Home for the holidays

first_img December 1, 2004 Regular News Home for the holidays Home for the Holidays THREE-YEAR-OLD Jacquez recently sat on the lap of 13th Circuit Judge Katherine Essrig when she told a smiling new adoptive mother, Rozetta Tibbs, that she could take her son home, which was just where he wanted to go, via a short detour to McDonald’s. On November 12, in recognition of National Adoption Day, Judge Essrig, Judge Martha Cook, and Judge J. Kevin Carey presided over more than 30 adoptions. “This is a special day when all we do is adoptions, which is a positive side of what we do,” Judge Essrig said. “We see children who have come from misfortune in various ways but now they have achieved permanency and are being adopted by loving and nurturing parents.” Essrig said the importance of the day is to let everyone know how special the kids are and “how much we value them.” Today, 399 children in Hillsborough County have a goal of adoption because the court has already granted termination of parental rights, but 217 do not have an identified family. That’s why Hillsborough Kids, Inc., organized the ceremony to publicize the efforts to find homes for the kids. The process to become an adoptive parent includes background checks, Model Approach to Partnerships in Parenting training, and home studies. The process can usually be completed within eight months. For more information about adoptions in Hillsborough County, contact Bridgett Barno at Camelot Community Care, (813) 635-9765.last_img read more

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Loans, extensions assist members in need during pandemic

first_img continue reading » ShareShareSharePrintMailGooglePinterestDiggRedditStumbleuponDeliciousBufferTumblr When Wisconsin instituted a stay at home order and schools shifted to online learning, a single father of two who didn’t own a computer had to figure out a way to ensure his children had the tools to continue learning during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.“Once the stay at home order was placed and school was postponed for the foreseeable future, I had to purchase a computer, desk, and chair,” the man says.A brewery employee, the man is considered an essential worker. But the overtime he’s used to working has decreased and is affecting his finances.The man is one of many who have gone to UW Credit Union in Madison, Wis., in search of financial assistance.last_img read more

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Simeone: ‘I want Atletico move’

first_img The 25-year-old then explained how he modelled his game around the Juventus No 9. “Pipita Higuain [is my role model], without a doubt. I really like how he gets around the pitch and in the box. “When Juventus play, I watch Pipita see how he moves.” read also:Simeone hails Carrasco’s impact in Barcelona draw Simeone has six caps and one goal for Argentina but has not played for them since September 2018. “I’d give my life to play for Argentina again. It’s the first thing that crosses my mind every time I go out on the pitch.” FacebookTwitterWhatsAppEmail分享 Loading… Cagliari’s Giovanni Simeone has admitted he wants to play for Atletico Madrid ‘more than anything else’ and considers Gonzalo Higuain his role model. Giovanni is the son of Atletico boss Diego Simeone, but the striker made it clear he would still sign for the Spaniards even without his father managing them. “More than anything else,” he told ESPN when asked if he would like to play for Los Colchoneros. “[That is] because I always wanted to go there as a young lad. It’s inevitable that I’d like to go there at some point. “My dad coaches them, but even if he wasn’t there I’d still like to go because that’s what I’ve dreamt of since I was a child and that’s what I want. “I still hope he can become my coach one day, even if it’s hard to sign for a team that coaches a father.”Advertisementcenter_img Promoted Content7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better10 Gorgeous Bollywood Divas Who Earn A Lot9 Facts You Should Know Before Getting A TattooCouples Who Celebrated Their Union In A Unique, Unforgettable WayThe Very Last Bitcoin Will Be Mined Around 2140. Read More8 Superfoods For Growing Hair Back And Stimulating Its Growth2020 Tattoo Trends: Here’s What You’ll See This Year7 Truly Incredible Facts About Black Holes7 Worst Things To Do To Your PhoneBest & Worst Celebrity Endorsed Games Ever Made7 Ways To Understand Your Girlfriend Better10 TV Characters Who Were Destined To Become Iconiclast_img read more

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