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01/01-02/2018
Show Me My OBC Celebration Event
(Hotel TBA)

(Location TBA)

Jefferson City, MO


10/16/2017
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804


09/18/2017
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804


08/21/2017
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804


07/17/2017
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804


06/19/2017
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804


05/15/2017
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804


04/17/2017
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804


03/20/2017
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804


02/20/2017
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804


01/16/2017
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804

 

10/17/2016
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804

 

09/19/2016
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street
Springfield, MO 65804

08/28/2016
Capitol Plaza Hotel,
Jefferson City, MO
Celebration Victory Party reference
Missouri Adoptee Rights Act

08/15/2016
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)
1234 E Cherokee Street
Springfield, MO 65804

07/18/2016
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804

 

06/20/2016
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804

 

05/16/2016
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804

 

04/18/2016
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804

 

03/21/2016
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804

 

02/15/2016
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804

 

01/18/2016
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Room PDR 2, Mercy Hospital (See Triad Page)

1234 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO 65804

 

11/13/2015
Book Presentation to Residents of

Morningside of Branson Meadows, 2:00 PM,

formerly Culpepper Place
5351 Gretna Road

Branson, MO 65616

 



10/19/2015

Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Conference room of BBB

2754 S Campbell

Springfield, MO

 

09/21/2015
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Conference room of BBB

2754 S Campbell

Springfield, MO

 

08/17/2015
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Conference room of BBB

2754 S Campbell

Springfield, MO

 

07/23/2015

Adoption Panel, Adult Development Class, 9:00 AM
Marriage and Family Therapy,
School of Professional Psychology,
Forest Institute
Springfield, MO

 

07/20/2015
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Conference room of BBB

2754 S Campbell

Springfield, MO

06/20/15 
Speaker, Agape Life Fellowship Church, Women's Meeting, 9:00 AM
6185 W State Hwy 266 
Springfield, MO

06/15/2015

Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Conference room of BBB

2754 S Campbell

Springfield, MO

 

05/18/2015
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Conference room of BBB

2754 S Campbell

Springfield, MO

 

05/02/2015
Birth Mother's Day Brunch, Guest Speaker, 10:00 AM
Lutheran Family & Children's Services in Missouri

2130 N Glenstone

Springfield, MO

 

4/20/2015

Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Conference room of BBB

2754 S Campbell

Springfield, MO

 

03/16/2015

Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Conference room of BBB

2754 S Campbell

Springfield, MO

 

11/14/2014
Book Presentation to Residents

Culpepper Place Chesterfield Village, 11:00 AM
2410 W Chesterfield Boulevard

Springfield, MO

 

10/20/2014
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Conference room of BBB

2754 S Campbell

Springfield, MO

 

09/15/2014
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Conference room of BBB

2754 S Campbell

Springfield, MO


09/05/14  09/12/14

Spoke to students in 4 separate FACS classrooms
Hillcrest High School

Springfield, MO


08/16/2014

Book-Signing Event from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Classic Rock Coffee Company
1900 W Sunset Street

Springfield, MO


08/01/2014
Book Presentation to Residents

Culpepper Place Senior Living East, 10:30 AM
3540 E Cherokee Street

Springfield, MO


07/21/2014
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks, 6:30 PM
Guests: Keith Mackie from Senator Bob Dixon's staff, and

Fred Ellison who is running for Representative in House District 132

Conference room of BBB
2754 S Campbell

Springfield, MO


06/20/2014
Adoption Panel after showing of movie Philomena, 7:00 PM
Episcopal Church of the Resurrection
1433 NW RD Mize Road
Blue Springs, MO

 

06/19/2014
Adoption Panel, Dr. Renae Courtney's Adult Development Class,
School of Professional Psychology, 10:00 AM
Forest Institute
Springfield, MO

 

05/07/2014
The Ozarks Methodist Manor 1:00 PM
Ellis Lounge in Memorial Hall
205 S College Avenue
Marionville, MO

