Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of the 2nd Judicial District recently received a boost in their efforts to recruit, train and support volunteers who will serve as advocates for abused and neglected children in foster care thanks to a $5,000 grant from the Arvest Foundation.

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“We are grateful to have the support of the Arvest Foundation,” said Jeremy Biggs, Executive Director of CASA of the 2nd Judicial District. “This grant will allow us to expand our reach and spread our message through a variety of media platforms, including radio, print, digital, and social media in regards to the need for more advocates all across Northeast Arkansas.”

Community Bank President Kevin Hufstedler and Marketing Specialist, AVP Selena Barber presented the check to CASA Executive Director Jeremy Biggs.

“CASA has an outstanding reputation in our community for being an active, effective organization that stands up for abused and neglected kids,” said Hufstedler. “I’m proud we can support CASA through the Arvest Foundation.”