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Commissioner Cook Announces "Manufacturing in Central Texas" Virtual Roundtable

Sponsored by Workforce Solutions Rural Capital Area and their partners.

  • 8 October 2020
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 906
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Commissioner Cook Serves as Master of Ceremonies at Hope Alliance Virtual 5K Fundraiser's Live Portion (Facebook Link Below for Speech)

Hope Alliance Crisis Center for victims of domestic or sexual violence held their second annual Survive-Thrive-Prevent Virtual 5k from Oct. 3, to Oct. 10, 2020

  • 5 October 2020
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 832
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Commissioner Cook is standing by Hope Alliance's backdrop wearing a Hope Alliance mask over her homemade maskright before she speaks.Commissioner Cook's speech presented at the live portion of the Survive-Thrive-Prevent Virtual 5K on Saturday, Oct. 3, 2020, at San Gabriel Park in Georgetown

Listen to her speech on FB: https://www.facebook.com/lesa.hawkinscantrell/videos/10217809584891003/?t=10

My generation grew up watching June and Ward Cleaver raising their sons Wally and “the Beaver” (Theodore) on TV.  Ward was the wise and mentoring Dad walking his sons down the narrow and true paths of life.  June was the loving, comforting mom who stayed calm no matter what flew thru her door, and I will add, cooked dinner in pearls and wearing high heels. Well, Wally and Beaver were the typical kids getting in trouble and learning from their mistakes.  Life was generally good and that was the idyllic 50’s.

Today, 1 in 3 women and 1 in 4 men report being physically abused in their home settings.  1 in 3 teenagers are in a violent dating relationship.  Parents, who will your kids be with tonight and doing what?

For those young ones growing up in turbulent homes:

What is life without trust?

What is life full of fear?

What is life that lacks affection and where a hug is only offered for protection?

What is love – what is it like to hear all these songs of love and not be able to phantom what those words even mean?

What is it like to rarely feel safe?

            That is the very life of a child in a home of physical abuse?

            How does the brain of a child develop normally with high levels of cortisol surging always?

            This family is the foundation for developing multigenerational lives of the abuser and the abused.

Commissioner Cook and staff volunteered for 2020 United Way of Williamson County Day of Caring

Countywide event held on Sept. 25, 2020 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.

  • 28 September 2020
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 964
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Commissioner Cook and her staff, Garry and Doris, helped with lawncare at the Round Rock Area Serving CenterStanding Lf to Rt, Commissioner Cook, Garry Brown and Doris Sanchez during the Day of Caring working on the Serving Center's lawn and gardens. .Commissioner Cook is pruning a large rose bush.

Commissioner Cook Invites Wilco Residents To Non-Partisan Drive-Thru Voter Registration

!!Wear Your Masks!!

  • 24 September 2020
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 972
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2-Day Drive-Thru Voter Registration 

Jester Annex, 1801 E. Old Settlers Blvd, Round Rock

Friday Oct. 2 & Monday Oct. 5  -  9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Note: Oct. 5 is the last day to register to vote for this election

Commissioner Cook Announces Weekly Virtual Career Fair

Offered by Workforce Solutions of Central Texas

  • 9 September 2020
  • Author: Doris Sanchez
  • Number of views: 983
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Join online every Wednesday from 10 a.m. to  4 p.m. for the Workforce Wednesdays Virtual Career Expo Hiring Experience. Register today to virtually connect with hiring recruiters hosting interactive booths from dozens of local companies. Explore their exciting career, apprenticeship and internship opportunities in the Rural Capital Area, chat with employers, and take part in free virtual career-enhancement workshops right from your own computer, or mobile device. All job seekers welcome.

Job Seekers, Pre-register todaybit.ly/wsrcavirtualcareerexpo

Employers, Free Recruiting Booths Are Available: https://ruralcapitalarea.getyourbooth.com/

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