Posts Tagged "Event"

Books ‘n Bottles 2016

Posted by on Nov 7, 2016 in Adoption News, Events | 0 comments

Books ‘n Bottles 2016

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Congressional “Angels in Adoption” Recipient to Be Celebrated NORTHBROOK, IL (October 26, 2016) — Gift of Adoption, a Northbrook-based national nonprofit and 2016 recipient of the Congressional Angels in Adoption Award, will be honored at a special BOOKS ‘n’ BOTTLES event on Sunday, November 13th. The event will be on the mezzanine at Sunset Foods, 1127 Church Street in Northbrook from 4-6 p.m. As part of National Adoption Awareness Month, the BOOKS ‘n’ BOTTLES fundraiser will feature award-winning screenwriter Anne Heffron and her new memoir, “You Don’t Look...

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Making a medical plan for your newly adopted child (Event)

Posted by on Sep 15, 2016 in Home | 0 comments

Making a medical plan for your newly adopted child (Event)

AN EDUCATIONAL SEMINAR TO: • Gain an understanding of medical concerns common to adopted children • Develop a plan to meet the medical and developmental needs of your newly adopted child Thursday, October 6 6 – 8 p.m. 1800 North Hermitage Ave. Chicago, IL 60622 FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO RSVP: adoptions@catholiccharities.net (312) 655-7086 Cost $10 per person or $15 per couple payable in cash or check at door (waived for current Catholic Charities clients.) Attendees will earn 2 DCFS approved training credit hours. Guest Speakers Linda Walsh, NP Clinical Director University of Chicago...

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CAFFA Hockey Family Fun Event

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in | 0 comments

CAFFA Hockey Family Fun Event

Join CAFFA Members on Sunday, March 20 @ 3:00pm to cheer on the Chicago Wolves hockey team!  This is a great opportunity to interact with other adoptive families at a fun and kid-friendly outing. Milwaukee Admirals @ Chicago Wolves Allstate Arena – 6920 N. Mannheim Rd, Rosemont, IL. CAFFA Members receive the discounted ticket price of $19.00 each ($27.75 original price). Each ticket purchase includes a $6.00 voucher for a hotdog and a drink! Children under 2 get in for free (they won’t get a seat so they need to sit on lap). Parking is $15.00, Cash Only Chicago Area Families for...

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CAFFA Hockey Event

Posted by on Feb 5, 2016 in CAFFA News, Events | 1 comment

CAFFA Hockey Event

Join CAFFA Members on Sunday, March 20 @ 3:00pm to cheer on the Chicago Wolves hockey team!  This is a great opportunity to interact with other adoptive families at a fun and kid-friendly outing. Milwaukee Admirals @ Chicago Wolves Allstate Arena – 6920 N. Mannheim Rd, Rosemont, IL. CAFFA Members receive the discounted ticket price of $19.00 each ($27.75 original price). Each ticket purchase includes a $6.00 voucher for a hotdog and a drink! Children under 2 get in for free (they won’t get a seat so they need to sit on lap). Parking is $15.00, Cash Only Chicago Area Families for...

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CAFFA Family Meetup!

Posted by on Nov 19, 2015 in Adoption News, Events, Home | 0 comments

CAFFA Family Meetup!

Once upon a time in a land far away known as Suburbia, CAFFA moms or dads and sometimes nannies gathered together to watch their kids play. Locations were thoughtfully researched based on geographic desirability, enrichment and maximum enjoyment. Snacks were carefully planned in accordance with optimal nutritional value and minimal allergic exposure. These gatherings were called Playgroups and like the dinosaurs, they became extinct. But we still missed them and the friendships they inspired. So we decided to launch a new and improved family social gathering, more current and exciting, and...

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St. Mary’s Annual Fall Gala – Making Miracles Happen

Posted by on Sep 2, 2015 in | 0 comments

We are absolutely ecstatic for this event and would be delighted if you’d be able to join us! For more information, please visit our Website and/or Facebook page. – St. Mary’s Services Tweet

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2nd Sat. North Shore Meetup

Posted by on Nov 12, 2015 in Events | 1 comment

2nd Sat. North Shore Meetup

Are you connected to adoption, an adoptive parent, waiting to adopt, or thinking about adoption?  If so, this informal group is for you! Hosted by Chicago Area Families for Adoption (CAFFA) the second Saturday of every month, this group will share stories about raising adopted kids, give advice to those waiting to adopt or thinking about adoption, and drink some good coffee at the same time. This is an informal and informative meeting where everyone is here to support each other.   Head over in your PJs, grab a warm cup of Joe and join us! Location:  Wilmette Panera Bread, 1199 Wilmette...

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The Adoption Process from A to Z

Posted by on Sep 3, 2015 in | 0 comments

The Adoption Process from A to Z

Sally Wildman, a Chicago and Northbrook attorney with over fifteen years of experience in adoption practice, helps you explore the world of adoption. She presents fundamentals of an adoption and legal steps of this process with focus on preparing you to adopt. Ms. Wildman introduces you to the many types of adoption currently available, including agency, private, foreign, and foster parent adoptions. She identifies home study, foster parent licensing, and immigration steps required in the process. Identify your best options as Ms. Wildman shares tips for selecting key resources. Discussion...

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Parenting After Transracial Adoption Webinar

Posted by on Jul 16, 2015 in Events | 0 comments

Parenting After Transracial Adoption Webinar

Considering or already have adopted a child of a different race than you? Adoptive Families is hosting its Parenting After Transracial Adoption Webinar on 7/22/2015 that is well worth your time. https://www.adoptivefamilies.com/transracial-adoption/transracial-adoption-webinar-july-2015/ Beth Hall who is the co-author of Inside Transracial Adoption and founder of Pact, An Adoption Alliance will be the presenter.  Adoptive Families is moderating the call....

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