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Posted on: November 19, 2014

Milder Ozone Pollution Season Leaves San Antonio Still in Violation of Standard

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The 2014 Ozone Season, a period stretching from April through October when air pollution tends to spike, was a milder season than those experienced in recent years. Pending verification by the Texas Commission on... Read on...

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Posted on: October 1, 2014

Over A Ton of Air Pollution Kept from the Greater San Antonio Air during September

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To draw attention to the link between transportation and air quality during a month when ground-level ozone (the region’s most serious air pollutant) typically spikes, to encourage new transportation habits, and to recognize... Read on...

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Alamo Aging

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Posted on: October 10, 2014

Certified Volunteer Ombudsman Spotlight - Anne Tyner

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February 28, 2007 to present – Certified Volunteer Ombudsman for Alamo Area Agency on Aging
Nursing Home served – Eden Hill in New Braunfels
Former Career – Admissions/Marketing Director at Kirkwood... Read on...

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Posted on: September 18, 2014

Alamo Aging Offering Open Enrollment Events throughout the Region

Medicare Open Enrollment, which starts Oct. 15 and runs through Dec. 7 is the time to review your 2014 plan, change your plan, or enroll in a plan if you don't already have one. Briefly, Medicare provides health care... Read on...

Alamo Aging Open Enrollment Event Calendar

Clean Cities News

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Posted on: October 30, 2014

Learn beyond the classroom with a scholarship to National Biodiesel Conference

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The Nov. 24 deadline is fast approaching for science students interested in applying to attend the National Biodiesel Conference & Expo, Jan. 19 – 22 in Fort Worth, Texas. Hosted by the National Biodiesel Board, students are... Read on...

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Posted on: October 21, 2014

Clean Cities Question of the Month

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Question: How does the federal plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) tax credit phase-out work, and has it begun for any vehicle manufacturers? What is the status of other federal alternative fuel tax credits... Read on...


Housing News

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Posted on: October 29, 2014

AACOG Weatherization Assistance Program is Accepting Applications Now

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AACOG's Weatherization Assistance Program is currently accepting applications -- please take a moment to share this information with your community. Outreach events can also be scheduled.

The AACOG Weatherization... Read on...

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Law Enforcement Academy

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Posted on: November 7, 2014

AACOG Academy to offer Free School Marshal Training

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In 2013, the Texas State Legislature created a special class of law enforcement officers called “School Marshals”. Texas School Marshals are specially assigned school employees who are licensed by the Texas Commission on... Read on...


Regional Services

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Posted on: October 29, 2014

AACOG Weatherization Assistance Program is Accepting Applications Now

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AACOG's Weatherization Assistance Program is currently accepting applications -- please take a moment to share this information with your community. Outreach events can also be scheduled.

The AACOG Weatherization... Read on...

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Posted on: October 10, 2014

Texas Dept. of Agriculture Announces Release of 2015-2016 Community Development Fund Application

TDA recently announced the release of the 2015-2016 Community Development Fund Application. The application and guidelines can be found on the TDA website. Applications for this competition are due February 27, 2015, for... Read on...

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School District News

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Posted on: November 7, 2014

AACOG Academy to offer Free School Marshal Training

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In 2013, the Texas State Legislature created a special class of law enforcement officers called “School Marshals”. Texas School Marshals are specially assigned school employees who are licensed by the Texas Commission on... Read on...

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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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