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You are always welcome in San Angelo, Texas! San Angelo is located in the Concho Valley, a region of Texas between the Permian Basin to the Northwest, the Chihuahuan Desert to the southwest, the Osage Plains to the northeast and Central Texas to the Southeast. This geographical crossroads – plus the confluence of the three branches of the Conch River - has created a unique and special place. A true oasis, San Angelo is home to three lakes, as well as the Concho River, that runs through the heart of the city. San Angelo’s over 100,000 residents take pride in their hometown and all it has to offer including many educational opportunities, excellent medical facilities, culture and the arts and much more.

San Angelo has consistently been ranked as one of the best small cities for business, employment and quality of life… In fact, according to Moody’s Analytics, San Angelo is the #1 city in the State of Texas. San Angelo was also named "one of the top cities to retire to" and "one of the best places for small business and careers" by Forbes Magazine, "one of the best cities to start a career in the medical professions" by Linkedin Data, and San Angelo was also named "one of the best cities for veterans" by Livability.com. San Angelo is designated as a film and music friendly city and one of the top "True Western Towns" for many years running. In 2021, San Angelo was named as the "Visual Arts Capital of Texas." San Angelo remains unsurpassed in terms of both business friendliness and quality of life.

San Angelo has a very diverse and vibrant economy that includes a strong agricultural sector, over 100 manufacturing companies, a large and growing finance and insurance sector as well as one of the largest hospital networks in the region. San Angelo is also the retail hub of the Concho Valley. With many historic, artistic and natural attractions, San Angelo is a tourism destination that continues to grow in popularity. Angelo State University, Howard College and Goodfellow Airforce Base are huge contributors to San Angelo’s culture and economy.

San Angelo is highly connected and accessible. Our modern and convenient regional airport provides numerous flight options to Dallas daily and our new rail port provides our local businesses the ability to ship and receive freight by rail throughout the entirety of North American and Mexico.

The San Angelo Area Chamber of Commerce is over 1,100 members strong and committed to the success of Concho Valley. Since 1916, the Chamber has been the voice of business and a promoter of the pro-business, pro-education, pro-jobs and pro-community spirit that is San Angelo. The entire chamber team, including the Destination Marketing Organization (DMO) and the Economic Development Department (EDD) are always here serve our membership and our community. We are dedicated to the advancement of community excellence and always work to make San Angelo a great place to live, work and play!

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WELCOME From the Chamber Oasis Magazine is an official publication of the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce. All attempts were made to ensure the accuracy of the information contained herein at the time of printing. We apologize in advance for any errors or omissions. Please patronize those businesses who have sponsored this publication by advertising their goods and services. ©2023 by San Angelo Chamber of Commerce. All rights reserved. No part of this publication can be reproduced or transmitted in any forms or means without written permission from the Chamber. communitymattersinc.com Published by: 418 W. AVE. B • SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 325-655-4136 • WWW.SANANGELO.ORG CHAMBER STAFF Walt Koenig President/CEO Beverly Hanks Chief Financial Officer Heather Kumpe Chief Operations Officer Tricia Peterson Vice President of Events & Fundraising Ashlea Downing Director of Marketing & Communications Bailey Yates Member Relations Manager Teri Turner Office Coordinator Jesenia Rodriguez Events Assistant DESTINATION MARKETING ORGANIZATION STAFF Diann Bayes Vice President Suzanna Valenzuela Director of Strategic Partnerships and Events Jonna Gaddy Director of Sales Jasmyne Harris Director of Digital Marketing Linda Burdell Visitor Center Coordinator ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT STAFF Michael Looney Vice President Mike Berry Economic Development Manager COVER PHOTO CREDIT Photographer: Diann Bayes Location: Pop Art Museum, Art in Uncommon Places
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6 OASIS MAGAZINE 5026 Knickerbocker Road San Angelo, TX 76904 Everything we touch... 1-800-926-4864 325-944-3596 DIERSCHKE.COM TABLE OF Contents 08 At A Glance 12 Uniquely Angelo 16 Chamber 20 Business 30 Housing 36 Education 42 Medical & Health 46 Arts & Culture 50 See & Do 60 Annual Events 62 Marketplace 64 Sponsor Index

AT A Glance

San Angelo is in the Concho Valley, a region of Texas between the Permian Basin to the northwest, Chihuahuan Desert to the southwest, Osage Plains to the northeast and Central Texas to the southeast. This geographical crossroads – plus the confluence of the three branches of the Concho River – has created a unique and special place in North America.

VISUAL ARTS CAPITAL OF TEXAS UNTIL 2031

The arts have been a part of San Angelo’s history for decades, and for the next 9 years San Angelo holds the designation of the Visual Arts Capital of Texas. Diann Bayes the Vice President of San Angelo Convention and Visitors Bureau says the art community made this accomplishment happen. After speaking with artists across San Angelo one thing reins true; that art is a part of the city, both its past and its future.

2021 DESTINATION OF THE YEAR TEXAS TRAVEL AWARDS

"...San Angelo possesses the perfect ratio of big city and Old West allure." The Texas Travel Awards recognizes and celebrates top travel destinations and attractions across the Lone Star State.

#1 TRUE WESTERN TOWN OF THE YEAR 2022 AND 2020

Winners are selected on criteria demonstrating how each town has preserved its history through old buildings, museums, and other institutions, events and promotions of historic resources.

CERTIFIED MUSIC FRIENDLY COMMUNITY SINCE 2019

Participation in this program provides a network for fostering music industry development, and shows industry professionals that San Angelo is serious about attracting and developing music industry growth.

CERTIFIED FILM FRIENDLY COMMUNITY SINCE 2018

The Texas Film Commission’s Film Friendly Program trains municipal leaders about the film production process and how to generate economic development by facilitating filming requests.

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HISTORY

San Angelo was established across the river from historic Fort Concho, an outpost established in 1867 that served as headquarters for the 4th and 10th Cavalry and 16th Infantry. The fort was home to cavalry, infantry, and the famous Black Cavalry, also known as Buffalo Soldiers by Indigenous Americans. The settlement was originally named “Santa Angela” in honor of Carolina Angela de la Garza DeWitt, the deceased wife of the city’s founder Bart J. DeWitt, a merchant and businessman. The name was later changed to San Angelo.

After being designated as the Tom Green County seat, the town grew quickly in the 1880s, aided by being on the route of newly constructed railroads. It became a central transportation hub for the region. The Santa Fe Railroad arrived in 1888 and the Kansas City, Mexico, and Orient Railway in 1909.

The discovery of oil and gas, the influx of light manufacturing, the development of a communications center, the establishment and growth of Angelo State University, and the growth of the medical community provided diversification to a growing community. Today, this city of 100,000 is the trade and services hub of a 13-county area, supported by agriculture, manufacturing, education, business and health services, military, tourism, and retirement.

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BUSINESS SERVICES

BUSINESS RESOURCE CENTER

69 N. Chadbourne • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-653-7197

DOWNTOWN SAN ANGELO 24 W. Concho Avenue San Angelo, TX 76903 325-653-4392

SAN ANGELO CHAMBER OF COMMERCE 418 W Ave B, San Angelo, TX 76903 325-655-4136

SAN ANGELO CONVENTION AND VISITORS BUREAU 325-655-4136

SAN ANGELO ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT 69 N Chadbourne St, San Angelo, TX 76903 325-653-7197

CITY SERVICES

ANIMAL SHELTER 3142 N. Hwy. 67 • San Angelo, TX 76905 325-657-4224

CITY HALL 72 W. College Ave. • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-657-4241

CIT Y HALL ANNEX

301 W. Beauregard Ave. San Angelo, TX 76903 325-657-4209

COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BUILDING 52 W. College Ave. • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-657-4420

EMERGENCY OPERATIONS 8485 Hanger Rd. • San Angelo, TX 76905 325-657-4230

FORT C ONCHO 630 S. Oakes • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-481-2646

MCNEASE CONVENTION CENTER 501 Rio Concho Dr.• San Angelo, TX 76903 325-653-9577

MUNICIPAL COURT 110 S. Emerick • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-657-4371

COUNTY SERVICES

APPRAISAL DISTRICT

2302 Pulliam St. • San Angelo, TX 76905 325-658-5575

LIBRARY SYSTEM

North Branch

3001 N. Chadbourne St. San Angelo, TX 76903 325-653-8412

Stephens Central 33 W. Beauregard Ave. San Angelo, TX 76903 325-655-7321

West Branch

3013 Vista Del Arroyo San Angelo, TX 76904 325-659-6436

VEHICLE REGISTRATION AND TITLING 113 W. Beauregard Ave. San Angelo, TX 76903 325-659-6541

VOTER REGISTRATION 113 W. Beauregard Ave. San Angelo, TX 76903 325-659-6541

EDUCATION

ANGELO STATE UNIVERSITY

2601 W. Ave. N • San Angelo, TX 76909 325-942-2555

HOWARD COLLEGE

3501 N. Hwy. 67 • San Angelo, TX 76905 325-481-8300

PARK UNIVERSITY

265 Kearney Blvd Bldg. 316, Rm# S208, Goodfellow Air Force Base, TX 76908 325-659-0416

SAN ANGELO INDEPENDENT SCHOOL DISTRICT

1621 University Ave. • San Angelo, TX 76904 325-947-3700

EVENT VENUES (CIVIC)

BILL AYLOR SR. MEMORIAL RIVER STAGE

16 E. Ave. A • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-653-9577

CITY AUDITORIUM

(MURPHEY PERFORMANCE HALL)

72 W. College Ave. • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-284-3825

EL PASEO DE SANTA ANGELA

34 W. Ave. D • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-653-9577

FARMERS MARKET PAVILION

609 S. Oakes St. • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-653-9577

FOSTER COMMUNICATIONS COLISEUM

50 E. 43rd St. • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-653-9577

INDO OR ARENA

4602 Cuero St. • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-653-9577

MCNEASE C ONVENTION CENTER

501 Rio Concho Dr. • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-653-9577

PECAN CREEK PAVILION

8455 Country Club Rd. • San Angelo, TX 76904 325-653-9577

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SAN ANGELO POLICE DEPARTMENT

401 E. Beauregard Ave. • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-657-4498

SAPD COMMUNITY SERVICES BUILDING

505 S. Chadbourne • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-657-4331

SAPD TRAINING ACADEMY OFFICE

3733 F.M. Hwy. 584 • San Angelo, TX 76904 325-481-2618 PUBLIC

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1322 S. Bryant Blvd. • San Angelo, TX 76903

ANNEX EAGLE

124 W. Beauregard Ave. San Angelo, TX 76903

ART BUG

418 W. Ave. B • San Angelo, TX 76903

BANKING ON WEST TEXAS

124 W Beauregard Ave. San Angelo, TX 76901

BOBCAT

655 Caddo St. • San Angelo, TX 76901

DIAMOND CUBE 124 W. Beauregard Ave. San Angelo, TX 76901

ETHICON RAM

3348 Pulliam St. • San Angelo, TX 76905

GARDEN SPRITE

1 Love St. • San Angelo, TX 76903

GEORGE BIRD FOUNTAIN 113 W. Beauregard Ave. San Angelo, TX 76903

JUMANOS MISSION MONUMENT

1598 Rio Concho Dr. • San Angelo, TX 76903

LAS DOS ANGELAS

418 W. Ave. B • San Angelo, TX 76903

PASSING IT ON (CO WBOY STATUE)

1 Love St. • San Angelo, TX 76903

PEARL ON THE C ONCHOS

MERMAID STATUE

1 Love St. • San Angelo, TX 76903

RAM AND EWE

2235 S Jackson St. • San Angelo, TX 76904

SAFD

306 W. 1st St. • San Angelo, TX 76903

SAINT FRANCIS

1100 W. Ave. N • San Angelo, TX 76903

SEPTEMBER 11, 2001 MEMORIAL

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THOMAS MCCLOSKEY

1200 W. Ave. N • San Angelo, TX 76903

VINCENT MEMORIAL

2601 W. Ave N • San Angelo, TX 76903

RECREATION

CARL RAY JOHNSON RECREATION CENTER

1103 N. Farr St. • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-657-4483

MUNICIPAL POOL

18 E. Ave. A • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-657-4450

SAN ANGELO NATURE CENTER

7409 Knickerbocker Rd. • San Angelo, TX 76904 325-942-0121

SANTA FE CROSSING

702 S. Chadbourne St. • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-657-4279

SOUTHSIDE RECREATION CENTER

2750 Ben Ficklin • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-657-4489

TEXAS BANK SPORTS COMPLEX

1651 Rio Concho Dr. • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-657-4450

SENIOR CENTER

SANTA FE CROSSING SENIOR CENTER

702 S. Chadbourne St. San Angelo, TX 76903 325-657-4484

STATION 618 SENIOR CENTER

618 S. Chadbourne • San Angelo, TX 76903 325-481-2798

TRANSPORTATION

LOCAL BUS ROUTE INFORMATION 325-947-8729

SAN ANGELO REGIONAL AIRPORT

8618 Terminal Cir. • San Angelo, TX 76904 325-659-6409

UTILITIES

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Local Internet, Phone and Cable Service 833-852-6431

POWER TO CHOOSE Electric Providers comparepower.com SUDDENLINK

Local Internet, Phone and Cable Service 325-655-8911

VERIZON

Local Phone Service 800-837-4966

WATER CUSTOMER SERVICE 325-657-4323

Report Leaks or Sewer Backup 325-657-4295

Report Waste of Water 325-657-4409

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combination of a large, tilted dome theater as well as a Sci-Dome HD digital projector that is capable of projecting more than 500 million stars and celestial objects. The Planetarium is used as a multimedia immersive classroom for astronomy, physical science, and geology courses as well as classes taught through the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Security Studies. In addition, the Plan etarium is one of the largest community outreach programs on campus. About 9,700 students of all ages attend viewings at the Planetarium each year.

