CASA volunteers honored during event

Contributed report

June 17, 2014

CASA of Troup County Inc. honored its volunteers during Volunteer Appreciation Month in April with a dinner at Cracker Barrell.

Special awards were given to Ruth and Terry Brown for 10 years as volunteers; Bruce Zamelsky for his nomination as Georgia CASA Volunteer of the Year, Lonnie Hollis for her 10 years as a volunteer and Carol Chumle for her 14 years as a volunteer. Other CASA volunteers honored were Knarvia Smith, Sylvia Smith, Elvina Allen, Juvenile Court Judge Michael Key, Lonnie Hollis, Jerri Korth, Amy Grantham and Robbie Miller.

CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates – volunteers act for the best interest of abused and neglected children in foster care. CASA of Troup County Inc. is a non-profit agency and anyone interested in learning more about the agency or interested in becoming a volunteer or a donor may contact Executive Director June L. Nelson at 706-298-3634 or