(Nov. 4, 2009)--UTSA President Ricardo Romo will give two Spurs tickets to a faculty or staff member who donates to the UTSA 2009 State Employee Charitable Campaign by 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6. Those who have already made a pledge to SECC or who make a pledge by 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6 will be entered in the drawing for the two tickets for the Monday, Nov. 9 Spurs game versus Toronto.
The SECC participation deadline was extended to Nov. 6. The participation rate is at 51 percent (and climbing) with a participation goal of 91 percent. Last year, UTSA participation was 78 percent, which ranked UTSA No. 1 in the UT System.
>> Donate online to SECC. (If you have problems donating online or have questions, contact Tammy Fernandez at (210) 458-5102.)
"This is your opportunity to help people across San Antonio and Bexar County with your participation in SECC," said Romo. "I want to thank UTSA faculty and staff members for your past support, which has demonstrated UTSA's heritage of caring and helping others. With our SECC participation goal of 91 percent, we need your help once again. It's not how much you give -- it's that you participate."
Have a heart and take part in UTSA's 2009 State Employee Charitable Campaign (SECC), which runs through 5 p.m., Friday, Nov. 6. SECC is the annual workplace giving campaign for State of Texas employees. With a 91-percent participation goal, remember -- "We're not done 'til we're 91!"
>> Donate online and learn more at the UTSA State Employee Charitable Campaign Web site and watch for more stories on UTSA Today.
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The Club at Sonterra, 901 Sonterra Blvd., San Antnio
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Recreational Field Complex, Main Campus
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Hotel Emma, 136 E. Grayson St., San Antonio
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Various locations, Main Campus
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Confucius Institute at UTSA (MB 1.208), Main Campus
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Convocation Center, Main Campus
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UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
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Applied Engineering and Technology (AET 0.102), Main Campus and Buena Vista Street Building (BVB 3.328), Downtown Campus
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