Submitted by Lori Geer
Court Appointed Special Advocates of Collin County is pleased to announcethat the 13th Annual Voice for Children Gala, “The Roaring Twenties,” will take place at theInterContinental Hotel Dallas in Addison on April 6.
Gala co-chairs, Deborah Krocheski and Cindy Ritchie, invite guests to be transported to the thrilling time ofspeakeasies and flapper girls. Guests can try their luck in the casino and enjoy a fabulous dinner featuringinteractive entertainment and musical sounds from the 1920’s. The live and silent auctions will offerexclusive and exciting one-of-a-kind treasures. Mercedes-Benz of Plano will return for the sixth year in arow, as the Title Sponsor. Over 600 business, civic and community leaders to attend this year’s event.
CASA of Collin County Board President, Cheryl Vaughan, Executive Director, Susan Etheridge, and theVoice for Children Gala Committee are currently soliciting corporate and individual sponsorships, aswell as live auction and silent auction items.
“The annual Voice for Children Gala is our single largestfundraiser of the year,” said Vaughan. “CASA relies on our generous corporate and communitysupporters like Mercedes-Benz of Plano to ensure we can continue to serve 100% of the foster children inCollin County removed from unsafe homes.”
Those interested in sponsorship level recognition, pre-Galapatron event invitations and priority seating, or the donation of live and silent auction items may contactSusie Addison, Events Manager at: (972) 529-2272 ext. 115.
CASA would like to thank Mercedes-Benz of Plano, for their continued and generous sponsorship of theCASA of Collin County 2013 Voice for Children Gala.
“Since first supporting the 2005 Voice for ChildrenGala, Mercedes-Benz of Plano (formerly Ewing Autohaus) has ensured hundreds of foster children havea CASA advocate that provides a consistent, strong and clear voice in court,”, said Susan Etheridge, CASAExecutive Director.
About CASA of Collin County:
For more than 20 years, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Collin
County has worked to promote and protect the best interests of children who have been abused orneglected by training volunteer advocates to improve the child’s quality of life and serve as their voicewithin the court system to ensure they are placed in a safe, permanent and loving home. CASA ofCollin County is committed to providing well-trained Volunteers Advocates for 100% of the childrenremoved from their homes under the jurisdiction of the Collin County Courts. Since 1991, CASA hasprovided services to over 7,300 foster children whose lives have been changed for the better with aCASA Advocate by their side. In 2012, CASA staff was supported by more than 210 trained volunteerswho donated over 30,000 hours to serve Collin County foster children. CASA of Collin County officesare located at: 101 E. Davis St. McKinney TX 75069 and may be reached at: 972-529-2272. For moreinformation or to purchase gala tickets online, please visit us at www.casaofcollincounty.org .