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UTSA Holiday Breakfast for employees, student leaders is Wednesday, Dec. 7

UTSA Holiday Breakfast

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(Nov. 29, 2011) -- UTSA President Ricardo Romo and Dr. Harriett Romo will host a holiday breakfast for faculty, staff and student leaders from 9 to 10:30 a.m., Wednesday, Dec. 7 in the University Center Ballroom (1.104) on the Main Campus.

A UTSA tradition, the event is a thank-you to employees and student leaders at holiday time. Last year, nearly 1,000 attended.

The university community also will have the opportunity to donate nonperishable food items for the UTSA Holiday Food Drive benefiting the San Antonio Food Bank. Boxed and canned goods can be dropped off at the breakfast; items in glass containers cannot be accepted.

The San Antonio Food Bank is most in need of these items:

  • Peanut butter
  • Cereal
  • Tuna
  • Beans
  • Rice
  • Macaroni and cheese
  • Chili
  • Canned stews
  • Canned soups
  • Canned luncheon meats
  • Full meals in a can or box
  • Pop-top food items

 

 

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