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June Advocate Spotlight: Kevin Montagne

Advocate Kevin Montagne

This month, we invite you to meet CASA Advocate, Kevin Montagne. Recently, Kevin was kind enough to sit down and answer a few questions for us. Kevin was sworn in on June 20, 2020, and over the past year, he has taken on two cases involving four children. In addition, he has also led a… Read more »

CASA Program Notes: June 2021

By Marilyn McQueeney, CASA Program Director Ice Cream Social and Donation of Summer Toys It amazes me that we are already headed into summer. It was fantastic to see so many Advocates at our Ice Cream Social in May. We received a wonderful donation of summer toys from Insperity for you to share with your… Read more »

Leadership Montgomery County Class of 2021 Completes Project for CASA Child Advocates

LMC class of 2021 class projects

4-part project includes life skills training event for teens, renovation of CPS visitation rooms, creation of an online resources directory for volunteers, and comprehensive disaster plan for organization Leadership Montgomery County (LMC) Class of 2021, comprised of 43 leaders in the County, selected a four-part initiative submitted by CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County as… Read more »

CASA Connection Corner/TBRI Coaching Room is Now Open

TBRI Coaching Room

Now Open! CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery held a series of ribbon cuttings for the Connection Corner & TBRI Coaching Room earlier this month, and the CASA TBRI Team is excited to announce that as of April 30th, the TBRI Coaching Room is officially open! Please feel free to reach out to the TBRI Practitioners… Read more »

CASA Child Advocates Opens Trauma Coaching Center, Hosts Ribbon Cuttings

TBRI Coaching Room Ribbon Cutting

Two Ribbon Cuttings CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County recently hosted ribbon cuttings and tours of their new Connection Corner at their office in downtown Conroe. On Friday, April 9, 2021, Junior League of The Woodlands and representatives of the Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development were honored. Then on Tuesday, April 13, 2021, Lynda… Read more »

CASA Child Advocates Announces Lindsay Miller as Interim Development Director

Lindsay Miller

Introducing Lindsay Miller, Interim Development Director CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County is pleased to announce that former Creative Development Associate, Lindsay Miller, has assumed the role of Interim Development Director. Within this position, Miller will be responsible for planning, organizing, and directing all of the non-profit organization’s fundraising efforts, including the major gifts program,… Read more »

A Time of Reflection: Ripples of Change

Dogs on the beach

A time of reflection . . . By Ann Marie Ronsman, Executive Director | CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County Ripples of Change I am writing this note from Crystal Beach. Every morning when we are here we make sure to get up early and walk our 4 dogs (3 basset hounds and one terrier)… Read more »

April Donor Spotlight: Michelle Little | Waste Connections

Michelle Little Waste Connections

This month, we invite you to meet Michelle Little with Waste Connections. Michelle, who serves as the Executive Director – Engagement Solutions/HRIS and Women’s Network Corporate Representative, leads the coordination efforts for the Waste Connections Annual Golf Classic for Kids, of which CASA Child Advocates of Montgomery County has been one of the beneficiaries since… Read more »

Meaningful Connections on the Rise

Family Engagment

By Jenn Engel, Training Manager & CFE Lead Since 2019, in Montgomery County… Over the past two years, there has been an increase of family reunification or adoptions by relative or fictive caregivers; as well as older youth being connected with natural, caring adults because of CASA Advocates and the CFE team! One of the… Read more »

CASA Child Advocates Program Updates | April 2021

reunifying-families-casa-of-montgomery-county

By Marilyn McQueeney, CASA Child Advocates Program Director Happy Spring to you all! CASA continues to move forward in 2021. . . We are seeing double the number of children coming into care compared to this time last year. In the past six months, 160 children have come into care. In spite of all the… Read more »