November 2015 

Family Service Association

of San Antonio, Inc.

Since 1903, we're the family you can always count on!

Our mission: Empowering individuals and families to transform their lives and strengthen their community.

Our core values: Respect, Responsiveness, Excellence, Integrity, and Accountability. 

 

 

 

 

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We'll Use 93 cents

 to...  

 

  
Protect A Child
 
Keep A TEEN In School
 
Preserve A MARRIAGE
 
GUIDE A Lost Soul
 
CARE for a Grandparent
 
STOP A Parent's Violence
 
RESCUE An Abused Child
 
CHANGE THE COMMUNITY
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
"GEAR UP"
 
  
FAMILY GEAR IS NOW ON SALE!
  
  
  
  
  
  
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
Family Service Association
702 San Pedro Ave.
San Antonio, TX 78212
 
 
  
Send e-news comments to xcortezdavis@family-service.org.
IN THIS ISSUE:
  • Fall, Fashion and Fun!
  • Official Fashion Week San Antonio event!
  • Festival of Lights kickoff!
  • Presents for Pretzels
  • Festival of Lights Gala: An Enchanted Evening
  • Community Spotlight!
Fall, Fashion and Fun!
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Photo: Used with permission from Constant Constant

This season brings some exciting activities to Family Service. We are so grateful to our community partnerships that empower this season with fun and hope.
Official Fashion Week
San Antonio event! 
 

On Thursday, November 5th 2015 Morris Kaye and Sons Furs along with ME Salon will put on an official Fashion Week San Antonio event. Out of the Rabbit Hole: An Alice in Wonderland Fashion Experience will be a night of fun and surprises. Family Service is grateful to be named as the befitting charity for this once in a lifetime event. To learn more or purchase tickets please dial 210-299-2409 or click HERE

Festival of Lights Kickoff!
Photo: Santa and a spirited holiday participant enjoying the festival.

After multiple letters to his Public Relations elves; Santa has once again agreed to visit us at The Alamo Quarry Market on November 7th. Join Santa and Family Service for a night of family fun! Activities to include face painting, balloon animals, literacy caravan, live music and more!
 
Presents for Pretzels
Robert Fleming of Magnolia Pancake Haus has honored Family Service by hosting en event to benefit our Adopt-A-Family program. Bring a present, get a pretzel and enjoy some brats, brews and blues!

Festival of Lights Gala:
An Enchanted Evening

Prepare to amazed and enchanted! Join Family Service on Thursday, November 19th at Shriner's Auditorium for our annual gala. With the Mays Family Foundation as a presenting sponsor, specialty cocktails by Enchanted Rock distillery and Rebecca Creek winery and music by The Court Jesters it will be a night you won't forget! To purchase a table click HERE
Community Spotlight!
Photo: Even Santa stopped by to say hello.

Our community spotlight is a little different this month. Family Service is taking a moment to recognize and thank all of our past and present Adopt-A-Family sponsors. It is through these generous sponsors that families are empowered with hope through the holiday season. Our 2015 program is off to a good start but we need you! If you are interested in sponsoring a family this December please register HERE.
Upcoming Events
 Morris Kaye and Sons Furs and Fashion, ME Salon and The Jewelry Store Present: "Out of the Rabbit Hole" An Alice in Wonderland Fashion Experience Benefiting Family Service 
When: Thursday, November 5th, 11:30 am - 1:30 pm 
Where: The Club at Sonterra 
The premiere Fashion Week San Antonio event!  
To learn more and purchase tickets call 210-299-2409 or click
  
Lighting of the Smokestacks at the Alamo Quarry Market
When: Saturday, November 7th, 6 pm - 8 pm 
Where: The Alamo Quarry Market 
This event kicks off the Festival of Lights holiday season! This is a free and fun family event!

Magnolia Pancake Haus presents Presents for Pretzels! To support Family Service Association's Adopt-A-Family Program 
When: Saturday, November 14th, 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Where: Magnolia Pancake Haus on Huebner Rd.

Festival of Lights: An Enchanted Evening Gala
When: Thursday, November 19th
Where: Shriner's Auditorium                      
For ticket information contact 210-299-2409 or click HERE

17th Annual Wrappin' with Jack
When: Tuesday December 8th, 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Where: San Antonio Northside Ford
Join Jack Riccardi of 550 KTSA as he invites all of listeners to be holiday helpers for a night. Bring gifts to wrap! All gifts wrapped support our Adopt-A-Family program. 

Stuff the Sleigh Run to benefit Family Service  
When: Saturday, December 19th
More information to come soon! 

2015 Adopt-A-Family
When: November and December 
Where: The Neighborhood Place
To adopt a family for the holiday register HERE 
Our services to the community are among many programs Family Service offers to strengthen families, transform lives, and change the community. It is what we've been doing  for 112 years. Your gifts in any amount ensure a brighter tomorrow for families in our community. Please send your contributions to Family Service Association, 702 San Pedro, San Antonio, Texas 78212.

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