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Schedule Of Appearances
Reflections: The Memories and Recipes of a Southern Cook
September, 2007 Closed law office to devote full time to the North Carolina Barbecue Society, Inc. See www.ncbbqsociety.com
December 2, 2006 To hold book signing and promote the North Carolina Barbecue Society at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum, Harkers Island, NC
October 27 & 28, 2006 Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held book signing at Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitation in Lynchburg, Tennessee
October 21, 2006 Held book signing and promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society at the Lexington Barbecue Festival, Lexington, NC
October 7, 2006 Held book signing at Great Grapes wine festival in Charlotte, NC
July 14, 2006 Held book signing and promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society at Salem Kitchen's customer appreciation day, Winston-Salem, NC
June 27, 2006

Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held cooking class as guest chef for A Southern Season in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

May 27, 2006 Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held book signing at Hickory Smoke BBQ Festival in Hickory, North Carolina
May 20, 2006

Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held book signing at the Theatre of the American South Festival in Wilson, North Carolina Culinary demonstration and symposium

May 6, 2006

Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held book signing at Smithfield Ham and Yam Festival in Smithfield, North Carolina

April 15, 2006

Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held book signing at Kings Mountain Firehouse Cook Off in Kings Mountain, North Carolina

April 1, 2006

Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held book signing at Newport Pig Cooking Contest in Newport, North Carolina

March 25, 2006

Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held book signing at Smoke on the Rock BBQ Championship in Rockingham, North Carolina

December 10, 2005 Held book signing at Border’s Books Music & Café in Winston-Salem, NC
December 3, 2005 Held book signing at Core Sound Waterfowl Museum, Harkers Island, NC
November 26, 2005 Held book signing at Border’s Books Music & Café in Winston-Salem, NC
October 22, 2005 Held book signing at Lexington BBQ Festival, Lexington NC in front of BB&T Main Street
October 16, 2005 Held book signing at The River House Jefferson, N.C.
October 15, 2005 Held book signing and judged at A Southern Season's BBQ cook-off, Chapel Hill, NC
October 14, 2005 Fox 8 Morning Show

September 24, 2005

Held book signing at Wake Forest University Homecoming festival on the Quad, Winston-Salem, NC

The Best Tar Heel Barbecue
Date Event
September, 2007 Closed law office to devote full time to the North Carolina Barbecue Society, Inc. See www.ncbbqsociety.com
December 2, 2006 To hold book signing and promote the North Carolina Barbecue Society at the Core Sound Waterfowl Museum, Harkers Island, NC
October 27 & 28, 2006 Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held book signing at Jack Daniel’s World Championship Invitation in Lynchburg, Tennessee
October 21, 2006 Held book signing and promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society at the Lexington Barbecue Festival, Lexington, NC
September 19, 2006 Gave lecture and held book signing for North Carolina State University Honors Village, Raleigh, NC
September 16, 2006 Held book signing and promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society at the 1st Annual Masonic Carolina Pig Jig BBQ Cook-Off at the NC State Fair Grounds, Raleigh, NC
September 9, 2006 Assisted with barbecue fundraiser and held book signing at Riverwood Stables, Winston Salem, NC
July 14, 2006 Held book signing and promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society at Salem Kitchen's customer appreciation day, Winston-Salem, NC
June 27, 2006

Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held cooking class as guest chef for A Southern Season in Chapel Hill, North Carolina

May 27, 2006

Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held book signing at Hickory Smoke BBQ Festival in Hickory, North Carolina

May 20, 2006 Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held book signing at the Theatre of the American South Festival in Wilson, North Carolina Culinary demonstration and symposium
May 6, 2006

Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held book signing at Smithfield Ham and Yam Festival in Smithfield, North Carolina

April 15, 2006

Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held book signing at Kings Mountain Firehouse Cook Off in Kings Mountain, North Carolina

April 1, 2006

Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held book signing at Newport Pig Cooking Contest in Newport, North Carolina

March 25, 2006

Promoted the North Carolina Barbecue Society and held book signing at Smoke on the Rock BBQ Championship in Rockingham, North Carolina

December 10, 2005 Held book signing at Border’s Books Music & Café in Winston-Salem, NC
December 3, 2005 Held book signing at Core Sound Waterfowl Museum, Harkers Island, NC
November 26, 2005 Held book signing at Border’s Books Music & Café in Winston-Salem, NC
October 22, 2005 Held book signing at Lexington BBQ Festival, Lexington NC in front of BB&T Main Street
October 16, 2005 Held book signing at The River House Jefferson, N.C.
October 15, 2005 Held book signing and judged at A Southern Season's BBQ cook-off, Chapel Hill, NC
September 30, 2005 Judged at the Kansas City Royal BBQ Festival (The Super Bowl of BBQ competitions) Kansas City, MO

September 24, 2005

Held book signing at Wake Forest University Homecoming festival on the Quad, Winston-Salem, NC

