Heartland to Help Sponsor CASAblanca

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Published on July 22 2013 6:55 pm
Last Updated on July 22 2013 6:55 pm
Written by Greg Sapp

(PICTURED LEFT TO RIGHT: CONNIE HORN AND JESSE PATNAUDE OF CASA, PATRICK BAUER OF HEARTLAND, AND LIBBY MOELLER, MATT DASENBROCK AND ANNE KABBES OF CASA)

Heartland Dental Care is partnering with CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Effingham County to support the organization’s 4th Annual CASAblanca Gala. Heartland Dental Care has pledged an amount of $3,000 towards the fundraiser. All proceeds of the event will support CASA’s mission.

“We’re proud to be a part of this event,” said Patrick Bauer, President and Chief Operations Officer at Heartland Dental Care. “This organization provides stability in unstable times for children. We hope our participation inspires others to help them continue to do this important work.”

CASAblanca Gala “Dancing With Your Effingham County Stars” will feature five local celebrity couples in a dance competition, a silent auction, a playhouse raffle and dinner for attendees catered by Joe’s Pizza and Pasta. The event will take place at 6:00 p.m. on September 13th at the Effingham Knights of Columbus Building. Tickets are $35.00 and can be purchased at www.casaofeffinghamcounty.com or by calling 217-342-2266.

CASA of Effingham County is a non-profit organization that trains everyday citizens to serve as officers of the court to advocate for abused and neglected children that have been removed from their homes and placed in foster care. CASA relies solely on fundraisers, grants and donations to complete its daily activities.

Heartland Dental Care is one of the leading dental services organizations in the United States with more than 425 affiliated dental offices located within 21 states, and is based in Effingham.