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CASE BOARD OF DIRECTORS UPDATE
CASE Public Service Scholars Award. With college acceptance season nearly upon us, the Board is pleased to announce the first annual CASE Public Service Scholars Award, available exclusively to CASE Members and their dependents bound for college, law school, or graduate school.
To be eligible to apply for an award of up to $1000, the Member or dependent must be enrolled in an accredited institution of higher education and complete an application form. For dependent applicants, the name of the sponsoring CASE Member and their employing department must be included on the application. Applications will be accepted from March 1 through May 1. The application review committee will be looking for applicants who are currently in a career, or plan to pursue a career, in government or another form of service supporting the common good, or applicants who can demonstrate meaningful commitment to serving others by participation in service-oriented academic pursuits, volunteer, or community service. Apply here.
CASE IN THE WILD
Do you volunteer in your community? Mentor local youth? Enjoy activities with other CASE Members? This week, we feature our first “CASE IN THE WILD” entry, highlighting member accomplishments and opportunities. Have a suggested feature? Send it our way.
Calling all CASE Runners! Members from any department are invited to join the California DOJ team’s Baker to Vegas Challenge Cup Relay team. This 120-mile, 20-stage foot race begins in Baker, California, and ends in Las Vegas, Nevada, pitting the home team against teams from various local, state, and federal public agencies from across the country and the globe. The team is looking for 7 additional members to embrace the challenge of this highly competitive, grueling, non-stop competition that highlights the work of public servants and offers a chance for cross-agency camaraderie. Learn more about the race here. Up to the challenge or want to learn more? Contact CASE Vice President (and race veteran) Ryan Smith.
IN CASE YOU MISSED IT
News of interest to Unit 2 legal professionals:
- North Carolina, California, Wisconsin and Illinois Sue Companies over PFAS “Forever Chemicals” Contamination – JD Supra
- Man Claims Powerball Ticket in Historic $2B Jackpot Was Stolen From Him, Sues State, Alleged Thief – NBC 4
- California Workers’ Comp Appeals Board grants carpet installer reconsideration – Human Resources Director
New Member Benefit: Case Members can receive 2 free tickets to LA Kings home games. We’ve partnered with the LA Kings to provide you with two (2) complimentary tickets to a select LA Kings home game this season! Of course, there’s some fine print: some fees may still apply. Tickets are subject to availability and blackout dates and must be requested at least 72 hours prior to the game. Tickets will be delivered 24 hours prior to the game via the LA Kings mobile app. To claim yours, visit: CASE | LA Kings Complimentary Ticket Offer and use the promo Code: CASE.
Headed to the DWC Conference? The 30th Annual California DWC Workers’ Compensation Educational Conference is back in person this year and CASE will be there, in both northern and southern California. If you’re attending, we want to meet you! Stop by the CASE booth, meet CASE Directors, and staff, and grab some members-only CASE swag. Find us at the Oakland Marriott City Center March 9-10 and at the Los Angeles Airport Marriott March 23-24.