Archive for the ‘In the News…’ Category


Major Fundraiser Funds Elementary School Choir Trip To State Capital

Christopher C. Herring (center -bottom) worked with local business owners in San Antonio, Texas to support funding the Harmony Hills School choir invitation to sing at the Texas State Capital. After meeting with school officials and determining the need, Mr. Herring raised over a thousand dollars with food sponsors to support the trip. Mr. Herring […]

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Leadership Matters With Dr. Gee — Interview With Christopher C. Herring

Each year millions of people spend substantial amounts of resources, time and energy voluntarily helping and working tirelessly to make our communities and nation stronger. They make valuable contributions and many nonprofits depend on volunteers and donor contributions to deliver critical client services. On today’s show, Dr. G and guest, Retired Air Force Major, Christopher […]

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Herring Recognized for Supporting Harmony Hills School

Christopher Herring Earns Superintendent’s Award The Superintendent’s Award is a special recognition given to members of the North East ISD community. The Superintendent’s Awards are presented by the superintendent to employees, students, parents, taxpayers, volunteers and community members who display exceptional performance in their action and behavior to continue the district’s tradition of excellence. The […]

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Herring selected as Executive Director, Operation OASIS…Serving Wounded Warriors and Their Families!

February 2012 San Antonio: Operation OASIS, a 501(c)3 registered in the state of Texas, has appointed Christopher C. Herring as the Executive Director of Operations to lead the Wounded warrior and family support efforts of Operation OASIS. Christopher has a very rich background as a business owner, recently retired officer from the United States Air […]

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Invited to Speak At City of San Antonio’s Dr King Wreath Laying Ceremony

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MatchRate PLUS Contracts With Herring as National Fundraising Director, Overseeing Non-Profits Division

Christopher is looking forward to working with nonprofits, schools and faith organizations who would like to raise new funds. He authored the “We Give Back USA” campaign for the 43 trillion dollar merchant account industry. For More information, please consult his company website at http://www.matchrateplus.com/About/WeGiveBackUSA.aspx

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Appointed To Mayor’s Small Business Advocacy…

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Herring Nominated For United Way’s Volunteer Of The Year Award

For 22 years, The Volunteer Center at United Way of San Antonio and Bexar County has hosted “A Night of a Thousand Stars” at the Volunteer of the Year Awards program and dinner. Hundreds of heroes are nominated and honored each year. We invite you to shine the light on deserving individuals, groups, programs, boards […]

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Herring Re-Elected Chair For Alamo Arts Ballet Theatre

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Major Herring Retires From USAF After 20 Years Of Service!

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Herring Uses Leadership To Raise Financial Support For Ballet In Texas

Witness style and technique, mixed with beauty and creativity at the Alamo Arts Ballet Theatre’s upcoming “Spring Mix,” March 26th & 27th at University of Texas San Antonio’s Downtown Campus. A good spring mix of any sort should be fresh, include diversity, and be flavored with a plethora of bold colors. The Alamo Arts Ballet […]

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Herring’s San Antonio Homes & Garden Magazine Now On Kindle!!

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Christopher Herring Speaks At 2011 Dr King March

This was San Antonio’s 24th MLK March and Commemorative Program, honoring the life and legacy of the late civil rights leader. King was assassinated April 4, 1968, while standing on the balcony of a Memphis, Tenn., hotel. Unofficial crowd estimates indicate from 97,000 to just more than 100,000 people participated in this year’s march, despite chilly […]

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Herring’s Military-Discount.com Surpasses 300,000 Military Family Visitors!

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Chairman Of Alamo Arts Ballet Interviews With The San Antonio Living Show

For San Antonio residents who want to take a break from the usual, The Alamo Arts Ballet Theatre will be performing “Ballet Cabaret,” November 6th – 7th at the Shrine Auditorium. The Alamo Arts Ballet Theatre’s work to expose San Antonio to fresh, new ballet experiences continues with the company’s Fall 2010 production, “Ballet Cabaret.” […]

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Texas A&M San Antonio Appoints Christopher Herring To Institutional Review Board As Bexar County Representative

  Christopher Herring was appointed to the Texas A&M San Antonio IRB. The board’s responsibility is to review the plethora of university research projects. The IRB reviews human subject research projects according to three principles: first, minimize the risk to human subjects (beneficence); second, ensure all subjects consent and are fully informed about the research […]

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Herring Family Leads San Antonio’s New Horizons School…Educating Our Future Generation!

