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Rep. Trent Ashby responds after being named recipient of the Ralph W. Steen East Texan of the Year Award during the DETCOG Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon on June 23rd at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center in Lufkin. 

Rep. Trent Ashby Named East Texan of the Year

State Representative Trent Ashby was named East Texan of the Year for 2022 at the annual meeting of the Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) held June 23rd at the Pitser Garrison Convention Center in Lufkin. The award was presented by Senator Robert Nichols who was also a recipient of the honor in 2014. 

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Ja’Niyah Johnson, a recent graduate of Jasper High School, is one of two students who received the DETCOG Employee Memorial Scholarship for 2022.  She is pictured receiving the scholarship from DETCOG President-Elect Allison Harbison while Senator Robert Nichols looks on.  Ja'Niyah is the daughter of Tanya Adams who works in the DETCOG Housing Program.  Another scholarship was presented to Tyler Smith of Kirbyville who was unable to attend.  Tyler is the grandson of Carolyn Stephenson who works in the DETCOG Regional Services division.  Regional Services Director Bob Bashaw announced the scholarship winners.  These scholarships are funded entirely by contributions of DETCOG employees and given in memory of employees who passed away while working for the agency.

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Sabine County Judge Daryl Melton received the 2022 President's Award for outstanding DETCOG committee work.  Judge Melton chairs both the DETCOG Disaster Recovery Committee and the Hurricane Harvey Subcommittee.  He also serves on the Executive and Finance Committees.  He was recognized during the 2022 DETCOG Annual Meeting and Awards Luncheon held June 23rd.

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Online Diabetes Self-Management Workshop

The DETCOG Area Agency on Aging is hosting a Diabetes Self-Management Workshop on Thursdays from 10:00am - 12:30pm from June 23rd through July 28th.

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