September 15, 2005 Held book signing for Borders Books Music & Café at City Market, Winston-Salem, NC
June 25, 2005 Held book signing at 22nd Anniversary Celebration Tobacco Farm Life Museum, Kenly, NC
June 10-11, 2005 Judged and held book signing at the Blue Ridge BBQ Festival, Tryon, NC
June 4, 2005 Held book singing at Carolina Austin Healy Car Show, Salisbury, NC
March 5-6, 2005 Held book signings at Borders Books Music & Café booth at  Southern Spring and Garden Show, Charlotte, NC
February 1, 2005 Taught barbecue class “Cooking up a Storm” at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
January 7-9, 2005 Attended the 7th Annual Best of Our State Expo and held book signing at the Grove Park Inn Resort & Spa, Asheville, NC
December 3-5, 2004 Held book signing at Core Sound Waterfowl Weekend, Harkers Island, NC
October 23, 2004 Held book signing at Lexington Barbecue Festival, Lexington, NC
September 28, 2004 Attended premier of UNC-TV, BB&T and Our State Magazine at Old Salem, Winston-Salem, NC
September 23, 2004 Held book signing at BB&T Customer Appreciation Day, Carthage, NC
September 11, 2004 Held book signing for Borders Books Music & Café at Bookmark Festival, Winston-Salem, NC
August 1, 2004 Appeared on UNC-TV (PBS) Book Watch hosted by D.G. Martin
July 30, 2004 Talk show with D.G. Martin (WCHL) regarding tar heel barbecue
July 3, 2004 Held book signing for Our State Magazine in Pinehurst, NC
June 11, 2004 Judged and held book signing at the Blue Ridge BBQ Festival, Tryon, NC
May 13, 2004 Taped barbecue book program for UNC-TV to be aired at later dates
February 13-15, 2004 Held book signing at South Eastern Wildlife Expo in Charleston, SC
February 4, 2004 Spoke, held book signing and barbecue luncheon for Our State Magazine staff, Greensboro, NC
October 9, 2003 Attended Elliot Pishko BBQ, Winston-Salem, NC
October 2, 2003 Spoke and held book signing at the Kernersville Book Club,  Kernersville, NC
September 27, 2003 Spoke and held book signing at the Charlotte Shout, Charlotte, NC
September 26, 2003 Met with radio/T.V. group in Charlotte to discuss The Tar Heel Barbecue Classic
SECQOLA - Stress/Mental Health
Date Event - Still booking speaking engagements
September, 2007 Closed law office to devote full time to the North Carolina Barbecue Society, Inc. See www.ncbbqsociety.com
August 17, 2006 Participated in BarCARES conference (mental health) in Cary, NC
May 11, 2006 Participated in BarCARES conference (mental health) in Cary, NC

May 19, 2006

Spoke at NC Bar Association's Business Law Annual Section Seminar (alcoholism/substance abuse/mental health), Cary, NC

February 15, 2006

Participated in BarCARES Conference (mental health) in Cary, North Carolina

February 16, 2006 Spoke at Greensboro Bar Association's Annual Seminar at Starmount Forest Country Club (alcoholism/substance abuse/mental health), Greensboro, NC
November 10, 2005 Participated in BarCARES conference (mental health), Cary, NC
August 19, 2005 Participated in BarCARES conference (mental health), Cary, NC
May 20, 2005 Participated in Lawyer Effectiveness and Quality of Life conference (mental health), Cary, NC
May 20, 2005 Participated in BarCARES conference (mental health), Cary, NC
May 14, 2005 Spoke at NC Bar Association Seminar (alcoholism/substance abuse/mental heath), Wrightsville Beach, NC
March 17, 2005 Participated in BarCARES conference (mental health), Cary, NC
December 9, 2004 Participated in BarCARES conference (mental health), Cary, NC
October 19, 2004 Attended Dean’s Forum at Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC
September 21, 2004 Participated in BarCARES conference (mental health), Cary, NC
August 13, 2004 Participated in Lawyer Effectiveness and Quality of Life conference (mental health), Cary, NC
July 17, 2004 Spoke at NC Bar Association Seminar (Balance-The Secret for Success) and held book signing, Kiawah, SC
July 16, 2004 Spoke at NC Council of School Attorneys’ Summer Law Conference and held book signing, Myrtle Beach, SC
June 8, 2004 Elected to Board of Mental Health Association of Forsyth County, NC, attended meeting and made presentation
May 14, 2004 Spoke at NC Bar Association Seminar (Balance – The Secret for Success) and held book signing, Cary, NC
May 7, 2004 Participated in Lawyer Effectiveness and Quality of Life conference (mental health), Cary, NC
May 7, 2004 Participated in BarCARES conference (mental health), Cary, NC
April 23, 2004 Spoke at NC Bar Association Seminar (Ethics/Professionalism –The Need for Balance) and held book signing, Raleigh, NC
April 23, 2004 Spoke at Wake Forest University Seminar (professionalism) and held book signing, Raleigh, NC
April 16, 2004 Spoke at NC Bar Association Seminar (quality of life issues) and held book signing, Cary, NC
March 5, 2004 Spoke at NC Bar Association Seminar (stress and mental health) and book signing, Cary, NC
March 3, 2004 Participated in BarCARES conference (mental health), Cary, NC
February 7, 2004 Program planner and speaker at the annual Lawyer Effectiveness and Quality of Life seminar and held book signing, Wilmington, NC
December 10, 2003 Participated in BarCARES conference (mental health), Cary, NC
November 14, 2003 Participated in Lawyer Effectiveness and Quality of Life conference (mental health), Cary, NC
Business Adventure Seminars
Date Event - Still booking hunting and fishing adventure seminars
September, 2007 Closed law office to devote full time to the North Carolina Barbecue Society, Inc. See www.ncbbqsociety.com
October 14-19, 2006 Program planner, speaker and guide – Presented Business Adventure Seminar/Pheasant Hunt in Winner, SD
June 11-17, 2006 Program planner, speaker and guide for Business Adventure Seminar/Fly Fishing in Glacier Park, MT
October 29 – November 3, 2005 Program planner, speaker and guide – Presented Business Adventure Seminar/Pheasant Hunt in Winner, SD