Block One

Rooted in history including bordellos and booze in the early 1900s, Block One has made a name for itself. Located across the river from Fort Concho, Block One of San Angelo’s historic Concho Avenue was home to the first merchants in the Concho

buildings they built that still stand tall today. Block One remains a hub for shopping, retail, and restaurants to this day. Stop by and shop local at some of the stores or grab a bite to eat while appreciating the unique architectures of Block One.

The Cactus Hotel

The historic 15 story Cactus Hotel remains the tallest building in San Angelo and can be seen for miles on the eastern side of town. The Cactus Hotel was opened by Conrad Hilton in May of 1929, right before the Great Depression, which was not an ideal time to open a grand hotel. By the mid-1930s Hilton was out of the hotel business in San Angelo. New owners replaced the name “Hilton” on the hotel’s rooftop electric sign with “Hotel Cactus,”

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The Crystal Ballroom continues to host many of San Angelo’s most important events. THE CACTUS HOTEL
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Concho Pearl Statue

From the waters of the North Concho River she rises, arm outstretched, hair flowing back, and neck angled toward the sky as she admires the rare treasure in her hand. Since June 11, 1994, the “Pearl of the Conchos” mermaid has captured the attention of passersby near Celebration Bridge as she holds her open oyster with encased jewel. In her hand is the sculpted Concho Pearl, which can only be found in the fresh waters around San Angelo. Unlike traditional round white pearls, Concho pearls are each different, irregular shapes and come in varying shades of pink and lavender. Concho pearls can be found at several local jewelers in San Angelo and are a beautifully rare treat to behold.

Fort Concho

Experience living history at the oldest site in San Angelo - historic Fort Concho! Established in 1867, along the banks of the Concho River, Fort Concho was built to protect frontier settlements, patrol, and map the vast West Texas region, and quell hostile threats in the area and served as regimental headquarters for some of the most famous frontier units. Today, Fort Concho National Historic Landmark encompasses most of the former army post and includes 24 original and restored fort structures. Fort Concho is owned/operated by the City of San Angelo.

The International Waterlily Collection

Owned by Ken Landon, the International Waterlily Collection has been highlighting natural beauty to San Angelo for more than three decades. Displayed in six pools for the public’s enjoyment, the waterlilies are changed annually with flowering season from April through October. In September, during the height of the blooming, the collection is celebrated with the Lily Fest. As one of the world’s

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FORT CONCHO Photo Credit: San Angelo CVB CONCHO PEARL STATUE Photo Credit: Diann Bayes

foremost waterlily collections, the garden contains hybrids and old favorites, as well as fun for all who visit the collection.

Lone Wolf Bridge

Fabricated in 1922, this 152-foot-long pedestrian truss bridge spans the Concho River and has a unique history that can be traced back to the 1880s. Originally built in 1888, the bridge is home to many tales of paranormal activity and unusual occurrences. Theories about the bridge’s haunting range from 1930s flood victims revisiting the bridge, to the spirit of a Kiowa/Apache chief whose son was killed in a battle with Fort Concho calvary also haunting the bridge. In more recent times the Lone Wolf Bridge has become home to a seven-foot-tall red metal heart with a keyhole in its center adorned with engraved locks placed by local couples. The piece was donated by Art in Uncommon Places, a local nonprofit dedicated to art.

Mayer Museum at ASU

Get ready to experience history. The Angelo State University Mayer Museum enhances the educational experience of students while also engaging the community by interpreting and exhibiting historic, cultural, and natural materials that relate to the diversity of the Concho Valley, Texas, and beyond. From giant dinosaurs to the chronicles of the Permian Basin, this brand new 32,000 square foot science and culture museum showcases the prestige of the region and immerses visitors of all ages in the history and majesty of the Concho Valley.”

Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue

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of the Rescue but they also manage a large staff that ensure the well-being of the over 3,000 donkeys under their direct care. Under the Meyers’ direction, Peaceful Valley has grown to the largest rescue of its kind with facilities across the United States, but is headquartered right here in San Angelo, Texas. The Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue’s main rescue and rehabilitation facility is located on a 172-acre former dairy in San Angelo, and is home to around 1,000 donkeys at any given time.

San Angelo Nature Center

Home to critters and creepy crawlers, both big and small, the San Angelo Nature Center is an

educational center located at Lake Nasworthy. Native animals such as bobcats, tortoises, and prairie dogs can be seen here, as well as 85 varied species of reptiles, including 22 different species of rattlesnakes. The Nature Center is also home to exotic animals that you will not see anywhere else in the Concho Valley. The goal of the Nature Center is to educate people on what to do when they encounter animals in the wild, and to appreciate the wildlife that inhabit San Angelo and the sur rounding area.

Sheep Statues

Once known as the Wool and Mohair Capital of the world, San Angelo has been a top producer

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of wool since the 1930s. Prior to the drought of 2011 that resulted in a decline in Texas sheep, the Concho Valley produced over 1 million pounds of wool annually. In 2007, local nonprofit Downtown San Angelo, Inc. created the Sheep Spectacular.

The Sheep Spectacular serves as an homage to the city’s rich heritage. Rambouillet sheep have become a symbol for San Angelo and now grace businesses across San Angelo in the form of a colorful and creative fiberglass herd, all painted by local artists. Each sheep is unique to the business it is in or around. Along with distinctive colors and patterns, the sheep are also known by their punny names such as Wild ‘n Wooly, Sheep Justice “Ewenice,” and My Mail to “Ewe”/Ewe’ve Got Mail.

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ANNUAL EVENTS

20 Under 40 Awards Banquet

The 20 Under 40 Awards recognize younger members of our community who are outstanding professionals, leaders, and contributors to San Angelo. Nominations open in June and 20 individuals are chosen by an anonymous Selection Committee based upon a blind point system.

An awards ceremony is held in October to honor these outstanding young professionals. The importance of this program is undeniable, as it helps build the young leadership infrastructure that will ensure San Angelo remains vibrant, engaged, and forward-thinking well into the future.

Annual Banquet

Unique to San Angelo, the Chamber's Annual Banquet is a time-honored tradition. For decades, the Chamber has been bringing together the business community to honor those who are dedicated to moving forward, promoting progress, and striving for success. Highlights of the evening include the Chamber’s accomplishments from the Board Chairman, a preview of 2023 goals from the incoming Board Chairman, and recognition of outstanding citizens and volunteers. The grand finale of the evening is the ceremonial naming of the Citizen of the Year.

Chamber Classic Golf Tournament

Get your golf on at the Chamber Classic golf tournament! Held in March, participants can enjoy a fun day of golf, camaraderie, food, and drinks. Players can register individually or as a team and are encouraged to take part in our customized side games, and winners can take home some big prizes!

Goodfellow Appreciation Day Savings Pass

Presented by the Military Affairs Committee of the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce, the Goodfellow Appreciation Day Savings Pass provides an opportunity for businesses in the community to show their appreciation to our Goodfellow neighbors by offering military exclusive specials on Armed Forces Day.

West Texas Legislative Summit

The West Texas Legislative Summit is an awardwinning event which brings together hundreds of elected officials and business professionals from throughout West Texas. This event, usually held in August, provides a form for West Texas community representatives to spend a day addressing our common legislative priorities. Attendees can meet and greet legislators, business leaders, panelists, sponsors, and fellow colleagues.

PROGRAMS

Business Celebrations

If your business is new, recently relocated, expanding the facilities or expanding services you can schedule a ribbon cutting ceremony through the Chamber. This is a free service offered to Chamber members. If your business is celebrating a significant anniversary contact the Chamber to schedule your special anniversary celebration. Your ribbon cutting or anniversary celebration photo will be published in the Chamber e-newsletter, on all our social media outlets and other media sources.

Business Mentor Program

Developed by the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce's Diversity Committee, the Business Mentor Program is intended to provide an opportunity for businesses to establish a relationship with more experienced business owners to seek advice and support.

Doors Wide Open

A city-wide campaign sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce Diversity Committee. When we work

together, we have the power to change things for the better. Ensuring that customers, patrons and visitors feel welcome in the businesses around the city and encouraging the San Angelo business community to hire and promote with diversity, equity and inclusion in mind are the goals of this campaign.

Leadership San Angelo Program

Develops future leadership for our city by providing year-long intensive training in areas strategic to the city’s well-being. This program provides an opportunity to develop knowledge and hone skills through a planned learning process that exposes the participants to all aspects of San Angelo.

COMMITTEES, GROUPS AND ADVISORY BOARDS

Member Services

CONCHO CADRE

Members provide VIP greeting services and ribbon cutting ceremonies for new businesses, as well as assist in major tourism and meeting events and Chamber activities.

DIVERSITY COMMITTEE

Members of this committee help to create awareness about minority owned businesses, support events that support the celebrate and highlight the minority community, promote involvement in leadership opportunities and selects and distributes the awards for the Celebration of Diversity luncheon.

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GOVERNMENT AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

Members of the Committee work on programs to represent members’ best interests at all levels of government. Committee members will participate in the development of a state and national issues agenda, keep members aware of pending legislation that affects our area, and work to maintain communications between the Chamber and our elected officials.

LEADERSHIP SAN ANGELO ALUMNI ASSOCIATION

LSAAA was established to support, promote, and maintain engagement with Leadership San Angelo graduates. LSAAA provides educational opportunities that foster improved leadership skills and increases awareness of city and county government, as well as the promotion of civic and charitable organizations.

MEMBERSHIP COMMITTEE

This committee meets monthly to review new members and member renewal lists, make recommendations and generate leads for new members, assist in onboarding new members and other duties as prescribed.

MILITARY AFFAIRS COMMITTEE

By serving on this committee, members will have the opportunity to promote and advocate the importance of Goodfellow Air Force Base and service members. The Committee plans and implements numerous programs to demonstrate support for the Base and its personnel on a regular basis such as the Goodfellow Appreciation Day Savings Pass, Operation Warmheart and the Annual Cookie Caper.

YOUNG PROFESSIONALS OF SAN ANGELO

Young Professionals of San Angelo was founded in 2009, and in 2012 developed a partnership with the San Angelo Chamber of Commerce. YPSA is now a Chamber of Commerce program, and partners with the Chamber to promote the development of young San Angelo business professionals. YPSA provides its members with opportunities to develop socially, professionally and civically. In this day and age, young professionals have more options than ever when it comes to work location. The mission of YPSA is to make San Angelo an attractive place for new businesses to start, more graduates to stay and young professionals to grow. If you are interested in becoming a part of this organization, you can contact Chamber staff.

Economic Development

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

This is the planning and oversight committee for the EDD. Interested individuals are invited to contact staff.

SAN ANGELO REGIONAL MANUFACTURING ALLIANCE

Members of this alliance are manufacturing and industrial professionals in the greater San Angelo region. SARMA seeks to promote the local manufacturing sector and proactively monitor and address issues related to the success of their industry. Educating the public about the purpose and importance of having a strong manufacturing sector is one of the goals of this alliance.

Destination Marketing

ADVISORY BOARD

The overall vision of the Destination Marketing Organization is to generate economic impact by promoting and developing San Angelo as a premier destination for business and leisure travelers. This is the planning and oversight board for the Destination Marketing Organization Interested individuals are invited to contact staff.

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ECONOMY AND Business

San Angelo Regional AllianceManufacturer's(SARMA)

The San Angelo Chamber EDD supports specific industry sector recruitment marketing through its regional industrial manufacturer and energy sector advocacy organization – the San Angelo Regional Manufacturers Alliance (SARMA) program. The members of the SARMA provide invaluable industry intelligence to the San Angelo Chamber and

COSADC staff by assisting with the mission of growing their enterprises by collaboration with suppliers and complimentary industrial companies. The links created by these constant interactions with our industrial community has provided positive results in the form of new jobs, company expansions, capital investment and the development of supply chain transportation and facility infrastructure. The San Angelo Chamber EDD approach to economic development is based on the practice and philosophy of supporting local manufacturing and industrial services first, known within the economic development industry as “economic gardening.” This practice, through our

SARMA program, connects the Chamber EDD team with local industry leaders to create pathways to providing solutions to growth challenges. Industry retention and expansion is a primary goal. San Angelo’s legacy and newly recruited industrial enterprises need consistent support with facility upgrades and expansion to meet market demands. The Chamber directly supports and funds industry training programs through our Cornerstone Fund Program. The combination of these efforts has led to the recruitment of new industrial enterprises, mainly with those operations seeking to join the Economic Clustering effect created by these efforts.

