‘Cheers for CASA’ event to help raise money for local abused and neglected children

‘Cheers for CASA’ event to help raise money for local abused and neglected children

  (ROCKWALL, TX — May 8, 2020) Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children), an organization dedicated to the serving abused and neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties, is the benefactor of Cheers for CASA, an event conceived by Crystal Hollis, a member of Rockwall’s local community, and Jennifer Ashmore, Board President […]

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 focuses on supporting families during National Child Abuse Prevention Month

Lone Star CASA focuses on supporting families during National Child Abuse Prevention Month

‘There is still a need for CASA volunteers’ (ROCKWALL, TX – March 30, 3030) April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and Lone Star CASA is raising awareness of  the need for more dedicated members of the community to step up and become CASA volunteers, and help break the cycle of abuse and neglect, through […]

After two decades with Lone Star CASA, Lucille Bell set to retire

After two decades with Lone Star CASA, Lucille Bell set to retire

Q&A with Lone Star CASA Executive Director  (ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 10, 2019) After serving two decades advocating for abused and neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman counties, Lucille Bell will celebrate her retirement from the Lone Star CASA program as its executive director at the end of November. Blue Ribbon News caught up with Bell […]

Lone Star CASA welcomes seven new child advocates

Lone Star CASA welcomes seven new child advocates

(ROCKWALL, TX – Nov. 5, 2019) Seven new child advocates for Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) were sworn in by Judge Brett Hall on Wednesday, Oct. 30.  Pictured from left are: Marcia Robbins, Donna Jaquette, Seidy Trent, Judge Brett Hall, Stacey Watson, Terrie Horner, Monica Lamb, and Beth Cloud. Lone Star CASA trains volunteers […]

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 […]

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 […]

Lone Star CASA to Host Volunteer Information Sessions

(ROCKWALL, TX – April 16, 2019) Lone Star CASA will host Information Sessions May 2 and May 6 for persons interested in volunteering with our program. CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocate) volunteers are appointed by a judge to discover the best possible outcome for abused or neglected children in foster care. It is the goal of […]

Lone Star CASA to Hold Volunteer Information Sessions Jan. 28 and Jan. 31

Lone Star CASA to Hold Volunteer Information Sessions Jan. 28 and Jan. 31

(ROCKWALL, TX — January 7, 2019) Interested in becoming a volunteer for Lone Star CASA? Come out to the information sessions hosted by CASA on Monday, Jan. 28, at the First Presbyterian Church in Forney (12433 FM 1641) and Thursday, Jan. 31, at the Lone Star CASA Office in Rockwall (108 Kenway St.). Both sessions will […]

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