The Waxahachie Foundation presented a $4,500 check to the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) of Ellis County on Tuesday.

Shown are Foundation President Cindy Hess and Publicity Committee Chair Michelle Burks presented a check to Executive Director of CASA Rhodie Rawls, Rebecca Gentry and Christa Ledbetter. Rawls submitted for a grant from the foundation to held fund sending their volunteers to the annual Texas CASA Conference in San Marcos this year.

She explained that this conference not only allows their volunteers to earn their necessary 12 hours of ongoing training it also give them an opportunity to bond, learn more information from hearing national recognizes speakers, and emotional recharge to continue serving the children of Ellis County.