March 6, 2015

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CASA March Raffle

In Michigan, April is Child Abuse Prevention Awareness month.  In Menominee County, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) works to improve the lives of abused and neglected children every day. By recruiting, screening, training and providing support to volunteers who advocate for children who come before Family Court due to all types of abuse or neglect, CASA allows […]

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January 18, 2015

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February 2015 Program Update

-Six of 10 active volunteers are currently assigned to 16 children in seven open cases -One case has recently closed and the child in the case was successfully reunited with their parent -Four trained CASA volunteers are available for appointment to any new children who come before Menominee County Family Court due to abuse or neglect  

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December 21, 2014

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The CASA Year in Review

11 volunteers have provided advocacy for 37 children during calendar year 2014.  This is the very first year (since the program’s inception in Dec. 2004) that every child who came before Menominee County Family Court due to abuse/neglect has been appointed a CASA volunteer!  Additionally, CASA gained two new Board members and expects to have 2-3 […]

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December 21, 2014

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First Annual CASA Holiday Gala A Success!

CASA of Menominee County recently hosted its first ever Holiday Gala at Riverside Country Club in Menominee on December 13 and more than 100 supporters came out to show their support for local the local youth advocacy program. There event featured a parade of trees, a silent auction, 50/50 & basket raffles as well as dinner […]

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