National Adoption Month – November 2016

Adotive family

To acknowledge those who go above and beyond to open their hearts and homes and provide “forever families” for children and youths, the Wisconsin Department of Children and Families (DCF) is pleased to announce that Secretary Eloise Anderson will present the 2016 Governor’s Outstanding Adoptive Parent Awards on November 16, 2016. This award is to recognize and thank adoptive parents for their incredible efforts to improve the lives of children and families in Wisconsin.

The Governor’s Outstanding Adoptive Parent Awards for 2016 will take place on November 16 from 11:00 a.m. to noon, in the Assembly Chamber.

Please contact Joe Scialfa, DCF Communications Director, at DCFMBCommunications@wisconsin.gov or (608) 266-9000 if you have any questions about the 2015 Governor’s Outstanding Adoptive Parent Award. Thank you for helping us honor and celebrate the impact that our adoptive parents make in Wisconsin.


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