 

03/31/2014
Senate Committee Hearing reference SB685
MO Capitol, Jefferson City, MO
Gave testimony in favor of bill allowing
MO adult adoptees access to a copy

of their original birth certificates

 

11/04/13
KRMS Radio - Monday - 5:30 PM Interview
5715 Highway 54 West
Osage Beach, MO

 

07/16/2013
Adoption Panel in classroom of Bobbi Miller, PhD
Department of Counseling and Family Therapy
Saint Louis University
Saint Louis, MO

05/21/2013
Adoption Panel, Dr. Kristina Brown's Adult Development Class,
Marriage and Family Therapy,
School of Professional Psychology,
Forest Institute
Springfield, MO

04/10/2013
Spoke to young people at
Saint Susanne Catholic Church
Mount Vernon, MO

04/06/13

Ladies Lifestyle Extravaganza 2013

Boarding House Books, 300 W Will Rogers Blvd.

Claremore, OK

04/04/13
KRMS Radio - Thursday - 5:30 PM Interview
5715 Highway 54 West
Osage Beach, MO

03/08/13
Curves
7342 W Farm Rd 170, Ste D
Republic, MO

02/02/13
Author Book Signing Day
Kimberling Area Library, 45 Kimberling Blvd.
Kimberling City, MO

12/17/12
KRMS Radio - Monday - 5:30 PM Interview
5715 Highway 54 West
Osage Beach, MO

11/17/12
Book-signing at Annual Ozark Community Crafts Festival
9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, 1109 W Jackson Street (Jr. High School)
Ozark, MO

10/24/2012
Spoke to FACS combined classes
Hillcrest High School
Springfield, MO

10/17/12
Speaker, Women's Group Meeting
Bois D'Arc United Methodist Church, (7:00 PM)
Bois D'Arc, MO

10/11/12
Speaker, Adoption Support Triad Support Network KC
St. Michael's Episcopal Church, 4000 Lee's Summit Rd (7 - 9:00 PM)
Independence, MO

09/08/12
Book-signing at Mt. Vernon Arts and Recreation Center (MARC)
822 W. Mt. Vernon Blvd. (10:00 AM - 5:00 PM)
Mt. Vernon, MO

08/16/12
Book-signing at Brown Egg Coffee Shop and Cafe
607 East Madison Street
Springfield, MO

07/11/2012
Adoption Panel, Adult Development Class,
Marriage and Family Therapy,
School of Professional Psychology,
Forest Institute
Springfield, MO

06/01/12
Live Radio Interview
KLFC Radio Station via the Telephone
Branson, MO

05/12/12
Speaker, Agape Life Fellowship Church, Mother's Day Brunch
6185 W. State Hwy 266
Springfield, MO

05/04/12 - 05/05/12
Book-signing, Asbury United Methodist Churches Craft Fair
1500 S. Campbell Avenue
Springfield, MO

05/01/12
Book-signing, Maggie Mae's Tearoom
206 E. 4th Street
Miller, MO

04/14/12
Book-signing, Christian County Library
Ozark, MO

01/06/12
Speaker, Fundamental Methodist Church
Crane, MO

12/09/11
Secular Presentations in 4 Parenting Classes
Carthage High School, Carthage, MO

09/10/2011
Joint Presentation with daughter Lori Smith
Adoption Triad Connection of Mid MO
Columbia, MO

08/31/11
Secular Presentations in 2 Parenting Classes
Ozark High School, Ozark, MO

08/27/11
Interview with KOLR / KSFX TV Reporter Katie Love
Springfield, MO

05/07/11
Speaker, Ladies' Seminar - Calvary Church of Rogersville
302 South Main Street
Rogersville, MO

04/19/11
Speaker, King's Way United Methodist Women's Meeting,
Springfield, MO

04/09/2011
Keynote Speaker, Operation Identity’s
One-Day Conference “Searching for the Truth,”
Albuquerque, NM

