Local Children Being Adopted Know “There’s No Place Like Home”

Media Advisory: November 9, 2012
Contact: Erin Gillespie, DCF Press Secretary, (850) 717-4450

Local Children Being Adopted Know “There’s No Place Like Home”
Eleven children will officially become part of seven new permanent families during ceremony

WHO: Department of Children and Families, Governor’s Office of Adoption and Child Protection, Big Bend Community Based Care, Children’s Home Society, Guardian ad Litem program, Florida Baptist Children’s Home, Judge Karen Gievers, One Church One Child.

WHAT: Eleven children will be adopted into their forever families at a ceremony celebrating National Adoption Month. A Wizard of Oz-themed reception will follow for the new families and guests. A proclamation from Gov. Rick Scott announcing November as National Adoption Month will also be presented.

WHEN: Nov. 14, 2012, 2 p.m.
WHERE: Leon County Courthouse
                    301 South Monroe Street, Courtroom 3G

FOR MORE INFORMATION: www.adoptflorida.org