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'Virginia Adopts: Campaign for 1,000' Kick-Off Event!

Office of Governor Bob McDonnell

Friday, May 17, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

'Virginia Adopts: Campaign for 1,000' Kick-Off Event!

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Please Join Governor Bob McDonnell in celebration of Foster Care Month in Virginia for the launch of

Virginia Adopts.

The Campaign for 1,000


Friday, May 17th • 12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

The Executive Mansion  1000 Bank Street • Richmond, Virginia
Rain Location: Patrick Henry Building, West Reading Room 


In recognition of Foster Care Month, Governor Bob McDonnell will announce a call to action to increase adoption in Virginia. The 'Virginia Adopts.' campaign will focus on raising awareness of the foster care and adoption process. The goal is to change 1,000 lives in 2013. Join us!


Registration Deadline: Thursday, May 16th

  • Shuttle arrangements have been made for attendees. 
  • The shuttle will run along the historic John Smith Trail from Chimborazo Park located at 3215 East Broad Street and from Patrick Henry Park located at 25th and East Broad to the Capitol. 
  • Attendees may park in close proximity to either of these addresses to join the shuttle. 
  • Shuttle service begins at 11:00 and will be available until 3:00 PM.
  • After the event, please take some time to learn more about Virginia history at the St. John's Episcopal Church, the site of the famous Patrick Henry speech, or the Chimborazo Battlefield Park.
  • Box lunches will be catered by Homemades by Suzanne. I VAdopts@Governor.Virginia.Gov

Facebook: Virginia Adopts. I Twitter: @VirginiaAdopts

Adoption Hotline: 800-DO-ADOPT

Have questions about 'Virginia Adopts: Campaign for 1,000' Kick-Off Event!? Contact Office of Governor Bob McDonnell

When & Where

Capitol Square, The Executive Mansion
1000 Bank St
Richmond, VA 23219

Friday, May 17, 2013 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

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