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Commissioners Proclaim November 2023 as National Adoption Awareness Month in Lake County

PAINESVILLE, Ohio, November 2, 2023– National Adoption Month is recognized annually in November throughout the nation as a time to raise awareness about the urgent need for adoptive families for children and youth in foster care.

During the November 2, 2023, meeting, the Lake County Commissioners passed a resolution declaring November 2023 as National Adoption Awareness Month in Lake County.

“There has been a growing number of individuals and families in our communities are becoming adoptive parents,” said Commissioner John R. Hamercheck. “The Department of Job and Family Services play a crucial part in educating the public about foster and adoption, thank you to everyone who continues to make a difference.” Please click here to read the entire press release. 

From the left: Commissioner John Plecnik, County Probate Court Judge Mark J. Bartolotta, Job and Family Services Director, Suzanne Casar, Supervisor of Job and Family Services Foster Care and Adoption Team, Gene Tetrick, Commissioner Richard J. Regovich and Commissioner John R. Hamercheck.