Advisory Council Spotlight: Scott Ela, Avant Financial Advisors

Scott Ela
was born and raised in Austin, Texas. He attended Texas A&M University,
where he obtained Bachelor degrees in both Accounting and Finance. After
graduating, he moved back to Austin. 

Scott loves giving back to his
community. In the past, he has served with Meals on Wheels, Capital City
Village, Texas public schools PTA, and his church communities. Currently he
serves […]

Mental Awareness Week

Mental Illness Awareness Week was
established in 1990 by the U.S. Congress in recognition of efforts by the
National Alliance on Mental Illness to educate and increase awareness about
mental illness. It takes place every year during the first full week of October.

During the week, mental health
advocates and organizations across the U.S. join to sponsor events to promote
community […]

Volunteer Spotlight: Horace P. Williams, Buffalo Soldiers/First Ladies of Texas

Horace P. Williams is the
President and co-founder of the Company A, 9th Cavalry Buffalo Soldiers/First
Ladies of Texas. The Buffalo Soldiers are part of the Texas State Parks,
Heritage & Outreach Program. 

Horace is a retired Army veteran
who is a civilian employee working at Camp Mabry. He served two tours in
Vietnam and was wounded in 1996 while serving […]

HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day

Sept. 18 is the annual observance
of the National HIV/AIDS and Aging Awareness Day (NHAAAD). It is a day of
observance that brings light to the challenges that the aging population faces
in regards to HIV/AIDS. This day is used to highlight topics such as prevention,
testing and treatment of those who are aging with HIV/AIDS.

The face of HIV/AIDS […]

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