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Jackson County CASA – Light of Hope Breakfast

April 12th was the date for Jackson County CASA’s 18th annual Light of Hope Breakfast. Dianne Shumaker, Shumaker Family Foundation; received the Light of Hope Award for the Foundation’s generous support of CASA. Russ Welsh served as the honorary chairman. CASA Volunteer and Keynote Speaker Lisa Carpenter gave a moving address about the childhood experiences that led her to become a CASA volunteer.

Zach Bickel, Kelly McCambridge and Jonathan Parker, board members

 

Peter Sloan and Laura Curry Sloan, Irv Robinson and Ellen Miller

Also featured in the May 12, 2018 issue of The Independent
Photo Credits: David Remley and Twin Images Photography

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