Olmos Park neighbor and founder of Britton Orthodontics, DR. BLOYCE BRITTON, will be our featured guest speaker at Olmos Park Youth Commission’s winter member meeting!
Support OPYC Members & Student Visionaries of The Year Candidates Thru March 5!
News STUDENT VISIONARIES OF THE YEAR: OPYC members and Alamo Heights High School students, Avery Kieschnick.and Rafael Mendible-Diaz are nominated candidates for The Leukemia &
Meade Flavin Embarks on Eagle Scout Endeavor
PROJECT GOAL TO HELP BEAUTIFY OLMOS PARK ENTRANCE OPYC member, Meade Flavin, has proposed building a custom limestone planter around the Olmos Park welcome sign
Nov. 27: 1st Annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony – Alameda Circle with Santa and Mayor of Olmos Park! Thank you Sponsors!
NOV. 27: Official Holiday Lighting Ceremony at Alameda Circle! Sunday, Nov. 27, 4:30-5:30pm City of Olmos Park residents came together to celebrate the newest holiday
FINAL Two-Days -POINSETTIA SALE! Almost sold out!
Get Ready For The Holidays with Poinsettias! Olmos Park Youth Commission’s Annual Poinsettia Sale Happening NOW! These vibrant beautiful poinsettias come in 6 1/2″ pots
Nov. 21: Participate in Giving Thanks Potluck for Olmos Park First Responders & City Staff
Monday, Nov. 21 11-12pm Participate in OPYC’s Annual Giving Thanks Potluck is Monday, Nov. 21 for Olmos Park first responders, police, fire, city staff and
NOV. 19: Help Place Holiday Lights at Alameda Circle
Saturday, Nov. 19 10am-11am Volunteer to help place lights on tree trunks, fountain and iron pavilion at Alameda Circle. Special thanks to Jackson and Oliver
Time To Renew Your OPYC Membership!
Thank you for your membership! If you joined or renewed prior to April 1, it’s time to renew your membership for the 2022/2023 year. We
Olmos Park Annual Pumpkin Carving Happening Sunday, Oct. 30, 10am-3pm at Alameda Circle
This year’s pumpkin carving is presented by Olmos Park Youth Commission. The event will take place at Olmos Park’s Alameda Circle on Sunday, Oct. 30
Part-time Help Needed!
JOYEUX HOME DECOR located at 5007 McCullough Ave has reached out to Olmos Park Youth Commission for teens 16 years and older to help store get ready
Olmos Park Youth Citizenship!
Earn an hour of service every time you attend either an Olmos Park City Council meeting (3rd Wednesday of each month @ 6pm), or Olmos Park Economic Development Corporation
2nd Annual Sports Equipment Collections Drive! Donate your gently used sports items today and help local youth at Boys & Girls Clubs of San Antonio!
Members of Olmos Park Youth Commission are coming together to launch OPYC’s 2nd annual Sports Equipment Collection Drive benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of San
Olmos Park Youth Commission partnered with Monte Vista Youth Commission to help at annual Landa Gardens Month Celebration on Saturday, MAY 21.
WHAT: Landa Gardens May Month Celebration. OPYC and MVYC members helped at Coppini Academy of Fine Arts’ fun kid-friendly Plein-Air arts activity on Saturday, May 21.
IT’S ELECTION TIME IN OLMOS PARK!
OLMOS PARK IS HAVING AN ELECTION NOW THRU MAY 7! OPYC members! Are your 18 years old? Register to vote now! The next City General Election
OLMOS PARK EARTH DAY EVENT
Produced by Olmos Park Youth Commission in partnership with San Antonio Parks & Recreation Olmos Park Youth Commission’s Earth Day Litter Cleanup took place
FIESTA – HELP WITH RIBBONS
EARN SERVICE HOURS by removing the colorful Fiesta Ribbons that hang from lightpoles throughout our neighborhood now through April 16-17 and returning them so we may store
OPYC CLOTHING DRIVE Benefits Christian Assistance Ministry
**FINAL DAY TO ACCEPT CLOTHING DONATIONS! Put a bag of coats, sweaters, shirts, pants, and shorts that you no longer want or fit and deliver
OPYC’S POINSETTIA SALE! GET READY FOR THE HOLIDAYS AND SUPPORT OUR NONPROFIT PROGRAMMING & SCHOLARSHIPS!
POINSETTIA SALE! NOW THROUGH NOV. 28! OPYC is helping Olmos Park families and friends get ready for the holidays with our first ever poinsettia sale
HELP on NOV. 22 at OPYC’s ANNUAL “GIVING THANKS POTLUCK” & LAUNCH OF ANNUAL TOY DRIVE!
Annual OPYC “Giving Thanks” Potluck & Launch of Annual OPYC Toy Drive! WHEN: Monday, Nov. 22, 11am-12pm WHERE: Olmos Park Fire Department WHY: Giving Thanks
OPYC Fall Member Meeting OCT. 24, 4:30p.m. Featuring Award-Winning Musicians Emily and Martin Strayer
Olmos Park Youth Commission is excited to have neighbors Emily and Martin Strayer, two accomplished and award-winning musicians, speak at OPYC’s Fall Member Meeting taking
10th Annual PUMPKIN CARVING Benefiting Kids 4 Kids With Cancer – OCT. 24 12-5pm at Alameda Circle
Olmos Park Youth Commission is once again supporting the annual pumpkin carving taking place at Alameda Circle on Sunday, Oct. 24 12pm-5pm. As in year’s
Olmos Park youth commission spotlight
Since the organization’s launch in 2018, members have gathered with local leaders residing in Olmos Park, attended meetings at city hall, helped philanthropies, participated as
Interested in building your leadership skills? Apply to OPYC’s YOUTH BOARD TODAY!
