BYNC launches its Toy Drive Campaign
Season’s Greetings from the BYNC! Christmastime is a very special time of year, a time that brings families together and gives children memories that will be carried with them for the rest of their lives; it is a time that brings out the best in a child and shows them, if only for a day, a better world than the streets can offer. Christmas in Back of the Yards is not as certain as it may be in other communities. Many families struggle with poverty and cannot afford to buy presents for their children. The BYNC’s response is to once again ...
Understanding the basics of the Affordable Care Act
By: Adriana Cardona-Maguigad The GATE Newspaper Sweeping changes are coming to the health insurance system by 2014. Under the new Affordable Care Act (ACA), Americans will be able to choose one of four paths. Some will be continuing their health insurance coverage through their employer. Others will be able to get health insurance through the government if they qualify for Medicare or Medicaid. A few will have to buy their own insurance through an exchange system while some will be opting to stay without coverage and pay a fine. Some of the big changes, however, will be for those individuals who ...
2013 Back-to-School Raffle Winners
On August 19th, local participating businesses and the BYNC drew the winners of the Back-to-School Raffle. Over 30 winners received a Back-Pack full of school supplies. The prizes were given at the local business and the BYNC office. Mal Montoya, Chairman of SSA #10 and Director of Business Development at AztecAmerica Bank couldn't emphasize more the importance of business promotion in this community. "This promotion not only helped the families in the community with school supplies, but it also helped to promote back-to-school shopping for local retailers." Chairman Montoya thanks the SSA #10 staff for their ...
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