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Herring Provides Commencement Address For Shekinah Learning Institute, Texas

Christopher C. Herring was honored to speak to the 2010 graduating high school classes and their proud parents of Shekinah Radiance Academy and Radiance Academy of Learning Charter Schools at the request of Dr. Cheryl A. Washington, District Superintendent. Herring’s speech was “God’s Exciting Plans For YOU”. The graduation was hosted at the Christian World […]

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Military Legacy Ball Raises Thousands Of Dollars For George Gervin Youth Center

Military Legacy Ball: The African-American Heritage Committee presents the first Military Legacy Ball, an evening of dinner, music and education, Feb. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Marriott River Center. The theme is “The History of Black Economic Empowerment.” Retired Brig. Gen. Toreaser Steele will speak. Attire is formal. The cost is $35 for military […]

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Herring Volunteers For United Way Stewardship Review Board

DID YOU EVER WONDER… Who ensures United Way affiliated agencies are sound? Who ensures the service programs in which United Way invests are effective and worthy of support? Christopher Herring volunteered and took part in the Bexar County United Way Stewardship Review program to better understand the inner workings of non-profit organizations and the United […]

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American Red Cross Military For Muster Raises $20,000

The American Red Cross Muster for the Military 2009 benefitting the Service to the Armed Forces was kindly supported by generous sponsors and individuals to include: USAA, Valero, and AT&T, Bank of America, Richard C. Dietz, Frost National Bank, Nix Health Care System, NuStar, Greg & Syd Muenster, Security Service Federal Credit Union, St. Mary’s […]

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Herring Encourages Employees To Give To Charity At The Dept Of Veterans Affairs Fundraising Kick-Off

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Herring Helps United Way and Combined Federal Campaign Raise Over $45 Million In San Antonio

Christopher Herring was blessed to serve as a Loaned Executive for the United Way Bexar County and Combined Federal Campaign in 2009. In total the campaign raised over $45M for the United Way to include $5.5M for the Combined Federal Campaign charities. In 2010, Christopher helped the Combined Federal Campaign sign up a record 8 […]

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Herring Publishes San Antonio Weddings Magazine

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Herring Creates River Walk Images To Support San Antonio Non-Profits

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Herring Honored By Selection In Who’s Who In Black San Antonio…

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Board of Directors Christopher Herring Speaks To West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce

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Christopher Herring Gains Top-Level Domain YourBusiness.pro

In 2008, The YourBusiness.Pro campaign was launched by Network Solutions to promote the new .pro domains to the world. Above is the signature ad used to market and advertise the new domains. The domain was acquired by Christopher C. Herring, then the owner of Riverwalk Publishing, LLC, to brand the first iterations of the .pro […]

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Herring Co-Sponsors West San Antonio Veterans In Business Awards Luncheon

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Chairman Christopher Herring Speaks To Joy Keeper Audience About Support To Breast Cancer Patients

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Congressman Charlie Gonzalez Meets Chris Herring At West San Antonio Benefit

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Herring Authoring Book…”Why We Serve”

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Herring Appointed Chairman, Joy Keeper, Breast Cancer Organization

Joy Keeper is a faith based nonprofit corporation dedicated to improving the quality of life for breast cancer patients. Joy Keeper has been established to help men and women in our community who are facing breast cancer alone, with little financial, physical, emotional, and spiritual support. Our Mission is to help restore some joy to […]

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Christopher Herring Acquires Black-History-Month.com From Time Warner

Christopher C. Herring reached agreement with the WEA Corp. , Time Warner Music Group’s U.S. distribution company, for the website Black-History-Month.com for an undisclosed purchase amount. Warner Music Group launched its annual campaign “The Rhythm of History” that promotes top-selling urban catalog titles and celebrates the pioneers of urban music. The campaign features classic albums […]

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Herring Honored By Dr. Ramon & San Antonio Education Partnership

Former San Antonio Mayor Judge Nelson Wolff, Mrs. Tracy Wolff, and Christopher Herring Dr. Gilberto Ramon, Executive Director of the San Antonio Education Partnership recognized Christopher Herring and his company for assisting in the one million dollar capital campaign. Christopher wrote a touching story about Dr. Ramon and provided 20,000 copies of his River Walk […]

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Herring Launches RevDrMartinLutherKingJr.com In Honor Of American Hero!

Christopher Herring visits the historic Dexter Avenue Baptist Church and the MLK Memorial in Montgomery, Alabama.  He launched the website to educate American about Rev. Dr. King and to share the nation – if not the world’s largest MLK March in San Antonio, Texas.  During his tour and conversation with his Uncle (on his wife’s […]

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Herring Elected To The Chamber of Commerce Board

Christopher Herring was voted onto the board of the West San Antonio Chamber of Commerce. He is one of the first African-American’s elected to this board. His vision is to inspire the community to work together and improve San Antonio together.

