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A Convention Experience Shared by Our 2019 Scholarship Recipient

Gerid Adams, the current President of the Greater Grand Rapids HLAA Chapter, was the recipient of the 2019 HLAA-MI Scholarship to the HLAA National Convention.  Gerid shares his impressions of his first convention experience. The HLAA 2019 convention consisted of 10 workshop sessions; each session had a choice between 5 tracks. The tracks were Advocacy, […]

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2019 HLAA Convention Fun!

The 2019 HLAA National Convention was held on June 20-23 in Rochester, New York.  HLAA-MI folks who attended the 2019 convention represented the following chapters:  Grand Rapids, Kalamazoo, Royal Oak and Western Wayne County.  See below for a few pictures from the fun convention photo booth! The Greater Grand Rapids chapter (formerly known as the […]

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Walk4Hearing

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 18, 2019 CONTACT: Ronnie Adler National Walk4Hearing Manager radler@hearingloss.org Springtime? Michigan Walk4Hearing Time! BETHESDA, Md. – The Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) invites you to join us for the annual Michigan Walk4Hearing, now celebrating its thirteenth year. Take a walk with us and meet our passionate regulars, enthusiastic newcomers, loyal […]

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Board Elections – April 2019

The Hearing Loss Association of America, Michigan State Association is pleased to announce the election of Christopher Dorais to our board of trustees. He will be serving a three-year term. Responsibilities include becoming familiar with hearing loss issues on our agenda, attending board meetings (3 times a year), and actively participating on the newly formed […]

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Jeffrey Astrein Appointed Chair of HLAA-MI Advocacy Committee

Jeffrey Astrein Appointed Chair of HLAA-MI Advocacy Committee Jeffrey Astrein has been appointed to chair the HLAA-MI Advocacy Committee. He replaces Ann Liming who has chosen to step away in order to spend time pursuing other interests.  Jeffrey joined the HLAA-MI Board of Trustees in 2018.  He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interdisciplinary […]

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HLAA-MI Website Receives Prestigious Award

HLAA-MI Website Receives Prestigious Award The Hearing Loss Association of America, Michigan State Association (HLAA-MI) was awarded the 2018 State Website Award during the national convention of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA) held in Minneapolis, Minnesota in June, 2018. Webmaster, Janet Haines, was honored with the crystal award pictured below. The Awards Ceremony […]

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HLAA e-News

There is some great information in the HLAA e-News letter including a study being done concerning adults with cochlear implants.  Also in the e-News: updates about the Walk4Hearing, Convention, a job opening at HLAA, information about an M-Enabling Summit about assistive technology to be held in DC and more!  If “this link” doesn’t take you […]

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