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CASA staff, volunteers, board members, and foster youth will join our state legislators on February 8, 2011 for the annual CASA and Foster Youth Day at the Capitol. CASA programs from all around the state will participate. If you are unable to attend this year, we hope that you can join us next year!


Family and friends plan to join CASA staff, CASA board and our court administration and judges for our 43rd CASA swearing-in ceremony. With each class of CASA volunteers graduating, our CASA program is rapidly moving forward in our attempts to serve each child involved in the court system due to abuse or neglect here in Clayton County.

Starting March 19 through March 22, the National CASA Association is holding their annual National CASA Conference. Held this year in Chicago, Illinois, CASA volunteers, staff and board members from around the country will come together with leading consultants and legal and social service professionals to identify ways to improve service provision to children who have been abused and neglected. For more information on the National CASA Association, please click visit the National CASA site.


Saturday, April 16 is the annual Georgia CASA conference. Volunteers, board members, and staff from around the state will come together for this excellent training and networking opportunity. This year’s conference will be held at the Marriott in Atlanta. For registration information, visit Georgia CASA’s webpage at http://www.gacasa.org.


Volunteer training classes begin on Thursday, June 2, 2011. For more information on training dates and times, click here.


Come join us for our 13th Annual Darlin’ Duck Derby. We plan to make this event bigger and better than ever, in celebration of our thirteenth year! With even more prizes, food, entertainment, and fun for all, this is one duck race that you do not want to miss!! Mark your calendar for September 24, 2011, and be prepared to be wowed when you join us at the Jonesboro Historic Courthouse, located at 121 S. McDonough Street in downtown Jonesboro. For more information on this year’s Duck Derby, visit our website at www.ducksRcoming.com.


Volunteer training classes begin on Monday, October 3, 2011. For more detailed information on training dates and times, click here.


ABC’s Holiday Toy Drive. For more information on how you can make a difference in a child’s life this holiday season, please contact Debbie Stinson, ABC’s Chairperson, at 770-477-3254.