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The Adoption Day event was held on May 12, 2023 at the Juvenile Justice Center and was a success. Juvenile Court Chief Judge Anna Young presided over her 11 adoption hearings. A balloon arch framed the courthouse’s entrance, where Deputy Chief Do Wright, Batman, Dreamer the miniature horse and Cody the balloon artist welcomed the family.
Families were able to mingle while enjoying freshly baked hot dogs, popcorn and cotton candy. Two bounce houses were set up to round out the entertainment and help the kids burn some delicious cotton candy. After the adoption hearings were photographed, each child received a stuffed animal, a book of their own choosing, a handmade quilt sewn by the Mountain Top Quilters, and Dr. Seuss’ “Oh Where You Go!” I have received a personal copy of
A big thank you to the many volunteers and organizations involved: Yavapai CASA for Kids Foundation, Prevent Child Abuse Arizona, Mountain Top Quilters Guild, Dreamer, Handler Jan, CASA Volunteers and Staff, Yavapai County Juvenile Probation Service Staff. , Yavapai County Facilities Department, Yavapai County Public Affairs Department, Prescott Fire Department, Prescott Valley Police Department SWAT, Prescott Police Department, K-9, Benny, and their handlers.
Judge Young said, “It is because of the generosity of our volunteers that we are able to host such a wonderful event for families finalizing adoption. will be grateful to.”
Last year, more than 86,900 CASA volunteers helped 280,300 abused and neglected children find safe, permanent homes. If you are interested in becoming a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) or for more information, please visit www.casaofyavapaicounty.org.
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