Who to visit and what to win at this weekend’s picnic!

Our fourth annual summer picnic is coming up this weekend! Several professionals in the hearing loss field will be hosting booths with information about their services and will be on hand to answer questions and share their resources. Be sure to visit our wonderful vendors!

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Associated Audiologists
Deaf Cultural Center
Hamilton Relay and KS Telephone Assistance Program (TAP)
Hearing Loss Association of America – Kansas City Chapter
Hometown Hearing and Audiology
KS Commission for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Kansas School for the Deaf
Med El
Meniere’s Resources, Inc
Midwest Master Loop
MO Vocational Rehabilitation
Omron Healthcare

This year, we are hosting our biggest raffle ever! Funds from the raffle will help send steering committee member Lucy Crabtree as the HLAA-KC delegate to the HLAA National Convention in Rhode Island. We look forward to learning from her experience when she returns! Extra funds from the raffle will also go toward equipment costs for our regular meetings and printing costs for promotional materials. Here are some of the amazing prizes up for grabs (donors are listed in parentheses):

Gift certificate for two free hours of sign language interpreting services (Able Hands Interpreting Services)
Custom iPod ear buds or custom solid hearing protection – winner’s choice! (Associated Audiologists)
Kansas School for the Deaf: A Pictorial History, 1861-2011 (Sandra Kelly, Deaf Cultural Center)
Milo hearing aid (Hometown Hearing and Audiology)
Autographed copy of the novel “Lip Reader,” by Shanna Groves (Shanna Groves)

“Silence,” an original painting by Daniel Pancy (Sherry Mason)

One year free membership to HLAA (Terri Shirley)
Switched at Birth DVD (Lucy Crabtree)
Mary Kay lotion set (Minda Nelson)
Applebee’s gift card (Hometown Hearing and Audiology)
Starbucks gift card (Minda Nelson)
Chipotle gift card (Minda Nelson)
Barnes and Noble gift card (Anna Rundle)
Best Buy gift card (Dennis Selznick)
Chiefs scarf (Dennis Selznick)
Sonic Alert alarm clocks (2) (Teltex, Inc)
Pocket Listenor (Teltex, Inc)

For more information about the picnic, please check out the Facebook event page or send us an email at hlaakc@gmail.com.

See you there!


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