CASA to kick off Child Abuse Prevention Month
March 29, 2012 at 10:02 p.m.
Updated March 28, 2012 at 10:29 p.m.
Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) will host a Cookie Kick-off to recognize April as Child Abuse Prevention Month.
The event will be held from 4-5 p.m. Monday at the Hiller House, 3003 N. Vine St.
It will feature cookies and milk for those in attendance and a balloon release.
Victoria Mayor Will Armstrong will read a proclamation declaring April Child Abuse Prevention Month in Victoria.
Also expected to take part are Victoria County District Attorney Steven Tyler, CASA supervisor and Victoria city councilwoman Denise Rangel and Maria Flores of the Harbor Advocacy Center.
CASA trains volunteers who are appointed by the courts to speak up for the best interests of child abuse victims.