PRESENTS

"LOVE MAKES A FAMILY"

ANNUAL EVENT & RESOURCE FAIR

 

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Sunday, October 14, 2018

8:30 am - 1:30 pm

Check-in and Registration: 8:30 - 9:00 am

Prospective Parent Programming: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lunch, Resource Fair, Family Programming: 12:00 - 1:30 pm

AFTER PARTY: 3:00 pm (details below)


The Childhood League Center

674 Cleveland Avenue, Columbus, OH 43215 (map)



GOLD SPONSORS

If you would like to sponsor this event, please contact us at info@familypridenetwork.org.

Thank you to ALL of our sponsors (see the growing list here)!


Program Details

8:30 am - 9:00 am

  • Check-in and Registration

9:00 am - 12:00 pm

  • Welcome by Julia Applegate, Director, Equitas Health Institute

  • "Pathway to Parenthood" learning track for prospective parents. Thinking of starting or adding to your family? Come learn from experts in adoption, foster parenting, assisted reproduction and more.

  • Interpreter(s) available for the hearing impaired. Please denote this request on your registration.

12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

  • Lunch. All guests can mix and mingle over lunch provided by City Barbecue!

  • LGBTQ youth meet and greet (12 - 1). Art & College Preparatory Academy (ACPA) will lead an ice breaker exercise and discussion for LGBTQ youth and their families.

  • Resource & Book Fair. Event sponsors will be on hand to answer your "Pathway to Parenthood" questions and to provide resources for all families, including health, real estate, legal and financial services. Plus, there will be a Book Fair by the Book Loft with LGBTQ-inclusive books!

  • Family-fun! Live entertainment and fun for all ages, including face painting, balloon artist, and a special performance by DREW THE MAGICIAN!

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Registration

Complete Your 2018 Annual Event Registration:

Ticket prices are:

  • FULL DAY ADMISSION - $10.00 per adult

    • Includes PATHWAY TO PARENTHOOD, RESOURCE FAIR, and FAMILY ACTIVITIES

  • YOUTH MEET & GREET, RESOURCE FAIR or FAMILY EVENT ONLY - $5.00 per adult (kids are free with registration!)

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Interpreter(s) available for the hearing impaired. Please denote this request on your registration form.


Sponsors and Exhibitors

Thank you to ALL of our sponsors, contributors, volunteers, and presenters! 

Please say hello to these great organizations at the Resource Fair from 12:00 to 1:30 pm.

Interested in becoming a Sponsor? Email us: info@familypridenetwork.org

PLATINUM

Equitas Health

SILVER

  • Adoption by Gentle Care

  • Artz, Dewhirst & Wheeler LLP

  • InVia Fertility Specialists

  • Skylight Financial Group

IN-KIND

  • Book Fair: The Book Loft

  • Lunch: City Barbecue

  • After Party: Columbus Symphony

NONPROFIT

  • Action for Children

  • Adriel

  • Art & College Preparatory Academy

  • The Buckeye Ranch

  • Caring For Kids, Inc.

  • The Childhood League Center

  • Choice Network

  • Columbus Montessori Education Ctr.

  • King Avenue United Methodist Church

  • National Youth Advocate Program

  • SAFY (Specialized Alternatives for Families and Youth)

  • Stonewall Columbus

  • Summit on 16th United Methodist Church

  • Youth Advocate Service


About The Childhood League Center

In 1945, a group of visionary women in Columbus, Ohio, formed The Childhood League “to help children in need.” In 2016, they opened their new facility at 674 Cleveland Avenue. Take a tour of their new space from a kid's perspective:


After Party - "Concert for Kids" with the Columbus Symphony!

The Columbus Symphony is hosting a "Concert for Kids” at 3:00 p.m. at the Ohio Theater.

Arrive as early as 2:00 p.m. for fun family activities! (More info below.)

Tickets are available at ColumbusSymphony.com. Use discount code ‘MONSTER’ to receive 25% off your tickets!