01/25/11
Interview with KOLR / KSFX TV Reporter Jennifer Denman
Springfield, MO

10/26/10
Speaker, Business and Community Women's Meeting
Republic, MO

07/28/10
Speaker, Crossroads Pregnancy Center,
Auburn Hills, MI

04/24/10
Women's Expo - Rogersville
Women in Business,
Logan Rogersville High School,
Rogersville, MO

02/16/2010
Joint Presentation with Lori Smith
Area meeting of KC Metro Social Workers
Overland Park, KS

04/18/09
Come Near - Walk Free
Women's Conference at The Keeter Center,
Branson, MO

02/22/09
Ozark Assembly of God,
AM Service,
Ozark, MO

01/18/09
First Baptist Church,
Two AM services,
Marionville, MO

01/11/09
West Atlantic Street Baptist Church,
PM Service,
Springfield, MO

12/21/08
Central Assembly of God Church,
Bible & Theology Roundtable SS class,
Springfield, MO

10/10/08
Christian Family Expo,
Saint Charles, MO

09/14/08
Bethel Assembly,
Springfield, MO

09/07/08
Romanian Apostolic Church,
Springfield, MO

07/23/08
House of Hope,
Orlando, FL

07/21/08
Pregnancy Care Center,
Leesburg, Fl

05/10/08
Mother-Daughter Banquet,
Bruner Baptist Church,
Bruner, MO

05/03/08
Mother-Daughter Banquet
Aldersgate United Methodist Church,
Tea Room in Rogersville, MO

05/01/08
Adoptive Parents' Support Group,
Second Baptist Church,
Springfield, MO

04/13/08
Redeemer Lutheran Church,
Mother-Daughter Precious Journey Banquet,
Springfield, MO

03/16/08
Senior Citizen's Luncheon,
Saint Joseph's Catholic Church,
Springfield, MO

01/20/08
First Baptist Church,
PM service,
Strafford, MO

10/30/07
Hillcrest High School,
Child Development Class,
Springfield, MO

10/29/07
Hillcrest High School,
Child Development Class,
Springfield, MO

10/14/07
Morning Star Baptist Church,
AM service,
Crane, MO

10/06/07
Walk for Life fundraiser for Aurora Pregnancy Care Center,
Monett City Park, MO

10/04/07
College of the Ozarks,
Social Work class,
Point Lookout, MO

08/26/07
First Baptist Church,
Youth & Adult
SS classes and AM worship service,
Battlefield, MO

07/14/07
Border's Books & Music,
Rogers, AR

05/19/07
Border's Books & Music,
Lees Summit, MO

05/13/2007
Mother’s Day Speaker
Both AM services,
Solid Rock Family Church,
Jefferson City, MO

05/12/07
Good News Christian Books,
Houston, MO

05/05/07
Border's Books & Music,
Springfield, MO

04/21/07
Annual Heartbeat International Conference,
St. Louis (Joint presentation with Lori)

04/16/07
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks,
Springfield, MO

03/15/07
Women's Meeting,
Ridgecrest Baptist Church,
Springfield, MO

02/24/07
KGBX Women's Show,
Fairgrounds,
Springfield, MO

02/04/07
Willard Community Christian Church,
AM services,
Willard, MO

01/07/07
Second Baptist Church,
AM small group,
Springfield, MO

10/01/06
Support Group for Birth Moms,
Columbia, MO

09/03/06
Eunice Baptist Church,
PM Service,
Eunice, MO

08/09/06
North Oakland Women's Connection,
Lake Orion, MI

08/07/06
Women's Bible Study,
Michigan

05/28/06
Second Baptist Church,
AM small group,
Springfield, MO

05/21/06
Grace Bible Church,
AM Service,
Eureka Springs, AR

05/14/06
Two AM services,
Marshfield Assembly of God Church,
Marshfield, MO

05/06/06
Mother-Daughter Banquet,
Galloway, MO

04/22/06
Training Session for New Volunteers,
Pregnancy Care Center,
Springfield, MO

