Amazing Grace Tiessen

Grace Tiessen

Amazing Grace Tiessen

Our own Grace Tiessen will be celebrating her 97th birthday in April. She is our own Energizer Bunny and an inspiration to us all.

Learn more about Grace, her hearing loss journey and her many contributions to HLAA at the following links.

http://www.hearinglossca.org/recognizing-grace-tiessen

http://www.hearinglossca.org/the-amazing-grace-tiessen-a-personal-journey-of-growth-and-courage

Happy Birthday Grace and many more!!

 

Ken Cluskey Chosen for Hard of Hearing Consumer Representative of TADDAC

From Katherine Burns

We have one more announcement of another member’s wonderful achievement. Ken Cluskey was chosen for the position of Hard of Hearing Consumer Representative for TADDAC (Telecommunications Access for the Deaf and Disabled Administrative Committee). This is the committee that advises the California Public Utilities Commission on programs and services for the deaf, hard of hearing, and other disabled. Several people applied, including me, so it says a lot about Ken that he was chosen.

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Georgia Fleischer Wins Marcia Dugan Advocacy Award

ADD PHOTO OF GEORGIA?
Great news from a member of our chapter! Georgia Fleischer is being awarded the Marcia Dugan Advocacy Award by HLAA National (http://www.hearingloss.org/sites/default/files/docs/Award_MDAdvocacy.pdf). The award will be presented at the HLAA Convention in June.
Lisa Yuan shared below what she wrote on the nomination form. There was a word limit – otherwise Lisa would have gone on even further about Georgia’s accomplishments!

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