JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - People in Region 8 gathered at the NEA Fairgrounds to cowboy up for a good cause Saturday evening.
CASA, which stands for Court Appointed Special Advocates, held its fifth annual Cowboy Up for CASA event from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.
The proceeds help CASA continue helping children Northeast Arkansas who have been neglected or abused.
CASA Board Member Pam Taylor said the fundraising event featured activities for the whole family. "We have a live band, silent auction, live auction. We have different games, Cow Patty Bingo which is very interesting. We have NCAA challenge."
Cowboy Up for CASA is the biggest event of the year for the group.
The goal this year was to raise $30,000 thousand dollars.
CASA serves children in Craighead, Greene, Poinsett, Clay and Mississippi Counties.
Click here to visit the CASA web site.