Four new advocates sworn in
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Bradley and Polk Counties have added four new volunteers to their team of advocates. These advocates do their utmost to lift up the voices of children involved in the court system due to primarily abuse and neglect situations. The new additions include Tammy Davis, Sarah Dean, Lila Hamon, and Marjorie Parsons. Now that they [...]
Mayor Brooks Presented with Child Advocate Award at CASA’s Superhero 5K!
Over 150 individuals showed their support of CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), which advocates for abused and neglected children, by participating in the Superhero 5K Run/Walk on May 15th at Greenway Park. The highlight of the event was when Mayor Kevin Brooks was presented with the inaugural Dr. John M. Appling Child Advocate Award. This award will be given out [...]
Everything you need to know before CASA’s Superhero 5K Run/Walk!
We are excited to celebrate the heroes of our community with you at CASA's Superhero 5K Run/Walk on May 15th! Packet Pick-Up Packet pick-up will take place at Terra Running Company in Downtown Cleveland on May 14th from 4:00 - 6:00 PM. At this time, you will be given your timing chip, Superhero 5K/Walk t-shirt, and race bag, which includes several [...]
Meet Our Advocate, Linda Rowton
Meet our advocate, Linda! Linda is originally from Statesboro, Georgia, but she moved to Polk County in 2008 upon her retirement. Linda was previously an adult educator of Business Marketing at Ogeechee Technical School before moving onto become the Coordinator of Educational Affairs in the Dean’s office at Georgia Southern University. She then served as an office administrator at her [...]
CASA and The Small Biz Give
CASA is incredibly honored to be the April recipient of the Small Biz Give! Carroll Printing Company, Terra Running Company, and Cleveland Coffee & Market have joined forces to create a new program that will donate proceeds from their “Small Biz's” each month to local area nonprofits. The Small Biz Give is geared toward giving back to organizations in the [...]
Meet Our New Advocate Supervisors
Meet our new Advocate Supervisors, Becca and Ashley Kaye! Becca Fugate is our new Bradley County Advocate Supervisor. She is originally from Southern Georgia, but she has lived in the Bradley County area for the past nine years with her husband, with whom she has two children. Becca graduated from Lee University in the spring of 2020 with a degree [...]