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Christine Polliard Named January Volunteer of the Month

Christine Polliard Named January Advocate of the Month

January 20, 2021

Christine Polliard January Volunteer of the Month Christine Polliard advocates for a young boy and infant girl. Their case opened when they suffered neglect due to family difficulties and the need for some additional supports. When Christine first came on the case, the little boy was struggling with regulating his emotions. He was recommended for grief counseling when his public o

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Justine Robert Named December Advocate of the Month

Justine Robert Named December Advocate of the Month

December 16, 2020

Justine joined CASA in March and immediately jumped onto a case with a young boy who was a victim of Munchausen by proxy. The mother had been taking him to different doctors his whole life with supposed ailments, reactions, and more. Subsequently, he had been subjected to significant amounts of unnecessary medications and had been put on a feeding tube. A hospital put him through an observed medic

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Karla Fitch Named November Advocate of the Month

Karla Fitch Named November Advocate of the Month

November 25, 2020

Karla Fitch November Advocate of the Month Karla advocates for a teenage boy whose case has been open for over 4 years. He and his siblings were taken out of their home and separated due to substance abuse and neglect from their mom. Due to lack of placement options, during the span of the case he has been moved to countless foster homes and even medical institutions, with Karla providing supp

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Charles and Erin Keyes Named September Advocates of the Month

Charles and Erin Keyes Named September Advocates of the Month

October 21, 2020

Charles and Erin Keyes September Advocates of the Month Charles and Erin Keyes took their first case in February 2020 and are advocating for three young children. The case opened when the children were found to be left at home for extended periods of time and in unsafe living conditions. The children were able to remain at home under the care of a family member. During the case the Keyes have

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Karla Rivas Named October Advocate of the Month

Karla Rivas Named October Advocate of The Month

October 15, 2020

Karla Rivas October Advocate of the Month Karla is originally from Texas and heard of CASA in her previous work at a residential treatment center. Watching from an outside point of view, she saw the impact a CASA Volunteer made on the youth she worked with. “I would always see how excited the kids got when their CASA came and thought ‘I need to make that level of impac

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Pete Snyder Named August Advocate of the Month

Pete Snyder Named August Advocate of the Month

September 12, 2020

Pete Snyder August Advocate of the Month Pete is a longtime supporter of CASA, first working with the Program as the President of the Westminster Rotary. A friend recommended he join our program as a CASA Volunteer after his retirement. Pete has now served 8 years and is on his 11th case, which involves three adolescent boys. The mother had been having problems with substance abuse, and the bo

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Board Member Marty Sos Takes a Stand Against Child Sexual Abuse In "Darkness To Light" Series

August 11, 2020

Marty feels blessed to have enjoyed a career in sales, because it allowed him to become passionate about something and then share that passion with others. In his retirement, Marty has become passionate about building safer communities for kids. That's why he became a facilitator and advocate of the Darkness to Light “Stewards of Children®” Training, a FREE two-hour int

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Jennifer Cushman Named July Advocate of the Month

Jennifer Cushman Named July Advocate of the Month

July 30, 2020

Jennifer Cushman July Advocate of the Month Jennifer came to CASA after retiring as a bank regulator in Maryland. When she moved to Colorado, she took a CASA 101 and decided she wanted to give back in a way that was entirely new to her but was so needed. “I appreciated the training. This wasn’t my background so I found that and the in-service helped me feel capable of providing

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John and Catherine Borghis named June Advocates of the Month

John and Catherine Borghis named June Advocates of the Month

July 7, 2020

June Volunteers of the Month John and Catherine Borghis John and Catherine Borghis joined CASA together during the summer of 2019. They are currently on their second case, which involves 6 children ranging from pre-school age to their teens. The children were placed with a family member due to addiction and abuse. Unfortunately, they were soon moved because of violation of court orders by thei

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Indulge for CASA: A Generation of Support for our Community's Youth

Indulge: A Generation of Support for our Community's Youth

July 6, 2020

Like a fine wine, Indulge has continued to age beautifully for 13 years. As our program made its foothold in the community, it began to make relationships within the business sector that would shape the program to what it is today. Since 2000, our program has seen hundreds of fundraisers and community events to raise awareness and valuable funds, but few have remained. One of the events that bl

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Judy Witt Named May Advocate of the Month

Judy Witt Named May Advocate of the Month

July 2, 2020

Volunteer of the Month Judy Witt CASA of Adams and Broomfield Counties is proud to announce that Judy Witt is the Volunteer of the Month for May 2020. Judy has built her life over the past 33 years here in Colorado where she raised her family. Like most Coloradans she loves the mountains and golf! She joined CASA in October 2019 and shared her motivation for joining CASA was that as a forme

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Bob Hoyle Named April Advocate of the Month

Bob Hoyle Named April Volunteer of the Month

May 5, 2020

April Volunteer of the Month Bob Hoyle Bob is a Colorado native who has been giving back to the youth in his community for many years. As a member of the Broomfield Rotary Bob had supported CASA many times as a member but wasn’t quite ready to make the leap as a CASA advocate. At the time of Bob’s retirement, long time CASA and Broomfield Rotary President, Pete Snyder asked him to

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Congratulations to our Celebration Award Recipients!

Congratulations to our Celebration Award Recipients!

April 22, 2020

Please join us in congratulating our wonderful Celebration Award Recipients and recognizing their many contributions to our program in 2019! Mary LaRonde joined CASA inOctober 2019. After dedicating the majority of her life to children, from fostering to adopting to teaching, she still felt there was more she wanted to give back, and was intrigued by the unique role a CASA could play i

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Kurt Freeman Named March Advocate of the Month

Kurt Freeman Named March Volunteer of the Month

April 8, 2020

March Volunteer of the Month Kurt Freeman Kurt is a retired school principal who worked with children in the Jefferson County community for over 30 years. He is also a foster parent to two boys, and, seeing how much of his life was dedicated to children, a colleague and fellow CASA Volunteer encouraged him to look into our organization. “I have always liked the fact tha

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Adams County Human Services Building Closed

March 12, 2020

The County Manager has made the decision to close all Adams County Buildings until Monday, March 23 to allow for cleaning and disinfection. We are taking this step out of an abundance of caution. All County Buildings will be closed during this period, including fitness centers. The Sheriff, District Attorney, Courts, and Coroner's Offices will remain open until further notice. Your healt

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Pam White Named February 2020 Advocate of the Month

Pam White February Volunteer of the Month

March 4, 2020

Pam White, February’s Advocate of the Month, learned about CASA through her husband who served on the Board of Directors for Voices for Children (Boulder County CASA). She worked for 25 years in Christian education at a church and was always drawn to working with children. After she discovered CASA and its mission, she made a commitment to volunteer when she retired. Pam took her first c

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