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Marcia Finisdore Advocacy Award.

Don Groff is  the recipient of the 2014 Marcia Finisdore Advocacy Award. This award is presented to an individual who has made significant contributions to furthering the access, rights, and dignity of people with hearing loss.  Don will receive the … Continue reading

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Act II Playhouse Hearing Assistance

See  update below. We took in a performance of Mark Twain Unplugged at the Act II Playhouse in Ambler recently, specifically to try out the hearing assistance that is offered there.  The results were disappointing, although I really appreciate the … Continue reading

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Richard Claypool 1936-2014

Long time MontCo chapter member Richard Claypool passed away on Friday Dec. 26,. The obituary can be found  here. Richard introduced me to SHHH/HLAA a decade ago.  He was a fine musician, a consummate railroad buff, and a dear friend. … Continue reading

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Jeanes Movie Night w/ Loop – The Lunchbox

Our meeting place, the Jeanes Library, has a monthly Movie Night.  The hearing loop has been incorporated into the player system, and will be used for the first time on November 20. The feature will be  The Lunchbox  , a … Continue reading

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Jeanes Loop Presentation – Recap

On October 9 Don Groff will describe the new hearing loop system in the Community Room of the Jeanes Library, in a presentation titled “Hearing Assistance in Public Places” He’ll discuss why such assistance is so beneficial to people with … Continue reading

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Lansdale Library Loop in The Reporter Newspaper

The local newspaper ran a front page spread about the hearing loop in the library’s Community Room. http://www.thereporteronline.com/general-news/20131013/lansdale-library-demos-hearing-loop-system Don

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Web Sites

Here are a number of web sites that may be of interest to HLAA members: dangerousdecibels.org/                   About Noise-induced Hearing Loss http://www.noisyplanet.nidcd.nih.gov     About Noise-induced Hearing Loss hlaamcc.org                                       This site! hlaa-pa.org                                        The state HLAA hearingloss.org                  … Continue reading

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