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EDD Area Stats

• The total economic impact (new dollars from outside the region on local economy) of Chamber Economic Development projects in CY 2020 equaled $86.5M, and in CY 2021 equaled $79.2M

• San Angelo has benefitted from 16.7% increase in manufacturing jobs (500) since 2017 (same year as inception of San Angelo Regional Manufacturers Alliance)

• San Angelo has benefitted from a 5.17% increase in manufacturing sales tax revenue since 2017 (from $1.496M to $1.57M)

• San Angelo manufacturing employees have benefitted from a 16.16% increase in average weekly wage since 2017 (from $1,225 to $1,426)

• San Angelo industrial production (index) has increased 9.17% since 2017

• San Angelo ranks #10 in the 15 highest-ranked metro markets for long-term home value. Source: https://www.cnbc.com/2022/03/19/ best-places-to-own-a-home-if-you-want-it-toincrease-in-value.html

• Quality of Life - “The San Angelo metro area boasts the enviable combination of belowaverage living costs and a high quality of life. High marks for walkability, along with access to

recreation and natural amenities, give San Angelo the highest quality of life in the state and make it an attractive destination for relocating workers.” (Rank of 48 out of 378) – source Moody’s Analytics

• Downtown San Angelo Designated as Accredited Main Street America Program: https://www.myfoxzone.com/article/news/ downtown-san-angelo-inc-designated-asaccredited-main-street-america-program/5045e7c7c26-53a4-4245-971f-be2e45e89890

SME Prime Initiative

SME PRIME® Update: The Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Education Foundation manages the Partnership Response In Manufacturing Education (PRIME®) program. SME PRIME® builds cost-effective and tailored manufacturing/engineering programs in high schools across the country, providing equipment, curriculum, professional development, scholarships and STEM-focused extracurricular activities to students and teachers. PRIME® students receive hands-on training on modern equipment and learn about technology and processes through industryinformed curriculum that is tailored to meet the needs of local manufacturers. PRIME® programs are completely funded by engaged donors. The

schools bear no cost. The entire process is done in partnership with donors and educators. The PRIME® approach is collaboration with the school and the manufacturing partners to help the school build a highly tailored program designed with direct input from the companies.

In 2020, stakeholders (Ethicon, Principle LED, COSADC and the Chamber of Commerce) came together, recognized the value in establishing a PRIME® high school designation in SAISD (Central and Lake View), championed the initiative and pledged a total of $320,000 in donor funds for the 3-year project. SAISD and WTTC will be the 2nd high school campus in Texas carrying the PRIME® designation.

In the first year (2021,) SME conducted regional

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market research, regional workforce assessments, a donor workforce assessment, developed education Pathway Standards and aligned with State standards, finally culminating with a Curriculum Plan. The curriculum pathways developed for SAISD are Industrial Maintenance and Mechatronics/ Robotics (focusing on engineering design). In 2021, SME also procured the first piece of equipment, a SNAP-ON Precision Measurement Instrument Tool Kit. In conjunction with Tooling U-SME, SAISD has initiated a course of instruction that will permit students to be awarded certification in Precision Measurement Instrumentation (PMI). Tooling U-SME is the industry leading provider of training and workforce development solutions for thousands of companies, providing custom online curriculum aligned with industry certifications and is the provider of SME PRIME® curriculum.

In 2022, the EDD and member of the Economic Development Advisory Committee, Kevin Dosdall of Hydraulic Industrial Services, sat down with Roxanne Fentress (Director of Career & Technical Education, SAISD) we learned that the 4-year curriculum has been completely delivered, and in fact it actually begins with SAISD 8th grade students. The new equipment delivered includes a state-of-the-art Stratasys F170 3-D Printer and 6 x TETRIX® MAX Dual-Control Robotic kits.

The Stratasys F170 3-D Printer gives designers, engineers, and educators access to affordable, industrial-grade 3D printing. These printers are designed for supreme ease of use and a more streamlined workflow. They provide the reliability and simplicity needed in 3D printing. Within industry the Stratasys F170 has proven to reduce part production time and streamline the overall development processes on factory floors. It has the ability to deliver gigantic time savings while ensuring a high level of customization and flexibility. The F170 can run 24/7 – this means higher productivity and the ability to print nonstop.

The TETRIX® MAX Dual-Control kits deliver a comprehensive classroom solution that affords teams of four work to design and control both remote and programmable robots, with each student group having access to both a TETRIX MAX Dual-Control Robotics Set and a TETRIX MAX Expansion Set.

The SME PRIME® program provides a gateway for students to get into the skilled trades and support highly skilled positions at local area and global companies. 89% of graduating SME PRIME students intend to pursue careers in manufacturing, and 60% of those students intend to pursue post-secondary education in a field directly related to manufacturing. Program measurable deliverables include:

• Equipment, Materials and Supplies

• Curriculum and Certifications

• Professional Development

• Scholarships.

The overall success of the program is dependent upon the ongoing partnership between the school and the local employers/donors.

Top Area Employers

Business Name # of Employees

Goodfellow Air Force Base 5,333

Shannon Health System 4,896

San Angelo ISD 2,332

Angelo State University 1,323

Community Medical Center 1,236

Walmart 1,079

City of San Angelo 995

Stripes Convenience Stores 882

San Angelo State Supported Living Center 770

Ethicon (Johnson & Johnson) 665

Tom Green County 547

SITEL, Inc. 472

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Texas 406

Lone

Baptist Retirement Center 358

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BUSINESS 23 www.thegoldbeacon.com WE DOUBLE PRODUCTIVITY WITHOUT DOUBLING EXPENSES. Kimberly Henry, LMSW & CEO 325-710-9968 kim@thegoldbeacon.com San Angelo, TX We guide nonprofits to their goals of NATIONAL RECOGNITION AND FLAWLESS SUSTAINABILITY Our mission is to exponentially drive social change by develooping sustainable nonprofits A-B Distributing Company • Armstrong Backus & Co, LLP • BNB Ventures Eckert & Company • Lamar Outdoor • Mitchell Buick GMC Mitchell Toyota • SKG Engineering • Steve Eustis Real Estate • Steve Stephens Jackson Walker, LLP • Angelo Glass and Mirror • Angelo Water Service • Cactus Hotel Chilton, Wilcox & Fortenberry • Concho Valley Electric Cooperative DeCoty Coffee Co. • Housley Communications • Majestic Homes VIP Ranch (formerly Moleo Gas Corp.) • Prosperity Bank • Rainey, Jamie & Kerry San Angelo Motor Company • Sonora Bank • Twin Mountain Fence Welch Transfer & Storage • West Texas Fire & Industrial Supply West Texas Rehab Center • Zesch & Pickett • AEP • Ethicon • First Financial Bank Reece Albert • Shannon Medical • Automatic Fire Protection Hydraulic Industrial Services • Wendland Tank Corp • Atmos Energy Dierschke & Dierschke • Foster Communication • Republic Services Rio Concho Retirement • San Angelo Association of REALTORS San Angelo Stock Show • Texas Bank • Texas Pacifico CORNERSTONE Investors Cornerstone Program
Cornerstone investments fund major initiatives for our community, and this public-private partnership continues to generate benefits for San Angelo by providing the additional funding needed for broad-based programs targeting legislative affairs, military affairs, and the recruitment and retention of jobs. Funds from the Cornerstone Investors have impacted and supported: • Recruitment of heavy industrial companies • Opportunities for community collaboration • Economic development projects Investment Levels Platinum Investor $10,000+ Diamond Investor $5,000-$9,999 Silver Investor $2,000-$4,999 Bronze Investor $1,000-$1,999 Concho Pearl $500-$999

TRANSPORTATION

Concho Valley Transit (CVT)

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Fixed route bus service begins at 6:30am Monday through Friday and at 7:30am on Saturdays. Day passes are $2 and monthly passes are $30. Complimentary ADA paratransit services are offered for $2 a trip. In addition they provide FREE rural service to the 12 county region of the Concho Valley Monday through Friday from 7:30am to 5:30pm. CVT prides themselves on providing safe, reliable and friendly transportation services. CVT is a program of the Concho Valley Council of Governments.

Highways

San Angelo is served by three U.S. Highways: 67, 87 and 277. The city is located about 1.5 hours from either I-20 to the north or I-10 to the south. Highway improvement plans could connect San Angelo with those interstates via four lane highways. Super-two highways are also on the regional infrastructure plans. As a member of the Ports-to-Plains Alliance, San Angelo is part of a proposed north-south interstate corridor to connect Canada, U.S. and Mexico. The city is also on plans of the east-west Strategic Gulf Coast Highway, running from Louisiana to El Paso.

San Angelo Regional Airport

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San Angelo Regional Airport - Mathis Field (Airport Code: SJT) is the only commercial airport serving the Concho Valley, with more than 150 aircraft based at Mathis Field. American Airlines (American Eagle) offers with up to five daily flights to Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport. The airport offers free parking and recently underwent a $6.2 million dollar renovation.

Rail

BNSF Railway, the country’s second largest railroad, provides San Angelo with transcontinental freight service. San Angelo is also corporate headquarters for Texas Pacifico Transportation Ltd., the operator of a 390 mile short line railroad connecting to major U.S. railroads and to Mexico.

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NEW SAN ANGELO RAILPORT

A driver of industrial expansion and new development: The 183-acre San Angelo Rail Port, a multi-modal, international, inland rail port achieved several major milestones in 2021. The port’s rail trackage system was designed and installed, along with the electrical power service plan. South Plains Lamesa Railroad (SPLRR) as owner, designer and operator began switching railcars in early 2022 providing a major industrial freight logistics system in San Angelo with direct international interconnections at the new rail bridge at Presidio, Texas, which has been completed. The Port will increase tax revenues to San Angelo and promote new industry development by providing national and international connections for import and export cargos.

INTERNATIONAL AND NATIONAL FREIGHT CONNECTIONS

The Chamber has worked with Texas Pacifico Railroad (TXPF) throughout 2021 to encourage the opening of the International Rail Bridge at Presidio, Texas on the Mexico US border. The completed rail bridge is expected to open for service within the next year. The TXPF railroad is a Class 3, 391-mile line that runs from Coleman, Texas to Presidio, Texas. The route creates a direct link between the Ferromex rail freight network and the BNSF rail network throughout the United States.

A CENTERPIECE FOR ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND SUPPLY CHAIN EFFICIENCY

The 183-acre SPLRR San Angelo

creates a logistics and freight distribution hub serving the agricultural and commercial sectors in the Concho Valley by greatly enhancing efficiencies of large cargo movements and reducing freight costs per ton-mile for our local commodities producers and users. This development will directly impact freight costs reduction and supply chain control for high-volume industries. Rail freight reduces costs between 40% to 70% per ton-mile. These shipping and costs efficiencies translate to increased profit for shippers through logistics cost reduction. The multicommodity rail port serving the San Angelo business community will be a significant enhancement to the regional commodity producers, commodity consumers, energy industries, manufacturing operations and other industrial sectors. The San Angelo Rail Port provides a regional community logistics and distribution center for consumer goods such as shipping containers, bulk agricultural products, chemicals, steel, aggregates, and construction materials.

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FARMER'S Market

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The Concho Valley Farmers Market is a true farmers market, according to Margie Jackson, president of the Concho Valley Farmers Market. "That's what makes us the best farmers market in Texas," she said. "In San Angelo we are all about the produce - not arts and crafts."

The vendors, who come from a 75-mile radius around San Angelo, sell locally grown seasonal fruits, vegetables and plants from 7am until they sell out (typically by noon) each Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday thereafter until the first fall freeze. There are about 38 booths, but at the peak of summer as many as 60 sellers crowd into the area. Vendors bring a wide variety of items for people to purchase.

“Sometimes we'll get 50 people all looking for tomatoes. Sometimes it's corn or melons they're asking for," Margie said. "Usually we have so much produce we have to pick every other day, so people can find us there every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday."

Customers can often find $1 bundles for bowls and produce. In the fall they have larger $2-$6 bags so that people can "put it up, buy it for canning or freezing or fill their baskets," Margie said. "Around the last part of November, when we know there's a freeze coming, we go out and pick everything clean the bushes off, then sell our produce one last time."

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FARM AND Agriculture

Agriculture, whether it is raising cotton, wheat or grain sorghum, cattle, sheep or goats, developed as an economic mainstay for the Concho Valley with the founding of San Angelo in 1867. Since then, the agriculture industry has changed with the addition of processing, storage and distribution facilities, vertical supply channels, implement dealers and specialized crop and livestock production, marketing and financing consultants and other service providers. All these entities have changed and evolved with the dramatic and rapid adoption of new technologies, changing consumer preferences and challenging economic conditions. Today, agriculture is contributing more to the citizens of the Concho Valley than ever before, while at the same time, being asked to do even more. Aside from producing basic commodities, agriculture is being expected to provide jobs and economic stability, a tax base for local and county governments and a firstline defense against various foodborne illnesses and other livestock and wildlife diseases. Agriculture and rural lands across the Concho Valley and the rest of America are increasingly being expected to address an everwidening array of issues, problems and policies from animal rights is sues, environmental and climatic concerns, energy production, water and other natural resource conservation measures.

LIVESTOCK PRODUCTION

Livestock and livestock products include animals, fowl, fish and animal products (wool, mohair and dairy products). Though the Concho Valley is considered the sheep and goat capital of the U.S., cow-calf and stocker operations generate considerably more revenue for the Concho Valley. Beef production is second only to cotton production with $128.1 million in annual sales in the Concho Valley. Collectively, livestock operations generate another $202.7 million in annual sales and $284.4 million in regional economic output. Texas is the largest sheep producer in the U.S. with 15% of the domestic ewe flock (445,000 head). Only California, Wyoming and Utah have more sheep than the 13 counties that comprise the Concho Valley. In recent years Texas has seen a dramatic shift towards several breeds of shedding or “hair” sheep, which do not produce wool. These sheep have proven to be popular to both producers and consumers. As a result, Texas’ influence on the U.S. wool market has diminished slightly. Texas now produces approximately 7% of the U.S. wool, and only seven states produce more wool than the Concho Valley. Texas has 37% of all meat and other goats in the U.S. and produces more goats than the next 12 states combined. The Concho Valley itself produces more goats than any other state.

