Savannah/Chatham Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA), Inc. will announce their Savannah Stars for the 6th Annual Dancing with Savannah Stars. This annual kick-off celebration will be held on Wednesday, August 21st from 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm at Martini’s at the Mansion, Casmir’s Lounge, 700 Drayton Street. 8 of Savannah’s local celebrities will be introduced to the public to announce their campaign to raise funds in support of CASA as well as train in their favorite style of ballroom dance.
This professional, networking event is open to the public. Drink specials, menu items, and raffle items will be available during the evening.
Funds raised from the 12-week campaign will be used to support volunteer recruitment, management and advocacy of children in the child welfare system. As community partners in the child welfare system, CASA volunteers increase abused and neglected children’s access to services, promote safety, and advocate for timeliness and permanency for children involved in juvenile court proceedings. CASA volunteers are independent advocates and provide individualized attention for children in a massive state system. Savannah/Chatham CASA is noted for having the longest standing local charity ballroom dance event that is based on the widely popular show, Dancing with Savannah Stars.