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CASA of Baltimore To Host June Information Sessions

BALTIMORE−Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Baltimore, Inc., will be hosting information sessions throughout the month of June. The information sessions will introduce community members to the CASA program, the role of the CASA volunteer and the importance of becoming a CASA volunteer to advocate for an abused or neglected child. The sessions will be… 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 »

Volunteer Spotlight: Steve Cunningham

Name: Steve Cunningham Service Site: CASA Harford County How long have you been a CASA volunteer? Since March, 2015 Work Experience outside of CASA: 30 year teacher at The Sheppard Pratt Pratt Hospital Forbush School; 7 year School Principal in Harford County and currently in “semi” retirement working as an Academic Coach at CCBC Essex and Program Manager for… 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 »

Volunteer Spotlight: Bob Cowin

What was your motivation for becoming a CASA volunteer: My wife and I have always been passionate about CASA and the work they do for children. Our two sons had severe special needs stemming from a rare syndrome that significantly shortened their lives.  And as their Dad, I believe that I developed a heightened level… Read more »