FARMING

The Concho Valley consists of 9.4 million acres of agricultural land, with 8.2 million acres of pasture or rangelands, 891,000 acres of crop lands and 52,000 acres enrolled in various conservation programs (USDANASS). Agribusiness contributes over $815 million to the Concho Valley economy annually. Value added sales of crops, livestock, and insurance indemnities account for 57% of this activity. Production agriculture and related agribusinesses provide an estimated 13,542 jobs with an annual payroll of $272.8 million. There are an additional 1,512 nonfarming/ranching agribusinesses that are not providing additional jobs for other Concho Valley citizens but are still providing additional economic stability across the region. Lonestar Farmer’s Cooperative Super Gin Mereta, Texas Employment estimates do not include federal and state government employees working in agriculture. Farm Program payments received by producers and landowners add another $40.4 million annually or about 5% of the agricultural economic activity.

AGRIBUSINESS

Data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau and the National Agricultural Statistics service indicates there are over 15,000 people working in jobs or operating businesses directly related to agriculture in the Concho Valley. This excludes various federal and state government employees. Texas County Business pattern data and the 2017 Census of Agriculture show that Concho Valley Agribusinesses inject $272.8 million in payroll into the regional economy annually. Self-employed agri business operators generate an additional $34.3 million of economic activity. These agribusinesses are not directly involved in production agriculture, but are involved in delivering goods and services to Concho Valley farmers and ranchers or are otherwise engaged in value," Stewards of Land, Natural Resources and Texas Heritage the Conserva added activities.

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THE FIRST Goodfellow

1ST LT. JOHN J. GOODFELLOW, JR.

MAY

17, 1895 - SEPTEMBER 14, 1918

After graduating from San Angelo High School in 1913, where he played football and the trombone, John Goodfellow, Jr. took a job with the Lone Star Gas Company in Fort Worth. He then studied civil engineering at The University of Texas.

He left to become an infantry officer but soon developed an interest in aviation. Graduating ground school in Austin and flying school in San Diego (CA), Goodfellow was commissioned as a second lieutenant in February 1918 and shipped immediately to England as an observation pilot with the 24th Aero Squadron.

On July 22nd his squadron transferred to France. Following additional training at St. Maixent and Ourches, the squadron attached to the First Army Observation Group at Gondreville on August 22nd in preparation for a major American offensive.

The offensive commenced on September 12th with the objective of reducing the German salient near St. Mihiel in N.E. France. On the 12th and 13th, the squadron conducted visual reconnaissance in the area of Thiaucourt, reporting the successful progress of the attack. Additional sorties on the 14th kept the German front under constant observation while six missions attempted deep reconnaissance of German movements behind the front, near Metz.

Goodfellow and his observer, 1st Lt. Elliot M. Durant, Jr., failed to return after one of these deep reconnaissance missions. According to one eyewitness, at least five enemy aircraft engaged Goodfellow’s Salmson 2A-2 reconnaissance plane, shooting away one wing and downing the aircraft after a furious dogfight. Three days later, Goodfellow’s remains were recovered at the crash site and later interred at the St. Mihiel American Military Cemetery near Nancy, France.

GOODFELLOW Air Force Base

Goodfellow Air Force Base, located in San Angelo, is home to the 17th Training Wing. Its mission is to Train, Transform, and Empower joint and coalition warriors. Goodfellow AFB also supports linguist training in the 517th Training Group, located at the Presidio of Monterey in California. Goodfellow AFB contributed $4.7 billion to the Texas economy in 2021 and provided employment for 9,690 personnel with a gross domestic product of $2.8 billion and a disposable personal income of $1.5 billion.

Back before Pearl Harbor, President Franklin D. Roosevelt began a program of preparedness that included the construction of facilities dedicated to advanced air training. Civic leaders from San Angelo immediately recommended their community to the War Department. A generous offer of electrical service, railroad spur, sewer system and a 50-year lease on 640 acres at $1 per year easily decided the issue.

On 1 July 1993, the 17th Training Wing was activated at Goodfellow. With the change in name

came a marked diversification and increase in mission as the base realignment and closure process brought special instruments training and fire protection training to the base. To support the increased training load, Goodfellow underwent extensive modernization and growth entering the 21st century as one of the most modern Air Force installations.

The base is vital to and greatly beloved by area residents and strongly contributes to San Angelo's quality of life. These brave men and women help make San Angelo and the world a better place to live! At any given time, there are over 7,000 military, civilians, family members on the installation that also engage in our schools, neighborhoods, congregations and businesses.

ANNUAL LOCAL IMPACT

$580 MILLION

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HOUSING AND Relocation

new residents) from 2010 to 2019 and is projected to increase by another 6% (5,692 new residents) from 2019 to 2024. With access to most businesses that are available in major cities, you can shop, drive and see many great things.

HOMEBUYER ASSISTANCE

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The Homebuyer Assistance Program, funded through the HOME Investment Partnership Program, assists low to moderate income families to become first time homebuyers within the San Angelo City Limits. The program will provide closing cost

up to $15,000 (not to exceed 15% of the appraised value), and is based on demonstrated client need. New home construction is also eligible for assistance of which $750 may be available for the purchase of a city tax lot in a designated area. Homebuyers must maintain the home as their primary residence for at least 5 years to avoid repayment.

The Affordable Housing Assistance Program, funded through the San Angelo Development Corporation and the HOME Investment Partnership Program, provides gap reduction/mortgage

price, not to exceed $40,000. This may include down payment and closing cost assistance. Homebuyers must qualify for a minimum $60,000 mortgage through a participating lending institution. New home construction must be located in a target neighborhood and meet minimum standards established by the San Angelo Development Corporation. Homebuyers must maintain the home as their primary residence for

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FIRST be approved for a mortgage through a local participating lending institution. The participating lender will forward the completed application to City staff. Homebuyers will be required to provide a minimum of $500 in earnest money, complete a homebuyer’s education course and all must meet income eligibility requirements for the program.

NEIGHBORHOODS

San Angelo and Tom Green County feature a variety of neighborhoods for homeowners. The City of San Angelo lists 24 distinct neighborhoods as numbered on the map. An ongoing building surge is adding new construction choices in several neighborhoods. People looking for a home with a boat dock for a waterfront views are often drawn to Lake Nasworthy (23). Quaint cottages on up to mansions are found on the tree-lined streets of Santa Rita (16) in the heart of San Angelo. Several streets in Santa Rita and other neighborhoods in San Angelo are located along or near the scenic Concho River.

Golf enthusiasts often find their dream home near San Angelo Country Club or Bentwood Country Club (22). Dark skies and scenic views near San Angelo State Park are available from back porches along the Bluffs neighborhood (7).

HOUSING 31 LAKE NASWORTHY 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 1. Riverside 2. Lake View 3. Paulann 4. Angelo Heights 5. Blackshear 6. Reagan 7. Bluffs 8. Central 9. Downtown 10. Ft. Concho East 11. Bonham 12. Southland 13. Sunset 14. Vista del Arroyo 15. ASU - College Hills 16. Santa Rita 17. Ft. Concho 18. Belaire 19. Rio Vista 20. Glenmore 21. Goodfellow AFB 22. Country Club 23. Nasworthy 24. Airport All homebuyers
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WHAT RESIDENTS Love About Our City

"Overall, my experience with San Angelo has been great. It is a decent size city with a small town feel. It is great for family and has a decent amount of things to do."

- Current Resident, November 2022

"[San Angelo is a] nice medium town - not large enough for traffic to be a problem, but not too small, either. We still have several big-name brands and stores. Definitely not a bad place to live. [I] would recommend if you're looking for a somewhat relaxed life while still having modern comforts."

- Current Resident, November 2022

"Personally I would not change anything about San Angelo, it is located in an near isolated valley with no connection to a major highway giving it a nice small town feel to it."

- Current Resident, July 2022

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"Friendly people. Lots of great places to eat. Two nice movie theaters. The river walk is nice. People take pride in the fact that they live here."

- Current Resident, June 2022

"Before I got into Angelo State University I had only visited San Angelo a handful of times as a baby, so I didn't remember much about the town. Originally I was skeptical of how small the city is, since I was born and raised in Austin, but the city actually feels very big. I've lived in San Angelo since August 2019 and I have fell in love with the city. The majority of people I've had the privilege to meet are very friendly and don't hesitate to offer help. I now tell all of my friends to come check out San Angelo when they get the time so they can see for themselves what the city has to offer."

- Current Resident, May 2022

"Great city! People are friendly and the weather is outstanding. The cost of living is great. The traffic is minimal compared to other cities in Texas."

- Current Resident, March 2022

"It's a nice town if you want to retire and not have all the action of a fast city life. The people in the local area love military due to being next to Goodfellow AFB."

- Current Resident, February 2022

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PRE-K TO COLLEGE Education

San Angelo Independent School District

San Angelo Independent School District (SAISD) is growing the hopes and dreams of the children

of San Angelo by providing customizable options to prepare for their future - whether that be a college education, a military career or entering the workforce! SAISD educates more than 14,000 students across 17 elementary schools, three middle schools, two high schools and two alternative campuses. As the second largest employer in the city, SAISD employs approximately 2,000 educators and team members.

Over our 100 plus year history, our community and families have invested to create more opportunities for the children of San Angelo, hire

educators who make the difference and bring more technology and innovation into the classroom. We partner with our students and families in our mission to engage all students in a relevant and inspiring education that produces future-ready graduates. Leading organizations and employers want creative colleagues who can collaborate, create, think critically and communicate well. SAISD's goal is to present graduates who will find postsecondary success, because they focus on building these important skills, as well as a firm foundation for literacy, math, history and science.

SAISD students continue to excel both in the classroom and in UIL competition. Students consistently earn state honors in academics, music, debate, and athletics at all levels.

Highlights include the 2021 6A State Champion Girls Gymnastics and State Champion Girls Golfer from Central High School, outstanding JROTC programs, multiple all-state musicians and award-winning programs like the Lake View High School Mariachi Los Caciques, UIL Academic Team district championships, as well as enhanced Career and Technical Education (CTE) course offerings with students from both Central and Lake View High Schools advancing to state in CTE student leadership organization competitions! SAISD is also

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home to four Purple Star Designation campuses, an award in recognition of schools that excel in meeting the needs of military-connected students and their families. Students from both high schools earn industry certifications and dual credit for college.

San Angelo is committed to delivering a meaningful, engaging, effective and high-quality learning culture for students and staff. SAISD works diligently to enhance student learning, reduce achievement gaps and continues to celebrate all the ways students are smart.

For more information, visit www.saisd.org or follow our Facebook and Twitter pages.

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QUICK FACTS • 15.4:1 student to teacher ratio • One 6A high school and one 5A high school • Pre-AP/AP classes are offered in English, math, science, art, social studies and foreign language • Dual credit technical and academic courses from Howard College and Angelo State University • Gifted & Talented classes available • Outstanding fine arts and performing arts programs • Award winning athletic programs • State-of-the-art career and technology courses Student Population: • 58.9% Hispanic • 33.6% White • 4.2% African American • 1.3% Asian/Pacific Islander • .3% Native American

Christoval ISD

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Christoval ISD is comprised of Christoval Elementary School (Pre-K to grade 5) and Christoval High School (grades 6-12.) Their goal is to "empower students to be productive and successful citizens by instilling self-sufficiency and integrity." With this focus on student success and a student-teacher ratio of 12:1, it is no surprise that the ISD has ranked #1 in the US in highest graduation rate.

Grape Creek ISD

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Grape Creek ISD is comprised of an elementary school (Pre-K to grade 5,) middle school (grades 6-8) and high school (grades 9-12.)

Superintendent Angie Smetana's goal is to, "give back to our beloved community, establish a collaborative bond with our parents and community members, and develop and create a loving, supportive and academically strong environment for all of our amazing and deserving students."

Veribest ISD

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Veribest ISD strives to be a safe and enjoyable center of learning that provides each child an education to reach their full potential through the interactive involvement of students, parents, staff and community members. At their two campuses, they believe that providing a positive, innovative learning environment develops selfworth, self-discipline and Godliness which motivates students to become productive citizens.

Wall ISD

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Wall ISD serves approximately 1,100 students via their three campuses: Wall Elementary School (PreK- grade 5,) Wall Middle School (grades 6-8) and Wall High School (grades 9-12.) The Hawks have a strong tradition of excellence in both academics and extracurricular activities. Dedicated staff, involved parents and outstanding students all contribute to making Wall one of the best schools in the state.

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TLCA San Angelo

TLCA San Angelo is a public school that serves students in Kindergarten through 12th grade and provides innovative learning in a challenging and enriching environment. All TLCA campuses have a focus on leadership and live by a shared mission, vision and values. Those principles guide faculty

and staff to develop leaders with the necessary skills to achieve success in the 21st century. As a Public Charter School, open to all students (regardless of attendance zone), academics and rigor are held to the same standards as a traditional ISD. With data-driven instruction, one-to-one teacher interaction, innovative learning, and high-quality instruction, our students excel both in the classroom and in life. With a heart to positively impact the classroom, their home and the greater community, students and staff seek every day to live out leadership. For more information, please check out TLCA-SanAngelo.com

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PRIVATE SCHOOLS There are eight top private schools in the area that serve approximately 1,015 students. AMB LESIDE SCHOOL OF SAN ANGELO www.amblesidesanangelo.net ANGELO CATHOLI C SCHOOL www.angelocatholicschool.org CORNERSTON E CHR ISTIAN SCHOOL www.ccs-sanangelo.com GATEWAY CH RIST IAN ACADEMY & LEARNING CENTER 325-486-1267 HARRIS AV ENUE BA PTIST CHURCH SCHOOL (DAYCARE/PRESCHOOL) www.harrisbc.com JOY SCHOOL (DAYCA RE/PRESCHOOL) www.gmbc.org SAN ANG ELO CHRISTIAN ACADEMY www.sanangelochristianacademy.org T RINITY LUTHERAN SCHOOL www.trinitylutheranschoolsanangelo.com

Angelo State University

Angelo State University is a dynamic learning institution with the mission to provide highly competitive graduates to the global marketplace by delivering quality programs in a student-centered environment based on specific Core Values: Integrity, Diversity & Inclusion, Significance, Community and Commitment.

