Volunteer Spotlight: Mary Espinosa

Name: Mary Espinosa Service Site: Washington County Maryland How long have you been a CASA volunteer? I have been a CASA Volunteer for 2.5 years Work Experience outside of CASA: I have worked with Mentally Challenged, Physically Disabled individuals. I have worked in the mental health and addictions field for over eight years. How did you… Read more »

Maryland CASA Welcomes Darlene Pence to Board of Directors

Download as PDF Towson, Md. — Maryland CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) Association has appointed Darlene Pence to a two-year term on its board of directors. A resident of Federal Hill, Ms. Pence bring over 25 years of human resource management to the table, and her goal is to aid Maryland CASA in their mission… Read more »

Anne Arundel County CASA’s “Tee Up for a Child” a Sold Out Success

Annapolis, Md. – Anne Arundel County Court Appointed Special Advocates, Inc. (AACCASA) hosted its 16th annual golf tournament on Thursday, May 5, 2016 at the Eisenhower Golf Course. The event raised a total of $42,052 to help the organization recruit and train adults to serve as CASA Volunteers – community members who provide voices for… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Yvonne Gish

Name – Yvonne Gish Service Site – Washington County How long have you been a CASA volunteer? Served? – Since December 2014 Work Experience outside of CASA – Computer programmer, consultant, trainer, newsletter designer.  I have also volunteered as a peer counselor for Hagerstown Pregnancy Center and am currently a children’s teacher for Community Bible… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: Darlene Gamble

Name:  Darlene Gamble Service Site:  CASA of Prince George’s County How Long Have You Been a CASA volunteer? Currently 2 years in Prince George’s County.  2 years in DC around 1997.  Served?  4 years Work Experience outside of CASA:  I work for the Administrative Office of the U. S. Courts in DC. I also volunteer… Read more »

CASA of Baltimore County Welcomes 13 New Advocates

Towson, MD – Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Baltimore County, a local program of Maryland CASA Association, swore in a new class of volunteer advocates in a ceremony that took place in the Baltimore County Circuit Court in Towson, Maryland last week on April 27, 2016. Court Appointed Special Advocates, or CASA, is non-profit… Read more »

Volunteer Spotlight: The Lombardi Couple

Name:  John Lombardi Service Site:  CASA of Allegany County How long have you been a CASA volunteer? Served?  Just over a year, now. Work Experience outside of CASA:  I’m a professor of mass communication at Frostburg State University. How did you hear about CASA, and what made you decide to volunteer?  I heard about our… Read more »

Maryland CASA’S 10th Annual Conference Touted Record Number Of Attendees

Download as PDF ANNAPOLIS, MD — Maryland CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Association hosted its 10th Annual Statewide Conference on Saturday, April 9th, at the Judicial Education & Conference Center in Annapolis, MD. A record number of 218 CASA volunteers, staff members, attorneys, and social workers attended the event to expand their knowledge-base and understanding… Read more »

CASA of Baltimore County Celebrates 15 Years of Service to Children

CASA of Baltimore County Celebrates 15 Years of Service to Children TOWSON – Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Baltimore County hosted a fifteen-year anniversary celebration on April 14, 2016, to celebrate their service to more than 600 children since their first class of volunteers was trained in 2001. “In 2000, a group of Baltimore… Read more »

Update: 30 Volunteers in 30 Days Campaign

Yesterday, Ed Kilcullen, our State Director was invited to speak during WMAR-TV – abc2news.com‘s In-Focus segment to discuss Child Abuse Prevention Month and our goal to recruit 30 Volunteers in 30 Days! We CRUSHED our original goal of 30 volunteers and have now set a new goal of 45! As of 4/26/16, 37 people have answered… Read more »