01/22/06
Buck Prairie Baptist Church,
AM Service,
Marionville, MO

01/19/06
Sycamore Baptist Church,
PM Service,
Springfield, MO

01/15/06
Baptist Temple,
AM Service,
Springfield, MO

10/22/05
Adoptive Parents Workshop,
Lutheran Family & Children's Services of Missouri,
Springfield, MO

09/27/05
Women's Group,
Southland Christian Church,
Springfield, MO

06/05/05
Noon Hispanic Service,
First Baptist Church,
Springfield, MO

05/22/05
Three AM Services,
Parkcrest Assembly of God,
Springfield, MO

05/12/05
Mother-Daughter Banquet,
Glendale Baptist Church,
Springfield, MO

05/09/05
WMU meeting,
Wesley United Methodist Church,
Springfield, MO

05/08/05
Mother's Day PM Service,
Northwest Baptist Church,
Springfield, MO

05/08/05
Mother's Day AM Service,
First Baptist Church,
Miller, MO

04/23/05
Training session for new volunteers of Pregnancy Care Center,
Springfield, MO

03/03/05
WMU,
Second Baptist Church,
Springfield

02/11/05
3rd Annual Willard Community Christian Church Agape
Dinner & Silent Auction,
Willard, MO

01/30/05
Fundamental Methodist Church,
AM Service,
Aurora, MO

01/23/05
Glidewell Baptist Church,
AM Service,
Springfield, MO

01/16/05
Hurley Baptist Church,
PM Service,
Hurley, MO

10/27/04
Hillcrest High School,
Two Child Development Classes,
Springfield, MO

10/16/04
Annual Heartbeat International Conference,
Charlotte, North Carolina

09/26/04
Two Sunday School classes
Second Baptist Church,
Springfield, MO

09/15/04
Glendale High School,
Two Child Development Classes,
Springfield, MO

09/13/04
Presentation at Baby Shower for Clients of Pregnancy Care Center,
Ozark Full Gospel Church,
Ozark, MO

09/12/04
Two Sunday School classes at
Second Baptist Church,
Springfield, MO

08/09/04
Boys & Girls' Club,
Springfield, MO

07/13/04
Stephens Ministry Training,
Second Baptist Church,
Springfield, MO

05/07/04
Mother-Daughter Banquet,
Crestview Church of the Nazarene,
Springfield, MO

05/06/04
Mother-Daughter Banquet,
Church of God Seventh Day,
Springfield, MO

04/21/04
Infant Adoption Awareness Conference,
St. Louis, MO

04/17/04
Training session for new volunteers of Pregnancy Care Center,
Springfield, MO

04/13/04
Barry County Women's Mission Union meeting,
New Site Baptist Church,
Monett, MO

04/02/04
Workshop presentation at 26th annual conference
of the American Adoption Congress,
Kansas City
(Jointpresentation with Lori)

03/15/04
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks support group,
Springfield, MO

02/15/04
Fundamental Methodist Church,
AM service,
Monett, MO

02/13/04
2nd Annual
Willard Community Christian Church Agape
Dinner & Silent Auction,
Willard, MO

02/04/04
Salvation Army,
Women’s Meeting,
Springfield, MO

02/01/04
1st Baptist Church,
AM Service,
Fair Grove, MO

01/25/04
Valley View Baptist Church,
AM Service,
Walnut Grove, MO

01/18/04
Cedar Bluff Baptist Church,
PM Service,
Fair Grove, MO

01/18/04
1st Church of the Nazarene,
AM Service,
Mt. Vernon, MO

01/13/04
Golden Avenue Baptist Church,
Women’s Meeting,
Springfield, MO

01/11/04
Springhill Baptist Church,
Two AM Services,
Springfield, MO

01/09/04
Fundamental Methodist Churches,
Business Meeting,
Crane, MO

11/30/03
Victory Lighthouse Pentecostal Church of God,
PM service,
Springfield, MO

