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Did you know that CARY helps empower over 1,000 at-risk youth in Travis County with counseling? When kids work with CARY, they experience a positive impact in their life and are more prone to being successful, and less inclined to end up in the criminal justice system. Currently...
I Live Here I Give Here is celebrating 10 years of connecting people to nonprofits in the Austin area. They created Amplify Austin 5 years ago to provide the city one 24 hour period of laser focused fundraising for over 700 nonprofits in Austin. This year, March 2-3, the goal is...
It's that time of year again for the Austin Municipal Court Warrant Amnesty period which encourages individuals with outstanding warrants to come forward to take care of them. The warrant amnesty will take place February 10th through March 3rd. If you have an outstanding warrant...
EVERYTHING'S BIGGER IN TEXAS! So why should the Capital of Texas Police Motorcycle Chute Out be any different? The 4th Annual COTPMCO is at Cabela's in Buda, March 1-4th! This year over 150 officers and retired motor officers, from 12 different states (EVEN HAWAII) will get...
SAFE exists to Stop Abuse For Everyone. Recently the Austin Children's Shelter and SafePlace combined to form one amazing nonprofit trying to eliminate abuse in all its forms in Austin. On Saturday, May 13, you can help support this organization by attending the Touch-A-Truck at...
I hope from the bottom of my heart you personally never have thoughts of, or have a friend or family member succumb to, suicide. Suicide is one of the leading killers in our country, but it lacks funding for research and prevention. Suicide is a societal problem that NEEDS to be...
Every year the Boys & Girls Clubs of the Austin Area help serve over 12,000 youth that do not have access to free, full time out of school time programming and activities. The 29 clubs in Austin provide kids, ages 6-18, "with hope and opportunity to grow into healthy...
I know it's hard to believe, but a LOT of you Austinites drive like drunken donkeys. Have you forgotten that you're getting behind the wheel of what's basically a moving metal missile? This year we're over 30 fatalities on our roadways due to aggressive driving like tailgating,...
follow @BDOEROCKS listen live 10a-3p Scott Prinsen, Public Information Specialist for Watershed Protection Deptartment of the City of Austin, stopped by Local Insights to tell all you Rowdy Rockers how to stay safe in flash flood situations. El Nino is headed our way, and Scott...