Angelo State has been recognized by The Princeton Review as one of the nation’s “Best Colleges” since 2010. Students can choose from 50 undergraduate degrees and 31 graduate degrees that encompass over 100 majors and concentrations. Small class sizes with a 19:1 student-to-faculty ratio help provide students with hands-on, experiential learning opportunities, and all students are encouraged to participate in faculty-mentored research in ASU’s many state-ofthe-art labs and other facilities.

ASU annually enrolls over 10,000 students from throughout Texas, dozens of other states and countries on nearly every continent. Embracing its diverse student body has led to ASU being designated a "Hispanic Serving Institution" by the U.S. Department of Education, a "First-Gen Forward Institution" by the Center for FirstGeneration Student Success and a "Military Friendly School" by G.I. Jobs magazine.

A major attraction for many students is ASU’s financial aid offerings. Over 600 different scholarship programs are available, headlined by ASU Distinguished Scholarships that are annually awarded to about 45% of ASU students and can be worth up to $52,000 over four years. In 2021-22, ASU awarded nearly $52 million in scholarships, grants and other financial aid, and over 80% of ASU students receive some form of aid.

Modern residence halls and award-winning recreational and fitness facilities help ensure ASU students enjoy a complete college experience. Campus life options also include a nationally recognized intramurals program, over 100 student clubs and organizations and a wide variety of activities at the University Center and ASU Lake House.

The ASU Rams and Rambelles intercollegiate athletic teams compete in NCAA Division II and the Lone Star Conference. Men’s sports include baseball, basketball, cross country, football and track & field. Women’s sports include basketball, cross country, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track & field and volleyball. ASU’s athletic facilities are widely considered to be among the best in all of NCAA D-II, and the Rams and Rambelles regularly compete for conference and national championships.

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Howard College

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Howard College San Angelo (HCSA) is the local campus of the Howard County Junior College District, which has four campuses and serves a 13 counties. From a high school equivalency to associate degrees and continued education for the workforce, HCSA provides educational opportunities for an expansive range of needs. Howard College San Angelo has been serving the concho valley for 50 years!

HCSA's top rate faculty and staff are eager to help all learners reach their educational goals. Career and technical education programs include business, construction trades, cosmetology, criminal justice technology and information technology. Associate of Arts or Science degree programs allow students to complete their two-year degrees while taking core classes that will transfer to any public university in Texas after graduation, which is generally more affordable and provides smaller class sizes.

The Health Professions programs at Howard College include programs for certified nursing assistants, vocational nursing (LVN), registered nursing (RN), transition from LVN to RN, medical assistant, paramedic, surgical technology, radiologic technology and respiratory care.

Park University

Founded in 1875 in Parkville, Mo., a suburb of Kansas City, Park University is a comprehensive, independent institution that is a national leader in higher education. In 2000, Park achieved university status and currently serves 13,250 students at 41 campuses in 22 states and online, including its campus at Goodfellow Air Force Base and at 30 other military installations across the country.

Serving ethnically diverse students and non-traditional adult learners is central to Park's educational mission. In fact, 56 percent of Park's students represent racial, ethnic and cultural groups typically underrepresented in colleges and universities.

Park has increased access to higher education by offering quality undergraduate and graduate degrees students desire at locations, times and delivery formats that best serve their needs. Many courses can be completed in 8-week terms rather than a traditional 16-week semester, and sessions start five times a year, giving you multiple entry points. Military students can maximize their military training and experience by using the Joint Service Transcript, or equivalent, earning up to 75 credit hour transfers and fair credit equivalencies.

The University has been ranked among the top private colleges/universities in the country for adult learners, as well as for annual return on investment, and it is consistently ranked among the top least expensive private schools in the country.

Park University offers numerous degree programs online, and it maintains a long-standing relationship with the U.S. military for which it has been recognized as one of the largest providers of online undergraduate education to military learners worldwide. Since 2009, Park has received international recognition by various military-related publications as a top military friendly college/university. In addition, Park is among the top-ranked "best for vets" private college/university in the country, thanks in part to its Park Global Warrior Center which provides resources and guidance for service members and veterans transitioning in and out of the military.

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Shannon Health System

Shannon Medical Center is proud to be the largest, locally-based health care provider for the Concho Valley and surrounding region in west Texas. Based in San Angelo, Shannon serves a 25-county region. For more than 90 years, the Shannon mission has focused on providing exceptional healthcare for its family, friends and neighbors. Together with Shannon Clinic, Shannon provides access to more than 350 providers in 40

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across 25 locations.

Shannon’s services include nationally-recognized cardiac and stroke programs with the AirMed air ambulance, designated Level III Trauma Facility which has been named top Trauma Facility in the state and a designated Women’s & Children’s Hospital certified as a Level II NICU facility.

ONE OF THE BEST IN THE NATION FOR CARE OF HEART ATTACK PATIENTS

Shannon Medical Center received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain - MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2022. Shannon is one of only 240 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor.

The award recognizes Shannon’s commitment and success in implementing a higher standard of care for heart attack patients and signifies that Shannon

has reached an aggressive goal of treating these patients to standard levels of care as outlined by the American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association clinical guidelines and recommendations.

To receive the Chest Pain - MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award, Shannon has demonstrated sustained achievement in the Chest Pain - MI Registry for two consecutive years (2020 and 2021,) and performed at the highest level for specific performance measures. Full participation in the registry engages hospitals in a robust quality improvement process using data to drive improvements in adherence to guideline recommendations and overall quality of care provided to heart attack patients.

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SCHOOL TELEMEDICINE PROGRAM

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Taking time off work when your child suddenly gets sick at school isn’t always easy. With the Shannon School Telemedicine Program, your child can get the care they need without a trip to an urgent care clinic and having to sit in a waiting room.

Shannon’s School Telemedicine Program lets your child see a doctor through computer and video technology in the school nurse’s office. Using specialized equipment, providers from the Shannon Pediatric Clinic can listen to your child’s heart, look into their ears and throat and assess any other symptoms. If necessary, the Shannon provider will call in a prescription to your chosen pharmacy. Parents are informed prior to each visit and are able to listen to their child’s appointment via phone. Your child’s visit information will also be available to view in Shannon MyChart.

Illnesses that you would normally visit an urgent care clinic for can be treated virtually through the telemedicine program. Parents must complete registration paperwork to enroll their child into the program. Paperwork is available from the school nurse and should be returned to the school office. You can also find printable registration packets in English and Spanish on our website. There is no cost to enroll in this program. If your child has a

visit, we will bill your insurance and any required co-pay amounts after the visit. Those without insurance will receive a self-pay discount and be billed after the visit.

COOPER TRACKS

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Cooper® Tracks is an exercise and educational program designed to guide and support individuals through exercising, increasing confidence, and developing habits to live healthier lives by managing their chronic disease and improving their immune health. The fitness classes were created to help

patients who have finished physical rehabilitation, cancer treatment, diabetes education or other rehabilitation programs transition into a medicallybased health club setting environment more easily.

The programs provide the guidance and support needed to help participants begin exercising, increase confidence, and develop habits to live healthier to help manage their chronic conditions.

Shannon Health Club is one of the first fitness facilities in the nation to partner with Cooper Wellness Strategies and to implement Cooper Tracks. Each track will have its own certified instructor/trainer who has completed specialized training before teaching the classes.

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MOXI

Time Saving Robot

Shannon has partnered with Austin based Diligent Robotics to bring in new technology to support the work of our nurses and clinical teams. Moxi, a pointto-point delivery robot, helps clinical staff spend less time doing everyday tasks that take them away from the units so they can spend more time providing care to their patients.

“What we have seen is that nurses, especially during the pandemic are working long hours and can spend an astonishing [percentage] of their time fetching and gathering supplies,” said Dr. Andrea Thomaz, co-founder of Diligent Robotics. “That’s a lot of time spent away from patients, so we designed Moxi to be the perfect teammate for nurses and healthcare workers. Having Moxi fetch and deliver items from point A to point B keeps the staff from having to worry about it. We want Moxi to be a capable, useful teammate that supports, not replaces, valued nurses and hospital staff.”

According to research studies, approximately 30% of nurses’ time during their

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shifts is spent running items to and from their departments. As an extension to the tube system already being utilized, Moxi was implemented to take some of that work load off nursing staff by running the errands for them. Moxi securely transports and retrieves items such as mediations, supplies and equipment.

Currently, Shannon has two Moxi units in service at the Downtown Campus. These units are in service 24/7 and only need to charge two hours per day. The robots will not interact with patients or visitors, but will simply help retrieve and deliver items to staff upon request.

“At Shannon, our people are our most important resource in delivering care to our patients. As the entire nation is experiencing a shortage in nursing professionals, we have explored additional ways to support our care teams on the units,” said Pam Bradshaw, DNP, RN, FAONL, MBA, NEA-BC, Chief Operations Officer and Chief Nursing Officer at Shannon Medical Center. “We are hopeful that adding Moxi as a helpful team member will benefit our nurses by performing those time-consuming tasks that take them away from their patients and let them better focus on the patients and their needs.”

Moxi helps hospitals run 24/7 by assisting clinical staff with non-patient-facing tasks like running patient supplies, delivering lab samples,

fetching items from central supply, distributing PPE, delivering medications or any other clinical flow the hospital unit may request.

Designed to be compatible with the busy, semi-structured environments of hospitals, Moxi’s core technical features include:

• Social intelligence: opens elevators and doors on its own, won’t bump into people or objects in hallways, happily poses for selfies

• Mobile manipulation: Moxi can interact with the hospitals existing environment such as ADA doors and elevators to gain access across the entire facility without requiring a significant investment in infrastructure

• Human-guided learning: The more your staff uses Moxi, the more Moxi learns and adapts to your environment and way of doing things Moxi is capable of going to any patient unit within the hospital. It can also travel to Central Supply, Inpatient Pharmacy and the Lab. The robot is not allowed in patient rooms and is unable to travel outside the building.

The sensors and cameras on Moxi enable it to navigate around walls, objects and people. It is programmed to move slower in high traffic areas. In the event of an emergency, Moxi has a red button at its base that can be pushed, which allows the robot to be moved around so it can be pushed out of the way.

The goal of implementing Moxi is to be able to cut 50% of tasks nurses are currently doing that take them off the unit. Assisting nursing staff this way will also help patients have a better experience while in the hospital.

The Moxi robots are utilized on a subscriptiontype basis and are paid on a “per task” basis. This allows for continual updates to the robots as they are developed. Shannon is one of the first hospitals to implement a Moxi robot into their health system.

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ARTS AND Culture

Angelo State Art and Music Department

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PLAY IT AGAIN concerts sparkle with the big band music of the West Texas Jazz Orchestra, led by band director James Bode at the San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts. Area high schools and junior high band directors, Angelo State University music professors and other musicians play music from Duke Ellington, Count Basie, and Glenn Miller.

San Angelo Blues Society

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If you believe you must suffer if you want to sing the blues, you will not find much sufferin’ going on in May when more than 10,000 people are jamming at San Angelo’s Bill Aylor Memorial River Stage at the Simply Texas Blues Fest.

The San Angelo Blues Society, about 40 community volunteers dedicated to promoting the blues, brings in some of the best blues

musicians around. Local fans and visitors also hear new musicians trying to break into the blues business. The festival sends winners to the International Blues Challenge - sanctioned contest in Memphis, Tennessee.

San Angelo Symphony

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The sweet sounds of symphonic music have been a part of San Angelo for almost 70 years by the San Angelo Symphony. Building on that history, Maestro Hector Guzman conducts 60 to 80 professional musicians in nine concerts a year for music lovers in the Concho Valley.

Executive Director Courtney Mahaffey said the Symphony prides itself on creating a season that strikes a balance between the masterpieces of composers such as Bach, Beethoven, and Mozart with exciting new pieces that offer musical experiences. During any given season, a patron of the symphony will hear the orchestra perform classical, Americana, Jazz, Spanish, pop, and more!

PERFORMING ARTS

Angelo Civic Theatre

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Since 1885, Angelo Civic Theatre has been dedicated to creating art and bonding the community. The oldest running community theater in Texas and one of the oldest in the nation, Angelo Civic Theatre gives volunteers a chance to perform. The 230 seats provide a place for audiences to watch the seven musicals, comedies, and dramas each season.

Ballet San Angelo

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The vision of Ballet San Angelo (BSA) is to foster creativity, develop self-esteem and discipline through dance while encouraging participants toward the joy in their art. BSA is committed to helping students reach their full potential in dance and offers four regular season performances, Nutcracker, a spring ballet production, a mixed rep choreography production, and student showcase. BSA is committed to serving the community through programs including multi-ability dance, Joy of Movement classes that serve seniors, quality ballet education, choreography workshops, special summer workshops, and more.

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BE Theatre

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BE Theatre provides blend of entertainment and education that develops the mind and spirit of both artists and patrons. The primary focus of education is the process rather than the product. Through the process of theatre arts, valuable life lessons are learned such as tolerance, communication, problem-solving skills, cooperation, respect for oneself and others, humility, and compassion. They are the local purveyor of melodrama, youth theater, parodies, improv, and original events like Shakespeare on the Concho and Literature Alive.

