Atlantic/Cape May Vicinage to Celebrate National Adoption Day

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News Release

GLENN A. GRANT
Administrative Director of the Courts


 

PETER McALEER
MARYANN SPOTO

Office of Communications
609-815-2910

RICHARD J. HUGHES JUSTICE COMPLEX • P.O. BOX 037 • TRENTON, NJ 08625-0984 RELEASE DATE: Nov. 9, 2023

Atlantic/Cape May Vicinage to Celebrate National Adoption Day

The Atlantic/Cape May Vicinage will celebrate National Adoption Day on Friday, Nov. 17 at the Atlantic City Civil Courthouse, 1201 Bacharach Blvd., Atlantic City. This year the vicinage will finalize the adoptions of four children.

Superior Court Assignment Judge Michael Blee, Family Division Presiding Judge Rodney Cunningham, and Judges Jorge Coombs, Michelle Perry-Thompson and Nancy Ridgway will conduct the adoption proceedings beginning at 9 a.m. 

In addition to breakfast and activities, gifts will be provided to all children adopted in 2023. The celebration will be co-hosted by the Superior Court Family Division and the New Jersey Division of Child Protection and Permanency, in collaboration with the Court Appointed Special Advocates and Surrogates James Curcio of Atlantic County and E. Marie Hayes of Cape May County.

Information on the adoption process will be available for the public at the events.

National Adoption Day is an annual event in which courts and communities in all 50 states join to finalize thousands of adoptions and to celebrate families who adopt.
 

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