CASA volunteers act in conjunction with the state’s caseworkers to help judges make decisions and to help the children in foster care receive appropriate services. Read the Full Story >>
CASA Volunteer Jimmy Oates — If Not Me, Who?
CASA-EP volunteer Jimmy Oates shares his experience working with children. Read the Full Story >>
CASA Volunteer Shirley Stanton — If Not Me, Who?
CASA-EP volunteer Shirley Stanton shares his experience working with children. Read the Full Story >>
Shepherdstown Looks at Comprehensive Plan
The Comprehensive Plan for the Corporation of Shepherdstown is due for an update. As a first step, the Town Council has authorized the Planning Commission to create a committee of volunteers to review and assess the Town’s progress towards the goals set forth in the 2014 plan. Read the Full Story >>
CASA-EP Advocates for the Kids
CASA – Court Appointed Special Advocates – grew out of an idea developed by Seattle judge David Soukup in 1977 to appoint volunteers to advocate for the children in the neglect and abuse cases he was presiding over in his courtroom. Today, there are now more than 90,000 CASA volunteers nationwide, including local volunteers at CASA of the Eastern Panhandle (CASA-EP). Read the Full Story >>
Helping People Get Back on Their Feet
Jefferson County Community Ministries is more than a food pantry. The organization helps clients find their path to stability with a strategic offering of services. Read the Full Story >>
PVAS Weed Warrior Training — JUL 27
Potomac Valley Audubon Society (PVAS) is recruiting “Weed Warriors” to assist with controlling invasive species at their nature preserves. Read the Full Story >>
Nature Preserve Cleanups — July 5 through 25
Potomac Valley Audubon Society (PVAS) welcomes volunteers to help with trail maintenance and cleanup at their nature preserves. Read the Full Story >>