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This fitness class is open to the Deaf, hard of hearing, and hearing individuals in the Deaf community. Our Strength and Conditioning class is designed to build muscular endurance, using cardio and core strength exercises to build muscle & definition.

Class will meet from 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. in the Fitness Center. For more information, please contact Tracy at ts@bridgesfordeafandhh.org.

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You are invited to join us for the Community Gathering in the Fellowship Hall of Bellevue United Methodist Church (BUMC)

Come and meet our Guest Speaker, Don Cabbage, Project Team Leader for Mockingbird. He will discuss plans for building the Retirement Center and Deaf Friendly Community. He will answer questions for you.

Information, Door Prizes, Refreshments / Light Lunch

Parking:  This applies to parking at BUMC on Sunday

  • When facing the front of the church, park on the left side of the building. When the left side is full you may park on the right side.
  • Entrance to the Fellowship Hall is on the left side of the building which will be marked with a sign.
  • Directions to the church are provided on the attached flyer.
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LUNCH:  After the event we will all have lunch at the yacht club, to eat and socialize.  Lunch is being provided by the Harbor Island Yacht Club.

ACTIVITY FORM:  Due to the popularity of this event, reservations will now be required!  The activity confirmation form (in the attached newsletter) must be submitted and returned by Wednesday, September 9, 2015.

SSPs are required for this event - for your safety.  If you cannot find one, call Cathy Steger (phone number above) by September 9th for arrangements.

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Schedule:
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)     Social Hour
11:00 AM - 11:45 AM (CST)     Lunch
12:00 PM - 2:00 PM (CST)       Meeting

Lunch:  Pot Luck - bring vegetable dishes and desserts. Meat will be furnished.  We recommend that dishes that must be heated, be microwavable.

Meeting Topic:  Mystery Speaker

Interpreters will be provided for the meeting

SSPs:  Bring your own SSP; if unable to find one, call Cathy Steger (contact info above), at least one week before the meeting

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Program:
Presentations include: "Physical Activity for Children with Visual Impairments and Multiple Disabilities"; "Communication Matrix"; and "Challenging Behaviors and Effective Interventions."
The program will run from 9:00 am - 4:00 pm each day

Registration:
$25 per day; $50 for both days
Families with a child on the TN Deaf-Blind Census are free!
To register, contact Danna Conn (info above)

Hotel Accommodations:
A limited number of hotel rooms are available at no cost to families

Lunch:
On your own

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The 2015 Deaf Tennessean Expo will take place during the Tennessee Association of the Deaf Convention. Please come and visit the booths to learn more about Deaf culture and the Deaf community! It is open to the public!

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This annual workshop provides in-service training programs for teachers and K-12 interpreters and informational sessions for parents.  Related exhibits, a continental breakfast and box lunches are included in the registration fee. Interpreters and CART are available upon request.  More information will be posted as it becomes available.  

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The quarterly meeting of the Tennessee Council for the Deaf, Deaf-Blind, and Hard of Hearing. Meetings are held in the conference room on the 2nd floor.  Interpreters and CART are provided.

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Wann’s title as one of the most sought after and beloved performers in the ASL community, has grown into an industry and cultural household name. Combining side splitting adult humor, with heartfelt real life stories from his Coda childhood and teenage life, has become his comedic trademark among the ASL Community. Along with performing, Keith also does workshops and maintains his National Certification as an interpreter, NIC:Master and CI/CT and has been an artistic ASL consultant on video projects including the artist Sia.

The workshop will be held in the Little Theater.

.04 CEUs available

Cost:  $10

Please register and pay fees at the website link provided.

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Wann’s title as one of the most sought after and beloved performers in the ASL community, has grown into an industry and cultural household name. Combining side splitting adult humor, with heartfelt real life stories from his Coda childhood and teenage life, has become his comedic trademark among the ASL Community. Along with performing, Keith also does workshops and maintains his National Certification as an interpreter, NIC:Master and CI/
CT and has been an artistic ASL consultant on video projects including the artist Sia.

This performance will take place in "The Little Theater."

Ticket Price:  $10 for Adults; 12 and under FREE
   (go to website link provided to register and purchase your tickets)