|FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE||CONTACT: Mary-Margaret Hasslocher|
|November 12, 2018|
BEXAR COUNTY AND NORTH SAN ANTONIO CHAMBER UNVEIL BEXAR COUNTY MILITARY AND VETERANS SERVICES CENTER AT GRAND OPENING
SAN ANTONIO, TX – Bexar County and the North San Antonio Chamber unveiled the new Bexar County Military and Veterans Services Center at a grand opening celebration. The program included remarks by Congressman Will Hurd, Brigadier General Laura Lenderman, Texas Land Commissioner George P. Bush, Bexar County Judge Nelson Wolff, Bexar County Commissioner Kevin Wolff, North San Antonio Chamber President and CEO, Cristina Aldrete, and Boeing executive, Tyler Schroeder.
The Bexar County Military and Veterans Services Center begins serving active military personnel and their families six months before discharge through an assessment and customized plan of action to reach their post-service career goals within six months post-active duty. Approximately 4,000 active duty military process out of the military into Bexar County each year.
Judge Nelson Wolff announced in May that the North San Antonio Chamber serves as the exclusive chamber of commerce to connect the Bexar County Military and Veterans Services Center with San Antonio businesses looking to recruit former members of the military. The Bexar County Military and Veterans Services Center business partners are members of the North San Antonio Chamber Business and Workforce Development Council.
|Boeing||Omni SA Hotel at the Colonnade||SAWS|
|BDO||Pape-Dawson||Spurs Sports & Entertainment|
|Christus Santa Rosa Health System||Raba-Kistner||SWBC|
|Hallmark University||San Antonio Chapter of AGC||Wells Fargo|
Cristina Aldrete, President and CEO of the North San Antonio Chamber, said, “As a business organization, we are proud to be the exclusive chamber partner for the Bexar County Military and Veteran Services Center. Our Business and Workforce Development Council has worked tirelessly over the past year to identify business needs and workforce gaps in San Antonio. The business community is eager to connect with our viable service members and spouses, and the North San Antonio Chamber is honored to facilitate the access.”
The North San Antonio Chamber will continue to work with the business community to identify key industries and specific San Antonio based companies in need of workforce, and match those companies with Bexar County Military and Veterans Services Center.
|Founded in 1974, the North San Antonio Chamber is proud to serve the San Antonio business community with an earned reputation as one of the state’s most dynamic advocacy organizations. The North San Antonio Chamber is resolute in their efforts to provide professional development, leadership recognition, and legislative advocacy for businesses in Bexar County.|
Contact: North San Antonio Chamber
Director of Public Affairs