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Winner of the 2019 Joan Andrews Scholarship

Please help me in congratulating Tanya Williams as the 2019 recipient of the HLAA-FL JOAN ANDREWS SCHOLARSHIP (see below). Tanya has been a dedicated member of HLAA for many years, serving as the State Chapter Coordinator. She has been instrumental in rebuilding HLAA-FL during the transition of leadership period in mid-2018 to present. She has… Read more »

HLAA-Sarasota/Manatee Family Support Group

New Family Support Group Session: Saturday, March 16, 2019 10:00 AM Morning Refreshment Bar Meet & Greet  10:30 AM Workshop    North Sarasota Library 2801 Newton Blvd, Sarasota Having Trouble Communicating With Someone Who Has Hearing Loss?   Our New Family Support group can help! Join us for an informative & interactive conversation and learn: How best to support & respond to someone… Read more »

HLAA 2019 Convention Early-bird Discounted Rates

February 26, 2019 Only 3 Days Left to Get HLAA2019 Convention Early-bird Discounted Rates Don’t miss your chance to receive a discounted registration, rates will increase March 2! This year, we have made the online registration quicker and easier than ever through the CrowdRise platform! State Organization and Chapter Leaders, Veterans, and Speakers Please register offline by downloading… Read more »

Three Cheers for Captioned Voicemail

Meandering Through A Hearing World Three Cheers for Captioned Voicemail I have a busy life. I volunteer as a board member for several organizations, and I do quite of bit of creative writing. My days pass quickly, leaving me wishing, hoping, and praying for more time. Over time, I’ve adopted time-management tools, one of which… Read more »

How A Friend Helped Me Hear

Meandering Through A Hearing World How A Friend Helped Me Hear I was invited to a dinner party this week. There would be a small group, the hostess told me, just seven people, and she promised a light meal. Now doesn’t that appeal? In January I’m always busy working off those five extra pounds that… Read more »