There are lots of exciting things happening this Fall that we'd like to share with you...

  • October is Mental Illness Awareness Month, Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and Bullying Prevention Month

  • October 11th celebrates Indigenous Peoples' Day.

  • Congratulations to our new CASA's who were sworn in: Barbara Jordan, Susan Mills, Cherokee Loughridge, and Lee Woody. Thank you for joining our organization and being a voice for vulnerable children!

  • THANK YOU! We are excited to announce that we have met our fundraising challenge and have been awarded the Carl and Marie Jo Anderson Challenge Grant. We are so grateful for your support! 

  • If you are interested in being a part of our new Advocacy Committee, please email jackiem@casapartners4.org for more information. The goal of this committee is to spread the CASA mission and make a bigger impact for the children we serve.

  • Please give us a follow on FacebookInstagram, & Twitter to stay in the loop on all things CASA!

National Volunteer Council

Volunteers! Are you interested in being nominated to join the CASA National Volunteer Council? We would love for one of you to be part of this Council. The Council will bring together expertise from across the country and will help make a lasting difference in the lives of children and families. Our local and state programs, National CASA/GAL staff, board, supporters and donors will all benefit from this undertaking.
 
If you are interested,  please read the National Volunteer Council Charter and complete the National Volunteer Council Nomination Form. The deadline for volunteers to be nominated or self-nominate is Thursday, Oct. 21. 2021.
 
If you have questions about the National Volunteer Council please reach out to Community Outreach Coordinator,  Jackie McHale.
 
Thanks for all you do to grow, expand and support our work.
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Board Meeting 10/19, 5:30-7pm

In-Service: 10/20 at 5:30 pm- Tools for Volunteers to De-escalate, Empower, and Build Resilience in the Children We Serve, presented by Meghan Schafer, Playspace Program Director at Horizons for Homeless Children of Massachusetts


OPTIMA TIP
Make contact logs as they happen throughout the month to ensure that none of your valuable time is missed. Since switching to Optima our overall hours reported have diminished greatly. Don't underestimate your time!

CONTINUED EDUCATION HOURS
Have you visited "CASA Corner" on our website recently? We have updated it with a link to our CE Library so you can find everything in one place. Remember: Reading this newsletter counts as your time spent in service to CASA! Also, this month is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and a new documentary has been added. Check It out here... 
 

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