Author Archives: Don Groff

Holiday Party – Rescheduled

The Winter Party has been rescheduled for December 16. Our December meeting (Monday, December 16) will be our annual holiday social. Please join us to welcome the cold weather (-: …. and to wish each other a comfy and healthy … Continue reading

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November Meeting 11/18

HLAA MontCo will meet on Monday, November 18.  This is not our usual first Monday, because the Jeanes Library is a polling place, and will be preparing for the November 5 election. There will be a general discussion of hearing … Continue reading

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October 7 Meeting — Cancelled

Because of mechanical problems at the Jeanes Library, this meeting is cancelled. Further details here when available.   10/5/19 On October  7, Kay Tyberg, president of the Blair County chapter will speak about hearing in noisy circumstances, probably the most common … Continue reading

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September 9 Meeting – Recap

Chapter officers discussed plans for the year, touching on: Chapter finances. Meeting topics. The Walk4Hearing October 20 Future leadership. Sharon Carroll, Engagement Manager for Cochlear America spoke about current and future implants and accessories, including: Smartphone  streaming, currently limited to … Continue reading

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HLAA Picnic

Several dozen HLAA members and friends enjoyed the annual picnic at Fort Washington State Park on July 14.   Warm and breezy weather made for a very enjoyable afternoon, as did a variety of food and drink. The September 9 meeting … Continue reading

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HLAA Picnic

Once again MONTCO HLAA invites HLAA members, families and friends to a picnic at Fort Washington State Park on Sunday July 14, 2019. This is our fifth time at this great spot, just about a mile from the Fort Washington … Continue reading

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June Meeting

At our June 3 meeting we discussed the creation of a Mission Statement.  Members offered a wide variety of ideas and concepts that will be distilled into a formal statement, to be approved at a later meeting. The chapter approved … Continue reading

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May Meeting — The Current Status of Hair Cell Regeneration–

At our May 6 meeting, MontCo member Jim Saunders spoke about  hair cell regeneration in the cochlea. . Dr. Saunders has spent years researching the topic and always creates stimulating presentations. He reviewed the essential processes of hearing, and the … Continue reading

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April 1 Meeting – Innocaption

InnoCaption is a free mobile caption service for deaf and hard of hearing people or anyone with hearing loss that runs on mobile devices such as smartphones. Matheus Goncalves , InnoCaption  Marketing Director, will describe the system in detail. There … Continue reading

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March 4 Meeting – Update

In spite of Winter Storm Scott, several dozen members and visitors heard MontCo member Chris Doig discuss smartphone and tablet apps of interest to the hearing loss community..  She is a graduate of the N-CHATT program run by the HLAA … Continue reading

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