ROY MAAS TO EXPAND, IMPROVE YOUTH EMERGENCY CENTER
Roy Maas Youth Alternatives (RYMA), a local non-profit that helps and houses youth who have been abused, neglected, or abandoned, will move its 24-hour youth emergency shelter called The Bridge into a new facility in June 2017.
ST. JOSEPH CHURCH EXPANDING
St. Joseph Catholic Church's two-building campus sits on approximately 21,500 sf in downtown San Antonio. It's a small property for any venture that attracts more than 500 people on most weekends.
GROUNDBREAKING CEREMONY FOR NEW ACADEMIC CENTER AT ANTONIAN HIGH SCHOOL
A new academy is coming to Castle Hills and it will not only help students excel for college, but assist those with a learning disability. The ground breaking ceremony took place Friday at Antonian College Preparatory High School on the North Side.
MASSIVE, STATE-OF-THE-ART POLISH HERITAGE CENTER TO OPEN NEAR SAN ANTONIO
The first Polish immigrants came to the United States in 1854 and settled in Panna Maria, a small community in Karnes County southeast of San Antonio. Direct descendants of the early settlers are now part of the committee building the Polish Heritage Center.
NEW EMERGENCY SHELTER MAKING A DIFFERENCE AT RMYA
Children at Roy Maas Youth Alternatives celebrated Thanksgiving and also had something else that made the occasion even more special. The RMYA shelter provides services to abused and neglected children in our community. Thanks to more funding, RMYA was able to open a new emergency shelter to better fit their needs.
RYMA'S GRAND OPENING OF NEW SHELTER,
Dr. Julie Strentzch is the Chief Program Officer of Roy Maas Youth Alternatives (RMYA) and Bill Wilkinson is the CEO. An estimated 79,000 children in Texas are victims of sex trafficking. In San Antonio, RMYA's Centro Seguro is providing a safe place and services for young victims of sex trafficking. Centro Seguro is the first 24-hour, seven-day-a-week drop-in center in Texas.