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By Forrest Hershberger
Sidney Sun-Telegraph 

CASA Adds Eight Volunteers


February 13, 2019

Forrest Hershberger

Eight new CASA volunteers were sworn in at Cheyenne County Court recently. Plains West CASA Executive Director, Krista Bruns said it is their biggest class to date.

Friday morning, Plains West CASA expanded its volunteer staff, adding eight new names to the list of volunteers passionate about children.

CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates, is a program that matches adults with children who are within the court system. According to the website CASA For Children, "CASA and guardian ad litem (GAL) volunteers are appointed by judges to advocate for abused or neglected children, to make sure they don't get lost in the overburdened legal and social services system or languish in inappropriate group or foster homes."

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