Life and Culture
Life and Culture
Garanti Bank, official sponsor of Turkish basketball for more than 17 years, has launched an advertising campaign to support the Turkish national basketball teams, facing the wheelchair basketball world championships that will take place in Hamburg (Germany) from August 16 to 26.
BBVA Compass, as part of its mission to bring the age of opportunity to everyone, is bringing world-class chef Joan Roca to Manhattan to host and serve two dinners at Cipriani Wall Street on September 18 and 19 for select attendees.
The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s most recent Mixed Media event extended beyond its typical venue to include BBVA Compass Roof Garden, Brown Foundation, Inc. Plaza, and Cullen Sculpture Garden to celebrate the newly opened Glassell School of Art and outdoor public spaces.
Mugaritz celebrates its 20th anniversary, welcoming a special guest. For five weeks, Chef Andoni Luis Aduriz hosted the winner of the 50 Best BBVA Scholarship in his kitchen. The Taiwanese native, Jessie Liu, used her time in this gastronomic spot to soak up all she could from the team at Muguritz. Now, she will complete her training at Atelier Crenn in San Francisco for the second part of the scholarship.
When BBVA Compass, in tandem with the Colonnade Group and Summit Media, announced the BBVA Compass Iron City Showdown, a pro basketball exhibition game between the Houston Rockets and Memphis Grizzlies to be played in Birmingham, Ala., it emphasized that the game would also focus on community involvement.
In case you hadn’t heard, pro basketball is coming to the city of Birmingham, Ala. for the first time in 12 years, an opportunity created by BBVA Compass and announced officially on May 3 at the Alabama Sports Hall of Fame. The game, to be played on October 2, will be showcased at the BJCC, with family-friendly and community-related events leading up to the big day. With the game only 75 days away, check out a list of things you should know about leading up to tip-off.
One year ago, BBVA Compass globally introduced a set of values to help execute its mission of bringing the age of opportunity to everyone.
Aquademy, a swimming school in Laredo, Texas, specializes in teaching people of all ages to swim – whether they’re babies, toddlers, children, teens or adults – where they learn the basics with the option of also learning four styles of swimming. Additionally, Aquademy holds aqua aerobics classes for adults.