North Platte to Celebrate National Adoption Day — November 19

North Platte to Celebrate National Adoption Day — November 19

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

MEDIA OPPORTUNITY: 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 Amanda Leighton for participating families.) North Platte/Lincoln County Celebration: Host Judge: Judge Michael Piccolo Celebration: Saturday, November 19, 2016 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. Our Redeemer Lutheran Church 1400 East E St. North Platte, Nebraska The Department of Health and Human Services, the Nebraska Children’s Home Society, and the Lincoln County Court system are teaming up to celebrate recent adoptions. Families will be invited to participate in a special celebration including games, food, ‘First Family’ photos, a surprise visit from Santa, and door prizes. This year's theme is"Superheros" and children are asked to dress as their favorite superhero. Press Contact: Kelly Nelson Child/Family Service Specialist, Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services 308-535-8061 For background information, see Nebraska’s National Adoption Day Page