Councilman Lopez was joined by the community in celebrating the one-year anniversary of the senior center. There was also a Wall of Honor Recognition and portrait unveiling for three new senior honorees. Festivities also featured an exhibition opening by the Bihl Haus Arts Foundation.
Opened on July 5, 2011, the 22,000 square-foot comprehensive senior center is co-managed by the City of San Antonio Department of Human Services and the WellMed Charitable Foundation. The center features a daily nutrition program, exercise stations and fitness classes, activities/recreation, and Internet cafe, WellMed health screenings, wellness education and additional services for seniors 60 years of age and older. Since its opening, the center has registered more than 4,000 senior members.