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2012 Events

Debra will be appearing and training at the following events. Darlene Warner, illustrator of the Leadership Farm and characters will be joining her on occasion at book signing events and talks:

Upcoming Events

Friday, May 4 - 3:00pm PT
This Little Parent Stayed Home - Live phoner Interview.

A Look Back

2010 Events

Tuesday, June 29 - 3:00pm PT
BBS Radio: "The Donna Seebo Show" - Live, phoner interview

Monday, June 21 - 9:10am PT, 10:10 amET
KXLO-AM|DMA: Great Falls, MO "KXLO Live" radio|Host: Phyllis Hall - Live, phoner interview

Saturday, May 8—2:00 - 4:00 pm
The "Many Hats of Female Leadership" Mother's Day Celebration—Community Room, Ray's Food Place, 621 NW Hickory Ave. Albany, Oregon—FREE two-hour session for daughters, mothers, and grandmothers. To learn more . . .

Friday, April 30 & Saturday, May 1
Grandparent Empowerment Workshop - "UNIQUE Leadership: Grandparents Nurturing Leadership Gardens" – Western Oregon University Campus, Monmouth, Oregon - Training workshop. To learn more . . .

Thursday, April 8 - 10:00 am PT, 1:00 pm ET
WMKV-FM|DMA: Cincinnati, Ohio "Grandparenting Today" radio|Host: Sue Zimmerman - Live, phoner interview

Friday, March 12 - 12:30pm PT, 2:30 pm CT
WWJC-AM|DMA: Duluth, MN "Northland Notebook" radio|Host: Ted Elm- Live, phoner interview

Thursday, February 25 - 10:00 am PT
Blog Talk Radio "Family Focus Coach" internet radio|Host: Line Brunet - Live, phoner interview

Thursday, February 10 - 10:30am PT, 1:30 pm ET
That Channel.com|Toronto, Canada "Liquid Lunch" radio show|Host: Hugh Reilly - Live, phoner interview

Friday, January 29 - 3:30pm PT, 6:30 pm ET
Blog Talk Radio "The AfterThoughts News Hour" internet radio|Host: S. Denice Newton - Live, phoner interview

2009 Events

Saturday, November 7th Wednesday, November 11th
Holidays with Purpose & Aim events sponsored by downtown businesses p’shaws cards & gifts, Movies and Magic, Oregon Language Center and Charlie’s Rhythm & Brews in Albany, Oregon.

Daily themes:
November 7 - “Give a little love, create a little magic, and balance your leadership.”
November 11th - Veterans Day “Celebrating courage, service, and leadership.”

Multiple activities from book signings, character and patriotic face painting, "Finding your Leader Balance" workshop, Magic demonstrations, "Cultivation Grant" presentation, drawing lessions, notes to the troops, and door prize drawings.

Check out the window poster for the characters and schedule of events here.

Saturday, October 31 – 11:00-3:00p
Trick or Treat with Purpose and Aim - Halloween Event, Wind Horse Coffee & Tea, Milwaukie, Oregon – Kid’s book signing and character Halloween face painting – details and pictures of the characters

Darlene & Debra at Rice's Pharmacy Gift & Wine Grandparent CelebrationSaturday, September 12 – 11:00a-3:00p
Rice’s Pharmacy Gift and Wine Grandparent Leadership Celebration, Corvallis, Oregon – Kid’s book signing and book character face painting

Moses Family - Art Festival Book Signing Saturday & Sunday, September 5 & 6 – 11:00a-4:00p
Art Festival, Edgewater RV Park and Marina, Foster Lake, Sweet Home, Oregon – Kid’s book reading, signing, sketch portraits, and book character face painting

Tuesday, August 25 – 6:00-8:00p
Points for Profit Meeting, Albany, Oregon – Kid’s book reading, signing, and sketch portraits

Saturday, August 15 – 10:00a-6:00p
Art in the Park, Lebanon, Oregon – Kid’s book signing and sketch portraits

Saturday, August 8 – 6:00 – 9:00p
Rice’s Pharmacy Gifts and Wine 50th Birthday Celebration, Corvallis, Oregon – Kid’s book signing and sketch portraits

Friday – Sunday, May 29-31, All Day
Licensed Facilitator Training, McKenzie River Conference Center, Blue River, Oregon – Empowerment workshop and cultivation course training

Grandmother's WorkshopSaturday, February 28 – 10:00a-1:00p
Grandmas Leadership Garden Legacy Prototype Home Workshop, Albany, Oregon – Re-cap and update on workshop

Saturday, January 24 – 9:00a-6:00p
Grandmas Leadership Garden Legacy Prototype Home Workshop, Albany, Oregon.

2008 Events

Tuesday, June 10 – All Day
State Garden Club Conference, Portland, Oregon - Workshop presentation and book signing

Thursday, May 7 & 8 – All Day
Tree of Healing Conference, Northern Quest Casino, Airway Heights, Washington – Keynote and workshop presentation and book signing

Tuesday, April 29 – 8:15-10:15a
Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife Diversity Meeting, Silver Falls, Oregon - Leader Balance Workshop presentation

2007 Events

Thursday, November 29 – 7:00–9:00p
Writer’s Workshop - Writing & Publishing a Book: Pitfalls, Potholes, and Choices, Ray’s Food Place - Community Meeting Room, Albany Oregon – free workshop

Monday, November 26 – 12:15–2:15p and 7:00–9:00p
Holiday Workshop – Thriving During the Holidays, Ray’s Food Place - Community Meeting Room, Albany Oregon – free workshop

Tuesday, July 10th — 8:00a-5:00p
12th Annual Violence Prevention Summer Institute, Oregon State University’s CH2M Hill Alumni Center, Corvallis, Oregon – Exhibit and book signing

Debra at Auntie's Bookstore Book SigningSaturday, June 23 — 2:00—4:00p
Auntie's Bookstore, Spokane Washington

Saturday, June 23 — Morning
Gonzaga University, Leadership Garden Course – Otis Orchards, WA community garden

Saturday, June 2 — 12:00-1:00p
BookExpo America, Jacob Javits Convention Center, New York City, NY, PMA Demonstration Booth 3044, Author signing

Saturday, April 28 — 10:00a–2:00p
Tom's Garden Center, Hickory Street, Albany - Kid's Planting Day

Monday, April 2 — 7:00-8:30p
Corvallis/Benton County Public Library – Author talk and book signing

Monday, March 26, 11:30a–12:00p
KGAL News Talk 1580, radio interview

Monday, February 19 – 6:30-8:00p
Albany Public Library, Albany Oregon – Author talk and book signing

Saturday, February 17 – 6:00p
LHS Cheerleading Reunion Dinner, Featured Speaker

Friday, February 16 – 6:00p
LHS Cheerleader Reunion – Lebanon High School vs. Crescent Valley High basketball game - book signing

Saturday, January 20 – 2:00-4:00p
Sea Town Bookstore, Newport Oregon – book signing

Saturday, January 20 – 10:30a-12:30p
Canyon Way Bookstore and Restaurant, Newport Oregon – book signing

2006 Events

Saturday, December 23 – 1:00-3:00p
Camerons Gallery and Gifts, Heritage Mall, Albany Oregon – book signing

Saturday, December 16 – 3:00-5:00p
Boccherini’s Coffee & Tea House, Albany Oregon – book signing

Saturday, December 16 – 10:00a-12:30p
The Book Bin, Corvallis Oregon – book signing

Wednesday, December 13 – 5:00-8:00p
Ray’s Food Place, Albany Oregon – book signing