Rose Brucia Board Member Hosts Philanthropic Book Launch

Opportunity Knocking

The Rose Brucia Educational Foundation is proud to announce that one of its Board of Directors, Author Lori Ann LaRocco, will be hosting the launch of her new book, Opportunity Knocking, at Barnes & Noble in NYC.  All royalties from the event will benefit The Rose Brucia Educational Foundation.

“Lori Ann has been a driving force on the Board for over 5 years now and we are very honored that she chose to benefit our program”, says Matthew Barbis, Founder & Chairman. Please join us at 150 East 86th Street in Manhattan on March 18th at 7pm to help support The Rose Brucia Stranger Safety Awareness Program, which is a free educational program developed to teach children how to safely avoid strangers.

If you cannot attend the event, please consider purchasing a book by contacting The Rose Brucia Educational Foundation at (631) 348-2600 to reserve an autographed copy. Thank you for your support!

About The Rose Brucia Educational Foundation
Founded by Matthew J. Barbis after his 11-year-old cousin, Carlie Brucia, was abducted and murdered in Sarasota, FL in 2004. The Rose Brucia Educational Foundation’s goal is to reduce the number of child abductions in the U.S. by educating and empowering young minds with the knowledge necessary to avoid abduction. Utilizing puppets and a formalized educational curriculum, the foundation provides elementary-aged children with the Stranger Safety Awareness Program, free of charge. The Rose Brucia Educational Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization.

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