Sunday, February 3, 2008

Speaking Engagements & Appearances

Kelly Rouba is available to speak to your school, community, organization and staff.
For more information about scheduling an appearance with Kelly, contact:

Hilary Morris

H. Morris Solutions, LLC



July 31, 2010-Juvenile Arthritis Conference in Philadelphia, PA. Panel speaker for “Young Adult Panel: Young adults who grew up with juvenile arthritis share their experiences of life with JA.”

October 20, 2009- DiscoverAbility in New Brunswick, NJ (The NJ Dept. of Human Services 2009 Employment Conference for People with Disabilities.)
•October 20, 2009- ADA Center for Independent Living's Workshop on Employment in Edison, NJ
November 19,2009- Virginia Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation’s Commitment for a Cure Breakfast in Richmond, VA
•October 2009- Missile Defense Agency Kickoff of the Combined Federal Campaign
•June 2009- Giving workshop at United Spinal Association’s Independence Expo in NY on networking
• June 2009- Speaking at Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund’s annual luncheon
• May 2009- Moderated panel at Governor’s Conference for Women in Atlantic City
• May 2009- Spoke at Mercer County Arthritis Walk
• April 2009- Panelist and moderator at RESNA conference in Philadelphia, PA
• February 2009- Speaker at Indian Fields Elementary School for Celebrating Uniqueness Day
• January 2009- Allies,Inc fundraiser at KatManDu
• November 2008- Gave acceptance speech at Governor’s Volunteerism Award Ceremony
• November 2008- Guest speaker at Crossroads Middle School in South Brunswick, NJ
• June 2008- Keynote speaker at NJ Governor’s Mansion for Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund Commission’s anniversary celebration
• May 2008- Speaker at Mercer County Arthritis Walk
• April 2008- Guest speaker at Greenbrook Elementary School in Kendall Park, NJ
• April 2008- Guest speaker at Rider University in Lawrence, NJ
• April 2008- Keynote speaker at NJ Coalition on Women and Disabilities awards ceremony in East Brunswick, NJ
• February 2008- Guest speaker at Beyond Media: The FeFe Stories at Jackson Library
• February 2008- Hosted Ms. Wheelchair NJ Pageant
• January 2008- Visited patients at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
• November 2007- Headlined fundraiser with Ultimate Fighting Champ Jens Pulver
• November 2007- Guest speaker at Indians Field School
• October 2007- Served as emcee and panelist at Governor’s Conference on Employment and People with Disabilities
• September 2007- Invited to tour the highly restricted Cinderella’s Suite at Disney World
• August 2007- Threw out first pitch at Trenton Thunder (Double AA of the NY Yankees) playoffs
• August 2007- Served as judge at L’Oreal Beauty Pageant for Dogs in support of the Komen Foundation
• July 2007- Competed in Ms. Wheelchair America pageant in Maryland
• July 2007- Spoke to teen girls in the DOVE program at Valentine Hall, a juvenile detention center
• June 2007- Served as keynote speaker at NJYAC Conference
• June 2007- Participated in an event sponsored by Freedom Wings International
• May 2007- Participated in Hamilton Township’s Memorial Day Parade
• May 2007- Guest speaker at McKinley Community School’s Career Day
• April 2007- Spoke on disability awareness at Robinson Elementary School
• April 2007- Guest speaker at Applegarth School for Disability Awareness Day
• April 2007- Made appearance at Abilities Expo in Edison
• April 2007- Spoke on disability awareness at Morgan Elementary School
• April 2007- Participated in the Mercer County Arthritis Walk and took part in ribbon cutting
• March 2007- Panelist at Next Step Conference on employment sponsored by Resources for Independent Living
• March 2007- Spoke on disability awareness at Kiel School
• March 2007- Participated in the St. Patrick's Day Parade in Trenton
• Fall 2006- Spoke at employment conference sponsored by Resources for Independent Living

1 comment:

  1. Kelly,
    You are incredible!! We can never thank you enough for all you have done to publicize the Catastrophic Illness in Children Relief Fund! You are a tireless and loyal proponent of the Fund and your infinite willingness to assit in public information efforts is just wonderful!!
    Thank you for all you have done for us and for all those individuals in New Jersey who will hear and be inspired by your tenacity, intelligence and courage. With much love and gratitude: The Catastophic Illness in Children Relief Fund!(Ralph and Margie)


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