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Articles with the Tag: CASA

Advocates recognized for dedication to children Advocates recognized for dedication to children

POLSON — When a child suffers from abuse or neglect, Court Appointed Special Advocates volunteers are called to assist during the tumultuous time. The number of child abuse and neglect cases in Lake County has nearly doubled two years in a row, creating an even greater need for the CASA volunteers. ...

Judges to recognize advocate volunteers

News from Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) POLSON — District Court Judges James Manley and Deborah Kim Christopher will recognize Court Appointed Special Advocates volunteers for their contributions to abused and neglected children at an event on Jan. 27. Twenty CASA advocates in Lake and...

CASA volunteers help kids who need temporary homes

The flashing neon lights of law enforcement cars alert the neighborhood that’s something’s going on down the street. Deputies arrest parents for drugs, and there are children in the home. Usually the kids are taken from the home and placed in foster care. Although the court appoints a lawyer for ...

Volunteers advocate for children through court battles Volunteers advocate for children through court battles

POLSON — Volunteerism is no stranger to Lake County, and while hundreds of community members donate their time and efforts to enrich life in the Mission Valley through a variety of programs and projects, many people have no idea the work put in by one small group of volunteers. They are Court Appointed...

CASA fundraising tourney still open to golfers

POLSON — Bobby’s sitting on the floor, his diaper badly soiled but after hours now caked dry. Close by, his older sister Linda is playing video games on a small old television, caring and sometimes watchful, but currently oblivious of her brother since he’s stopped crying for a c...


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