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National Adoption Day, November 17, 2012, Omaha

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Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Photos are allowed if the adoptive parents have signed a waiver. Please check with Carrie Hauschild for participating families.


Omaha Celebration

Judge Wadie Thomas, Host Judge



9:00 a.m. to noon, Douglas County Courthouse, Civic Center side

19th and Farnam Streets



Omaha’s 13th Annual Adoption Day - 9:00 a.m. to Noon, Douglas County Courthouse, Civic Center side - Cafeteria area and center hallway

11:00 a.m. – 2 p.m., Chili Feed at the Omaha Children’s Museum


Press Conference:

8:30 a.m. Second floor Legislative Chambers

Remarks by Host Judge Wadie Thomas and special guest, Brenna Poindexter, a Wendy’s Wonderful Kids Adoption recruiter who also adopted a teenage daughter from foster care.  

This year the celebration again received a grant from the Gilbert M. and Martha H. Hitchcock Foundation allowing for an expanded celebration including a balloon artist, face painting, magician; gifts for all the children being adopted; professional family photos; t-shirts; flowers for parents and more…


Press Contact:

Carrie Hauschild

Children and Family Service Specialist Supervisor



Link to Nebraska’s National Adoption Day Page for background information:


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