HLAA SCC Chapter meeting date: Tuesday, May 15, 2018 Location: St, Andrew Presbyterian Church, 1239 Del Webb Blvd.,SCC, FL 33573 Program Presentation: 10:00 am; Social after presentation NO RSVP is required. Speaker: Debra Golinski, Executive Director, SERTOMA Speech & Hearing Foundation of Florida, Inc. Topic: Mobile Hearing Screening & Services of Florida … Read more »
National Chapter and Membership CoordinatorCarla Beyer-Smolin as been a part of HLAA since 1990s working in both the chapter and membership departments. During Carla’s time with HLAA in previous years she coordinated the Children’s Workshops for our conventions. She developed and managed "Heroes for Hearing Loss," a mentoring program for children with hearing loss. Carla has also helped created some key publications. She wrote the “ADA Begins with You” column in our then hard-copy publication, "SHHH News," that went to chapters.
She also created and published the "SHHH Ventures" newsletter that went to young adults with hearing loss. Taking a leave from the organization to raise her family and is now back with the HLAA family. She looks forward to connecting and working with our membership and strengthening our chapter network to help make a difference for people living with hearing loss and their families. Carla met her husband, Mark, through the SHHH Young Adults Group. They live in Maryland and have two children, a son in college and a teen-age daughter.
Please join us for our last get together before the heat of summer bears down (and some of you escape to the cooler areas of the North). We will be having lunch on Friday, May 18 from 12 to 2 PM at the Malibu Beach Grill in The Pavilion at Port Orange — 5543 South Williamson Boulevard, Port… Read more »
I had an appointment for my annual eye exam this week. You wouldn’t think that a visit to an eye doctor has anything to do with hearing, but when a person with hearing loss interacts with the hearing world issues surface. I’ve been going to the same ophthalmologist for quite some time now. There are… Read more »
The National Weather Bureau is predicting 3 major FL Hurricanes for 2018. Will you be ready? This talk will cover how to prepare in advance so you can evacuate quickly with all you need. How to track warnings and updates, plus your recommended options depending on the storm?
May Chapter Meeting Wednesday, May 9th, 2018 1:30 PM Our snowbird season is over…however, hurricane season begins June 1! Following 2017’s historically destructive fall and summer, scientists are now predicting the upcoming 2018 hurricane season will again be above average. Sherilynn Burris, Emergency Management Chief at Manatee County Government, will revisit us, this time BEFORE… Read more »