CASA playhouse winners announced

Staff Report

Cottages for CASA 2010 playhouse raffle is complete.

The first winner’s name was drawn in Luling,  Dec.1.

David Hoover, from the Robert area, who works in Hammond for Holly and Smith Architects, was the first name drawn.

“Hoover has one small child and another on the way that will take pleasure in playing on their new playhouse,” said a CASA spokesperson.

The second drawing was conducted in Gonzales and Kathryn Bankston’s name was drawn.

“Kathryn, from Tickfaw, has many grandchildren that will enjoy the playhouse,” added the spokesperson.

The third drawing was conducted in Hammond on Friday, Dec. 3 during WTGG’s 96.5 Johnny in the Morning Show, however, this winner declined the playhouse.

Following Cottages for CASA policy and procedures, another raffle took place Dec. 6.

The fourth drawing was conducted in Child Advocacy Services’ Hammond Office and Rebecca Harris, from Walker, is the third and final winner.

Harris expressed excitement for her three daughters. CAS will meet with all winners this week to secure additional information and to arrange the deliveries.

This project would not have been possible without the support from sponsors, partners and the community, according to Michelle Blum Gallo, CAS Director of Community Outreach.

“A very special thanks to everyone who helped with this amazing project, ” she said.

Many children will benefit through the work of Court Appointed Special Advocates and Children’s Advocacy Center services in ten area parishes.

For more information regarding Child Advocacy Services, visit CAS is a United Way Partner.