On July 30, 2015, the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and Cavender Auto Group partnered together to donate 10 gently used computers to Edgewood ISD.
“Having served the San Antonio area for more than 75 years, the Cavender family is dedicated to assisting the community however we can, and with such a large Hispanic community in San Antonio, it is crucial to continue developing educational programs in the private and public sectors,” said Roland Perez, E-Commerce Director, Cavender Auto Group.
Cavender is an active Corporate Member of the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce and a large supporter of the Hispanic Chamber’s education initiatives.
“We are excited to work together with our members and our school districts on this partnership as well as our CORE4 STEM Expo initiative, helping to grow our future workforce. The Hispanic Chamber is a huge supporter of education. It is one of our five key areas of focus,” said Ramiro Cavazos, President & CEO, San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
“Edgewood ISD would like to thank Cavender Auto Group and the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce for donating the computers,” said Anne Lackner, Director of Career and Technical Education, Edgewood Independent School District.
“They will help many students this year,” added Felipe Hernandez, Jr., Interim Technology Director, Edgewood Independent School District.
Each year, the San Antonio Hispanic Chamber of Commerce hosts the Annual CORE4 STEM Expo in November and Edgewood is one of five focus districts for that program.
This year, the 6th Annual CORE4 STEM Expo will take place on November 14-18, 2015 and will impact more than 4,500 middle school students from San Antonio’s inner city school districts. Save the date for Family Day on Saturday, November 14 which will be free, public event at six different college campuses: UTSA (Main Campus at 1604), St. Philip’s College (MLK Campus), San Antonio College (Scobee Education Center), Hallmark University, St. Mary’s University, and Palo Alto College.
For more information, visit www.sahcc.org.