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Madras informational meeting slated for Feb. 22 for those interested in helping children.

An informational meeting for thos interested in being a Court Appointed Special Advocate for Jefferson Count children in foster care will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m., Wednesday, Feb. 22, at the Jefferson County Library, 241 S.E. Seventh St., Madras.

CASAs act as a child's voice in court proceedings, visits the child in their foster homes, and provides a steady, caring adult the child can rely on. There are currently 24 children in Jefferson County in need of a CASA.

For more information, call Jen Jordan at 541-475-9426 or attend the informational meeting.