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Welcome New Members

Element Thirty Creative

Heartis San Antonio

Helpful Computer Guy

Hey Gorgeous! Spa & Wellness

Lemoi Capital

Ogletree, Deakins, Nash, Smoak & Stewart, PC

R3 Hyperbarics

Smart Barre San Antonio

Texas Champion Bank - Commercial Lending Division

Texas Relocation Experts - MJ Apartment Locator

The LD Heard Law Firm Inc.

Dahill - sponsor
Word From The Chairman
 

Rob Killen - Kaufman & Killen, Inc.

Happy Thanksgiving! I hope that everyone has a great holiday, filled with family, food and football. On behalf of the North San Antonio Chamber of Commerce, our Board of Directors, staff and countless volunteers, thank you for your membership and involvement.

SAWS Rate Adjustment

On November 19, 2015, the San Antonio City Council voted unanimously to approve the San Antonio Water System (SAWS) rate adjustment, which will be used to pay for critical infrastructure needs. The North Chamber Board supported the rate adjustment based on the need to diversify our water supply, repair our sewer systems and replace aging infrastructure. I spoke in front of City Council on behalf of the North Chamber, and we were joined by other local chambers and business organizations in supporting this rate adjustment.

The projects that the rate adjustment will pay for include: Vista Ridge, a 142-mile pipeline that will bring fresh water to San Antonio from aquifers located in Burleson County; a brackish groundwater desalination project in South Bexar County; sewer system improvements aimed at reducing sewage spills; and other capital improvements required for sustaining, restoring and modernizing facilities and infrastructure that support water supply and delivery.

While paying for the diversification of water resources and infrastructure required a rate adjustment that will increase rates for many SAWS customers, SAWS has expanded affordability programs to help shield low-income ratepayers. The new rate structure expands a “lifeline” rate while sending price signals out earlier to high-volume users.

Despite a potential rate increase for some customers, SAWS ratepayers will continue… Read more.

Rob Killen

Kaufman & Killen, Inc.
2015 North Chamber Chairman of the Board

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Generations FCU - sponsor
 
Chairman's Council
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South Texas Father Receives National Recognition for Tireless Efforts on Behalf of Bone Marrow Registry Program

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The San Antonio Board of BKD Foundations Presents Annual Community Pride Award to AugustHeart

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Commercial IT Solutions Gains Recognition for Wellness Program from Mayor Taylor

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Chairman's Council
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The Clock is Ticking: Quick Tips for Selecting Your Medicare Coverage

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New Due Dates Coming for Certain Returns

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Randolph-Brooks Federal Credit Union Surpasses $5 Billion in Loans

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Non-Profit Spotlight
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Daily Bread Ministries Provides 200 Thanksgiving Meals

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Unique Morgan's Wonderland Theme Park to Construct World's First Ultra-Accessible Splash Park

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Friends of Respite Help Children with Special Needs Reach Full Potential

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Volunteer Spotlight
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Melodye Tomsu – SpawGlass Contractors

Leadership Lab Chair

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Special Alert
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Congratulations Leadership Lab Class of 2015!

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New MemberPlus App allows you to access North SA Chamber membership

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Upcoming Events
Networking Breakfast
- NO EVENT FOR DECEMBER


Technology Interest Group

Thursday, December 10
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

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The LD Heard Law Firm

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Networking Breakfast

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Knight Office Solutions

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