TPR Events & Initiatives http://tpr.org en 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 San Antonio Iraq War Veteran Surprises NPR's David Greene http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-iraq-war-veteran-surprises-nprs-david-greene <p></p><p><em><strong>**Editor's Note: Victor Martinez has since admitted that his story is a fabrication: He did not serve in Iraq and there were no CDs sent to him. <a href="http://tpr.org/post/san-antonio-man-admits-david-green-story-was-hoax">Click here for the full retraction and explanation</a>.</strong></em></p><p>Many of us start our day listening to "Morning Edition," and we depend on getting the world’s news from Steve Inskeep, Renee Montagne, and David Greene.</p> Tue, 13 May 2014 05:13:04 +0000 Eileen Pace 31572 at http://tpr.org San Antonio Iraq War Veteran Surprises NPR's David Greene Silver Solutions 2014 A Powerful Resource For Living Long & Aging Strong http://tpr.org/post/silver-solutions-2014-powerful-resource-living-long-aging-strong <p>On Saturday, May 3, the 2014 Silver Solutions senior resource&nbsp;fair brought together more than 50 local organizations, businesses and medical experts to share&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">with the community&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">information about living long and aging strong. </span></p> Thu, 08 May 2014 17:19:29 +0000 Carin Lamontagne 31358 at http://tpr.org Silver Solutions 2014 A Powerful Resource For Living Long & Aging Strong A Big Total For The Big Give http://tpr.org/post/big-total-big-give <p><em><strong>UPDATE, 4:00 p.m. Thursday May 8: </strong>Big Give S.A. organizers have updated their city-wide total, which now stands at $2,017,441.50.</em></p><p><em>Original post:</em></p><p>It was a big day for San Antonio. Organizers of The Big Give S.A.&nbsp;<a href="http://www.mysanantonio.com/news/local/article/The-Big-Give-S-A-far-surpasses-1-million-goal-5457093.php#next" target="_blank">cheered the “incredible” response</a> to the first-ever 24-fundraising day, which raised nearly $2 million dollars for over 460 area non-profits.</p> Wed, 07 May 2014 21:20:59 +0000 Carin Lamontagne 31322 at http://tpr.org A Big Total For The Big Give