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FLETC Collects Gifts for CASA’s Children

For Immediate Release
December 12, 2005

The FLETC and its Partner Organizations are helping provide a Christmas for
area children who are part of the Court Appointed Advocates (CASA) program. 

Employees purchased and wrapped hundreds of gifts worth approximately $15,000
for the 115 children enrolled in the program. 

The gifts were presented to the CASA volunteers in a ceremony at the FLETC
auditorium. 

"Team members from FLETC and our Partner Organizations have been very
generous this year," said Connie Patrick, Director of FLETC.  "I am glad that we
are able to provide these children with a little of the Christmas joy that every
child should be able to experience.  It warms my heart to see just how giving
our people are at this special time of the year."

FLETC organizes this event every year.  Gracious team members have sponsored
more than 700 children since 1999. The CASA is a non-profit organization of
volunteers, who are assigned by the court as a child’s advocate in cases of
abuse or neglect.