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Did you know Austin has a football team comprised of full time first responders? It's true! They're called the Central Texas Wolf Pack , they're a nonprofit organization, and the team is made up from players of various agencies that serve the greater Central Texas area. They...
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Did you know it's the 26th Anniversary of the Austin Film Festival ? Not only does the organization curate a festival Oct. 24th - Oct. 31st, but they also offer yearlong events, summer camps, and do everything from TV shows to podcasts! They are literally a 'safe space' for...
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Did you know CASA speaks up for over 2,500 Central Texas children who’ve been abused or neglected? You can help these children, our next generation, have a sense of normalcy in a world of courtroom appointments and rotating 'homes'. Registration is open for the 10th Annual CASA...
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Tips to survive the summer from Austin Energy and Austin Water . Did you know there's an app you can use to track your energy consumption in your home? Download it and you can keep an eye on wasteful use of energy to try and relieve some stress on your wallet. Have you taken...
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Photo: Alzheimer'sAssociationCapitalOfTexasChapter June is Alzheimer's & Brain Awareness Month. What should that mean to you? Did you know currently almost 6 MILLION Americans are living with Alzheimer's? That number is projected to hit 14 MILLION by the year 2050. The...
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Photo: AmericanCancerSociety Did you know that every day the American Cancer Society is attacking cancer from every angle to help save lives and lead the fight for a world without cancer? It's true. In 2018 alone, locally the ACS helped more than 2,000 people deal with issues...
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Photo: UnitedWayForGreaterAustin Did you know there's a nonprofit dedicated to bringing people, ideas, and resources together to battle poverty in Austin? The United Way for Greater Austin has been leading the charge since 1924! Saturday, May 18th, you have the chance to help...
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Photo: Shutterstock / Silken Photography 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. Weather can change in an instant...
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Photo: MissionCapital Mission Capital's goal is to "equip and connect the mission driven leaders and organizations and networks working to advance opportunity and equity in Central Texas." For 18 years they've helped nonprofits who do good, do it better. They also host a Board...