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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Wednesday, November 4, 2020
Contact:
Kalea Christensen, Family and Juvenile Court Improvement Coordinator, 360-709-3266 or email at kalea.christensen@co.thurston.wa.us

Join Thurston County’s Family and Juvenile Court in Celebrating National Adoption Day
The virtual event will take place Thursday, November 19, at 2:00 p.m.

OLYMPIA – Thurston County’s Family and Juvenile Court is inviting the media and public to join in the 16th annual celebration of National Adoption Day virtually on November 19, at 2:00 p.m. 

Judges, government officials, lawyers, private individuals, and families will come together to celebrate all families who choose to adopt as well as raise awareness of the many children in Washington State awaiting a forever family through adoption. 

What: National Adoption Day Celebration
When: Thursday, November 19, 2020
Ceremony Time: 2:00 p.m. – Scheduled adoption hearings will follow
Attend Virtually: Zoom in at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/88971523775; meeting ID 889 7152 3775
National Adoption Day is celebrated in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. Here in Thurston County, more than one thousand children have been adopted by stepparents, domestic partners, individuals, and couples since Family and Juvenile Court began celebrating National Adoption Day in 2004. These families make a real difference in the lives of children and our community. 

This event is sponsored by Thurston County Superior Court, Family and Juvenile Court, Washington State Department of Children, Youth, and Families, Thurston County Bar Association, and many local area organizations and businesses.

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County Commissioners:

John Hutchings
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3