May 11, 2017
Regina Calcaterra will be the keynote speaker at The Children’s Home, 125th Anniversary Celebration. Regina’s speech will address Etched in Sand’s themes of optimism, resilience and tenacity. Most importantly she will remind those committed to The Children’s Home’s mission of the power they have positively impact a child in need. To see the amazing work that the Children’s Home provides for children in need and for information about the benefit celebration, please go to there website here.
After the keynote speech, Regina will be available for Q & A and a book signing.
May 8, 2017
Regina will be speaking at the 13th Annual Families First Network Child Welfare In-Service Training Conference. Attendees include social workers, guardian ad litem’s, attorneys, judges and other stakeholders. She will speak at 9:00am both Monday, May 8th and Tuesday, May 9th, 2017.
FamiliesFirst Network of Lakeview (FFN) represents a partnership with the Department of Children and Families (DCF) to provide an array of foster care and related services in coordination with network partners. The network includes DCF, Lakeview Center, as the lead agency, judiciary sub-contracted service providers, foster parents, the District One Community Alliance, agency stakeholders, and the community working together to implement the legislative mandate for community based care. Services include case management for out-of-home and in-home placements; foster home recruitment, training, recommendation for licensure, and support; adoption support; independent living program; dependency court resource facilitation; sub-contract management; and other related services to abused and neglected children and their families.
For information about the event please contact Families First Network.
April 15, 2017
Please join Regina Calcaterra and Rosie Maloney to discuss Girl Unbroken, A Sister’s Harrowing Story from the Streets of Long Island to the Farms of Idaho. Regina Calcaterra will be present and Rosie Maloney will be Skyping into the event.
Both Etched in Sand and Girl Unbroken will be for sale on site by Burton Books, Greenport.
April 7, 2017
Regina will serve as the keynote speaker at the Annual Celebrating Westchester Libraries Breakfast, hosted by the Westchester Library Association.
RSVP’s may be required. Please check with the Westchester Library Association.
April 5, 2017
Regina will be speaking at the 6th annual Oxford Writing Festival. Regina will be sharing her journey, the important role that writing has played in her life and how sharing her story through writing has impacted the lives of so many.
FAQ’s from the Oxford Writing Festival website
The Oxford Writing Festival is an opportunity for members of the Oxford community, including Miami students and faculty, to create, share, and celebrate writing. The Festival is run by the Students for the Promotion of Writing, a Miami University student organization, and if you have any questions, please feel free to contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
WHERE IS THE FESTIVAL?
Oxford, Ohio is about halfway between Dayton and Cincinnati and the home of Miami University. For specific event locations, take a look at the event schedule, which will have more specifics.
WHO CAN COME?
Everyone! The festival is open to readers and writers of all ages, so invite your friends, beg your parents, plan a field trip! If you’re interested in bringing a large group and would like to work with us to make the best experience for your group, we’d be happy to help, just shoot us an e-mail and we’ll see what we can do.
WHAT DO I NEED TO BRING?
You may want to bring paper and a writing utensil in case you’re inspired or want to remember something specific, but otherwise you just need to bring yourself–and a few friends!
HOW MUCH DOES THE FESTIVAL COST? Nothing. The festival is free for all!
March 29, 2017
Regina will speak at the Cold Spring Harbor Junior/Senior High School CFA Annual Luncheon and to Cold Spring Harbor High School students. She will share her messages of resilience, optimism, perseverance and how no child is a lost cause with the students, parents, faculty and administrators of Cold Spring Harbor Senior High School.
From 8:30am-10:30am she will speak with Cold Spring Harbor High School students in the Cold Spring Harbor High School Performing Arts Center.
From 11:00am-2:00pm, she will join the CFA at it’s annual luncheon where she will provide the keynote speech, followed by a Q & A and book signing. The CFA Annual Luncheon raises funds for the Cold Spring Harbor Junior/Senior High School’s cultural affairs program and will be held at the Huntington Country Club.
March 22, 2017
Regina is honored that Etched in Sand has been selected as the Community Read by the Middle Country Public Library and the Middle Country Public School District for 2017.
Regina will participate in an author talk, Q&A and book signing.
March 12, 2017
Regina will join the Church of Our Savior, Lutheran at its Lenten “Sacrifice and Serve” reflective speakers program to be held during the March 12th, 10am worship service.
A former board member of “You Gotta Believe,” a nonprofit advocacy group for the adoption of older children, she will share her personal reflections regarding her experience growing up as foster child on Long Island.
Regina and other representatives from “You Gotta Believe” will be available to personally chat with all guests following her presentation. She will also sign copies of both of her books Etched in Sand and Girl Unbroken All are welcome.
March 6, 2017
Regina will join participants of the UJA Federation of New Yor’s Cultivation Event. She will share her story and it’s messages of perseverance, optimism, resilience and the how we all can forever impact the life of a child in need.
Information about the UJA Federation:
At UJA, we identify and meet the needs of New Yorkers and Jews everywhere through the power of collective action. Together, we care for people in need, respond to crises close to home and far away, and shape our Jewish future. For our next century, we’re mobilizing our entire network to get involved in ways never before possible.
For information about the event please contact the UJA Federation.
February 17, 2017
Join Regina Calcaterra and her younger sister Rosie Maloney as they discuss Girl Unbroken, A Sister’s Harrowing Journey from the Streets of Long Island to the Farms of Idaho,
For this author talk, Regina will be present and Rosie will Skype into the event. The author talk and Q&A will be followed by a book signing. Both Etched in Sand and Girl Unbroken books will be for sale on site.
RSVP’s may be required, so please check with the Emma S. Clark Memorial Library.