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Check out pictures from past CASA events and activities.
Beginning in January 2020, families in need will be able to access a package of diapers for their baby or toddler through a referral from a partner agency.
2019 Red Shoe Gala
The Dueling Duo and Dan provided the entertainment at the 3rd Annual Red Shoe Gala in Vermillion.
2019 Reverse Your Luck
Paul Harens and Connie Somsen were the Spirit 'O Green winners at this year's gala!
2018 Red Shoe Gala
Board President Steve Wintz emceed the 2018 Red Shoe Gala in Vermillion, SD on Sept. 22nd! Southeast CASA Executive Director Sherri Rodgers-Conti was the chairwoman of the planning committee.
2018 Friend of CASA Award
Tom Andera, owner of Andera Bookkeeping and Tax Service in Yankton, was presented with the Friend of CASA Award at the 2019 Reverse Your Luck gala.
The CASA Crusaders team reigned supreme in the 2018 Human Foosball Tournament.
2018 Riverboat Days Parade
Southeast CASA has the motto "There's No Place Like Home, and Every Child Should Have a Safe One" and decorated our float in a Wizard of Oz theme. CASA has the courage, brains, and heart to help kids!
Champions Take Flight
The Southeast CASA Board members hosted a patio party at Rock Bottom Brews & Burgers on July 30, 2018. The event was an activity to recruit new members for the Champions for Children monthly giving program.
Child Abuse Prevention Month
April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Our 2018 activities included pinwheel gardens, our sponsor's superhero employees, and kid kits for children in need. Each blue pinwheel represented one of the 54 children we served in 2017. Thanks to First National Bank, Polaris, First Dakota National Bank, and Sanford Vermillion for hosting pinwheel displays this year!
Kid Kits 2018
As part of our program's Child Abuse Prevention Month activities, we put together several Kid Kits and Baby Bins and donated them to the kids enrolled in the Parents As Teachers Program and to the kids at the Pathways Homeless Shelter. Items were for the children's health, education, and safety. Funds from the 100 Women of Yankton donation were used to make the Kid Kits and Baby Bins.
2017 Red Shoe Gala
Our first fundraising event in Vermillion was The Red Shoe Gala, held on Sept. 23, 2017. Our event theme was named for the Wizard of Oz's Dorothy and her red shoes. As Dorothy said, "There's no place like home." Southeast CASA adds, "And every child should have a safe one." Attendees enjoyed gift basket raffles, appetizers, a jackpot drawing, and red shoe contests, as well as the entertainment of the Dueling Duo Pianos Show!
Reverse Your Luck
The 5th annual Reverse Your Luck fundraiser was held on March 16, 2018 at the NFAA Yankton Archery Center. Attendees enjoyed gift basket raffles, appetizers galore, games of chance, and the jackpot drawing before the party really began when the Dueling Duo took the stage!