Grand Island to Celebrate National Adoption Day on November 19

Grand Island to Celebrate National Adoption Day on November 19

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

National Adoption Day – Saturday, November 19, 2016 (In order to increase awareness of the need for foster care adoptions in Nebraska, broadcast and still cameras will be allowed during select adoption hearings where adoptive parents have signed a waiver. Please check with Ann Wood for participating families.) Grand Island/Hall County Celebration: Host Judge: Judge Phillip Martin Celebration: Saturday, November 19, 2016 10:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. Evangelical Free Church 2609 S. Blaine Street Grand Island, Nebraska Celebrating the 33 adoptions into forever families brought together in 2016. Judge Martin will recognize the adoptions and give a roll call of all adopted children in attendance. A carnival for children and families is planned. Press Contact: Ann Wood Child/Family Services Specialist Supervisor DHHS Children and Family Services 308-218-8338 For background information, see Nebraska’s National Adoption Day Page