Advocacy program seeks award nominations

GREENFIELD — East Central Indiana Court-Appointed Special Advocates is now accepting nominations for the 2017 Judge Jack Brinkman Child Advocate Award.

This award was created to honor Brinkman, who founded the CASA program in Madison County.

East Central Indiana is seeking nominations from both Hancock and Madison counties. Honorees can be individuals, departments or organizations with outstanding service, leadership and dedication to children in east central Indiana.

Nominations are due by 5 p.m. July 28 and can be mailed to CASA, 800 Main Street, Suite 302, Anderson, IN, 46016; emailed to or faxed to 765-649-8633.

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Caitlin VanOverberghe is a reporter at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. She can be reached at 317-477-3237 or