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SE MI Walk4Hearing Press Release

Contact:  Barb Quart / bquart@hearingloss-mi.org                              FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Together, We Can Step Up for Hearing Loss
SE Michigan Walk4Hearing

BETHESDA, MD – The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) invites you to the

SE Michigan Walk4Hearing on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at Kensington Metro Park. The HLAA Walk4Hearing is a family-friendly event that raises awareness about hearing loss and coming together to eradicate the stigma associated with it. Join over 450 walkers at the

SE Michigan Walk4Hearing to become a part of the community to step up for the 48 million Americans with hearing loss.

The HLAA Walk4Hearing supports programs and services for people with hearing loss and their families. Money raised is shared between the national organization and local organizations and HLAA State Associations and Chapters.

HLAA would like to thank the following 2017 Walk4Hearing National Sponsors for their support of this year’s Walks:

Premier SponsorCapTel Captioned Telephone
Platinum SponsorMED-EL
Diamond SponsorClearCaptions
Silver SponsorsAdvanced Bionics, Cochlear Americas, Hamilton CapTel, hi HealthInnovations, Regal Entertainment Group

We also want to thank our local SE Michigan Walk4Hearing sponsor:

Platinum Sponsor – AudioNET America

Since its inception in 2006, the Walk4Hearing has raised more than $12 million and has welcomed over 79,000 walkers, making it the nation’s largest and fastest-growing hearing loss fundraising and public awareness walk in the country. Visit walk4hearing.org to register.

About Hearing Loss Association of America:

The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA), founded in 1979, opens the world of communication to people with hearing loss through information, education, advocacy and support. In addition to the Walk4Hearing program, HLAA publishes the bimonthly Hearing Loss Magazine, holds annual conventions (HLAA2017 Convention is June 22-25 in Salt Lake, Utah), advocates for the rights of people with hearing loss, and has an extensive network of chapters and state organizations across the country. The national headquarters is located at 7910 Woodmont Avenue, Suite 1200, Bethesda, MD 20814. Phone: 301.657.2248 or visit hearingloss.org.