San Angelo Performing Arts Campus

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The Performing Arts Campus project is the heart of theater and dance in San Angelo. It includes the Murphey Performance Hall, the Brooks & Bates Theatre, the Black Box Performance Space, and Ballet San Angelo Dance Studios. The renovated and expanded downtown 1928 City Auditorium is large enough to accommodate national touring

groups and performers. Across the street is the Stephens Performing Arts Center which houses the PAC management staff as well as the Ballet San Angelo staff, two theaters, shops, and the ballet activities. The organizations are cooperative so that you can get a membership or tickets to one or all through one season ticket package, including series for Broadway, dance, small stage, ballet, Be Theatre, or flex season.

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San Angelo Art Club

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The San Angelo Art Club was organized in 1928 by a group of local artists who were part of the Texas Art Camp in Christoval in the early 1920s. They are a non-profit incorporated organization dedicated to area wide artists and the city of San Angelo and are the second oldest continuous art organization in the state of Texas. Enjoy exhibitions,

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Chicken Farm Art Center

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The Chicken Farm Art Center was founded in 1971 by Roger Allen to promote the arts, artists, and art education in West Texas. There are more than 15 resident artist studios and shops, restaurant and bed and breakfast in this funky area north of downtown. The art center hosts monthly and annual events featuring the arts, music and culture of West Texas. All events are indoor/outdoor, and admission is always free. Visitors are encouraged to explore this renovated and repurposed chicken farm and join in Sharing the Art Spirit.

Historic Murals of San Angelo

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One way San Angelo honors the spirit of its history is with massive works of public art. In the downtown core, the walls of many venerable buildings are covered with murals detailing the community’s roots.

A mural at 108 Concho Ave. by artist Stylle Read celebrates the military history of San Angelo, including Fort Concho, San Angelo Army Airfield and Goodfellow Air Force Base.

At 118 S. Chadbourne St. is another Stylle Read mural honoring the contributions of Elmer Kelton, San Angelo's best-known author, whose westerns and other works have an international body of fans. His novel The Good Old Boys was made into a 1995 TV movie starring Tommy Lee Jones. The 18 foot by 32-foot mural replicating a blacksmith shop surrounded by historic registered brands of early

West Texas ranches is a piece by artist Crystal Goodman that can be seen on the east wall of a historic building at the corner of Concho Ave. and Oakes St.

Paintbrush Alley

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Paintbrush Alley is a free, open-air museum open 24 hours a day and is facilitated by Downtown San Angelo, Inc. and Art in Uncommon Places. Over 50 artists have donated artwork in the alley.

Pop Art Museum

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Located in the hollowed-out shell of a once historic bowling alley, this open-air museum is free and open 24 /7. The Pop Art Museum is a collaboration between Art in Uncommon Places and Downtown San Angelo and opened in November 2019. Each art piece has a QR code to reveal more about the work

and artist. With over 50 pieces of art, it has become a destination for art enthusiasts. The museum includes a piece from James Gill, who worked with the most iconic leader of the pop art movement, Andy Warhol. This new area museum has garnered a lot of attention and was even the focal point of an article titled “13 Trips to Take in Texas in 2020” in Texas Highways Magazine

Art in Uncommon Places

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Julie Raymond and Joy Thomas, run a non-profit organization that helps give San Angelo its distinctive look. Art in Uncommon Places collaborates with local artists and volunteers to produce and donate over 200 prominent art features throughout San Angelo and the Concho Valley. A mosaic tiled Volkswagen, a colorful peace pole, totems, a big wire man and other outdoor pieces show the

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SAN ANGELO MUSEUM OF FINE ARTS 1 Love St., San Angelo, TX 76903 325-653-3333
Visit one of the most dramatic art museum buildings in the nation featuring changing art exhibits from around the world and wonderful programs all year long! classes, artist displays, and purchase one of the art pieces for sale in the entrance of the gallery.

eccentric and creative style of art that specializes in pairing the most uncommon and unusual material, people, and geography together.

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts

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At the center of arts activity and education is the award-winning San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts (SAMFA). Housed in a distinctive building with a curved roof, the museum was built in 1999 from local materials such as massive blocks of limestone, Texas mesquite and native Texas red clay blocks.

Director Howard Taylor said the museum has held over 350 exhibits and has a rapidly growing collection of contemporary ceramics, with a competition cited by Ceramics Monthly as “the premier clay show in America.” The outdoor sculpture garden, the EnPleinAirTEXAS event, even yoga with wine classes are just some of the inventive, exciting opportunities SAMFA creates.

The educational programs bring 33,000 children to the museum annually. In addition, there’s Art Thursday in the Education Studio, summer art camps, Family Day, the Mommy and Me blog that suggests at-home art projects, and Project Starbase with Goodfellow Air Force Base.

Near the museum, Gallery Verde has been restored from the early 1920s dilapidated building to an artist gallery for individuals, groups and contemporary collections. Next to it, Coop Gallery is for emerging and professional artists to show their work. Taylor said, “We want to encourage artists to try new things. Installation, performance, new media, and traditional processes are all welcome in the Coop. The space is limited only by your imagination!”

Café Museo is the earliest stage of a funky, fun, full-service restaurant in the service bay of a 1920s gas station. Food trucks operate from the Café Museo location on a regular basis. Caseta is the Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art in Gallery Verde to promote the preservation, study and appreciation of early Texas visual art and its history.

The Trolley is a cooperative venture of Downtown San Angelo, Inc. and the museum. It is free and runs every third Thursday of the month for the Downtown San Angelo & Cultural Arts District Downtown Stroll.

Sculptures & Sunken Garden Park

The San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts juries an exhibit of 12-15 large-scale sculptures at the edge of Sunken Garden Park. The outdoor sculptures are on a seven-acre park that includes a formal sunken garden, cannas and other flowers, large open areas, landscaped groves and a walking and jogging track, as well as handsome retaining walls, stairs and other stonework created by Works Projects Administration.

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THINGS TO See & Do

Memorial RiverStage

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The Bill Aylor Sr. Memorial River Stage is an outdoor amphitheater located on the banks of the Concho River at 16 E. Avenue A. The fan-shaped River Stage incorporates the natural terrain of a 3-acre site into its design. Spectators can view the stage from the terraced hillside or from chairs set on a concrete slab directly in front of the stage.

The River Stage has been host to such acts as bluesman B.B. King, Texas troubadour Willie Nelson, rocker Ted Nugent, and San Angelo's own Los Lonely Boys and Paula Deanda. The venue is also home to the San Angelo Symphony's annual July 3rd Pops Concert and fireworks show, a free event that draws tens of thousands of people.

Concho Riverwalk

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The Concho River Walk was designated one of five "Great Public Spaces" on the American Plan ning Association’s 2017 "Great Places in America" list and it is no wonder why. It serves as a hub for downtown activity daily. Visitors and residents alike can be found relaxing and enjoying the numerous free amenities that the River Walk has to offer. Ranging from beautiful gardens and parks to concerts and

golfing, there is no shortage of outdoor activities right in the heart of Historic Downtown.

The Bosque, a favorite local recreation spot, is where you can play putt-putt golf, washer-pitching, sand volleyball, bocce ball, giant chess or rent paddle boats from the concession stand. Tournaments and festivals are hosted at the park throughout the year, including Bosque-to-berfest.

Downtown San Angelo

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Downtown San Angelo is the place to be! As you browse the eclectic shops, you will find

handcrafted boots and jewelry, one-of-a-kind furniture and décor, generations-old antiques, cutting-edge clothing, art for all tastes and gifts as unique and diverse as the people of San Angelo. Then hop on the free Trolley and be transported around San Angelo's most delightfully artistic hotspots - the Historic Murals of San Angelo - and visit the many artistic enclaves in the area where you will see masterpieces of both local and internationally renowned artists. Enjoy any of Downtown San Angelo’s pubs, clubs, bars, and taverns where you will hear live rock, jazz, country and Tejano performances. And if you are looking for something uniquely Angelo to do, take a picture with each of the different sheep statues.

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Dunbar Library

Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday from 3-7pm and by appointment by calling 325-450-9273. Serving the African-American Community from 1932-1972. Home of the North by Northwest Lion's Club - 1980's to 2017. Prior to public school desegregation in 1958, San Angelo was legally and informally segregated in every facet of its life. The vast majority of African Americans in San Angelo resided in the Blackshear neighborhood. The area was served by dozens of Black-owned businesses, and served by its own institutions, schools, churches, and the Paul Dunbar Memorial Library. Actual desegregation in other areas of civic life moved slowly for the next two decades following school integrations.

E.H. Danner Museum of Telephony

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Located at Fort Concho National Historic Landmark and named for former General Telephone Company President, E.H. Danner, the museum is a tribute to the world of telephone communication. Displays of antique instruments and equipment document the development of the industry and the contributions of its people. The museum also houses models of telephones from Alexander Graham Bell's "Gallows Frame Phone" (only five ever built) through wooden phones and push-button phones of the 1880's to present day models.

Fort Chadbourne

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Fort Chadbourne is an 1852 military frontier fort established October 28, 1852 by Companies A & K of the Eighth U.S. Infantry. The Fort was named for Lt. Theodore Lincoln Chadbourne who fought and

was killed in the Battle of Resaca de la Palma.

In 1999, the Fort Chadbourne Foundation was formed to restore the aging military post. To uncover its history, rebuild its glory, and give it new life. Today it stands proud with six buildings being restored, all ruins stabilized, and a beautiful new Visitor Center to tell its story.

The Visitor Center features the vault, displaying over 300 antique guns, 1000's of military and Native American artifacts, cannons, theater, a Medal of Honor display featuring a wall with each recipient’s name engraved, cowboy heritage, a branding wall, stagecoach, antique bank and bar, along with information on the restoration of Fort Chadbourne.

Mayer Museum at Angelo State University

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Tuesday—Saturday, 10am to 5pm Admission is always free!

The newly opened Mayer Museum at Angelo State University offers a wide range of exhibits and programs for the entire family! From giant dinosaurs to the history of the Permian Basin, the Mayer Museum offers exhibits that showcase the prestige of the Concho Valley Region. Collections include an extensive gallery featuring natural science exhibits on biology and geology, and paleontology; a wing devoted to West Texas History and a Kids Cave provides hands on experiences and the opportunity to experiment to the children. Guided tours are also available.

Railway Museum of San Angelo

While trains are no longer a common sight in San Angelo, the city owes much of its early history to the railroad. In 1888 the Santa Fe Railway company brought much needed railway access to San Angelo, providing a gateway for supplies, livestock and oil to flow in and out of the region. Without the influence of the railway, it is safe to say that San Angelo would not be what it is today.

The Santa Fe Depot now serves as a railway museum that is open to the public on Saturdays. The Railway Museum of San Angelo has several exhibits on display including the depot itself, a decommissioned train engine, railroad artifacts detailing over a century of history, model railroad displays, and a photo gallery.

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Golf

BENTWOOD COUNTRY CLUB & ESTATES

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Bentwood's 18 hole championship golf course will test any level of play. It has been expertly designed by William P. Martindale, (noted golf architect and former touring professional). Seven water hazards and numerous bunkers are strategically placed to give the 6.932 yard course a challenging unique character. Well maintained by our certified golf course superintendent, the course is open year-around. Bentwood's easy-going, friendly golfers are always willing to add one more to their group. You will not stay a stranger for long! Our A-1 rated PGA director of Golf and his PGA staff offer members a variety of year-round tournaments, lessons, ladies and junior clinic, and a fully stocked pro shop. A first class practice facility is adjacent to the clubhouse, with a large putting green, two chipping greens and a driving range.

QUICKSAND GOLF COURSE

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Located on 300 rolling acres along the Concho River, Quicksand is 7,171 yards of challenging golf featuring a number of bunkers, several water hazards along with generous rolling fairways that combine to make this a unique experience. Golfers from the scratch player to the developing golfer will experience an exciting and challenging opportunity to test their skills from one of our five sets of tees. Along with great golf, enjoy our fully stocked pro shop and restaurant to round out the great day of golf and friendship.

RIVERSIDE GOLF COURSE

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Riverside Golf Course is more than just a golf course. From live music to events, Riverside is a place to meet with friends, coworkers, even family to have a great time, create new memories and feel part of the Riverside Golf Course family! Built in 1965, this 18-hole par-72 golf course has been a staple hangout for San Angelo area golfers for decades. Also known as Mesquite Ranch, its one of the premiere courses in the area.

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Santa Fe Golf Course is a city-owned 9-hole course along the Concho River in downtown San Angelo. It's the perfect place to work in a leisurely round in a short amount of time and practice your game. A short course at only 2,466 yards, the only hazards are the greenside grass bunkers.

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Tom Green County Libraries

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The Tom Green County libraries are the perfect place to curl up with a good book, but also offer much more. From reading to pets, "Stories and Songs for Preschoolers," art classes and teen movies, the library system has events and programs for all ages.

STEAM CENTRAL

STEAM Central is a community makerspace in the Stephens Central Library. STEAM Central provides free access to a variety of amazing equipment and software for creative projects and hobbies - available to anyone with a Tom Green County Library card.

In addition to equipment for teen and adult patrons, STEAM Central hosts activities for children of all ages and houses fun learning kits available for check-out to educators for classroom use. Kits can also be requested for use in the space.

