Today Is National Adoption Day

National Adoption Day is today.

“Montgomery County will celebrate National Adoption Day with a brief ceremony to honor those families who have opened their homes to the children in our community,” stated Mr. John Corcoran, Director of Communications of Montgomery County. The ceremony will be at 10:00 AM today in Courtroom A at the Montgomery County Court House.

“The Montgomery County Commissioners will join the Orphan’s Court Division of the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas, adoptive parents, the Foster Parent Association of Montgomery County, staff from the Office of Children and Youth, and many others who have assisted in the adoption process for the ceremony,” continued Mr. Corcoran.  “Closed hearings to finalize nine more adoptions will begin immediately following the ceremony.”

Both Ms. Lois Eisner Murphy, Administrative Judge of the Orphan’s Court, and Ms. Cheryl L. Austin, Judge of the Orphan’s Court will expected to join the Montgomery County Commissioners Dr. Val Arkoosh, Ken Lawrence, and Joe Gale according to Mr. Corcoran.