CASA of the Coastal Bend hosting annual Ringing the Bells event
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CASA of the Coastal Bend hosting annual Ringing the Bells event


this is Chris 6:00 News sunrise recognizing and preventing child abuse that’s the focus of many groups here in the Coastal Bend particularly during the month of April sunrise reporter Chelsea Torres joins us live from Casa of the Coastal Bend Chelsea tell us more about an event they’re having there later well this event that’s happening on Thursday it starts at 5:00 p.m. last until 7:00 it’s all to bring some lights to child abuse prevention month and I’m here with Samantha kept step later with costs of the coastal ban a big event for you guys this month and obviously a really important month also but why is something like this this event so important for you guys well it brings awareness to the community it’s an open house for us and so we’re inviting everybody to come by stop by after work meet different organizations that are involved with providing services for children in foster care you know for us we need volunteers so getting people through our doors it’s where they have a better understanding of what we do and the importance of the services we provide for children that’s very significant and you’re probably wondering why I’m holding up some artwork right here super cute artwork but this is something that people can expect on Thursday when they come in you all will have a gallery of children’s artwork yes so throughout the year grandi Communications has sponsored various art workshops for children and care and their cost of volunteers to go to so we’re gonna have on display that artwork and so there’s gonna be a ribbon-cutting with the United Chamber of Commerce and we’re gonna have a silent auction so people will be able to bid on some of the artwork and take it home and the art museum of South Texas has donated family four packs of tickets with each of these silent auction art pieces now this event is free also and I know that there’s going to be other things there that people can expect to what else will there be happening so we’ll have food from the exchange lazy Beach Brewing Company will be out here Cece wine fest has donated wine and so we know everybody’s gonna be coming straight from work so I’m having some food and refreshments there’s of course most importantly in the rain of the bells ceremony so we’re we’re we’re thinking of those children the over 1,000 children who are in foster care last year and that’s really the highlight of this event but it’s also a celebration of all the people who have come together for these children and so it’s bringing light to all the effort and the heart work that people have put towards helping these children in crisis well it’s amazing thing what you guys are doing as well as other agencies as well it’s happening this Thursday the ringing of the bells event here at the cost of the Coastal Bend 2602 Prescott and it’s from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. we will have more information on our website Christy be calm so you can find it there Priscilla I’ll send it back to you city

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