Good Neighbor: Sylvia Morton, Lone Star CASA Volunteer of the Year

Good Neighbor: Sylvia Morton, Lone Star CASA Volunteer of the Year

(ROCKWALL, TX — April 24, 2020) Meet Sylvia Morton, Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Volunteer of the Year. For the past five years Sylvia has served as a volunteer for Lone Star CASA, a local non-profit dedicated to helping abused and neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties. Sylvia lives in Forney and […]

Lone Star CASA seeks support, plans virtual Happy Hour

Lone Star CASA seeks support, plans virtual Happy Hour

Out of sight, but not out of mind Support needed during Child Abuse Prevention Month and COVID-19 pandemic   ROCKWALL TX – April 21, 2020 – This weekend, Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), a local non-profit dedicated to helping abused and neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties, will host a […]

Lone Star CASA Welcomes New Volunteers

Lone Star CASA Welcomes New Volunteers

(ROCKWALL, TX — July 29, 2019) Eight new child advocates for Lone Star CASA were sworn in by Judge Brett Hall on July 26.  Pictured from left to right are: Ann Pittsinger, Rob Sutton, Linda Wells, Denise Hart, Judge Brett Hall, Lynn Watters, Pam LeTourneau, Suzanne Nolen, and Kacy Riley. Lone Star CASA (Court appointed […]

CASA calls for volunteers as new school year approaches

CASA calls for volunteers as new school year approaches

(ROCKWALL, TX — August 24, 2017) Backpacks, pencils and notebooks are filling up the aisles in stores all over Texas, reminding us that a new school year is just around the corner. The beginning of the school year can be an exciting time for most children, but it can also lead to more reports of […]

Lone Star CASA celebrates 25 years, honors volunteers

Lone Star CASA celebrates 25 years, honors volunteers

(ROCKWALL, TX — May 15, 2017) Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) recently recognized 25 years of advocacy for the children of Rockwall and Kaufman Counties at the Volunteer Appreciation Banquet held at Hidden Creek in Heath.  During these 25 years, CASA volunteers have devoted many hours, driven many miles, and found themselves in […]

Lone Star CASA celebrates National Social Work Month

Information sessions, volunteer training coming (ROCKWALL, TX – March 9, 2016) As part of March’s National Social Work Month celebration, Lone Star CASA recognizes and thanks those who devote their lives to bettering the lives of others. Social workers strive to build a stronger community for all people, and CASA is a proud partner in […]

Lone Star CASA to host Volunteer Information Sessions

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – August 15, 2015) Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is in need of more volunteers to serve the foster children of Rockwall County and Kaufman County. You don’t have to be a lawyer or social worker to be a volunteer.  Volunteers come  from all cultures, professions, and educational backgrounds.  CASA […]

Lone Star CASA to host Volunteer Information Sessions

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – July 30, 2015) Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) is in need of more volunteers to serve the foster children of Rockwall County and Kaufman County. You don’t have to be a lawyer or social worker to be a volunteer.  Volunteers come  from all cultures, professions, and educational backgrounds.  CASA […]

CASA to host Information Sessions for volunteers interested in helping abused children

ROCKWALL, TX (March 19, 2015) Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) will host two Information Sessions next week for those interested in volunteering or wishing to learn more. The sessions will be at 6:30 p.m. Monday, March 23; 6:30 p.m. at the Lone Star CASA office at 108 Kenway in Rockwall, 75087; and at […]

New CASA volunteers sworn in

New CASA volunteers sworn in

ROCKWALL, TX (March 27, 2014) On March 17, 2014, six new Lone Star CASA volunteers were sworn in by Judge Brett Hall.  Pictured from left to right are:  Christine Davis, Erin Long, Kathy Collier, Judge Brett Hall, Mary Penn, Nancy Nurmesviita and Stacy McBride. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteers are community persons who complete […]