Thursday, April 29, 2004
Cancer Support Group
The Cancer Care Center at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital will be offering a “Women’s Cancer” support group on Wednesday, May 5, at noon. The course will be held on the second floor of the Cancer Care Center. The support group is open to any woman currently undergoing treatment for cancer, survivors or anyone that has been touched by cancer. For more information contact the Cancer Care Center at Nanticoke Memorial Hospital, 629-6611, ext. 2588.
Child Advocates Needed
You can make a difference in the life of an abused or neglected child. The Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) Program in the Delaware Family Court is seeking concerned and qualified adults to serve as CASA volunteers. CASAs are trained community volunteers appointed by Family Court judges to represent the best interests of abused/neglected or dependent children who are the subject of Court proceedings. CASA volunteers have varied professional, educational, and ethnic backgrounds. They are selected on the basis of their objectivity, competence, and commitment. Training, supervision, and attorney representation are provided A required five-day initial training session for volunteers in Sussex and Kent counties is scheduled for July 14, 15, 19, 21, and 22 in Georgetown and Dover. For more information and to apply to become a CASA volunteer, call the CASA office at 855-7415 or 855-7411. Recruitment and training for new volunteers is conducted on a periodic basis throughout the year. To apply for the July training session, call for an application packet by June 15.