For 30 years, Lone Star CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) has worked to provide our courts with the information needed to act in the best interests of abused and neglected children in Rockwall and Kaufman Counties, and to ensure that they’re placed in safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible.

Lone Star CASA Press release

Lone Star CASA Hosts Successful 3rd Annual Bunco & Bubbles Event to Benefit Children in Need

Rockwall TX — 

For Immediate Release

Rockwall, TX (April 6, 2023) – On March 25th, Lone Star CASA hosted their highly anticipated 3rd Annual Bunco & Bubbles event at Hidden Creek in Heath, TX. The event was a great success, bringing together friends, supporters, and community members for a day filled with fun, food, and fundraising.

The event featured a lively game of Bunco, bottomless mimosas, and delicious brunch. In addition to the gameplay, guests had the opportunity to bid on silent auction items, win prizes, and enter a raffle with a prize valued at over $3800.

This year’s Bunco winners were:

Raffle Prize Winner- Karen Koepke

Overall Winner- Whitney Bietendorf

Most Spirited- Katie White

Rose Gold- Rachel Hornback

Pearl- Whitney Bietendorf

Diamond- Shannon Bernas

Champagne– Hailee Alberti

Mimosa- Laura Houser

Bubbly- Shauna Sinclair

Supporters in the community also contributed to the event by sponsoring at varying levels. This allowed them to make a significant contribution to Lone Star CASA’s mission and support the children who need it most in the community. This year’s sponsors included:

Silver Sponsors:

  • American National Bank
  • Chris Dorward Real Estate Team
  • Fay Headley with Edward Jones
  • Gabbie Corletto with State Farm
  • Hittson Dental
  • Orthopaedic Specialists of Dallas
  • Strategic Health & Wellness

Champagne Sponsors:

  • Bay Mountain Capital
  • Rockwall Breakfast Rotary
  • Rockwall EMS

And the Diamond Sponsor of the event, Republic Services.

Lone Star CASA’s Bunco & Bubbles’ main purpose is to raise awareness and funds for the organization’s mission to provide trained volunteer advocates to work alongside children and families who have experienced abuse and neglect. By doing so, they help children achieve safety and stability and fulfill their potential.

“We are grateful for the support of our community and our sponsors who helped make this year’s event a great success,” said Lauren Rowe, Executive Director of Lone Star CASA. “The funds raised from Bunco & Bubbles will help us continue to provide critical services to children in our community who have experienced abuse and neglect.”

Lone Star CASA is a non-profit organization that provides trained volunteer advocates to work alongside children and families who have experienced abuse and neglect in Kaufman and Rockwall County. Their mission is to provide a voice for these children and help them achieve safety and stability to fulfill their potential. To learn more about Lone Star CASA, please visit

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About Lone Star CASA

Founded in 1992, Lone Star CASA — Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children — serves Rockwall and Kaufman Counties in Texas. Lone Star CASA is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that supports volunteers who gather important information about abused and neglected children and offer recommendations to judges that help them decide what is the best interests of each child.

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Lauren Rowe
Executive Director
(972) 772-5858
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