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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Friday, November 8, 2013
Bev Morgan, Family and Juvenile Court, (360)709-3232

National Adoption Day Celebration, Thursday, November 21st

OLYMPIA - Thurston County residents are invited to join in the celebration of National Adoption Day during a special event at Family and Juvenile Court. Many committed private individuals, families, government agencies, judges and programs have joined together on National Adoption Day to promote and ensure successful child placements. Several local families will publicly finalize adoptions at this celebration.

  • When: Thursday, November 21, 2013, beginning at 4:00 p.m.
  • Where: Thurston County Family and Juvenile Court, 2801 32nd Avenue SW, Tumwater, Washington.

This year over 70 adoptions were completed in Thurston County - stepparents, domestic partners, individuals and couples make the choice to be life-long parents by adopting. These families make a real difference in the lives of children and our community as a whole. National Adoption Day is an excellent way to honor, support and promote adoption in our community.

Adoption Day Ceremonies will begin promptly at 4:00 pm. Refreshments and socializing will follow at 4:30 pm with activities to include Booker T. Bear and craft projects from the Hands on Children's Museum.

This event is sponsored by Thurston County Superior Court's Family and Juvenile Court, Washington State Department of Social and Health Services, Thurston County Bar Association and many local area businesses.



County Commissioners:

Carolina Mejia
District 1

Gary Edwards
District 2

Tye Menser
District 3