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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Monday, October 30, 2006
Judge Christine Pomeroy, Superior Court, 360-786-5560

Adoption Celebration to be Held

OLYMPIA – The annual Adoption Celebration, a recognition for adoptive families, will be held in mid-November.  This is the second year for the special ceremony.  Thurston County Superior Court Judge Christine Pomeroy says it's a chance for adoptive parents and their families to get together and celebrate.  "They can meet other adoptive families, hear their stories and tell their own and also meet adoption attorneys and judges."  Judge Pomeroy is the presiding judge for Thurston County 's Family and Juvenile Court.

The Adoption Celebration is for all types of adoptions, foreign and domestic.  Those who attend can-

  • Obtain information on adoption support groups.
  • Grab some photos.
  • Socialize and have some refreshments.
  • Take advantage of story telling and craft activities for children.

Last year in Thurston County there were 78 adoptions approved.  Through the end of September of this year, 78 more adoptions were approved.

The Adoption Celebration will be held at-
4:30 PM on Thursday, November 16th ,
at the Thurston County Family and Juvenile Court,
2801 32nd Avenue SW,
Tumwater, Washington.

County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3