STEAM Central also hosts the Tom Green County Library's expansive board game collection, which is open to circulation and includes games of all genres, age levels and complexities. They also have a collection of tabletop RPG books and materials. Some equipment requires a certification class. Appointments are strongly recommend for all equipment - even those not requiring certification - as walk-in usage will depend on activity in the space and availability of staff and equipment.

NORTH BRANCH RENOVATION

Since opening its doors in July of 1975, the North Angelo Branch of the Tom Green County Library System has seen little to no building upgrades. At just under 3000 square feet, the library has long been ineffective in providing adequate services to the community. The time has come to update and expand the library. On July 16th the North Branch officially closed for the six-to-eight month renovation.

Renovating will achieve several goals:

• Enlarging physical area by approx. 1200 sq ft.

• Expanding computer and mobile access

• Increasing seating and charging ports

• Creating a multi-purpose area serving as a story-room, laptop lab and study room

• Bringing the building into ADA compliance in key areas, like the restrooms

• Maximizing floor space for patron usage, while maintaining a user-friendly atmosphere

• Improving signage inside and out

• Replacing old furniture and shelving, updating the layout

• Minimizing noise by shifting the bookdrop to a workroom and creating a place for staff to take phone calls

Interested in supporting this renovation?

Visit saafound.org/north-angelo-library-project

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Senior Centers

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Santa Fe Crossing Senior Center

702 S. Chadbourne St. • 325-657-4484 • Monday-Friday 9am to 2pm Station 618 Senior Center

618 S. Chadbourne St. • 325-481-2798 • Monday-Friday 8am to 5pm

The Senior Services program provides a comprehensive group of programs for adults 55 and older to help build a brighter future for them and their community, enabling them to live more independently with dignity.

The goal of the Santa Fe Crossing and Station 618 senior centers is to be a community focal point where older adults come together for services and activities that reflect their experience and skills, respond to their diverse needs and interests, enhance their dignity, support their independence and encourage their involvement in and with the centers and the community.

SENIOR SERVICES GOALS

• Develop meaningful programs that teach skills through a variety of

activities

• Promote a continued lifestyle of health and wellness to ensure a better quality of life

• Encourage opportunities for interactions with the community and other participants to nurture socialization needs

• Provide leadership opportunities that allow participants to use their interests and life experiences

• Offer services and lifelong learning opportunities to participants that will promote positive feelings of self worth

• Design a program scope that encourages continued independence

PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES

The City of San Angelo's two senior centers provide a place for adults ages 55 & older who are looking for a place to socialize and stay active. The centers provide a wide range of activities, programs and special events throughout the year. Each month, The Express newsletter is available for pickup and provides information on scheduled classes, activities and associated fees.

NUTRITION PROGRAM

The nutrition program is available from 11am to 12:30pm Monday through Friday at Santa Fe Crossing Senior Center.

Senior Services hosts a nutrition program that is open to all participants of the Santa Fe Crossing and Station 618 senior centers. The nutrition program is funded in part by the Texas Department of Aging and Disability Services through

the Concho Valley Council of Governments, Area Agency on Aging, the City of San Angelo and participant donations.

The following requirements must be met to participate in the program:

• Participants must be 60 years of age or older

• Required registration must be completed

The cost per meal is a suggested $3 donation for program participants. Guests younger than 60 years of age are welcome at a cost of $6 per meal.

The nutrition program is available at Santa Fe Crossing Senior Center from 11am to 12:30pm Monday through Friday, and at the Christian Village and Plaza Del Sol senior living facilities. Meals are not served or delivered on City holidays. Prepared meals must meet one-third of the recommended dietary allowance. Menus are composed by a certified/registered nutritionist which are provided by the Area Agency of Aging.

RENTALS

The senior centers have rooms available for rental for special occasions. Click here for rental information or call 325-481-2798.

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PARKS

From dog park to skate park, San Angelo is full of parks sure to please every member of the family. Set up camp at one of the parks around Twin Butte Reservoir and Lake Nasworthy. Bike along the Red Arroyo tributaries through rolling plains and riparian zones with native plants and wildflowers, trees, birds and animals of many types. Watch the kiddos as they climb through the maze-like Kid’s Kingdom playground then have a BBQ picnic lunch while relaxing under a pavilion. Join a bocce ball game in The Bosque area, an art-filled and riverside pocket forest. Take four-legged family members over to the dog park where you will find one area for smaller dogs and another for larger breeds. Or grab your board and head over to the skate park for ollies and kickflips.

Heritage Park

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Now Open Daily: 8am to 8pm

Come discover your heritage! Heritage Park, a pocket park in historic downtown San Angelo, provides a unique environment for people to learn about the rich cultural heritage of West Texas. The central theme of the park is meaningfully communicated utilizing web-based video presentations highlighting histories of early West Texas Ranch families. The Park also features a vintage rainwater catchment system, which together with a video presentation, promotes water conservation. A sculpture of a rancher and his horse at a flowing water feature, surrounded by inspiring architectural elements and native plants, depicts the essence of our West Texas Heritage.

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LEAGUE PARK

2 S. Park St.

BART DEWITT PARK 330 S. Irving

BELL PARK 515 Lowrie, Ave.

BELL PARK 515 Lowrie, Ave.

BRENTWOOD PARK 1321 N. Harrison St.

BROWN PARK 2411 W. Twohig Ave.

CITY PARK & PAVILION 315 E. Twohig Ave.

CIVIC LEAGUE PARK 2 S. Park St.

COLLEGE HILLS/UNIDAD PARK 3245 Vista Del Arroyo Dr.

EL PASEO DE SANT ANGELA PARK 34 W. Ave. D

FIREFIGHTER'S MEMORIAL CITY PARK 315 E. Twohig Ave.

GLENMORE PARK 85 Paint Rock Rd.

HARMON PARK 1201 N. River Dr.

HOT WATER SLOUGH PARK 2375 Red Bluff Rd.

JAIME PADRON MEMORIAL PARK 2730 Ben Ficklin Rd.

JAMES M. ROGERS GARDEN (RIO CONCHO PARK)

501 Rio Concho Dr.

KIDS KINGDOM PARK 290 W. River Dr.

KIDS KINGDOM PICNIC SHELTER 290 W. River Dr.

KIRBY COMMUNITY PARK 1401 Edmund Blvd.

KIRBY PARK IN-LINE HOCKEY RINK 1401 Edmund Blvd.

KNICKERBOCKER PARK 6402 Knickerbocker Rd.

LONE WOLF BRIDGE 700 E. Ave. K

MARTIN LUTHER KING JR.

MEMORIAL PARK 2121 MLK Dr. MARY E. LEE PARK 2160 Mary E. Lee Rd.

MEADOWCREEK PARK 5117 Tabosa Dr.

MIDDLE CONCHO PARK Middle Concho Dr.

MOUNTAINVIEW PARK 3031 Freeland

NORTH CONCHO PARK 1951 N. River Dr.

OLD TOWN PARK 520 Orient St.

PECAN CREEK PARK 8400 Country Club Rd.

PRODUCERS PARK 1805 Ricks Dr.

RED ARROYO TRAIL 3245 Vista del Arroyo

RED BLUFF CIRCLE 2800 Red Bluff Circle

RIO CONCHO COMMUNITY PARK 509 Rio Concho Dr.

ROCK SLOUGH PARK 2480 Fisherman's Rd.

SANTA FE CROSSING 702 S. Chadbourne St.

SANTA FE PARK 603 W. Beauregard Ave.

SANTA RITA PARK 1111 S. Madison St.

SHADY POINT CIRCLE PARK 1851 Shady Point Circle Dr

SOUTH CONCHO PARK 850 S. Concho Park Dr.

SOUTH CONCHO PARKLAKE PARK 1608 S. Concho Dr.

SPRING CREEK PARK 21 Fisherman's Rd

SULPHUR SPRINGS PARK 1110 Paseo De vaca St.

SUNKEN GARDEN PARK 704 S. David St.

THE BOSQUE 330 S. Irving St.

TIERED PLAZA PARK 18 E. Ave. A

UNIDAD PARK 3245 Vista Del Arroyo Dr.

VISITOR'S CENTER 418 W. Ave. B

WEBSTER TOT-LOT PARK 2721 Webster Ave.

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Texas Bank Sports Complex

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Texas Bank Sports Complex includes facilities for softball, baseball, flag football, kickball, sand volleyball, as well as a community park with scenic river views. The complex provides thousands of athletes locally and from across the state with a place to play sports. City Recreation programs alone will host more than 600 youth and adult flag football players, and 600 youth and 200 adult softball/baseball players at the complex. All league offerings have competitive, recreation and casual divisions for men's, women's, co-ed, industrial and church. Leagues become an open division when too few teams register to allow for at least two divisions. Register online at teamsideline.com/ sanangelo or at the Recreation office.

Love Municipal Pool

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Admission: $5 per person for ages 3+ • $3 for ages 65+ • Under 2 FREE

Chill out in the summer months with your friends or have fun with your kids and family at San Angelo's most popular public swimming pools of San Angelo. The pool includes two splash pads, water slides, locker rooms, bathrooms, showers, and concession stand. The pool offers season passes and swim lessons, and is available for private and semi-private party rentals. Come hang out and cool off at the pool while watching a family-friendly movie! Movies will begin at sundown and regular admission fees apply. Concessions are available and flotation devices and chairs are welcome!

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OUTDOOR

Fishing

Fishing is a popular sport in San Angelo with the Concho River, O.C. Fisher and Twin Buttes reservoirs, and Lake Nasworthy available for anglers. Many enjoy fishing from the banks of the Concho River, while others launch their kayaks and boats at numerous water locations in and around the city.

Since 1986, the popular Toyota ShareLunker program has partnered with anglers to enhance bass fishing in Texas. Anglers who catch trophy-sized, large mouth bass are encouraged to share their catch with Texas Parks and Wildlife for breeding and restocking of the state’s waters. In March 2018, Austin Terry of San Angelo bagged a trophy bass weighing 13.40 lbs. and measuring 25 3/4 inches at Twin Buttes Reservoir.

Hunting

With its wide-open spaces and rangeland, San Angelo has its share of wildlife, including whitetail deer, wild hogs, doves, and turkeys. Hunters can draw hunts at several private venues, San Angelo State managed lands, and San Angelo State Park. San Angelo State Park has approximately 7.063 acres for regular and special permits. Angelo State University rangeland has a deer density of one deer for every 15-20 acres and a ratio of one buck for every one to two does. The range is maintained with brush control reseeding and prescribed burns for improved habitat.

Hiking and Biking

If you want to get off the beaten path, head out to San Angelo State Park! With more than 60 miles of trails, it is a hiking and cycling heaven. The park has

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with a wide range of levels of difficulty. The Roadrunner Trail is an

loop or explore the moderate Dinosaur Trail leading to the Permian Period track site and up to the challenging Roller Coaster Trail. A few of the trails are for hikers only, but many trails are open to cyclists and equestrian enthusiasts. The park offers guided hikes regularly and is a venue for larger events such as the West Texas Badlands Challenge and Crazy Desert Trail Races.

Kayaking and Canoeing

San Angelo’s waterways have plenty of space to paddle kayaks, canoes, and standup paddleboards. Boat launches are scattered along the Concho River, including Concho Park, South Concho Park and near downtown. Lake Nasworthy has more than 10 public access points with ramps. The most popular include Middle Concho Park, Spring Creek Park, and Mary E. Lee Park. The lake offers different paddling experiences such as open water, channels with islands and water flowers. There are more than 20 miles available for a perimeter paddle around the lake. Twin Buttes Reservoir has several boat ramps, including the Twin Buttes Marina and South Pool. Boat ramps are also available at San Angelo State Park into O.C. Fisher Reservoir.

Walking Trails

The Concho River Walk follows the Concho River for four miles and features along the path include the Santa Fe Golf Course, Kids’ Kingdom, a skate park, and footbridges that traverse the river.

The Red Arroyo Trail is a 14-foot-wide path that runs from Knickerbocker Road to Sherwood Way. The path has several loops and spurs and totals four miles. Along the path, enjoy Art in Uncommon Places and mosaic benches. The dog park is also along the path system.

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CONCHOCHRISTMASCELEBRATION.COM Concho Christmas consists of a live Nativity scene, the Community Tree Lighting Ceremony, Lights of Christmas Parade, Bike Through the Lights, bicycle ride with Santa, Run Rudolph Run, annual Tuba Christmas concert, Kayak Through the Lights, the KCSA FM 97.1 FM radio broadcast and the extraordinary light tour. The Tour of Lights, a massive light display along the Concho River, is a 2.5-mile route display featuring over three million lights. In 2015, Texas Monthly Magazine recognized it as one of the Top 5 holiday light tours in the state. Other holiday activities during the month of December include Christmas at Old Fort Concho and Santa’s Santa Fe Christmas at the Railway Museum of San Angelo. 325-658-2828 441 Rio Concho Drive • San Angelo, TX 76903 www.choicehotels.com/txa45 Free WiFi Free Hot Breakfast Outdoor Pool Exercise Room Lounge/Bar Restaurant ANNUAL Events Events and festivals pump up the excitement and San Angelo has year-round events guaranteed to pump up the excitement! For a complete list of events throughout the year in San Angelo, please visit: DISCOVERSANANGELO.COM
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Dia De Los Muertos

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Día de los Muertos “Day of the Dead," a traditional Mexican holiday, is a celebration and remembrance of lost loved ones. The two-day celebration is hosted annually on the beautiful banks of the Concho River featuring events and activities including a community alter, 5K/10K run, car show, Catrina del Concho contest and live music.

