Just 2 hours a year can reduce risk of dying from breast cancer

 

Pamela Otto, M.D., a faculty radiologist at The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, can’t fathom why most women 40 and older skip having an annual breast exam. It is the one thing that, more than any other, can dramatically lower a woman’s risk of dying from breast cancer.

URGENT! PUBLIC HOUSING COMING TO SONTERRA!!

URGENT COMMUNITY MESSAGE!!  PLEASE RESPOND!!
The following information was published in the San Antonio Express-News this past weekend: 
 
SAHA Seeks to Buy Units Near Sonterra
Author: Ron Wilson; EXPRESS-NEWS STAFF WRITER

Ronald Reagan Band Wins Prestigious Award

The Ronald Reagan High School Marching Band has recently been named as a recipient for the Sudler Shield Award, given each year to high school marching bands in recognition of the highest standards of musical performance and marching techniques over a period of years.  The John Phillips Sousa Foundation is the proud sponsor of this International Award. 

 

The Reagan Band was selected by the Shield committee during its annual December meeting in Chicago, Illinois.  The committee largely consists of university band directors from across the United States and Canada.  Video performances from throughout the United States, Canada and Europe were judged in the competition. 

Deadly Car Crash on Sonterra Blvd.

Police say that speed was a factor in a deadly collision that happen on East Sonterra Blvd. and Meisner around midnight last night.

The tragic accident occured when the driver of a Cadillac hit a curb and then broadsided a tree. Ernest Delgado, 49, was a passenger in the back seat and was killed in the crash.  

Delgado's brothers, Richard and Joseph Delgado, were transported by AirLife to University Hospital.  They are both listed in critical condition. 

The Mays Family YMCA Begins Selling Charter Memberships

As many members of the Stone Oak community already know, the Mays Family YMCA has temporarily closed its doors to build a bigger and better YMCA!  The YMCA location will remain at 21654 Blanco Road and the sports facilities and programs will remain intact.

The construction on the new Mays Family YMCA was begun in early September and is scheduled to be completed in December, 2006.  The new facility will open on January 1, 2007 and will contain a 4000 sqft. fitness center including free weights and Precor cardio and strength training equipment.  The YMCA will also have men's and women's locker rooms, an aerobics studio with classes, and Child Watch area serving children ages 6 weeks to 6 months. 

Reagan Band Defends Honor in Houston

The Ronald Reagan High School Marching Band will be competing in Houston this weekend for the Bands of America Houston competition.  They will be performing their competitive show, "Transitions" for a chance to win another BOA competition.  The Reagan Band is a nationally recognized award winning band.  In addition to winning individual competitions, they are also the recipient of the Sudler Award, given to one band a year by the John Philip Sousa Foundation to recognize a high school band with "exceptional merit."  This prestigious award was announced a