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AACOG General News

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Posted on: August 20, 2014

The Walk & Roll Challenge is On to Take Smart Trips

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During its 10th annual Walk & Roll Challenge, which extends throughout September, the Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) urges area businesses, agencies, institutions, and other organizations to vie with one another... Read on...

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Posted on: August 4, 2014

Call for Nominations: AACOG 2014 Regional Awards

2014 Regional Awards

AACOG is currently accepting nominations for its 2014 Regional Awards. Recipients will be honored at AACOG's Annual Meeting of the Area Council and Board of Directors on December 3, 2014.

Who is eligible for... Read on...

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Air Quality News

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Posted on: September 2, 2014

Applications Due For 2015 Texas Environmental Excellence Awards

The Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) is now accepting applications for the 22nd Annual Texas Environmental Excellence Awards (TEEA), the highest environmental honor in the state.

The awards recognize... Read on...

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Alamo Aging

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Posted on: August 14, 2014

Certified Volunteer Ombudsman Spotlight

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Dorothy Schweizer – Fifteen Years!

March 27, 1999 to present – Certified Volunteer Ombudsman for Alamo Area Agency on Aging at Town and Country Manor - 10 years.
Care Choice of Boerne- 2009 to present.
Former... Read on...

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Alamo Local Authority

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Posted on: August 27, 2014

Texas Governor’s Committee on People with Disabilities Citizen Legislative Input Survey

Every two years, the Texas Governor's Committee on People with Disabilities makes policy recommendations to the Governor and the Legislature on issues related to Texans with disabilities. Your input will help the... Read on...

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Clean Cities News

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Posted on: August 27, 2014

Capital Area Council of Governments Call for Projects: Diesel Emission Reduction Act Grant

The Capital Area Council of Governments (CAPCOG) is requesting applications for funding for the early replacement of diesel powered vehicles and non-road equipment operated primarily in Bastrop, Bexar, Caldwell, Hays, Travis... Read on...

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Eagle Ford News

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Posted on: July 31, 2014

2014 Eagle Ford Excellence Awards - Call for Nominations

2014 Eagle Ford Excellence Awards

The South Texas Energy and Economic Roundtable (STEER), serving the Eagle Ford Shale region in South Texas, is opening the call for nominations for the second annual Eagle Ford Excellence Awards.

The Eagle Ford Excellence... Read on...

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Government Services

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Posted on: August 14, 2014

2014 TxCDBG Workshops and Beneficiary Data

2014 TxCDBG Project Implementation WorkshopsSept. 10 in Ft. Worth, Sept. 11 in Lubbock, a webinar on Sept. 18, and Sept. 25 in San Antonio.

All persons responsible for the administration of TxCDBG contracts in... Read on...

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Posted on: August 13, 2014

TCEQ is hosting free Asset Management Workshops for Small Public Water Systems

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Topics will include developing an asset inventory; prioritizing needed repairs or replacement of assets; preparing a budget; determining the amount of money needed to support your system; and evaluating your water source... Read on...

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Housing News

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Posted on: September 2, 2014

Public Notice: AACOG Seeking Public Comment on Five-Year/Annual Public Housing Authority Plan

The Alamo Area Council of Governments (AACOG) is seeking public comment on its Five-Year/Annual PHA (Public Housing Authority) Plan for the Section 8 Housing Choice Voucher Program. The Plan can be accessed through the... Read on...


Veterans Services News

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Posted on: July 7, 2014

Walgreen's rolls out talking pill bottle caps

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Is it time to take your medicine? A new device from Walgreens can be attached to prescription bottles and will play a recorded message telling you it’s time to take your medicine and how much to take.

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Posted on: July 4, 2014

Nearly Half of Combat Veterans complain of Chronic Pain after their Return

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44 percent said they experienced recurring or unceasing pain after returning from Afghanistan, according to the study, published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Internal Medicine. Of the chronic pain... Read on...

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Posted on: June 25, 2014

V.A. announces the establishment of the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry (OEF/OIF)

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The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announces the establishment of the Airborne Hazards and Open Burn Pit Registry. The registry is voluntary and open to eligible Veterans and Servicemembers who may have been exposed to... Read on...

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Posted on: May 21, 2014

File VA Claims Online

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The Department of Veteran Affairs is now using the Fully Developed Claims (FDC) process on the eBenefits website to sumbit a variety of claims for Veterans and their Families. You can without the need for a representative or... Read on...

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Posted on: April 22, 2014

VA offers Dental Healthcare

Dependents who do not qualify as a CHAMPVA beneficiary are not eligible. Plans range from about $8 for the basic up to about $27 for comprehensive. See weblink for full details and guidelines.

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