Honored by League of Women Voters of Collin County

The League of Women Voters of Collin County is pleased to honor unsung heroes of foster care who have worked as caseworkers, attorneys and foster parents at a luncheon on Saturday, March 30, 2019, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., at the Gleneagles Country Club, 5401 Park Boulevard, Plano, TX 75093. 

 

The honorees will share their stories about how they became motivated to work in the foster care system and what insights they have gained. They are:

 

  • Korey Dillard – Caseworker
  • Ashley Jarret – Caseworker
  • Karen Arias – Attorney
  • Melissa Cason – Attorney
  • Ashlee & Chase Greene – Foster Parents

 

The luncheon will also feature two guest speakers. Dan Powers, Chief Operating Officer of the Children’s Advocacy Center, will talk about how children get into the foster care system and how they are evaluated and placed. Joanna Cattanach will share her experience growing up in foster care.

 

Reservations for the luncheon are due by Thursday, March 21 ($35/standard, $15/student). For more information about the luncheon and the honorees, visit www.LWVCollin.org or contact lwvcollin@gmail.com.

 

The League of Women Voters is a nonpartisan political organization encouraging informed and active participation in government. It influences public policy through education and advocacy.  LWV never supports or opposes any political party or candidate.