CASA Press Release – February 17, 2011

Monroe County CASA Wins National Contest for Recruitment Poster Design

Bloomington, IN – Monroe County CASA learned recently that it has won a national award for designing a volunteer recruitment poster. The poster featur es a small boy with the headline “Stand up for abused children, so they can stand a chance”.

Monroe County CASA will be awarded a small monetary award and the chance to win at the People’s Choice judging at the annual CASA conference. A win at the Pe ople’s Choice judging would award Monroe County CASA a free consultation with a Public Relations agency.

The award comes at the end of the first-ever National CASA Association Communications Contest. Monroe County CASA came out on top out of a total pool of more than 55 entries. The winning entry was part of the Volunteer category, one of three possible categories entries were judged upon.

CASA would like to thank Ryan Kegley, art director and designer, for his work with Monroe County CASA. His work highlights the mission of CASA by using a sin gle, powerful image.

“I am so excited that Monroe County CASA has received this recognition from National CASA,” Tiffany Kinney, Monroe County CASA Assistant Director said. “Hop efully our volunteer recruitment campaign will help motivate individuals to volunteer and support CASA”.

CASA is an organization dedicated to the advocacy of abused and neglected children in court. The date for the next CASA volunteer training is March 1 – April 12, 2011 Tuesday and Friday mornings from 9:30 am – 12:30 pm.

For more information on becoming a CASA volunteer or how you can be a CASA supporter, contact Monroe County CASA at (812) 333-2272 or visit monroecountycasa.org.