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Centro SA thanks community for rallying behind downtown businesses

Thanks to the efforts of hundreds of community members, most of downtown has been restored to its former state.
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SAN ANTONIO — At 11:00 a.m. Centro San Antonio and its ambassadors held a press conference to express their gratitude to the San Antonio community.

Following a peaceful protest Saturday, several individuals damaged the storefronts of downtown businesses and tagged walls with graffiti. 

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Sunday morning, hundreds of community members showed up to help clean up the downtown area and restore it to its former state.

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Centro San Antonio CEO Matt Brown was joined by Centro San Antonio General Manager Mike Pacheco, Mayor Ron Nirenberg,  Zurich International Properties Owner Laurence Seiterle, District 1 Councilman Robert Trevino and District 3 Councilwoman Rebecca Viagran.

For more information on CentroSA visit, centrosanantonio.org

A live stream of the press conference can be viewed here:

Centro San Antonio thanks community for help restoring downtown

LIVE: Centro San Antonio and its ambassadors hold a press conference to express their gratitude to the San Antonio community following their help with the Sunday clean up of downtown.

Posted by KENS 5 & Kens5.com on Tuesday, June 2, 2020