Expanding Family

Expanding Family

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by WFAA Community

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Posted on October 28, 2011 at 10:53 AM

Updated Wednesday, Dec 21 at 12:21 PM

 

Tuesday, November 8th
FREE ADMISSION
7 PM – 9 PM
                                                 
November is national adoption month and there are many avenues available to build a family, but for some north Texans the dream of expanding their family still involves facing fertility concerns and high risk pregnancy challenges.  
     
Family First invites you to a special meeting plus two free separate workshops for those exploring the possibilities of adoption and foster care and those who are striving to overcome health hurdles to have a baby.
 
This is your chance to get resources and answers to your questions!
 
7 – 7:30 pm  Mini Resource Expo
 
7:30 PM – 8 PM Join News 8’s Jim Douglas and Cynthia
                       Izaquirre, adoption advocate Taniqua Ware, family 
                  experts and health professionals to hear the latest
                  practices, share solutions, dispel myths, find local
                  support initiatives and examine successful options
                  for today’s families.
 
8 – 8:30 pm  Workshops
                    Fertility and Pregnancy Challenges
                    Adoption and Foster Care 
8:30 – 9 pm  Workshops repeat; Mini Resource Expo, plus
                    private questions area
                                        
FREE PARKING:  Children’s Tower, Medical City Children’s Hospital
                         7777 Forest Lane - Dallas
                              (One block north of Forest Lane on Park Central Drive)
 
Directions:
From Highway 75/Central Expressway: Take theForest Lane exit, travel west
                   on Forest Lane, turn RIGHT at first traffic light onto Park Central
                   Drive, travel a half block, turn RIGHT into the first driveway, go
                   immediately toward your left, then turn left into parking area, 
                   leave parking ticket in car (you’ll be given a parking pass at the
                   welcome door), enter bright multi-color Children’s Tower entrance.
 
From Coit & Spring Valley Rd: Take Coit Rd south, pass 635, pass Bonner
                    Drive, pass Churchill Way, turn RIGHT at traffic light onto Forest
                    Lane, turn RIGHT at first traffic light onto Park Central Drive, travel
                    a half block, turn RIGHT into the first driveway, go immediately 
                    toward your left, then turn left into parking area, leave parking
                    ticket in car (you’ll be given a parking pass at the welcome door),
                    enter bright multi-color Children’s Tower entrance.
 
From the West: 635 East, pass Midway Rd, pass Dallas Parkway, take the
                Hillcrest Rd exit, stay straight on service road, turn RIGHT on Park
                Central Drive, pass Churchill Way, pass Merit Dr, turn LEFT at second
                drive, go immediately toward your left, then turn left into parking area,
                leave parking ticket in car (you’ll be given a parking pass at the
                welcome door), enter bright multi-color Children’s Tower entrance.
 
FAMILY FIRST SPONSOR:

Medical City Children’s Hospital

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