2018 Educational Meeting & Events

Meeting & Event Schedule for 2018

Our regular monthly meetings are open to the community and feature expert speakers covering treatments, devices, technologies, programs, or approaches that can improve our hearing & listening or communication skills. All meetings are supported by a Hearing Loop System and CART (captions).

Date Meeting’s Main Topic

Jan 3 Chapter’s 10th Anniversary Celebration What HLAA Can Do For You
Tanya Williams, HLAA-FL State Chapter Coordinator.

Feb 3 Healthy Hearing Expo 9 AM to 3 PM First Presbyterian Church of Brandon

Feb 7 A Rap Session Designed to Address Audience’s Questions, Concerns, and Issues
Moderated by Edward Ogiba, HLAA Tampa Bay Advisory Board

Mar 7 What We Learned at the Healthy Hearing Expo Various Chapter Leaders

Apr 4 How to Be Prepared for a Hurricane – A Guide for the Hearing LossChris Littlewood, President, ALDA

May 2 How to Advocate for Your Hearing Needs While Travelling
Lynn Rousseau, President of HLAA Gainesville

Jun 9 Captioned Movie Social Outing #

Jul 14 Hearing Supported Museum Tour #

Aug 11 Captioned Movie Social Outing #

Sep 5 What I Learned at the HLAA National Convention
Peter Forret, Chapter Treasurer

Oct 3 Latest Advancements in Wireless Accessories

Oct 19 HLAA Happy Hour Social*

Nov 7 Communication Strategies for Noisy Situations

Dec 5 HLAA Holiday Social *
Information, Mentoring, and Support at Every Meeting and Between Meetings Chapter

Unless noted by a # or *, all meetings are at the Safety Harbor Public Library, 120 North 2nd Street, Safety Harbor, FL and begin at 12:30 PM. Leaders can provide information or answer questions a half hour before meetings start and during the social time after the speaker has finished. Information, as well as support, is available between meetings by contacting Debbe Hanger at dhagner@hlagulfcost.com.

# Summer social outings for a captioned movie take place at the Regal Citrus Park Stadium 20 Cinema, 7999 Citrus Park Town Mall Center for a movie sometime between 12 to 1 PM, pending the schedule. Attendees meet for lunch afterward at BJ’s Brewhouse down the hall in the same mall. The Museum selected for the July tour will be announced a month before based on a review of the summer special showings schedules.

* The HLAA Happy Hour will meet at a local restaurant ‘s happy hour where we can mingle and socialize with members, guests and visitors from 5 to 7 PM. The Holiday Social will meet at a local restaurant for socializing and a White Elephant gift exchange (under $10) over lunch starting at 12:.30.

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