June 25, 2017

Vol. 6, No. 25


In this Issue…

Government Affairs News

Call For BCMS Nominations

BCMS Alliance Fundraiser

Medical Office Space Available

Drug Misuse Prevention Summit

BCMS Auto Program


Support BCMS Circle of Friends Sponsors

      Favorite Staffing
Northwest Mutual
Ozona Bank

Government Affairs News


New City Council honored during Chamber reception

On June 22, the San Antonio Chamber and Northside Chamber hosted a reception honoring the new Mayor and City Council members.  June 22 also marked the date of the first City Council meeting of this group with Mayor Ron Nirenberg presiding. 

In attendance at the Chamber reception were (standing l-r):  Councilwoman Shirley Gonzales (District 5); Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran (District 3); Councilman Rey Saldana (District 4); Councilman Cruz Shaw (District 2); Councilman Roberto Trevino (District 1); Mayor Ron Nirenberg; Councilman Greg Brockhouse (District 6); Councilwoman Ana Sandoval (District 7); Councilman John Courage (District 9) and Councilman Clayton Perry (District 10).  Unable to attend the event due to a previous commitment was Councilman Manny Pelaez (District 8).


For more information on the new mayor and city council, click on the following link:


For local discussion on this and other government affairs topics, consider joining the BCMS Legislative and Socioeconomics Committee by contacting Mary Nava, chief government affairs officer at




 Call For BCMS Nominations

Click here for a nomination form.

BCMS Alliance Fundraiser




Medical Office Space Available


A new medical office building project that is about to break ground in Boerne will be anchored by an ambulatory surgery center and an imaging center.
This project is being developed by a group of San Antonio physicians and is about 75% pre-leased, but there is about 13,000 SF available out of an original 54,000 SF.

For more information call Jon Wiegand at 210-585-4911.


Drug Misuse Prevention Summit


 The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) is conducting regional Town Halls to discuss suggested best practices and solutions to prevent prescription drug misuse. The Town Halls will be two to three hours in length. HHSC and local community representatives will make remarks and then ask for public comments and suggestions.


San Antonio
Tuesday, July 18 - 2-5 pm
Oblate Whitley Theological Center 
285 Oblate Drive 
San Antonio, Texas 78216-6693

Click here to register.

BCMS Auto Program

Circle of Friends Platinum Sponsor

Circle of Friends Platinum Sponsor

Circle of Friends Gold Sponsor




Thank you to our BCMS Circle of Friends sponsors!

This information is sent on behalf of our sponsors but it is not an endorsement.

Donations from Circle of Friends sponsors help keep down the cost of dues and allow

BCMS to continue to provide quality service to its members.


The society continues its pledge to you and only will involve itself in

services and programs that benefit you, the member, and your patients.



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