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Jerry Breen, a retired social worker, and Heidi Roettger, a mother of five, are spearheading an effort to form a local chapter of Court Appointed Special Advocates, CASA. The organization uses volunteers to work with and speak for abused and neglected children. -- Photo by Judy Wiff

Wanted: People who care about children

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A retired social worker and a stay-at-home mom are hoping to bring to western Wisconsin a program that uses everyday citizens to advocate for abused and neglected children.

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Jerry Breen, River Falls, and Heidi Roettger, Beldenville, have been meeting with civic organizations to recruit steering committee members to begin the process of forming a local branch of CASA, Court Appointed Special Advocates.

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Judy Wiff
Judy Wiff has been regional editor for RiverTown’s Wisconsin newspapers since 1996. She holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism and sociology from UW-River Falls. She has worked as a reporter for several weekly newspapers in Wisconsin.
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