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Office Location:

DSS Main Office
​Wallace H. Kuralt Centre
301 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

West Charlotte Location
Community Resource Center
3205 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Customer Connection
704-336-3000

​National Adoption Day 2022

2022 Adoption Day Flyer.jpg

Mecklenburg County will observe National Adoption Day on Saturday, November 19th. 

National Adoption Day is observed annually on the Saturday before Thanksgiving. Mecklenburg County is excited to be among more than 400 cities across the United States to finalize adoptions and celebrate the families who adopt.  

This year, Mecklenburg County is celebrating the occassion with an 

Adoption Day Parade & Carnival!

Food | Face Painting | Music | Games


Time and Location


Saturday November 19, 2022

10:00 AM - 1:00 PM 
Mecklenburg County Court House 
832 E. 4th Street Charlotte NC 28202 
 



Things To Know

  • Please read the Media Release outlined below.
  • Check In for the event begins on November 19th at 9am at the 4th Street Parking Deck (915 East 4th Street).
  • Please arrive between 9:00 am and 9:30 am to ensure we maintain our schedule.
  • You may decorate your cars once you arrive in the parking deck.
  • You will remain in your cars in order to be escorted through the parade route.
  • After the parade, you will need to park your car on 3rd Street or at the 4th Street Parking Deck.
  • Walk back to the courthouse lawn and join us for the Adoption Day Carnival! 


                                   



Media Release


Please Note: You will be required to sign a copy of this release during check in on the day of the event.

Audio/Video/Photo Release Form

November 19, 2022

By signing this release, I acknowledge and grant permission to Mecklenburg County and its agents or employees to use photographs and/or video and audio taken of me. These images may be used in educational and documentary materials such as Public Service Announcements, Grant Applications, Video Documentaries and both printed and online newsletters and publications. Furthermore, I authorize the use of my likeness and voice for all program promotion, materials, and for any other purposes in connection with the program deemed appropriate and necessary by me. 

I hereby agree to release, defend, and hold harmless Mecklenburg County and its agents or employees, including any firm publishing and/or distributing the finished product in whole or in part, whether on paper, via electronic media, or on Web sites, from any claim, damages, or liability arising from or related to the use of the photographs/video, including but not limited to any misuse, distortion, blurring, alteration, optical illusion, or use in composite form, either intentionally or otherwise, that may occur or be produced in taking, processing, reduction, or production of the finished product, its publication, or distribution. I understand that I may be asked to be interviewed, photographed, or filmed as a part of the event. I understand that I may also be captured in wide shot photography or video film shots. If I do not feel comfortable, I have the right to inform the individual responsible for the video/photographs and request my image be removed. 

I am 18 years of age or older and have read this release before signing below, fully understanding the contents, meaning, and impact of this release. I understand that I am free to address any specific questions regarding this release by submitting those questions in writing prior to signing, and I agree that my failure to do so will be interpreted as a free and knowledgeable acceptance of the terms of this release. I further understand that by signing this release, I waive any and all present or future compensation rights to the use of the above material(s).




Address

Office Location:

DSS Main Office
​Wallace H. Kuralt Centre
301 Billingsley Road
Charlotte, NC 28211

West Charlotte Location
Community Resource Center
3205 Freedom Drive
Charlotte, NC 28208
Hours: Mon-Fri  8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Contact

Customer Connection
704-336-3000