noon to 4:00 PM, 1213 Iowa St.  Food, live music

 

2024 Second Chance Job Fair, sponsored by Precinct #4 Commissioner Tommy Calvert,      Wednesday, April 10th, 1:00 to 4:00 PM; Freeman Coliseum Expo Hall, 3201 East Houston  St.  Resume Writing, Interview Skills, Dress for Success.  Register @ https//bexar.org/secondchance; no later than April 9, 2024, 11:59 PM.

Questions?  210-335-8281 or reentrycenter@bexar.org.

 

EDUCATION

“Bridging the Gap” Community Networking, free event (free parking) hosted by Launch SA, 210-580-6010, February 20th, 10:00 AM. Central Library, 600 Soledad St, 1st Floor.  Open to agencies, businesses, churches, local/county/state/federal officials, ministries, non-profits, organizations, schools, universities and volunteers.

 

MLK Commission Scholarship Program.  Available to all graduating Bexar County High School Seniors.  Administered by the San Antonio Area Foundation.  Applicants are also invited to participate in a MLK Scholarship Virtual Workshop.  Students are supplied with the tools and resources to “stand out in an applicant pool and maximize their scholarship success.”  Application deadline February 24, 2024.  For information contact San Antonio Area Foundation, 155 Concord Plaza, Suite 301, 210-225-2243, info@saafdn.org or MLK@SanAntonio.gov.

 

HEALTH

National Wear Red Day, Friday, February 2nd.  Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S.  Know your risk and protect your heart.  For more information, contact hearttruth.gov.

 

National Black HIV/AIDS Awareness Day Health Fair, Wednesday, February 7th @ Ella Austin Community Center, 1023 North Pine St, 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM. Free HIV Testing, Panel Discussion, Resources and Information.  Gift card incentive for tested youth ages 13-24.  Crisis Center contact:  210-223-SAFE (7233).

 

Mammogram Events, sponsored by the YWCA of San Antonio, 503 Castroville Road, SATFebruary 9 & 26, March 8 & 25.  Call to schedule an appointment:

210-433-9922, Ext. 212, or 361-277-9717, or email AMORA@YWCASA.ORG

 

Stop the Bleed Training sponsored by University Health System, Thursday, March 14th 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM at Bibliotech East Library, 1203 North Walters St.  Free training to help people learn how to prevent deaths from traumatic bleeding during events such as a car crash, fall from a ladder, or a kitchen mishap.  Register on line:

https://www.universityhealth.com/events/stop-the-bleed

 

Women’s Hoops Session (Basketball Exercise at the Woodard Gym)

Mondays, 7:00 to 9:00 PM at 1011 Locke Street

 

 

 

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