Lone Star CASA Volunteer Information Sessions set

(ROCKWALL, TX – July 23, 2018) 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 the CASA volunteer that every one of these children is in a safe, permanent home in a timely manner. […]

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 […]

Commissioners Court recognizes Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month in Rockwall County

Commissioners Court recognizes Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month in Rockwall County

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 29, 2018) The Rockwall County Commissioners Court joined Lone Star CASA and the Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) in recognizing the month of April 2018 as Child Abuse Prevention and Awareness Month in Rockwall County. During the regular meeting of the Commissioners Court on March 27, Rockwall County Judge David Sweet read […]

Lone Star CASA welcomes new volunteers

Lone Star CASA welcomes new volunteers

(ROCKWALL, TX — March 12, 2018) Six new CASA volunteers were sworn in on Feb. 26 by Judge Brett Hall.  Pictured from left to right are:  Mia Mainville, Jennifer Townsend, Clarissa Jayroe, Judge Brett Hall, Gabbie Corletto, Joni Jenkins and Robbie Pitts. Pictured separately is Arleen Martinez, who was sworn-in on Feb. 23. CASA volunteers […]

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 […]

Caped crusaders race for CASA

Caped crusaders race for CASA

(ROCKWALL, TX – November 2, 2017) With their capes billowing behind them in the cool morning breeze, community members soared down the trails of Harry Myers Park clad in superhero garb to support abused and neglected children during the Lone Star CASA Superhero 5K/Fun Run on Oct. 28. The 9th annual event had a new […]

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 […]

Super Hero 5K Oct 28 to benefit Lone Star CASA

(ROCKWALL COUNTY, TX – Oct. 18, 2017) Every child needs a hero, but abused and neglected children need SUPER HEROES! You can be a part of providing a Super Hero for abused or neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties by supporting the 2017 Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) Annual 5K and Fun Run. […]

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 […]

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