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Written by Guest (not verified) on Oct 22 2017 - 7:17pm
AACOG is joining the Department of Energy to celebrate National Weatherization Day. It is a chance to highlight the important work performed by the Energy Department's Weatherization Assistance Program (WAP) network over the last 40 years. We will have client success stories, a demonstration, and Weatherization Ambassador Awards for agencies and public officials who have been instrumental to our success in 2017.
Written by JamiAlise on Feb 24 2017 - 4:36pm
Who Should Attend: Local Governments, elected officials and staff, especially those considering new location roadways, and adding capacity to existing roadways. Corridor Preservation in Texas by Ed Hard, Texas A&M University Transportation Institute Local County Perspective by Tom Hornseth, County Engineer, Comal County   For more information, go to their event listing.   
Written by JamiAlise on Jan 30 2017 - 4:42pm
Catholic Charities is providing their 2nd Ask A Lawyer event on "Grandparent Rights" for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren. Topics include: Custody Rights Child Support Power of Attorney Medical Rights School Rights   For more information about the event, you can go the AACOG website. 
Written by JamiAlise on Jan 25 2017 - 5:40pm
AACOG’s Weatherization Assistance Program assists low-income households overcome the high cost of energy by installing weatherization energy conservation measures in their houses at no cost to the program participant. Both home owners and renters can apply. The program is open to applicants whose overall household gross income falls at or below 150 percent of the Federal poverty level: *Families with more than five members, add $6,270 for each additional person. To become eligible for the Program you must comply with the following:
Written by JamiAlise on Jan 4 2017 - 3:49pm
The next Census in 2020 will require counting an increasingly diverse and growing population of around 330 million people in more than 140 million housing units. To get an accurate count, the Census Bureau must build an accurate address list of every housing unit, maximize self-response to the census, and efficiently follow up with those who do not respond. San Antonio Mayor Ivy Taylor will provide opening comments at the training. In addition, Assistant Regional Director of the US Census Bureau, Vicki McIntire, will be in attendance.
Written by JamiAlise on Nov 3 2016 - 9:33pm
San Antonio Business Journal will soon host the first annual 2016 Alamo Area Growth Summit. Join them as they discuss new research on the growing economic vitality of Texas' cities. The program built on studies conducted by the Center for Opportunity fellows on best cities for minorities, and those most likely to grow in the future. Simply put, Texas cities are becoming national leaders in urban development, and in ways likely to be accessible to large parts of the population.
Written by JamiAlise on Oct 26 2016 - 2:11pm
Beginning and experienced grant writers from city, county, and state agencies and public safety departments are encouraged to attend. This workshop includes everything: two days of instruction, workbook, and access to our Alumni Forum that is packed full of tools, helpful discussions and more than 200 sample grant proposals. More than 10,000 agencies across North America have turned to Grant Writing USA for grant writing and grant management training. 
Written by JamiAlise on Oct 21 2016 - 3:05pm
Learn about how the Alamo Area Council of Governments Weatherization Assistance Program helps low-income people, particularly the elderly and handicapped, overcome the high cost of energy through the installation of energy conservation measures at no cost to the applicant. Lunch will be provided. Please register using the Eventbrite link. Contact: aavilapenalver@aacog.com & (210) 832-5085
Written by Katie Nickas on Apr 7 2016 - 6:17pm
Air quality is always on San Antonio’s radar, but for the attendees at the Regional Air Quality Strategy Session at Eco Centro April 5, it’s an urgent call to action.
Written by Cbreit on Mar 13 2015 - 11:56am
Join us for the FREE workshop to learn more about the community resources available to assist older adults in their pursuit of spiritual and physical wellness. Come learn how some of our community partners promote, enhance and support wellness in the community. This workshop will feature several panelists representing a variety of perspectives in order to provide a vast array of resources and options for individual wellness.