Volunteer Spotlight – On the Horizon Chair: E.J. Jaax, Aspect Wealth Management

Aspect Wealth - E. J. JaaxE.J. Jaax
Aspect Wealth Management

About the Company: E. J. Jaax is a CFP® with Aspect Wealth Management; one of the top ranked independent wealth management advisory firms in San Antonio.  At Aspect Wealth, we have been serving a select group of business owners, professionals, executives, and families for 17 years with the mission to improve and simplify the lives of our clients, granting them greater satisfaction, confidence, and freedom to achieve more in life.  We accomplish this by building deep, long-term relationships with a select group of clients to help them in the stewardship of their time, talent, and resources.  Our clients delegate their financial affairs to us so they can focus on those areas that give their lives meaning and purpose.

About the Program: On the Horizon is an informational luncheon program focused on key emerging trends in business for San Antonio and the surrounding regional area.  Watch the North SA Chamber website for upcoming detailed information on the benefits to your business from this exciting 2014 program and event.

Personally Speaking: E. J., has been involved with the North San Antonio Chamber for 3 years now, serving as a very active Ambassador and an Ambassador team captain.  He enjoys welcoming new members, and expressing his appreciation to the chamber’s loyal members at their special events.  “The North Chamber has been an excellent resource to be more involved in the community, provides great opportunities to connect with local businesses in the community, and to help them connect with other vital partners to support their growth and sustainability in San Antonio.”

New North and South Sam’s Club locations serve members

Sams ClubSam’s Club opened its two newest club locations in San Antonio at 2530 Marshall Road and 3239 Goliad Road following 8 a.m. Grand Opening ceremonies at each location Thursday, Feb. 27, adding jobs and a quality shopping experience to the region. The membership warehouse club provides residents and small business owners the opportunity to access incredible savings on quality products, including products made in Texas.

South Club Ribbon Cutting

North Club Ribbon Cutting

The new Sam’s Club locations are the sixth and seventh in San Antonio, having served San Antonio since first opening at 3150 SW Military Drive in 1985. The openings of these two clubs are the first time Sam’s Club has opened two new warehouse clubs in the same city on the same day.

Sam’s Club offers a unique, shopper-friendly experience to San Antonio. Busy families can rely on fresh produce, quality meats and home meal solutions, while office supplies, vending machine snacks and paper goods prepare small business members for success. Additional benefits for small business owners include early shopping hours, personal shopping through Click ‘n’ Pull, truck-load savings, and access to quality items most often used by foodservice businesses, restaurant owners and caterers.

Each measuring approximately 136,000 square feet, the clubs feature a variety of amenities, including a fresh bakery, a tire and battery center, a café and a fuel station.

A number of health and wellness services are also available. The Sam’s Club Pharmacy, open to both members and the public, features many $4 and $10 generic prescriptions, as well as savings on branded prescriptions. The Optical Center offers $40 off each additional pair of regularly priced prescription eyeglasses with the purchase of a complete pair of eyeglasses at regular price. Lastly, at the Hearing Aid Center, Sam’s Club offers premium technology in hearing aids and personal listening devices with free hearing tests and services administered by a licensed hearing aid fitter and dispenser.

To staff the new San Antonio Sam’s Club locations, Sam’s Club hired 350 new associates. Sam’s Club currently employs more than 11,000 people in Texas, including more than 1,000 in San Antonio.

Whether buying for a household or a business, a Sam’s Club membership offers exclusive savings on merchandise and outstanding member benefits. With access to Cash Rewards, additional Instant Savings and early shopping hours, Sam’s Plus memberships offer even more with premium service options. See the club for details. Sam’s Savings and Sam’s Business memberships are $45 annually, and Sam’s Plus memberships are $100. Special savings for college students and military families are also available. For more information, visit SamsClub.com/membership.