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October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month

Did you know that October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month? As information hacks and data breaches become more common, it’s important to learn how to protect yourself and your family when online. Visit: https://www.fbi.gov/news/stories/national-cyber-security-awareness-month-2017 to learn more.

 

Sign Up for SCAN and Register Your Home Security Camera Today!

Have you signed up yet for the Security Camera Analytical Network (SCAN) yet? This new security camera mapping tool is available through a partnership between the City of Albuquerque and Bernalillo County, and is designed to help police and prosecutors investigate and prosecute criminals. If you would like to sign up your home security camera in SCAN, visit: www.cabq.gov/SCAN

 

Family and Community Services Hosting Five Public Meetings on 5-Year Planning Process

The Family and Community Services Department is starting its 2018-2022 Consolidated Planning Process, and wants your input at a series of public meetings this week. Meetings will be held at a variety of times, and at the following community centers: Alamosa, John Marshall, César Chávez, Los Griegos, and Holiday Park. For a complete listing of dates, times, and locations for all the public meetings, visit: https://www.cabq.gov/family/news/notice-of-public-community-meeting

 

Early Voting for City Run-off Election Starts Wednesday, October 25 Through Friday, November 10

Early voting for the City’s Run-Off Election starts this week! Wednesday, Oct. 25 through Friday, Nov. 10, you can cast an early vote at various locations throughout the City. The election itself takes place Tuesday, Nov. 14. For a complete listing of early voting and Election Day polling locations, visit: http://www.cabq.gov/voting-elections/election-information/voting-locations-2017-election

 

Neighborhood Association Meetings Across Town

  • Palomas Park Neighborhood Association, Tuesday, Oct. 24 at 6:30 p.m. E-mail wmarsh7@comcast.net for more information.
  • Historic Old Town Property Owners Association, Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 3:30 p.m., High Noon Restaurant in Old Town. E-mail: historicoldtown@gmail.com for more information.
  • International Healthy Coalition, Thursday, Oct. 26 at 9:00 a.m., Wilson Middle School Library.  E-mail: sunflowersforchange@gmail.com for more information.
  • Quintessence Neighborhood Association Fall Picnic, Saturday, Oct. 28 at 1:00 p.m. Quintessence Park. E-mail: qna.abq@gmail.com for more information.

 

ABQ RIDE Honors Veronica E. Velarde Tiller, PhD at 2017 Wall of Fame Ceremony

This year’s Wall of Fame ceremony honors Dr. Veronica E. Velarde Tiller, a trailblazing educator and writer who penned Tiller’s Guide to Indian Country: Economic Profiles of American Indian Reservations. The book is the definitive source on each Native American tribe for businesses, government, libraries, and even the U.S. Supreme Court. You are invited to join in the celebration of her life and work at the Alvarado Transportation Center on Tuesday, Oct. 24, 11:00 a.m., 100 1st St. SW. Visit: www.cabq.gov/transit to learn more about this annual community event.

 

Harvest Fest and Halloween Parade in Alvarado Park This Sunday!

Bring your family to the Harvest Fest and Halloween Parade at Alvarado Park this Sunday, Oct. 29. This free community event will feature safe trick-or-treats for your children, a children’s costume parade, vendors selling locally made foods and crafts, and best of all, this event benefits the American Cancer Society! The Harvest Fest is sponsored by the Alvarado Park Neighborhood Association, Mile-Hi Neighborhood Association, and Mark Twain Neighborhood Association. E-mail: dmc793@gmail.com to learn more.

 

Albuquerque Block Captain Conference Brings Together Neighborhood Safety Leaders on Saturday, Oct. 28

There will be a Neighborhood Watch Block Captain Conference on Saturday, Oct. 28 at the APD Police Training Academy, 5412 2nd St. NW, 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon. If you or one of your neighbors is a block captain or is interested in learning more about this essential neighborhood role, e-mail: ssink@cabq.gov  for more information.

 

Halloween Pancake Breakfast Fundraiser Honors Fallen Deputy’s Training Program

The Elk’s Lodge, at 2430 Centre Ave. SE, will host a fundraising Halloween Pancake Breakfast on Sunday, Oct. 29, from 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon, benefitting the Deputy James McGrane Jr. Street Survival Training Program. Deputy McGrane was a Bernalillo County Sheriff’s Deputy who was killed in the line of duty when he made a traffic stop in Tijeras in March 2006. To learn more about the Street Survival Training Program established in his name, visit: www.deputymcgrane.com

 

Video Tips for Home and Front Door Safety

Commander Paul Szych of the Albuquerque Police Department (APD) teamed up with KOB Channel 4 awhile back to demonstrate why it’s important to secure your front door. Check out the video on the ONC YouTube Channel at: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V4iJPeSmDXI

 

Community Policing Council (CPC) Meetings This Week

  • Valley Area Command CPC, Police Training Academy, 5412 2nd St. NW. E-mail: rowymakr@gmail.com for more information.

For a complete listing of CPC meeting dates, times and locations, visit: https://www.cabq.gov/police/community-policing-council

 

 

Vanessa Baca

Neighborhood Communication Liaison, Office of Neighborhood Coordination (ONC)

City Council Department

(505) 768-3331 Office

www.cabq.gov/neighborhoods