COVID-19 testing to end at AT&T center, will move to Rackspace and Barshop Jewish Community Center
Feb. 5 will be the last day for asymptomatic COVID-19 testing at the AT&T Center. SAN ANTONIO – The Community Lab asymptomatic COVID-19 testing site at the AT&T Center will close after this week, but two new locations are coming starting Monday. “We’re incredibly grateful to the Barshop Jewish Community Center and Rackspace Technology for offering us locations to continue to serve asymptomatic people who wish to be tested for COVID-19.”Starting Monday, Feb. 8, asymptomatic people will be able to get free, self-administered PCR tests at the Barshop Jewish Community Center and Rackspace Technology. The Barshop Jewish Community Center is located at 12500 NW Military Highway. Rackspace Technology Headquarters is located at 1 Fanatical Place near I-35 and Walzem.
Rackspace makes it official, files for return to public market
SAN ANTONIO Editors note: This story was published through a partnership between the San Antonio Business Journal and KSAT. San Antonio-based Rackspace Technology Inc. made its intent to return to the publicly traded market official Friday. Rackspace filed a statement with the Securities and Exchange Commission proposing an initial public offering of its common stock on the Nasdaq Stock Market under the ticker symbol RXT.The number of shares and price for the stock offering has not been determined, according to the news release. Recently, the company changed its name from Rackspace Hosting Inc. to Rackspace Technology a move the company said is meant to reflect the end-to-end technology that it now offers. Read more on what one expert thinks of Rackspaces future in the public market at the San Antonio Business Journal.
Report: Texas Companies Are Improving Working Conditions for LGBTQ+ Employees
click to enlarge Facebook / RackspaceSan Antonio-based Rackspace was among the Texas companies to earn a perfect score on the Corporate Equality Index. Locally headquartered iHeartMedia also scored a 95%.Both the national and Texas rankings are significant step up from when HRC launched the index 18 years ago. In 2002, just 13 employers earned a perfect score. However, the Lone Star State still has room for improvement, according to the 2020 report. The average score for the 84 Texas firms included on the list was 68%, and San Antonio-based Valero Energy Corp. came in with a dismal 20%.sacurrent.com
Watch live: 2019 ExtraLife Gaming event for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
A 25-hour game-a-thon is taking place at the Rackspace castle to raise money for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Children's Hospital of San Antonio, Christus Santa Rosa is the primary beneficiary in the fundraiser.
Texas Business Hall of Fame to Honor San Antonio Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneur Graham Weston and the family that owns San Antonio-based fast food chain Bill Miller Bar-B-Q will be inducted Wednesday into the Texas Business Hall of Fame. The San Antonio business owners are among the six inductees at the annual ceremony at the Henry B. Gonzlez Convention Center. His real estate development firm, Weston Urban, has played a part in the revitalization of once-blighted parts of downtown San Antonio. Balous Miller, Doug Miller, John Miller, and Vivian Vance make up the four members of the Bill Miller Bar-B-Q family, which own 76 restaurants throughout Texas. In February, Weston announced he was contributing $15 million to the University of Texas at San Antonios downtown campus renovation plan.therivardreport.com