TPR Events & Initiatives http://tpr.org en TPR Honored With Six 2014 Lone Star Awards http://tpr.org/post/tpr-honored-six-2014-lone-star-awards <p>Stories about Medicaid in Texas, Pre-K 4 SA, a unique distance-learning program in SAISD, and the classic film "The Exorcist" were all awarded with 2014 Lone Star Awards by the Houston Press Club on Friday, July 18. The statewide contest honors the best in print, radio, television and Internet journalism.</p><p>Texas Public Radio's David Martin Davies and Joey Palacios were both awarded first place trophies at the awards dinner, held at Brady's Landing in Houston. Ryan Loyd and Nathan Cone, who attended the event in Houston, were also honored with second and third-place awards.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:17:40 +0000 Texas Public Radio 35336 at http://tpr.org TPR Honored With Six 2014 Lone Star Awards TPR Presents: The Art of Recycling http://tpr.org/post/tpr-presents-art-recycling <p></p><p>Families, join us on Saturday, August 2 from 1:30 to 4:30 at the <a href="http://http://www.philhardbergerpark.org/visit/learn/urban-ecology-center" target="_blank">Phil Hardberger Park Urban Ecology Center</a>&nbsp;(8400 NW Military Hwy.) for “TPR Presents: The Art of Recycling.” Come join your fellow Texas Public Radio listeners and members for an event that will highlight new developments in recycling in San Antonio, and also offer opportunities for kids and their parents to create their own artistic projects out of ordinary household materials (otherwise known as “junk”!).</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 20:37:58 +0000 Texas Public Radio 35133 at http://tpr.org TPR Presents: The Art of Recycling TPR Presents: The Science of Sound http://tpr.org/post/tpr-presents-science-sound <p></p> Sat, 19 Jul 2014 04:10:03 +0000 Texas Public Radio 34683 at http://tpr.org TPR Presents: The Science of Sound All Pets Considered At The Paul Jolly Center http://tpr.org/post/all-pets-considered-paul-jolly-center <p>Texas Public Radio celebrates our furry, feathered and scaly listeners with All Pets Considered on Sunday,&nbsp;July 13, from&nbsp;10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Petco Pavilion at the Paul Jolly Center for Pet Adoptions located at 210 Tuleta, across from the zoo.&nbsp;</p><p>The event, presented in partnership with <a href="http://www.sanantoniopetsalive.org/" target="_blank">San Antonio Pets Alive! (SAPA),&nbsp;</a>is open to all TPR&nbsp;listeners and their pets and will include sponsor booths with pet-friendly and pet-focused items and services.</p> Fri, 20 Jun 2014 14:51:56 +0000 Carin Lamontagne 33742 at http://tpr.org All Pets Considered At The Paul Jolly Center 2014 Salute To Business Supporters http://tpr.org/post/2014-salute-business-supporters <p>On Thursday, May 22, about 200 TPR business members and underwriters turned out for&nbsp;the Salute to Business Supporters&nbsp;at The Veranda. Held annually, the event is an opportunity for Texas Public Radio to show appreciation for the support of the business and non-profit&nbsp;community and allows these partners to network with each other while enjoying great food in a beautiful location.</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 17:14:56 +0000 Carin Lamontagne 32584 at http://tpr.org 2014 Salute To Business Supporters NPR's David Greene Featured At TPR's Inaugural Pinnacle Dinner http://tpr.org/post/nprs-david-greene-featured-tprs-inaugural-pinnacle-dinner <p>On May 8th, TPR&nbsp;hosted the Pinnacle Dinner, an event exclusive to Silver Circle members and above.</p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 16:41:18 +0000 Carin Lamontagne 32388 at http://tpr.org NPR's David Greene Featured At TPR's Inaugural Pinnacle Dinner Volunteer Profile: Scott Raley http://tpr.org/post/volunteer-profile-scott-raley <p></p><p>Scott Raley&nbsp;began volunteering for TPR&nbsp;in 2010. At the time, his budget wouldn't allow for a paid membership, but he wanted to give back to the radio station he valued. Now a full-fledged member, Scott continues to volunteer because he enjoys it so much.</p> Tue, 27 May 2014 17:45:01 +0000 Carin Lamontagne 32393 at http://tpr.org Volunteer Profile: Scott Raley June 5: Enjoy A Gallery Stroll In Ingram http://tpr.org/post/june-5-enjoy-gallery-stroll-ingram <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ingram, Texas, is not only KTXI's city of license, but it's home to a charming stretch of arts and craft galleries along the <a href="https://www.facebook.com/OldIngramLoop" target="_blank">Old Ingram Loop</a>, near Johnson Creek and the Guadalupe River. On Thursday, June 5, twelve galleries will open their doors to TPR members. You'll be able to leisurely browse the works on display, and meet the artists in person.</span></p> Thu, 22 May 2014 16:44:04 +0000 Texas Public Radio 32018 at http://tpr.org June 5: Enjoy A Gallery Stroll In Ingram San Antonio Man Admits David Greene Story Was A Hoax http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-man-admits-david-greene-story-was-hoax <p><strong><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Last week we shared with you a story that happened inside the TPR studios when an Army veteran and fan of NPR’s David Greene <a href="http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-iraq-war-veteran-surprises-nprs-david-greene">presented David with his service coin</a>.</em></strong></p> Mon, 19 May 2014 14:58:23 +0000 Eileen Pace 31940 at http://tpr.org San Antonio Man Admits David Greene Story Was A Hoax Member Reception At Fredericksburg Roots Music Concert http://tpr.org/post/member-reception-fredericksburg-roots-music-concert <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">TPR members are invited to enjoy <a href="http://tpr-roots.bpt.me/" target="_blank">a special reception</a> in the Hill Country on Saturday, May 31 before the&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Pioneer Museum's </span><a href="http://pioneermuseum.net/roots-music.php" style="line-height: 1.5;" target="_blank">Roots Music concert series</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> kickoff. Fri, 16 May 2014 16:39:56 +0000 Texas Public Radio 31759 at http://tpr.org Member Reception At Fredericksburg Roots Music Concert