San Antonio Tricentennial to announce new community partners

Commission accepting applications to become community partner until March 1

By Troy Blevins - Graham Media Group

SAN ANTONIO - The San Antonio Tricentennial is expected to announce its second round of community partners at a local landmark and historic theater Tuesday.

The announcement will take place at Guadalupe Theater at 1301 Guadalupe St. from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday.

The commission said its members, along with president Robert Thrailkill, CEO Edward Benavides, KSAT 12 anchor Ursula Pari and Tricentennial Community partners representatives are expected to be at the announcement.

Organizers said the nonprofit organizations announced will enrich the city's 300th anniversary experience by partnering with the Tricentennial on events and activities that reflect the city and county’s history and diversity.

The commission is accepting applications to become a community partner until March 1. Organizers said potential community partners are evaluated on the organization's alignment with the Tricentennial Guiding Principles.

The community is encouraged to apply online at to become a part of the city's 300th anniversary, the commission said.

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