Deadline for applications is Aug. 29 We are seeking new members for Olmos Park Youth Commission’s youth board (ages 15-19). OPYC youth board is a
Help At Olmos Park July 4th celebration
Hang Patriotic Ribbons on Your Street! SERVICE TASKS: Pick Up Ribbons Starting at 107 Paseo Encinal You do not have to be an OPYC member
SHOE BOX HYGIENE KITS FOR UNITED WAY AGENCIES!
COMMUNITY SERVICE OPPORTUNITY United Way’s 7th Annual Shoe box Project Now through June 1 OPYC members! Please donate shoeboxes filled with everyday toiletries to be
3RD ANNUAL BOOK DRIVE!
SCHOOL IS OVER THIS WEEK! Please donate your new or used books and earn service hours! Donate any gently used or new chapter books. (Please
SUMMER JOBS FOR TEENS
OPYC’s Enterprise committee is forging ahead on its 2nd annual “Summer Jobs for Teens” initiative. OPYC is reaching out to businesses to identify opportunities where
Show THE SNOW IN Olmos park!
Community Building Initiative Email or text your snow selfies, snow angels, photos of pets, street signs, or iconic Olmos Park images that capture the
HAPPY NEW YEAR!
On behalf of OPYC’s youth and philanthropy board members, happy new year! Check out our “work-in-progress” snapshot of activities below . Some activities are new!
OPYC helps launch “shopping LOCAL” initiative – THE 3rd annual olmos park sip & shop
Olmos Park Sip & Shop happening OVER TWO WEEKENDS! (Dec 5-6 and Dec 12-13) The McCullough Avenue shopping district is growing with couture and collected
3rd annual opyc giving thanks potluck!
Benefiting Olmos Park Fire, Police and city staffworking this Thanksgiving.Earn 2 service hours when you donate a dish! 3rd ANNUAL OPYC GIVING THANKS POTLUCKYouth Commission members
DECORATE CITY HALL CHRISTMAS TREE!
DECORATE CITY HALLCHRISTMAS TREE! 5 Olmos Park Youth Commission members are invited to help decorate Olmos Park City Hall’s Christmas Tree! Tree and decorations will be set
MAKE AN ORNAMENT FOR OLMOS PARK CITY HALL’S CHRISTMAS TREE!
Make An Ornament for Olmos Park’s City Hall Christmas Tree! GET CREATIVE! EARN 2 SERVICE HOURS (Up To 6 Hours)for making a handmade holiday
2nd ANNUAL OPYC TOY DRIVE NOV 23-DEC 18
2ND ANNUAL OPYC TOY DRIVE Benefiting Children’s Shelter and Child Protective Services What: Donate a toy(s) including educational toddler developmental toys, plush/stuffed animals, dolls, action figures, matchbox
PUMPKIN CARVING IS SUNDAY, OCT. 25!
OPYC TEENS ASKED TO HELP SET UP and/or CHECK-IN! Sign up Now AND Earn Service Hours! Carving Benefits Kids 4 Kids with Cancer! Olmos Park
HELPING THE HUNGRY Now thru Sunday, Oct. 25! OPYC member and service co-chair Ava Satel is collecting food donations (see belpw) for St. Stephens CARE
LEAP INTO LEADERSHIP!
You’re invited to become a member of Olmos Park Youth Commission. YOUTH CAN LEARN ABOUTLeadership & Citizenship * Service * Community Building * Enterprise OLMOS
OPYC Members-Nearly 100 Hours Served During Summer of COVID-19!
Nearly 100 hours! OPYC Summer of Service During COVID-19. (Image; Lila Kelley and Brittin McBirnie making masks for the elderly and those in need).
August Service Opportunity!
HYGIENE KITS FOR THE HOMELESS Organize hygiene kits for the homeless – San Antonio police need kits (Zip Lock bag with the following) hand sanitizer, disinfectant
HELP WANTED! Olmos Park Youth Commission Teens Seek Work Opportunities.
Does your retail establishment or organization need help with a project or two or even more?The school year is officially coming to an end. Some
OPYC Hosting Collection Drive for Clothes, Shoes and Toys for Serna Elementary
We are looking for gently used children’s clothes (ages 0-18), shoes and toys for a very under-served elementary school where 100% of the students are
OPYC Launches Food Bank Fridays Beginning May 1!
During COVID-19, SA Food Bank and its volunteers have been providing food to nearly 120,000 people each week, doubling the demand they usually serve. To
OPYC Feb. 23 Member Gathering Featured Neighbor Michael Lindner, M.D. Talking About Careers in Medicine!
OPYC members gather in February 2020 to meet neighbor, Dr. Michael Lindner to hear about the possibilities of a career in medicine
OPYC Sports Gear Collection Drive Continues!
Since February 1, OPYC members MK Lutz and William Ogle have been co-chairing the collection of new and used athletic equipment and sports gear to
Olmos Park Youth Commission To Expand Board
A new year of service, leadership, community building and civic responsibility is underway with Olmos Park Youth Commission! JOIN NOW! If you’re not a member
A Success! OPYC’s 1st Annual Toy Drive Benefiting The Children’s Shelter
OPYC 1st ANNUAL TOY DRIVE!Benefiting The Children’s Shelter OPYC members Ava Satel and Brittin McBirnie co-chaired Olmos Park Youth Commission’s 1st Annual toy drive benefiting The Children’s
OPYC Members Help at 2nd Annual Sip & Shop!
OPYC Members Helped on Dec. 5 During 2nd ANNUAL SIP & SHOP on McCullough AveMembers could be found helping kids play Legos or help serve
Sign up or Renew Your Membership Today!
Hello Olmos Park Youth Commission Members! It’s time to renew your membership. If you joined prior to May and your information has not changed, feel