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Texas NENA members elect CAPCOG’s Aurora to board

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Members of the Texas National Emergency Number Association (NENA) elected CAPCOG’s Mike Aurora to serve on its board as the Central Regional Coordinator; the position allows him pursue the same passion that drove him to working as a 9-1-1 telecommunications

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AAACAP kicks off Medicare Open Enrollment counseling

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Benefits counselors with Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area (AAACAP), a CAPCOG division, started preparing older adults to review and possibly change their Medicare coverage before the start of the Medicare open enrollment period, October 15 to December

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CAPCOG seeks Air Quality Award nominations

The CAPCOG Air Quality Program seeks nominations of people and organizations that have made significant impacts to the region’s air quality for its 2020 Air Central Texas Awards. The deadline to submit a nomination is October 7. Since 2016, the

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CAPCOG celebrates 50 years at General Assembly Meeting

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Join CAPCOG in celebrating its 50th anniversary during its upcoming online General Assembly Meeting on September 9th. The meeting will feature a history of CAPCOG that examines the original programs as well as new initiatives added ranging from 9-1-1 in

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CAPCOG still interested in coordinating shared services

CAPCOG sent out a survey in late January to determine if the region’s local governments would be interested in sharing the cost of services. The survey listed 17 types of services to be provided through a contract that CAPCOG would

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37 CAPCOG cadets earn TCOLE peace officer’s licenses

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The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy (RLEA) recently graduated 37 cadets from two Basic Peace Officer Courses (BPOC) finishing in early May and June. After completing their 841 hours of course work, every cadet passed their Texas Commission on Law

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Executive Committee recommends criminal justice grants

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The CAPCOG Executive Committee approved its recommended list of prioritized 2021 criminal justice projects in May for four funding programs — General Victim Assistance Direct Services, Violence Against Women Justice and Training, Juvenile Justice and Truancy Prevention, and Criminal Justice.

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AAACAP releases Medicare enrollment tips

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The Area Agency on Aging of the Capital Area and the State Health Insurance Assistance Program (SHIP) wants older adults to know they can still apply for Medicare without making a trip to their local U.S. Social Security Administration Office,

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CAPCOG supplies regional COVID-19 response, impact info

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The information important to the region’s emergency managers related to the Coronavirus pandemic includes confirmed cases, deaths attributed to the virus, available hospital beds, location of testing sites, and other information was developed as an action and impact planning board

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CAPCOG RLEA graduates 19 cadets

The CAPCOG Regional Law Enforcement Academy graduated 19 cadets from its Basic Peace Officer Course (BPOC) No. 90 on May 8, and each student earned their Texas Commission on Law Enforcement (TCOLE) Peace Officer certificate after passing their exam on

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