By on March 30, 2012

Photo: Sarah Stark (left to right), Hanah Ritter, Kathy Morrison, Marisol Ward, Melissa Palmer, Monika Darfler, Jeff Wong, Judge Linda Abrahamson, Craig Koster. Manish Patel, Sarah Baxa, Leanne Gramley, Fernanda Hamlin, Debbie Mirandi, Charles Domagalski, Michele DuVair and Denise Crosby. (Not pictured: Sally Wiggins and Jean Woodhouse). Courtesy Photo

KANE COUNTY—Judge Linda Abrahamson presided over the swearing in of 16 new Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) volunteers. These individuals completed a 40-hour training program in order to represent the best interests of children who have an open case in Juvenile Court due to abuse or neglect.
If you would like to become an advocate for children, call the CASA Kane County office at (630) 232-4484, or visit www.casakanecounty.orgto view a schedule of upcoming volunteer information meetings in March and April. Training will begin again in May.