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“Rise and Shine”- A Celebration of Adoption and Foster Care

Saturday, November 22, 2014 9:00 AM | Anonymous

RI Family Court Announces
National Adoption Day

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Rhode Island Family Court Chief Judge Bedrosian and the Rhode Island Judiciary will be sponsoring a special event to celebrate the 11th  National Adoption Day on November 22,  2014. 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 twenty-one (21) adoptions with sixteen (16) 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; Pepsi; Pinkberry; Catherine Hellman Photography; 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; Special Guests:  Nick, Ron and Pete Cardi and the Weiner Family who will speak about their family’s experience with adoption;  and a Musical Performance by Cassie and Rashae.

DATE:  SATURDAY, November 22, 2014
TIME:  9:00 a.m.
LOCATION: Rhode Island Family Court -  5th Floor
One Dorrance Plaza
 “Rise and Shine”- A Celebration of Adoption and Foster Care

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