• CARY's 9th Annual Distinguished Speaker Benefit featuring Thomas "Hollywood" Henderson
    CARY’s 9th Annual Distinguished Speaker Benefit featuring Thomas “Hollywood” Henderson
    Mark your calendars for THURSDAY, MAY 14, 2015:  CARY’s 9th Annual Distinguished Speaker Benefit will feature Thomas “Hollywood” Henderson, former NFL star, philanthropist, and author!  A first round draft pick for the Dallas Cowboys and an All-Pro Bowl linebacker, Mr. Henderson has known both the heights of fame and success, and the struggles of substance abuse and recovery.  His inspiring life story of perseverance is nothing short of amazing. Please join CARY as Mr. Henderson shares his compelling journey! This wonderful evening includes a reception, silent auction featuring a variety of items from local artists, restaurants, and authors; keynote dinner, and...
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  • 4th Annual Blues Blast!
    4th Annual Blues Blast!
    Wow!!! The February 21st, 2015 event was aptly named – 4th Annual CARY Blues Blast, a BLAST was had by all in attendance!  The Rattle Inn was packed with supporters of Blues and CARY enjoying a stellar line-up of Austin’s modern Blues talent and treasures.  It’s a cause these artists...
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  • Golf Tournament and After Party!
    Golf Tournament and After Party!
    Lost Creek’s Charity Classic will take place on Friday October 17th. A $100 donation will include tournament entry PLUS lunch, dinner and open bar all day! There will also be lawn chair tennis and a pre party for a $35 donation. All of the proceeds from the event will benefits...
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  • April 2015 is CARY Youth Violence Prevention Month!
    April 2015 is CARY Youth Violence Prevention Month!
    On April 2, 2015, City of Austin Mayor Steve Adler proclaimed the month of April as CARY Youth Violence Prevention Month.  CARY Executive Director Adrian Moore proudly accepted the City’s offical proclamation on CARY’s behalf.  CARY continues to promote safe schools and communities with its direct involvement with AISD students through programs like PeaceRox. Want to learn how you can help CARY continue to make a direct impact on Austin’s at-risk youth? Click here to learn more....
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  • 15th Year Annual Report
    15th Year Annual Report
    CARY recently gathered to celebrate our 15th Year Anniversary, and the success that we have had in turning around the lives of youth in our community! If you would like to have a look at our 15th Year Annual Report, it is available here for review. We are looking forward to the next 15 years! CARY_2014_AnnualReport_Digital (3)...
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  • CARY Board Member Honored
    CARY Board Member Honored
    The Honorable Celeste Villarreal was honored on June 26, 2014 with the Bob Black Bar Leaders Award by the Texas Tech Law Alumni Association.  The prestigious award was presented to Judge Villarreal at a reception of the State Bar of  Texas in Austin. The Bob Black Award is given to Texas Tech Law alumni who have served as president of a local, state, national, internationl, or specialty bar association.  Villarreal is the Immediate Past President of the Mexican-American Bar Association of Texas. Villarreal received her Juris Doctor from Texas Tech...
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