Contact: Erin Gillespie, Press Secretary, (850) 717-4450
Paige Patterson-Hughes, Southeast Region Communications Director, (954) 410-3931
National Adoption Month Kicks Off in Palm Beach County
17 children will be adopted into their forever family on Nov. 1
WHO: Department of Children and Families Secretary David Wilkins; Florida’s Chief Child Advocate Zack Gibson, Director of the Governor’s Office of Adoption and Child Protection; Tanya Wilkins, Volunteer Advocate for Foster Care and Adoption; Circuit Court Judges; ChildNet; Guardian ad Litem.
WHAT: Palm Beach County kicks off our statewide National Adoption Month celebrations for November. Following a press conference, media is invited to attend adoption finalizations where 17 of our children will become part of their new forever families.
WHEN: Nov. 1, 2012, 1 p.m.
WHERE: Palm Beach County Courthouse
205 North Dixie Highway
West Palm Beach
FOR MORE INFORMATION: To see photos and videos of the children currently available for adoption in Florida, please go to www.adoptflorida.org. To see adoption events in your area, go to www.adoptflorida.org/events.shtml