Category Archives: Meetings

Regular Meetings of the Chapter

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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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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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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February 4 Meeting – Recap

Cheryl Deitz, Outreach Coordinator for Pennsylvania Captioned Telephone Relay Services (Hamilton Relay) discussed the many services provided by Pennsylvania Relay, many of which go well beyond the familiar captioned telephone service used by many of the group There 22 in … Continue reading

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