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National Adoption Day at RI Family Court

Wednesday, November 20, 2013 2:26 PM | Anonymous

Rhode Island Family Court Announces
National Adoption Day
Saturday, November 23, 2013

A Celebration of Adoption and Foster Care

PROVIDENCE, RI — Rhode Island Family Court Chief Judge Bedrosian and the Rhode Island Judiciary will be sponsoring a special event to celebrate the 10th  National Adoption Day on November 23, 2013. Our event will coincide with events being planned across the United States on this day to draw attention to the adoption process and the large number of children available for adoption.  The Court will be finalizing eighteen (18) adoptions with fourteen (14) different families.   Many sponsors and community agencies have joined in the Celebration.
The Celebration will begin at 9:00 a.m. on the 5th Floor of The Garrahy Judicial Complex. Many community sponsors are involved:  Dunkin Brands; HASBRO; Pawtucket Red Sox; Cardi Brothers; Adoption Rhode Island, Foster Forward; Pepsi; Say Cheese Photography, local restaurants, etc.
Speakers include: Chief Judge Haiganush R. Bedrosian of Rhode Island Family Court; Chief Justice Paul Suttell of the Supreme Court; Janice De Frances, Executive Director, Department of Children, Youth and Families, Nick, Ron and Pete Cardi and special guests: Gayle Goldin and her husband Jeff Levy and their sons Zach and Jonah who will speak about their family’s experience with adoption. Gayle and Jeff adopted Jonah at the first RI Family Court National Adoption Day held on November 20, 2004.
  DATE:  SATURDAY, November 23, 2013

  TIME:  9:00 a.m.

  LOCATION: Rhode Island Family Court -  5th Floor
     One Dorrance Plaza
 “I Am Home”- A Celebration of Adoption and Foster Care

If you would like more information, contact: 
RI Family Court 401-458-5026

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