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March 2011 Archives




A Reminder

The next KAD board meeting will be Saturday, March 19, 2011.

Location: Jacob Hall Museum in Danville.

Time: 10:30 am to 1:30 pm.

Note: Please watch the "Upcoming Meetings" box on the right side of the page for upcoming meeting information.

NAD Announces 2011 Spring Benefit Gala in Berkeley, CA

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NAD Spring Gala

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is pleased to announce the second annual NAD Spring Benefit Gala set to take place on Saturday, May 14 at the beautiful Hotel Shattuck Plaza in Berkeley, California. The theme of this year's gala is "Celebrating a New Era of Leadership" in recognition of new leadership at the NAD with incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Howard Rosenblum.

NAD President Bobbie Beth Scoggins will inspire the audience with a vision of the future for the NAD and Academy Award winning actress Marlee Matlin will introduce Howard Rosenblum. TL Forsberg, a deaf rock star, will provide spectacular entertainment and nationally-known comedian CJ Jones will emcee the event. The evening will conclude with a live auction for one-on-one breakfast the following morning with NAD leaders and celebrities in attendance.

Join us for an elegant evening, cocktail hour & three course dinner with wine. Your participation will benefit and sustain the NAD and its tireless work on behalf of the American deaf and hard of hearing community. Individual gala tickets are $200.00 per person ($125 is tax-deductible). Click here to purchase NAD Spring Benefit Gala tickets. Tickets on sale until Monday, May 9, 2011. Corporate Table Sponsorships are available, please contact the NAD for more information.

The 2011 NAD Spring Benefit Gala is chaired by NAD Region IV Board Chair Julie Rems-Smario. Committee members include Daniel Girard, Daniel Langholz, Michael Michner, Sheri Farinha, Bridgetta Bourne-Firl, and Jim Brune.

For more information about the 2011 NAD Spring Gala, visit http://www.nad.org/gala.

The National Association of the Deaf (NAD) is pleased to announce the second annual NAD Spring Benefit Gala set to take place on Saturday, May 14 at the beautiful Hotel Shattuck Plaza in Berkeley, California. The theme of this year's gala is "Celebrating a New Era of Leadership" in recognition of new leadership at the NAD with incoming Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Howard Rosenblum.

  • Bobbie Beth Scoggins, NAD president, will inspire the audience with a vision of the future for the NAD
  • Marlee Matlin, Academy Award winning actress will introduce new NAD CEO Howard Rosenblum
  • TL Forsberg, a deaf rock star, will provide spectacular entertainment
  • CJ Jones, a nationally-known comedian, will emcee the event.

The evening will conclude with a live auction for one-on-one breakfast the following morning with NAD leaders and celebrities in attendance.

Join us for an elegant evening, cocktail hour & three course dinner with wine. Your participation will benefit and sustain the tireless work of the NAD on behalf of the American deaf and hard of hearing community.

Individual gala tickets are $200.00 per person ($125 is tax-deductible). Click here to purchase 2011 NAD Spring Benefit Gala tickets. Tickets on sale until Monday, May 9, 2011.

Corporate Table Sponsorships are available, please contact the NAD for more information.

The 2011 NAD Spring Benefit Gala is chaired by NAD Region IV Board Chair Julie Rems-Smario. Committee members include Daniel Girard, Daniel Langholz, Michael Michner, Sheri Farinha, Bridgetta Bourne-Firl, and Jim Brune.

Check this page (http://www.nad.org/gala) frequently for 2011 NAD Spring Benefit Gala updates.

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Michael K. Berger & Richard McCowin
Region II Representative
National Association of the Deaf
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www.nad.org
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51st Biennial NAD Conference
"Nothing About Us, Without Us!"
July 3-7, 2012
Louisville Hyatt, Louisville, Kentucky

KAD is seeking a qualified individual to serve on Commission Board

KAD needs a qualified and motivated individual to represent KAD on the KCDHH Board.

Interested individuals should read the official announcement for more information.

Kentucky Deaf Pageant Enrollment Extended

The Miss Deaf Kentucky Pageant enrollment deadline has been extended until March 18, 2011. The current forms have been updated to show the extended date. Miss Deaf Kentucky Pageant will take place during our 43rd Biennial Kentucky Association of the Deaf Conference that will be held June 16-19th, 2011 in Lexington, KY at the Griffin Gate Marriott Resort & Spa. The contestant must be of the age 18 no more than 29 prior to July 1, 2011. But they must be a high school graduate by June 16, 2011.

The winner will plan to run for the National Pageant in 2012 during the National Association of the Deaf (NAD) Conference in Louisville, Kentucky.

If you know someone who is interested or qualified to meet the criteria please have them contact Barbie Harris at pageant@kydeaf.org

Eligibility Rules (Updated)

Official Entry Form (Updated)