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Christopher Herring Speaks At Omega Psi Phi Achievement Week Banquet

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Forbes Magazine Praises Riverwalk Magazine Team

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Herring Gives Seminar: “How To Combat Identity Theft” For Chamber

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Herring Featured In North Carolina’s City Commentary Magazine

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Herring Selected Business Manager For Mrs San Antonio

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YWCA Invited Chris Herring To Keynote For MLK Holiday In North Dakota

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Major Herring Extends Aloha To Governor Lingle Of Hawaii

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Major Herring Laughs With Congressman John Thune of South Dakota

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Major Herring Salutes President of the United States & Marine Corps 1

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Major Herring Greets Governor Ridge, US Homeland Secretary

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Major Herring Talks With Governor Janklow Of South Dakota

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Major Herring Facilitates President Bush’s Visit In South Dakota

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Herring Earns Prestigious US JAYCEES Ten Outstanding Young American Award For 2003

Major Christopher C. Herring was honored by his selection by the US JAYCEES. While celebrating he met author Dave Peltzer – “A Child Called It”, NBA Star Guard and fellow recipient Darryl Armstrong, The Darrell Armstrong Foundation for Premature Babies and the Hawaii delegation of the JAYCEES. The biggest stars in attendance in Anaheim, California […]

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Major Herring Extends Welcome To First Lady Laura Bush

 

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Meeting The Vice President Of The United States

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Vice President Cheney Speaks With Major Chris Herring On AF-2

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Not Newsworthy But Funny…The Herring’s At Air Force Dining In

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Herring Speaks To Eighth Graders For Black History Month

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Herring Invited To Keynote Ellsworth AFB MLK Holiday Ceremony

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Major Herring 2003 MLK Holiday Speaker, South Dakota

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Herring Elected President, Mt Rushmore Chapter, Air Force Assocation

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Herring Provides Patriotic Remarks at 31st Annual Veterans Day Ceremony

Mayor Vivian M. Dodson of Capitol Heights, Maryland requested Christopher Herring to speak at the 31st Annual Veterans Day Ceremony. Christopher spoke on the subject, “Uplifting America, an Airman’s Story”. The Mayor commented about his speech, “Your support means so much as we pause to celebrate and honor the men and women who have served […]

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Herring Fundraises for UCM Social Services Mission

Herring was contracted to help the United Community Ministries (UCM) raise money to support their family assistance programs.   UCM is a community based social service agency whose mission is to assist families and individuals to improve the quality of their lives in a manner that builds their self-reliance and fosters their ability to function at […]

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Herring Selected To Co-Chair Dept Of Defense President Clinton’s One America Team…

Christopher. C. Herring was appointed as Co-Chair of the Department of Defense’s One America an initiative of President William J. Clinton.   Christopher organized the activities of the US Army, US Navy, US Marines, US Air Force, and US Coast Guard for the White House.  Herring, a Certified Diversity Trainer, found it was one of […]

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Herring Speaks At Howard University “High Achievers Ceremony”

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Herring Works With US Olympic Gold Medalist Dominique Dawes To Promote Women’s History Month

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Chris Herring Interviews On Fox News…Discusses Impacts Of The Tuskegee Airmen

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Herring Selected To Resurrect The Miss Washington DC – Miss America Pageant Team

Christopher Herring was hired as the Business Manager for Miss Washington DC reporting to Executive Director, Ms Betty Hemby. Nicole Messina – Finished 5th overall in Miss America Pageant Waterford, District of Columbia Age: 23 Education: Camden Catholic High School University of Maryland, College Park American University Washington College of Law Executive Director: Betty Hemby […]

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Herring Steps With Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. On BET (Black Entertainment Television)

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Herring Escorts US Secretary Of Commerce Ronald Brown At Links Awards

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Herring Provided Protocol Support To Ronald Reagan Freedom Awards

  Christopher Herring enjoyed working with former US President Ronald Reagan, First Lady Nancy Reagan, and the Ronald Reagan Library Staff on supporting the President’s Freedom Awards.  In particular he provided support with a handpicked staff from Los Angeles Air Force Base  to work  on the following ceremonies: November 9, 1993 – Chairman of the […]

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Herring Selected Ebony Magazine’s “30 Leaders of the Future”

   

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Christopher Herring Escorts General Colin Powell At President Ronald Reagan Library Medal Of Freedom Awards Ceremony

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Christopher Herring Serves President Ronald Reagan at Reagan Library

November 9, 1993-In ceremonies held at the Reagan Library, Reagan presents the second Ronald Reagan Freedom Award to General Colin Powell. Christopher Herring served on the US Air Force protocol team assembled for the historic event. For his support, President Reagan gave Christopher a crystal jelly bean holder and personal letter of thanks.

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Herring Earns NAACP Lifetime Award: Roy Wilkins Meritorious Service Award

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Herring Launches BenjaminoDavisJr.com: Tribute To An American Hero

  General Benjamin O. Davis, Jr. made a lasting impression on Major Christopher Herring when he first met the Tuskegee Airman leader in Cleveland, Ohio in 1991.  General Davis was being presented the key to the city by Mayor White and General Davis abruptly stopped the ceremony and asked the Lieutenant who was sitting in […]

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Major Fundraiser's Team Conference Center Press To Join Scheduled Conference

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