Omaha to Celebrate 17th Annual National Adoption Day on November 19

Omaha to Celebrate 17th Annual National Adoption Day on 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 Erendida Lopez for participating families.) Omaha/Douglas County Celebration: Host Judge: Judge Wadie Thomas, Jr. Press Conference: 8:30 AM to 9:00 AM, 2nd floor Legislative Chamber, City-County Building Guest Speaker: Pamela McCoy, Foster/Adoptive Parent Celebration: Saturday, November 19, 2016 9:00 AM to 12:00 PM Omaha/Douglas Civic Center 1819 Farnam St. Omaha, Nebraska We will be celebrating our 17th consecutive year participating in National Adoption Day. Activities and entertainment planned: balloon artist, face painting, magician, “First Family” photos, Omaha Street Percussion, followed by a celebration at the Omaha Children's Museum. Press Contacts: Erendida Lopez 402-444-7343 Camas Steuter Division of Children and Families 402-595-3257 For background information, see Nebraska’s National Adoption Day Page