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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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
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