11/29/03
Central Assembly of God,
Joy Fellowship Meeting,
Springfield, MO

11/25/03
Parkview High School,
Child Development Class,
Springfield, MO

11/24/03
Parkview High School,
Child Development Class,
Springfield, MO

10/17/03
Central High School,
2 Child Development Classes,
Springfield, MO

09/13/03
Training session for new volunteers at Pregnancy Care Center,
Springfield, MO

05/31/03
Reynolds’ Singles’
Sunday School Class Reunion,
Springfield, MO

05/2003
First Christian Church,
Mother-Daughter Banquet,
West Plains, MO

05/2003
Adoption Triad of the Ozarks support group,
Springfield, MO

02/2003
Dayspring Church of the Nazarene,
AM service,
Springfield, MO

01/2003
First Baptist Church,
PM service,
Strafford, MO

01/2003
First Baptist Church,
AM service,
Marionville, MO

04/2002
Training session for volunteers of Pregnancy Care Center,
Springfield, MO

02/2002
February Gospel Music Festival fundraiser
Pregnancy Care Center,
High Street Baptist,
Springfield, MO

02/2002
Share Your Testimony class, Part II,
Second Baptist Church,
Springfield, MO

02/2002
First Baptist Church,
AM service,
Battlefield, MO

02/2002
Share Your Testimony class, Part I,
Second Baptist Church,
Springfield, MO

02/2002
Briar Street Baptist Church,
Singles’ Get-together,
Springfield, MO

01/2002
Fundamental Methodist Church,
AM service,
Monett, MO

09/2001
King’s Chapel,
Women’s meeting,
Springfield, MO

05/2001
John’s Chapel Fundamental Methodist Church,
AM service,
Ash Grove, MO

02/2001
Boulevard Baptist, PM service,
Springfield, MO

02/2001
Pythian Avenue Baptist Church, PM service,
Springfield, MO

01/2001
Peace Chapel Assembly of God, AM service,
Fair Grove, MO

01/2001
Eudora MO Baptist Church, PM service,
Walnut Grove, MO

05/2000
King’s Way United Methodist,
Women’s meeting,
Springfield, MO

05/2000
St. John’s United Church of Christ,
Women’s meeting,
Springfield, MO

04/2000
Presentation at Training Session for
Volunteer Counselors, Pregnancy Care Center, 
Springfield, MO

01/2000
Hope Community Church,
Women’s meeting,
Springfield, MO

01/2000
Glenstone Baptist Church,
Women’s meeting,
Springfield, MO

01/2000
Training Session for volunteer counselors
Pregnancy Care Center,
Springfield, MO

12/1999
1st Training Session for volunteer counselors
Pregnancy Care Center,
Springfield, MO

05/1999
Morning Star Baptist Church,
Mother’s Day Service,
Crane, MO

06/1998
Barry Christian Church,
2 AM church services,
Kansas City, MO

06/1998
John’s Chapel Fundamental Methodist Church,
Missions’ Meeting,
Ash Grove, MO

05/1998
John’s Chapel Fundamental Methodist Church,
Mother-Daughter Luncheon,
Ash Grove, MO

06/1997
South Haven Baptist Church, PM service,
Springfield, MO

05/1997
Written & oral presentation of Birth Moms:
Relinquishment & Relationships,
Drury College,
Springfield, MO

06/1996
High School Reunion -
Willard, OK

04/1996
Written & oral presentation of Sociobiology -
Nature vs. Nurture, Drury College,
Springfield, MO

06/1995
Singles’ Retreat - Stonecroft Conference Center,
Hollister, MO

 

 

 

 

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