Lone Star CASA receives support from Republic Services

Lone Star CASA receives support from Republic Services

Donation to sponsor Bunco event will help further the mission of Lone Star CASA ROCKWALL TX – Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), an organization dedicated to serving abused and neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties, recently held a Bunco fundraising event at Chandlers Landing Yacht Club, sponsored by Republic Services. […]

Lone Star CASA: Speak up for kids in foster care from your own home

Lone Star CASA: Speak up for kids in foster care from your own home

ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Jan. 15, 2021 – Lone Star CASA is calling for community members to step up and advocate for children and families involved in the child welfare system in our local area. “Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic and physical distancing, many of us have been feeling increased stress, anxiety and isolation. Children involved […]

Caped crusaders to race for Lone Star CASA

(ROCKWALL, TX – Oct. 12, 2019) Put on your running shoes and capes and join the fun as Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) hosts its 11th Annual Superhero 5K and Fun Run from 7 to 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19 in its new location at Rockwall City Hall, 385 S. Goliad Street. Participation […]

Rockwall High Robotics Advocates for STEM Funding in Washington, DC

Rockwall High Robotics Advocates for STEM Funding in Washington, DC

(ROCKWALL, TX – Aug. 21, 2019) Rockwall High School students from FRC Team 1296, the Full Metal Jackets, recently attended the 2019 FIRST National Advocacy Conference in Washington D.C. to advocate for STEM funding. The conference was attended by over 65 teams from 22 states, and four of those teams were from Texas. The team was […]

Lone Star CASA adds record number of new volunteers

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 15, 2018) On November 14th, Judge Brett Hall swore in the largest class of Lone Star CASA volunteers to date.  Volunteers not only complete 30+ hours of online and classroom training but observe court, tour a CPS office and visit a children’s emergency shelter. Volunteers must be at least 21 years of […]

New volunteers sworn in to Lone Star CASA

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – June 25, 2018) Six new child advocates for Lone Star CASA were sworn in today by Judge Brett Hall. Pictured from left are: Troy Drollinger; Trenna Sutherland, Rita Flinchum, Judge Brett Hall, Sarah Sutterfield, Tonya Tapp and Butch Mims. Lone Star CASA (Court appointed Special Advocate) trains volunteers to advocate for children […]

Lone Star CASA: ‘Every child deserves a loving home this Valentine’s Day’

CASA volunteer training begins May 1 (ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Jan. 24, 2018) While many children eagerly await candy and cards this Valentine’s Day, children in the child welfare system wait for something much more permanent – a loving home. When children are removed from their homes due to evidence of abuse or neglect and placed […]

Lone Star CASA to host Volunteer Information Sessions

Lone Star CASA to host Volunteer Information Sessions

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Oct. 27, 2017) Lone Star CASA volunteers are Court Appointed Special Advocates who help children in Kaufman and Rockwall Counties. They are appointed by a judge to discover the best possible outcome for abused or neglected children in foster care.  It is the goal of the CASA volunteer that every one […]

New Advocates for Lone Star CASA

New Advocates for Lone Star CASA

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Oct. 30, 2017) Ten new CASA volunteers were sworn in on October 30th by Judge Brett Hall.  Pictured from left to right are:  Lyn Pesta, Lisa Webb, Mary Kay Thurlkill, JoJo Harkins, Danette McCracy, Judge Brett Hall, Christy Farnsworth, Becky Leaf, Mariah Rangel, Diane Lanzone and Marta Saucedo. These ladies completed 30 […]

Dozen new volunteer advocates sworn in to Lone Star CASA

(ROCKWALL, TX – June 20, 2017) On Friday, June 16th, 12 new volunteers for Lone Star CASA were sworn in by Judge Brett Hall. Pictured from left to right are: Cathy Stewart, Robin Gordon, Jennifer Williams, Ashley Jamison, Shannon Bennett, Paige Brown, Judge Brett Hall, Kat Bearden, Marianne Dunn, Abigail Beltran, Nettie, Malcolm, Polly Crowell […]