XENIA, Ohio (WDTN) – Greene County Probate Court celebrated National Adoption Day Thursday with residents who have been impacted by adoption.
Four formal adoptions were done in court, followed by a party.
Greene County Probate Court performs more adoptions each year than most other courts in Ohio.
“It’s important to me. My husband and I have been foster parents for almost eight years. We’ve had the opportunity to adopt several children, and this is how God has allowed us to build a family, and so it’s near and dear to my heart to celebrate it, to acknowledge it, both the hard parts and the good parts, because there are both,” says Sarah Mays, Mayor of Xenia.