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Go Blue Day

CASA, Facebook

Lori Cope, director of the Court-Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Hunt County, says Friday (April 5) is the annual "Go Blue Day" observance, when CASA supporters wear blue to focus attention on child abuse and neglect.  CASA volunteers, leaders and supporters gather on the steps of the Hunt County Courthouse at noon, followed by an open house with free hot dogs at the CASA office across Lee Street from the courthouse.  April is Child Abuse Awareness and Prevention Month.

CASA, Facebook

Lori Cope, the director of CASA -- the Court-Appointed Special Advocates of Hunt County -- says April is "Child Abuse Prevention Month."  Friday (April 6) is "Go Blue Day" when everyone is asked to wear blue in support of efforts to fight child-abuse.  The number of foster children in the CASA program is down from 190 early in 2017 to 184 now, and the number of CASA volunteers is up from 42 to 67.  A fund-raising program, "Bling By Badge