Author: mason canales

AAACAP teaches hands-on skills for Highland Lakes caregivers

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area, a division of CAPCOG, will lead a hands-on workshop that educates family caregivers how to physically and emotionally provide care. The workshop will be from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Tuesday,

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CAPCOG taking regionalism, air quality award nominations

CAPCOG is seeking nominations for the 2019 Jack Griesenbeck Leadership in Regionalism Award, which recognizes a person whom emphasizes the spirit of regionalism through their actions to strengthen region. Nominations will be accepted until Oct. 24 and can include volunteers,

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CAPCOG’s RLEA kicks off gas pump skimmer enforcement

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy and Texas Department of Agriculture are working together to improve gas pump skimmer enforcement and prevention of stolen credit and debit card information caused by the devices throughout the region. CAPCOG is planning a

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AAACAP reaches out for local, public input for 2021-22 area plan

The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a division of CAPCOG, has begun drafting its 2021-22 Area Plan by scheduling multiple focus groups throughout the region, launching an online survey, and gathering data related to older adult

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Criminal Justice Program wants input on 2021 priorities

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The CAPCOG Criminal Justice Program is seeking input from community stakeholders around the ten-county region as it begins the planning process for the Office of the Governor’s (OOG) Plan Year 2021 funding cycle. The gathered input will assist in drafting

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Nominations open for CAPCOG Executive Committee board

CAPCOG will begin accepting nominations on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019 from eligible city and county elected officials who would like to serve on CAPCOG’s Executive Committee, the board that has oversight for the agency’s operations. To be eligible, an interested

RLEA keeps officers informed with State and Federal Updates

The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy is offering its first new State and Federal Law Updates courses for the new biennium throughout September to give officers a jump on learning how regulatory changes from 86th Texas Legislative session will affect

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Age Well Live Well events showcase older residents

The Age Well Live Well East Austin collaborative invites the public to celebrate East Austin’s unique history, as told by older residents, by attending one of three East Austin Story Map presentation and resource fairs this September. The resource fairs

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CAPCOG equips communities with 9-1-1 educational materials

National Night Out, an annual campaign for making neighborhoods safer through community and police partnerships, traditionally occurs the first Tuesday in October for Texas cities. To help residents understand the role of emergency telecommunicators in that partnership, CAPCOG is supplying

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CAPCOG holds threat identification, evacuation workshops

The CAPCOG Homeland Security Division will host three courses in September to train peace officers, emergency managers and other local government officials about identifying potential acts of terrorism and preparing to evacuate communities during large scale natural and man-made disasters.

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