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KCN Partners with the Kentucky Bourbon Chase Relay Race for 5th Year to Raise Funds to Help Abused and Neglected Children in KY

KCN Partners with the Kentucky Bourbon Chase for 5th Year

October 15, 2018

For the 5th consecutive year, the Kentucky CASA Network (KCN) is pleased to be one of the recognized charities of the Kentucky Bourbon Chase Ragnar Relay Race. The Bourbon Chase is a 200-mile relay race that starts at Jim Beam and runs through the Kentucky Bourbon Trail finishing in downtown Lexington. The KCN recruited 4 “charity teams” for this year’s race.

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The Kentucky CASA Network Recognizes Award Winners at Annual State Conference in Louisville

KCN Awards of Excellence 2018

September 21, 2018

The Kentucky CASA Network (KCN) recognized several Awards of Excellence winners during a luncheon at the Association’s Annual Statewide Conference in Louisville, Kentucky on September 19. The awards recognize the excellent work of the CASA mission statewide.

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CASA of Lexington Named Governor’s Service Award Recipient

CASA of Lexington Named Governor’s Service Award Recipient

June 1, 2018

CASA of Lexington was among the awardees at the 2018 Governor's Service Awards on May 30 at the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort. The awards are coordinated by Serve Kentucky and offer a rare glimpse into the lives and achievements of Kentuckians who serve without expectation of compensation, recognition, or commendation.

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Join the KCN May 22 for #KYGives18

Join the KCN May 22 for #KYGives18

May 18, 2018

For 24 hours on Tuesday, May 22, 2018, the Kentucky CASA Network will join nonprofits across the Commonwealth in an online fundraising campaign. This is a day when Kentuckians can come together to give back to organizations they support. The KCN is asking for your help to make our campaign a success. Check out these easy ways that you can be a part of #KYGives18.

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National CASA Conference Recap

National CASA Conference Recap

March 29, 2018

Andrea Preston and Della Justice have prepared some takeaways from sessions they attended at the National CASA Conference in Boston earlier this month. Below are the names of the sessions, the presenters, any resources provided, and bullet points that summarize information that may be helpful for Local Programs.

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CASA in Kentucky Receives National Recognition

CASA in Kentucky Receives National Recognition

March 16, 2018

Kentucky stood out at the National CASA Association 2018 Awards of Excellence event held in Boston this past weekend, taking home State Director and Program Director of the Year. Additionally, a KY judge was appointed to the Judicial Leadership Council by the National CASA Association Board of Trustees.

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CASA of Ohio Valley Part of First Lady's Community Engagement Initiative

CASA of Ohio Valley Part of First Lady's Community Engagement Initiative

February 26, 2018

CASA of Ohio Valley will be part of the KY First Lady's Community Engagement Initiative's program-building conversations over the next few months before a large program kick-off. The initiative focuses on the foster care needs throughout the Commonwealth.

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Melynda Jamison, Executive Director of CASA of Lexington, Chosen as National CASA’s Kappa Alpha Theta Program Director of the Year

Melynda Jamison Selected as Program Director of the Year

February 16, 2018

The Kentucky CASA Network (KCN) is pleased to announce that Melynda Jamison has been selected as the 2018 National CASA Kappa Alpha Theta Program Director of the Year by the National Court Appointed Special Advocate Association (NCASA). This marks the first time in more than 20 years that a Local Program Director from Kentucky has received this most prestigious award. Melynda became the Director o

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Kentucky CASA Network Selected as National CASA Toy Foundation/Amazon Recipient

Kentucky CASA Network Selected as National CASA Toy Foundation/Amazon Receipen

January 4, 2018

Kentucky CASA Network Selected as Recipient of the National CASA Toy Foundation/Amazon Grant That Brings over 8,000 Toys to CASA Programs and Statewide Child Welfare Organizations to Kentucky The Kentucky CASA Network (KCN) is pleased to share the results of a National Grant opportunity which brought an abundance of Holiday Toys to needy children in the Commonwealth during the Holiday Season. Th

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KY CASA Launches 'Be For the Child' Statewide Volunteer Recruitment Campaign

KY CASA Launches 'Be For the Child' Statewide Volunteer Recruitment Campaign

November 13, 2017

Kentucky Court Appointed Special Advocates (KY CASA) announced the launch of a statewide campaign aimed at attracting volunteers to close the gap between abused and neglected children in need of an advocate to represent their best interests with the goal of securing a safe, permanent home. It is estimated that more than 21,000 vulnerable children in Kentucky could benefit from a CASA volunteer eac

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