BATAVIA, OH (FOX19) - CASA for Clermont Kids! held its annual Spring Gala on Friday April 26, 2013 at Receptions in Eastgate. Nearly $70,000 was raised to provide advocates for the abused and neglected children of Clermont County. This year the Emcee of the event was Brendan Keffe, WCPO Channel 9 Investigative Reporter and Multi-Media Journalist. The featured guest speaker was Bonnie Bazil-Davis, President of Speak Out Services and a former chemical dependency counselor. Bazil-Davis is well known for her unique workshops that include her personal incest recovery experiences, creative storytelling and presentations of her current research. The event sold-out this year, those interested in attending are encouraged to save the date for next year to be held on April 25, 2014.