September 7th: Welcome Back Social at the historic Empire Theatre. Did you know there are secret tunnels connecting downtown theaters? Get a private tour of these and other “insider” secrets about San Antonio’s downtown treasures. Drinks, socializing and making new friends of course!
September 21st: Two cultural events in September? How classy of you! A Night at the Theatre includes a social/reception followed by the play You Can’t Take it with You, featuring Allan Ross, an MLPAA member. The event is at the Classic Theater and you’ll be telling all of your friends about this hidden gem. This theater is becoming a hub for artists and professional plays. There is a minimal incremental charge and space is limited so sign up early.
October 26th: San Antonio is growing like crazy and so are the traffic problems – pick your favorite traffic jam. An expert panel will present real plans and discuss with you, Planes, Trains and Automobiles: The Future of San Antonio Transportation (with social/refreshments to follow). The panel members will include the best and brightest minds in SA’s transportation arena; futuristic ideas also to be discussed – self-driving cars, etc. To accommodate everyone for this popular topic, we will meet at the spacious and accommodating Oblate Center.
November 29th: Winter Social at the newly renovated Botanical Gardens. We will ease into the holiday season while welcoming and introducing Class XIV to the Alumni Association. Be some of the first to see the impressive renovations to this already stunning natural masterpiece. This is one of our most popular events; the venue and the opportunity to meet the new class members makes this “a can’t miss event”.
Date TBD (either Jan 31; Feb 1 or 5): Winning Strategies for Economic Development in San Antonio: The Case for Continued Creativity to be held at One-Frost Westover Hills Corporate Campus. This program will focus on how the creative transformation of San Antonio took place and what additional creative steps will be needed to ensure a sound economy for both current residents and the additional one million expected by 2040
Date & Venue TBD (either Feb 28; Mar 1, 5 or 6): Economic and Educational Segregation in our City: Changing the Future of San Antonio.
March 29th: Celebrating San Antonio’s 300th Anniversary: How We Became One of America’s Great Cities and Where Our Future Path May Take Us to be held at The Alamo (Alamo Hall). Join us to celebrate the metamorphosis from an outpost of the Spanish Empire in the 1700’s to the 7th largest city in the U.S. today – and try to understand where current trends are taking us.
April 19th: Annual Luncheon at the San Antonio Country Club where we will celebrate success.
Other Important Dates
Board Days, September 27 and 28, 2017: An opportunity to come together with other area nonprofit organizations and agencies to hear nationally prominent speakers address “strengthening boards”.
Board Skills Day, March 21 2018: Another opportunity to update your board skills as part of a MLP Class XIV class day.
Engagement Day, April 4, 2018: Join Class XIV for this “speed dating” event where nonprofits are looking for talented board members.
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