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Commissioner Cook Attends Round Rock Kalahari Resort and Convention Groundbreaking

  • 17 May 2018
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Commissioner Cook pictured with Joe Vining under canopy tent at Kalahari groundbreaking.

Commissioner Cook is shown chatting with local officials and friends at the Kalahari Resort and Convention groundbreaking in Round Rock on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. The African-themed water park and convention center is family-owned and scheduled to open in 2020. Kalahari Resorts Round Rock is a $550 million, 350-acre complex that will be located on U.S. 79 across from the Dell Diamond and Old Settlers Park.

For more information about Kalahari Resorts and Conventions, please  visit http://www.kalahariresorts.com/ or http://Facebook.com/KalahariResorts or email http://[email protected]

Commissioner Cook with Round Rock City Council Member Frank Leffingwell and Commissioner Pct 4 Larry Madsen. Commissioner Cook with RR Fire Chief Robert Isbell and Assistant Fire Chief Billy Wusterhausen.

Commissioner Cook Presents Proclamation Honoring El Amistad Club for its 50th Anniversary

The non-profit civic organization in Round Rock has awarded almost $2,000,000 in scholarships to hundreds of students desiring to further their education after high school.

  • 4 May 2018
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Commissioner Cook is shown with members of El Amistad Club, Judge Gattis and the other two commissioners after presenting her Proclamation at Commissioners Court.                                                               PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, El Amistad Club of Round Rock is a non-profit, civic organization with the goal of inspiring the leaders of tomorrow; and

WHEREAS, El Amistad Club was founded in 1968 by civic leaders with dedicated commitment to Education, Community Service, Recognition of Veterans, and the Promotion of Hispanic Cultural Awareness; and

WHEREAS, over the last 50 years, El Amistad Club has awarded over $2,000,000 in scholarships to thousands of graduating high school students desiring to further their education; and

WHEREAS, in 2017 alone, El Amistad Club awarded over $90,000 in scholarships to deserving students in the Round Rock and surrounding school districts; and

WHEREAS, this year El Amistad Club was recently recognized as a Round Rock Community Legend and will proudly celebrate "50 Years of Giving"; and

WHEREAS, El Amistad Club lives up to its motto:  El amistad es mas que oro! Friendship is worth more than gold. 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT PROCLAMED, that the Williamson County Commissioners Court hereby congratulates El Amistad Club of Round Rock on their first 50 years of achievement and wishes them continued success on their next 50 years.

Commissioner Cook pictured with Brigido Mireles at El Amistad Scholarship Gala on April 20.

Williamson County Comprehensive Parks Master Plan Open House at Fern Bluff

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

  • 19 April 2018
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Commissioner Cook is shown talking to Janey Miller, General Manager and Joe Teiber, Vice President of the Fern Bluff MUD BoardThe Williamson County Comprehensive Parks Master Plan is in the process of being updated. In April, a series of four public townhall meetings are being held to see the results of the citizen survey and share preliminary recommendations of the proposed plan.

Left: Commissioner Cook discusses the Parks Master Plan with Janey Miller, General Manager, and Joe Teiber, Vice-President, of the Fern Bluff Municipal Utility District (MUD)
 

Shown are Kathi Wyson, with Wilco, Jim Rodger, former and first Wilco Parks Director, and Randy Bell, Parks Director.Right: Kathi Wysong, Communications Specialist for Williamson County, Jim Rodgers, former (first) Williamson County Parks Director, and Randy Bell, Williamson County Parks Director

Crime Victims’ Rights Week Proclamation

National Crime Victims Rights Week was observed the week of April 8-14.

  • 17 April 2018
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Commissioner Cook is standing behind a podium reading the National Crime Victims' Rights Week Proclamation.Commissioner Cook reads the Crime Victims Rights Week Proclamation at a ceremony at the Williamson
County Courthouse on April 11, 2018, approved earlier by the Commissioners Court.

Crime Victims Rights Week was observed the week of April 8-14.

Please read the Proclamation at http://www.wilco.org/Portals/0/Departments/CommP1/PROCLAMATION%20-%202018%20Crime%20Victrims%20Righs%20week%20for%20Wilco.pdf?ver=2018-04-12-151040-777

Commissioner Cook's Proclamation Declares March 24 as World TB Day in Williamson County

Williamson County Commissioners Court Approves Proclamation March 20, 2018

  • 22 March 2018
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
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Commissioner Cook and Commissioners Long, Covey and Madsen, Judge Gattis and Members of the Williamson County and Cities Health District TB Management Program in the picture.

PROCLAMATION

WHEREAS, in 1882, Dr. Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis, the bacillus that causes tuberculosis (TB); and

WHEREAS, anyone can get TB, and although TB is preventable and curable, many people in the United States still suffer from this disease; and

WHEREAS, TB remains one of the world’s leading infectious killers, being responsible for the deaths of nearly 1.7 million people each year and representing the ninth leading cause of death globally; and

WHEREAS, our current efforts to find and treat latent TB infection (LTBI) and TB disease is not sufficient, and misdiagnosis of TB still exists and health care professionals often do not consider the possibility of TB; and

WHEREAS, the U.S. theme for World TB Day 2018 is “Wanted: Leaders for a TB Free United States. We can make history. End TB.”;

NOW THEREFORE BE IT PROCLAMED, that the Williamson County Commissioners Court hereby declares March 24, 2018, as World TB Day in Williamson County to bring attention to the issue of TB to our residents and medical professionals.

Pictured behind the Commissioners and Judge Gattis are the three staff members of the TB Management Program of the Williamson County and Cities Health Distirct. Lf to rt: Rosa Garcia, Lori Eitelbach, Dorothy Rodriguez and John Teel, director of the Health Department.

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