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CASA Now Participates in Kroger Community Rewards
Are you a Kroger shopper? If yes, you can easily support Chesterfield CASA by designating us as your charity of choice every time you swipe your Kroger Plus card. The program is free and requires only a one-time registration process from Kroger's website. After you select Chesterfield CASA as your charity, we earn money whenever you shop. Click here for instructions on the simple registration process that takes less than five minutes to complete. Happy Shopping!

Newest Volunteers Sworn Into Program
On May 8th, Chief Judge Jayne Pemberton inducted eleven new volunteers into the CASA program. These individuals completed more than 40 hours of training and courtroom observation prior to being sworn in as child advocates. At the induction ceremony, Judge Pemberton thanked the volunteers for the critical difference they will make in this community by providing a voice for CASA's children. Following the ceremony, CASA staff were able to welcome friends and family of our newest volunteers and celebrate this milestone. We look forward to many years working alongside these volunteers as they provide a powerful voice for their assigned CASA children.

Congratulations to our newest advocates:
Elizabeth Anderson
Karen Andreson
Neeraj Arora
Ann Fleming
Asha Green
Natasha McCoy
LaTarsha McMahand
Jennifer Preston
Michelle Reed
Brent Thomas
Krisita Vasiloff

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Annual Volunteer Appreciation Party
On December 10th, CASA volunteers, staff, and board members joined together with family to celebrate the season and each other at our annual Holiday Volunteer Appreciation Party. An afternoon of fun, food, and friendship culminated in the recognition ceremony for volunteers being honored for milestone service anniversaries with our program. This dedication is truly remarkable since CASA volunteers are required to invest their time, passion, and heart into advocating for their assigned children. Chesterfield CASA is so grateful to every volunteer who ensures every child finds the safe home and loving family they deserve.


Volunteers Honored for Five Years of Service:   
Sandy Burke                                                                            Judi Gaughran
Emma Lewis
Joan Loughran
Samara Musselman
Amy Wellons
Erika Wimer

Volunteer Honored for Ten Years of Service:
Alice Marshall

Volunteers pictured: Alice Marshall, Sandy Burke, and Judi Gaughran

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CASA Welcomes Newest Staff Member
On CASA is thrilled to welcome Kim Peacock Harrison as the newest CASA staff member. Kim spent nearly ten years at Brookfield residential facility where she served as both the Program Director and Executive Director during her tenure. She also has vast experience providing case management, advocacy, counseling, and crisis intervention to at-risk children. She holds a Master’s of Social Work degree from Virginia Commonwealth University. As an Advocate Supervisor for CASA, Kim will provide support and guidance to volunteers who are working cases assigned to our program from the juvenile court. Her passion for children and extensive knowledge of child welfare will be a great asset to our program and the volunteers she supervises.

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