[caption id="attachment_13274" align="alignleft" width="229"]<a href="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2015\/07\/Candie-Benedict-DO-NOT-RUN-IF-FILE-IS-TOO-SMALL.jpg"><img class="size-medium wp-image-13274" alt="Candie Benedict" src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2015\/07\/Candie-Benedict-DO-NOT-RUN-IF-FILE-IS-TOO-SMALL-229x300.jpg" width="229" height="300" \/><\/a> Candie Benedict[\/caption]\r\n\r\n<span style="line-height: 1.5em;">Candie Benedict is a not a new face to CASA but she is new to her position as volunteer recruiter for CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates).<\/span>\r\n\r\nA 2000 graduate of Greenbrier East High School, Benedict went on to study business at Mountain State University. She became a CASA volunteer in 2006 and began foster parenting in 2010. She has been a volunteer librarian at Frankford Elementary for seven years. She and her husband, Cooper Benedict, attend St. James Episcopal Church and have six children. They enjoy weekends on the lake and taking care of the family farm. In her position as volunteer recruiter, Benedict is motivated and determined to be a part of the solution to help children in Greenbrier and Pocahontas counties have a voice in court.\r\n\r\nYou can help Benedict and CASA by volunteering as a child advocate. There are 230 children currently being served in our local community and each one needs a voice, an advocate to speak for them.\r\n\r\nContact Benedict at 304-645-KIDS(5437) or firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like more information about becoming a CASA advocate.