CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children) The local CASA Chapter will host a fund-raising luncheon Thursday, April 20, 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m., at the Holy Cross Abbey. CASA supports local children who have been abused or neglected and are in the custody of the Department of Human Services. There is no cost for the luncheon; a free-will donation is encouraged. Reservations are required by phoning 719-269-2393. Bud and Carol Gentry's daughter Michelle is one of the CASA Coordinators. Rene Baker, Debi Blackwell, Cheryl Gould, and Barb Smith are all CASA Volunteers. Bryan Fredrickson has been the "pro bono" attorney for select CASA cases that have progressed to adoption. The website of the local chapter can be found here).