Public notice: Helping caregivers – News
“There’s nothing like a free lunch” is People’s Community Clinic‘s flagship annual event, supporting this essential healthcare provider. The virtual event, at noon on Tuesday, May 10, will feature the Pulitzer Prize-winning author Lawrence Wright interviewed by Evan Smithand honors Drs. Pierre Hotez and Maria Elena Bottazzi for their work in creating Corbevax, a patent-free COVID-19 vaccine. Tickets start at $150, at austinpcc.org.
This is getting SERIOUS! Austin Parks and Recreation now say that the lack of seasonal staff operating swimming pools or summer camps is the Challenge #1 facing their department. As the pools are scheduled to open in a few weeks, the aquatics team currently only has 25% of lifeguards they need operate; see austintexas.gov/summerjobs for details.
The City of Austin Just Announced the Winners of the Annual Contest [Re]Verse step competition, which connects companies that produce waste or by-products with entrepreneurs who have creative reuse plans. Remarkable This Round: Two Different Startups Plan To Make Products From Travis County’s abandoned body armor.
It’s National Preservation Month and National Travel and Tourism Week. Texas Historical Commission offer free admission to state historic sites this Saturday, May 7. Locally, this includes the French Legation; see more information at thc.texas.gov.
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