July 3rd Pops Concert

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This concert, the fourth largest patriotic celebration of its kind in Texas, draws more than 35,000 people. Events include live music, children’s activities and a fireworks extravaganza. The concert includes a selection of patriotic music along with a military march in and Fort Concho cannons. The performance is free, but reserved seating is available to Symphony subscribers for a fee.

San Angelo Revolution Film Festival

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The San Angelo Revolution introduces the independent film to a West Texas audience, as well as visitors from across the world. Launched in 2020, the festival showcases filmmakers from across the country from Los Angeles to New York at the San Angelo Performing Arts Center

San Angelo Stock Show and Rodeo

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Do not miss a western tradition when the rodeo comes to town! The show features bronc riding, barrel racing, bull riding, the Angelo Rodeo Ambassadors, and, of course, there is the rodeo clown. The stock show brings kids from all over Texas to show off their animals. Besides livestock, the show features agriculture speaking and mechanics contests, as well as a robotics competition. Tickets go on sale in early December each year.

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62 OASIS MAGAZINE ACCOUNTANTSFINANCE AND INSURANCE OLIVER, RAINEY & WOJTEK, CPA'S 2909 SHERWOOD WAY, STE. 300 SAN ANGELO, TX 76901 325-942-6713 ORW.CPA ADVERTISING, MARKETING AND PUBLIC RELATIONS KJVI/MIX 105.7 3371 KNICKERBOCKER RD., STE. 190 SAN ANGELO, TX 76904 325-500-0576 MIX105-7.COM APARTMENTS CREEKSIDE APARTMENTS 3018 KNICKERBOCKER RD. SAN ANGELO, TX 76904 325-944-8555 LIVEATCREEKSIDEAPTS.COM Creekside Apartments feature 1 and 2 bedrooms with 4 different floor plans to suit various living needs. The community is located near restaurants, shopping centers and the red arroyo trail. Amenities include fireplaces, W/D connections and storage. ARCHITECTURAL DESIGN AND BUILDING KFW ARCHITECTS 37-B WEST CONCHO SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 325-653-2900 KFWARCHITECTS.COM ATTORNEYS SMITH, ROSE, FINLEY PC P.O. BOX 2540 SAN ANGELO, TX 76902 325-653-6721 SMITHROSE.COM ATTORNEYS SUTLIFF & STOUT, INJURY & ACCIDENT LAW FIRM 202 W. BEAUREGARD AVE. SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 713-987-7111 SUTLIFFSTOUT.COM/SAN-ANGELO AUTO PAINT AND BODY ANGELO COLLISION SPECIALIST 1901 W. AVE. N SAN ANGELO, TX 76904 325-942-9216 ANGELOCOLLISION.COM AUTOMOBILE PAINT AND BODY TEXAS LONESTAR COLLISION 18 E. WASHINGTON DR. SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 325-703-6397 SANANGELOAUTOBODYSHOP.COM BANKS SONORA BANK 5710 SHERWOOD WAY SAN ANGELO, TX 76901 325-949-0099 SONORABANK.COM With a second location to serve you! SONORA BANK-SOUTHLAND 2502 SOUTHLAND BLVD. SAN ANGELO, TX 76904 325-947-2100 TEXAS BANK 2201 SHERWOOD WAY SAN ANGELO, TX 76901 325-949-3721 TXBANK.COM BOUTIQUE TEXAS ANGELS BOUTIQUE 113 E. CONCHO AVE., STE. 130 SAN ANGELO, TX 76903
TEXASANGELSBOUTIQUE.NET CATERING RIVERVIEW RESTAURANT 800 W. AVE. D SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 325-655-5491 RIVERVIEWSANANGELOTX.COM CONSTRUCTION EQUIPMENT AND CONTRACTORS PEARSON'S PAINTING 2114 SHELTON ST. SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 325-304-0669 COPIERS AND OFFICE EQUIPMENT SALES AND SERVICE ALLEN YOUNG OFFICE MACHINES P.O. BOX 2780 SAN ANGELO, TX 76902 325-655-6558 SANANGELOCOPIER.COM COUNTRY CLUBS SAN ANGELO COUNTRY CLUB 1609 COUNTRY CLUB RD. SAN ANGELO, TX 76904 325-651-7227 SANANGELOCOUNTRYCLUB.NET ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORS R. M. ELECTRICAL C ONTRACTOR, INC. P.O. BOX 1550 SAN ANGELO, TX 76902 325-486-1309 MAYBERRYELECTRICAL.COM ENGINEERING CONSULTINGSERVICES AND LAND SURVEYING SKG ENGINEERING 706 S. ABE ST. SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 325-655-1288 SKGE.COM FUNERAL HOMES SHAFFER FUNERAL HOME 1939 SHERWOOD WAY SAN ANGELO, TX 76901 325-224-2828 SHAFFERPIONEER.COM HISTORIC SITE AND MUSEUM FORT CONCHO NATIONAL HISTORIC LANDMARK 630 S. OAKES ST. SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 325-481-2646 FORTCONCHO.COM HISTORICAL SITE - MUSEUM FORT CHADBOURNE FOUNDATION 651 FORT CHADBOURNE RD. BRONTE, TX 76933 325-743-2555 FORTCHADBOURNE.ORG Fort Chadbourne loves to share our mission of promoting our history to our visitors. Come out for a tour to see what has been accomplished! We are proud of our Texas History! HOLISTIC HEALTH - HEALTH CARE CERESET SAN ANGELO 610 S. ABE ST., STE. B SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 325-253-7771 CERESET.COM
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CARE CONCHO VALLEY HOME HEALTH CARE 430 W. BEAUREGARD AVE. SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 325-944-8916 CVHHC.COM
& MOTELS BEST WESTERN NORTH BRYANT INN 1418 N. BRYANT BLVD. SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 325-617-7990
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BWSANANGELO.COM CANDLEWOOD SUITES SAN ANGELO TX 4587 W. HOUSTON HARTE EXPWY. SAN ANGELO, TX 76901 325-947-9400 CANDLEWOODSUITES.COM/SANANGELOTX RESIDENCE INN BY MARRIOTT 2545 SOUTHWEST BLVD. SAN ANGELO,
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325-655-5656 USI.COM JEWELRY - CUSTOM DESIGN, REPAIR AND FULL LINE RETAIL LEGEND JEWELERS 18 E. CONCHO AVE. SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 325-653-0112 LEGENDJEWELERS.COM Home of the Concho Pearl Custom designing for over 50 years Diamonds direct from Belgium All work done in-house • Jewelry repair Specialists in precious gemstones Full service retail jeweler MANUFACTURERING COVERLAY MANUFACTURING, INC. 4017 N. HWY. 67 SAN ANGELO, TX 76905 800-633-7090 COVERLAYMFG.COM Est. 1982 • Veteran owned, manufacturer & seller of interior automotive accessories. Dash Covers • Door Panels • Kick Panels Instrument Panel Covers • Arm Rest. Made in San Angelo. Lifetime warranty & 100% satisfaction guaranteed. MARKETPLACE Listings
PRECISION HYDRAULIC TECHNOLOGY INC 4349 CHRISTOVAL RD. SAN ANGELO, TX 76904 325-651-0000
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NURSING CARE AND REHAB

SAN ANGELO NURSING AND REHAB 5455 KNICKERBOCKER RD. SAN ANGELO, TX 76904 325-944-1600

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OIL AND GAS SERVICES

WTX OILFIELD SERVICES 36 W. BEAUREGARD AVE., STE. 604 SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 325-227-4656

WTXSERVICES.COM

PET CREMATORIUM (PRIVATE)

HANDLE WITH CARE PRIVATE

PET CREMATORIUM 4114 LAKE DR. SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 325-307-0303

HWCPPC.WIXSITE.COM/ HANDLEWITHCAREPPC

PLUMBING CONTRACTORS

BARRON PLUMBING INC. 3226 FOSTER ST. SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 325-655-3151

BARRONPLUMBINGINCTX.COM

MARKETPLACE 63 WENDLAND MANUFACTURING CORP. P.O. BOX 808 SAN ANGELO, TX 76902 325-655-6778 WENDLANDMFG.COM 1921-2021 Celebrating 100 years of quality-built custom pressure vessels and tanks Learn more at: wendlandmfg.com METAL BUILDING MANUFACTURER AND ERECTOR WEST TEXAS STEEL & SUPPLY 6617 S. HWY. 277 SAN ANGELO, TX 76904 325-651-7322 WTXSTEEL.COM MORTGAGES CLINTON VAN WINKLE, MORTGAGE LOAN ORIGINATORPACIFIC WHOLESALE MORTGAGE 3422 TWIN MOUNTAIN DR. SAN ANGELO, TX 76904 859-779-1619 CLINTON-VANWINKLE.PACWM.COM/ SUPPORT-NEW/?MITEM=28299 NAIL SALON VIP NAIL SPA 2011 KNICKERBOCKER RD. SAN ANGELO, TX 76904 325-223-8888 VIPNAILSPASANANGELO.COM NEWS MEDIA CONEXION HISPANA INTERNATIONAL, LLC 315 W. AVE. D SAN ANGELO, TX 76903 325-655-6371 CONEXIONSANANGELO.COM Conexion Hispana Internacional is celebrating 20 years in the community. The only Bilingual newspaper in West Texas. Conexion a La Salud, Art & Culture Connection, Conexion Del Rio Bilingual Newspaper. Call us for your advertising! NON-PROFIT AND COMMUNITY SERVICE ORGANIZATIONS ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION 4400 N. BIG SPRING ST., STE. 202 MIDLAND, TX 79705 432-360-4075 ALZ.ORG Our vision is a world without Alzheimer's and all other dementia. We serve Concho Valley families so that nobody faces this disease alone, with 24/7 access to our help line, care and support, education resources, and more. Join us #ENDALZ!
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QUILTING QUARTERS OF SAN ANGELO, LLC 2815 SOUTHWEST BLVD. SAN ANGELO, TX 76904 325-227-8784 QUILTINGQUARTERS.NET
KJVI/MIX 105.7 3371 KNICKERBOCKER RD., STE. 190 SAN ANGELO, TX 76904 325-500-0576 MIX105-7.COM
ROCKY SPOONTS
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ANGELO,
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101.1 FM The Bull 65

103.5 FM The Ram 65

1st Community Federal Credit Union 40

A-B Distributing Company 25

Abel Water Systems 11

Alcohol & Drug Abuse Council for the Concho Valley 44

Angelo Civic Theatre 48

Angelo MRI 44

Bellagio at Sunset 33

Belmore Baptist Church 14

Bill Caldwell Electric, Inc. 58

Clarion® by Choice Hotels 60

Concho Propane Company 11

Concho Valley Brick & Stone 15

Concho Valley Home Health Care 42

Concho Valley Regional Food Bank 44

Concho Valley Workforce Solutions 22

Conterra NetworksTM 21

Country Club for Dogs 59

Couture Lash Studio & Academy 57

CVEC - A Touchstone Energy® Cooperative 10

Deadicated Tattoo Co. 59

Dierschke & Dierschke Realtors® 6

Dun-Bar Motel & Restaurant 59

Eggemeyer's General Store 7

First Choice Management Group Inside Cover

Franco's Café, LLC 13

Frontier CommunicationsTM 3

Garrett Insurance Agency, Inc. 58

Giz & Hum's Billiards & Brews 53

Globe Life Family Heritage Division 14

Goodfellow Air Force Base 28

Gray's Transmissions, Inc. 61

Health Markets® - Rick Wooten 35

Housley Group - Communications 24

SPONSOR Index

Housley Group - Technology, Inc. 24

Intrepid Electric Inc. 11

Jill Fulghum Real Estate - Keller Williams® 34

Kington Properties 33

Marquez-Helfrich Pressure Washing Services 58

Mortimore Wealth StrategiesAmeriprise Financial® 18

Mr. Insurance Inc. 19

Ms Patty's Pub 53

Nature's Touch Natural Health Foods 58

Old Town Books 55

P&D Party Rentals 53

Paul Horne Company 26

Peaceful Valley Donkey Rescue 12

Plaza Square Apartments Inside Cover

Precision Hydraulic Technology 26

Prosperity Bank® 14

Quality Carpet & Tile - Granite Countertops 19

Ray McKim III Environmental Professional 20

Riverside Golf Course 51

Robert Lee Care Center 43

San Angelo Clubhouse 2

San Angelo ISD 37

San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts 48

San Angelo PAC 49

San Angelo Symphony 47

Sav-A-Life Skills CPR/First Aid Training Center 44

SB Lube and Wash 56

Sedona Ranch Inside Cover

Shannon Health Back Cover

Shops at Stadium Park 5

Southland Arms Apartments 30

Stemmed Design 49

Steve Eustis Co., Realtors® 34

Sunset Apartments Inside Cover

Teri Jackson, REALTORS® 38

Texas Burger 54

Texas Leadership of San Angelo 39

The Annex Apartments Inside Cover

The Brixton Apartments Inside Cover

The Cactus Hotel 13

The Dirt Doctor 34

The First National Bank of Mertzon 11

The Floor Store By Steamout 35

The Gold Beacon, PLLC 23

The Resort at Riverside Apartments 33

The Salvation Army® 9

The YMCA® of San Angelo 57

Transcend Blinds and Shutters 32

Trinity Lutheran San Angelo 10

Ultimate Air Trampoline Park 59

VGI Technology® 31

Visiting Angels Living Assistance Services 45

Walls & Windows 34

Windmill Park Apartments 33

Window Depot USA 35

Wingate® by Wyndham 1

Yellowhouse Machinery Co. 26

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