POSTED: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 3:14pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, September 17, 2013 - 6:34am
AUSTIN, TEXAS (KVEO NEWSCENTER 23) — Texas Governor Rick Perry proclaimed May as Elder Abuse Prevention Month.
Adult Protective Services (APS) is reminding Texans that it's everyone's business to prevent abuse, neglect, and financial exploitation of those who are elderly or have disabilities.
The campaign will bring the community, civic and professional groups to bring attention and resources on elder abuse prevention with conferences, presentations and other events through the month of May.
There are several public events being held in in South Texas.
Harlingen: 5:30 PM, Proclamation Reading, public invited, 118 E. Tyler, 2nd Floor, Harlingen. Contact: Gustavo Salinas 956.975.9756.
Pharr: 8:00 PM -3:00 PM, Senior Summit, Outreach Event and Health Fair, Public, Pharr Event Center, 3000 N. Cage Blvd., Pharr. Contact: Gustavo Salinas 956.975.9757.
Brownsville: 6:00 PM, Proclamation: City of Brownsville, public invited, 1001 E. Elizabeth St., 2nd Floor, Brownsville. Contact: Gustavo Salinas 956.975.9756.
Edinburg: 6:00 PM, Proclamation, 415 W University Dr, Edinburg. Contact: Gustavo Salinas 956.975.9756.
Weslaco: 5:00 PM, Proclamation: City of Weslaco, public invited, 255 S Kansas, Weslaco, 255 S Kansas, Weslaco. Contact: Gustavo Salinas 956.975.9756.
Brownsville: 8:30 AM, Proclamation: Cameron County, public invited, 974 E. Harrison St., Brownsville. Contact: Gustavo Salinas 956.975.9756.
San Diego: 9:00 AM, Proclamation Reading, Comm. Court, Public, Duval County Courthouse-400 E Gravis Ave, San Diego, TX. Contact: Jennifer Catalani 361-808-6322.
Mission: 4:30 PM, Proclamation: City of Mission, public invited, 1201 E 8th St, Mission. Contact: Gustavo Salinas 956.975.9756.
Learn about more events in your area at EveryonesBusiness.org and please share them with your friends, neighbors, congregations, and co-workers.