We had a wonderful annual rap session and potluck centered around the theme of dealing with the communication challenges we experience during the holidays. Ideas, experiences and discussions were held helping all of us find strategies for coping and getting the most joy possible when faced with large group settings.
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Our November meeting is fast approaching! Due to the Thanksgiving holiday, our next meeting will be this coming Saturday, November 18. This meeting will be our annual rap session to talk about tips and tricks to manage the stress of the holiday season. Getting fellow friends and family to understand the challenges we face and struggle with can be a daunting experience. We are all here together to help so come and join us to get your holiday season off to a great start!
It was another great turnout for our October chapter meeting with so much to cover. Many highlights to note starting with our now traditional “WOW!” awards. This month the awards go to Katie for her always helpful and all-around efforts and to Diane who has been fantastic as our Facebook administrator.
For our meeting transcript, please click here.
Need ideas to help you with your hearing issues at work or with your family and friends? We’ve got solutions for you!! Your amazing and wonderful and oh-so attractive Steering Committee will be demonstrating all sorts of cool tech that they personally use.
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Well we had a bit of everything for this full house chapter meeting. Starting with WOW awards given to Mitzi and Jenna for their outstanding contributions at the tech expo manning the booth and connecting with those who visited. Way to go! This continued with an announcement of team focus groups, discussion regarding FCC removing captions from the caption telephony system shared from Liz, LAX advisory note from Ken, HAT technologies presentation from Katie Wright and last but not least, a touching farewell to Lisa.
(Here’s the chapter meeting transcript for your review)
It’s time to re-register your Ralph’s card into our community rewards program. As a reminder, you must re-register your card every September, even if you just registered in the program in August.
It was a busy and educational Tech Expo this year. The event took place at the Ken Miller Recreation Center in Torrance. The day was pleasant and perfect to come down and learn the latest development and innovations within the hearing industry.
With so much technology out there these days, it’s easy to get overwhelmed! That’s why both our September and October meetings will focus on hearing assistive technology (HAT) and how it can benefit you. » Read more
It was great to see a packed house at yesterday’s meeting, including several new faces! Thanks to all who came and participated. We had so much fun sharing ideas and eating cookies. Best of all, we had some great visions for the future of our chapter. At the bottom of this article, you’ll see a link to our meeting transcript provided by our awesome captionist Jane. This should be helpful for those who were unable to make the meeting or would like a recap. We also have some pictures from the meeting as well. Thank you Alicia for providing some of those!