Save the Date – The 68th Biennial Conference of the Empire State Association of the Deaf (NY)

The 68th Biennial Conference of the Empire State Association of the Deaf (NY) will be held on June 23-26, 2011 in Buffalo, New York. The theme is “Expanding 21st Century Deaf Advocacy, Education, and Technology.” The Conference will be hosted by the Buffalo Civic Association of the Deaf.

There will be a banquet and additional entertainment on Saturday, June 25th.

Registration, hotel details, and additional information about the Conference itself will posted soon!

Individuals or organizations interested in sponsorship information can contact us at BCADeafWNY@yahoo.com

Anyone interested in becoming a workshop presenter can also send us an email as soon as possible.

Information about the Conference will also be posted on the Empire State Association of the Deaf’s website: www.esad.org

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Texas Hold’em Poker Tourney Sat. Jan. 22

Are you up for a game and fun night?

1/22/2011 starts at 7:00 PM

Rochester 
Recreation
 Club 
for 
the 
Deaf 
(RRCD)

1564
 Lyell 
Ave
Rochester, 
NY

Entry fee:
$15.00 – member
$18.00 – non-member

($13.00 ~ prize)

Hosted
 by
 RRCD

For
 more 
information – Please 
contact:
Chuck DiVincenzo puffy5@rochester.rr.com

Gifted RIT/NTID Student Gives Hope, Life, to Others

NTID News – Dec. 14, 2010

It’s not every college student who can say they’ve had a lifelong wish come true. But Lauren Aggen isn’t an ordinary college student.

She was born with hypoplastic left heart syndrome, leaving her left ventricle too small to pump blood through her body. Her prognosis for survival was bleak without a heart transplant.

When she was eight days old, a donor heart became available and she received her transplant. Of the eight children who received heart transplants that year in Chicago, four of them never went home and the other three have needed additional transplants.

“I’ve been very fortunate that my heart matched,” Aggen says.

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Legacy of M.L.K. Jr. “Talking About Service” 01/22/11

Rochester School for the Deaf Alumni Association (RSDAA)

Community Conversations
New York Council for the Humanities

Talking About Service

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr’s birth provides an opportunity to engage in meaningful discussion about public service and civic engagement.

Join us to read together an excerpt from Dr. King’s speech The Drum Major Instinct and talk about his legacy of service and its place in our lives and our democracy.

Saturday, January 22, 2011
2:00 to 5:00 p.m.

Rochester School for the Deaf, 1545 St. Paul Street, Rochester, NY
Forrester Hall (Dining Room)

FREE!
Refreshments Courtesy of Wegmans

Contact: Pamela Conley
E-mail: prcnge@rit.edu

LINK to event flyer

ASADV Support Group

Hello DeafRoc,

My name is Aimee Whyte and I am an Advocate/Counselor with Advocacy Services for Abused Deaf Victims. Your website is impressive and we are lucky to have a website like this for the Rochester Deaf Community.  We would like to post a flyer on DeafRoc that explains our Support Group. Please post with the note below. Thank you very much,

Aimee Whyte

Click for PDF flyer:  SupportGroupflyer_moreinfo_ASADV_PDF

LRAD January/February Events

Hello everyone

January EVENTS:

Avenue Pub
January 1st Saturday
10pm to 12am
522 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607

LRAD General Meeting
January 8th Saturday
6:30pm to 8pm
Location: TBA
Please bring the cash for 50/50 raffle

Equal Ground- Coffee Night
January 13th Thursday
7pm to 10pm
750 South Ave
Rochester, NY 14620

Panera Bread-Social Gathering
January 22nd Saturday
7pm to 10pm
300 Hylan Drive
Rochester NY 14623

February EVENTS

Avenue Pub
February 5 Saturday
10pm to 12am
522 Monroe Avenue
Rochester, NY 14607

Equal Ground- Coffee Night
February 10th Thursday
7pm to 10pm
750 South Ave
Rochester, NY 14620

Panera Bread-Social Gathering
February 26th Saturday
7pm to 10pm
300 Hylan Drive
Rochester NY 14623

LRADly,
Samuel Dien
LRAD President

Basic Dog Obedience Class With Interpreter Starts Jan. 15 for 7 Weeks

For Deaf/Hard of Hearing Dog Owners (there will be a sign language interpreter)

Where:
Fairport Baptist Home
4646 Nine Mile Point Rd
Fairport, NY 14450

Class size is limited Please register early to ensure a spot in this class.

When:
January 15, 2011
Seven week session
Noon-1PM

Cost: $95.00

Enrollment form available on web
www.k-9healers.com

This class is not appropriate for dogs with aggression issues.

Click here for PDF flyer: Flyer_-_jan_class-3

For more information:
K-9 Healers
www.k-9healers.com
deepeace.rural@gmail.com