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CASA Program Receives ‘Above & Beyond’ Award

CASA Program Receives ‘Above & Beyond’ Award

LACASA’s Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) program was awarded by the Livingston County Prosecutor’s office recently. CASA Program Supervisor, Sara A. Applegate, J.D., along with 34 CASA volunteers were each presented with an Above and Beyond Award for their exemplary work. As part of National Crime Victims’ Rights Week, Livingston County Prosecutor Bill Vailliencourt presented the awards to […]

Fowlerville Teen Receives Sparkling Gift

Fowlerville Teen Receives Sparkling Gift

CASA Program Named Award Recipient

CASA Program Named Award Recipient

The Livingston County Prosecutor’s Office has announced that the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) Program at LACASA has been selected to receive this year’s Above and Beyond Award for exceptional work on behalf of crime victims. Sara A. Applegate, J.D., supervisor of the LACASA-CASA program, is named as the award recipient. In addition, 25 CASA volunteers will […]

We’re Shouting About the Hush Donation!

We’re Shouting About the Hush Donation!

Hush Intimate Apparel of Brighton is making a big noise around LACASA this week. Lisa Nelson, owner of Hush, recently donated more than $8,000 in merchandise to benefit LACASA’s Cinderella’s Closet shoppers as well as the nonprofit agency’s clients.  The luxury underclothing will be offered for a nominal fee to high school girls who purchase […]

Become a Garden Tour ‘Major Sponsor’

Become a Garden Tour ‘Major Sponsor’

Sponsorship Opportunities Help victims transform their lives The joy of transformation!  Winter is finally giving way to spring, and before you know it, we will be enjoying the beauty of summer and LACASA’s 15th Annual Garden Tour, set for Saturday and Sunday, July 13 and 14, 2013. Twelve of the area’s most gifted gardeners will […]

Prevention Partners Display Twirling Symbols

Prevention Partners Display Twirling Symbols

Local Groups Host Pinwheel Gardens this Month Girl Scout volunteers were busy planting pinwheel gardens at area McDonald’s restaurants and on the lawns of county organizations following a “Pinwheels for Prevention” ceremony on April 1, 2013.  LACASA’s CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) Council hosts the pinwheel event annually at the Howell Carnegie Library. This year, the […]

Clothesline Project On Display in April

Clothesline Project On Display in April

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Help Plant a Pinwheel Garden April 1

Help Plant a Pinwheel Garden April 1

LACASA’s CAP (Child Abuse Prevention) Council will host its annual “Pinwheels for Prevention” event Monday, April 1, to launch Child Abuse Prevention Month in Livingston County.   Members of the community are invited to help plant a pinwheel garden during a special ceremony that will take place at 12 noon on the front lawn of […]

New Patient Event to Benefit LACASA

New Patient Event to Benefit LACASA

A new chiropractic and wellness center in Howell is having its grand opening this week and donating proceeds to LACASA. The Restored Life Health Center will have a ribbon cutting ceremony on Tuesday, March 26, at 4 p.m. All week new patients will receive an initial consultation for $35 and proceeds from this new patient […]

LACASA Staff Insight
LACASA Staff

Why Children Don’t Tell: Sandusky case sheds light on complexities of child sexual abuse

EDITOR’S NOTE: This article is updated regularly in the footnote section, which provides links to ongoing news about the Penn State Scandal and its aftermath. By Robin L. O’Grady with Nicole Matthews-Creech The conviction of former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky captured the nation’s attention and cast a spotlight on an endless question: […]

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