BINGO TICKETS ARE ALL SOLD OUT!!!!

 

Some of you are aware of the weather warnings about this coming weekend, we might get some more SNOW— BINGO STILL WILL GO ON! MORE EXCITING ADVENTURE for all of us who brought the tickets!!!!

 

Survey on Open Captions in Movie Theaters

Majority of #deaf and #hardofhearing people prefer OPEN #captions directly on a screen in movie #theaters, but they are often forced to use cumbersome closed captioned devices against their will because some hearing folks are complaining how open captions are “distracting” to them.

So we are doing a survey on preferences for open vs closed captions that can be filled out by anyone regardless of hearing status. We even encourage more folks with normal hearing to fill out the survey so that we can show more comments directly from them instead of letting theaters making assumptions for them.

Please fill out the survey and pass it on as wide as possible. Thanks!

NOTE: Please respond to questions in the survey, not in comments in this post – otherwise they will be deleted.

https://docs.google.com/forms/d/1FPFo_P1uieB5UTalzHBRA5gM6vpC2m5L5TsRjA5dk9A/edit

What and How to do Nominations for WIDHH Board of Directors

 

WIDHH Board of Directors Call for Nominations
The WIDHH Nomination Committee is now accepting nominations for the WIDHH Board of Directors. There are eight available elected positions being sought for nomination to the Board of Directors. Any WIDHH Member in good standing with energy and vision for serving the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community is encouraged to stand for election. We also invite WIDHH Members to nominate individuals to serve on the Board of Directors.

All nominations must be in writing using the form established by the society.
All persons nominated for the Board of Directors must be a Member in good standing.
All nominations must be signed by the nominee, (the person being nominated), and one other Member in good standing.
Nominations must be submitted in advance of an election, in accordance with such deadlines as may be established by the Board.
Nomination forms must contain a statement of interest in serving on the WIDHH Board of Directors (250 words) along with a headshot.

All completed and signed nomination forms must be delivered either by fax, email, mail, or dropped off in person to WIDHH no later than 5:00pm on February 28, 2018.
Nora McKellin, Nomination Committee Chair
c/o Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
2125 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V6K 1X9
Fax: 604-736-4381
Email: info@widhh.com

Nominations for WIDHH Board of Directors

 

Nomination Form:

2017_nomination_form_-_widhh_board_of_directors

WIDHH Award of Merit Nominations

WIDHH Award of Merit Nominations

The Award of Merit Committee is now accepting nominations for the Annual WIDHH Award of Merit, to be presented at the Annual General Meeting (exact 2018 date to be announced).

The purpose of the award is to recognize outstanding individuals, groups, or organizations that have made a difference in the lives of Deaf and/or Hard of Hearing individuals in British Columbia. Please write a brief (250 word) biographical account of the nominee and why you have nominated them.

All completed and signed nomination forms must be delivered either by fax, email, mail, or dropped off in person to WIDHH no later than 5:00pm on March 5, 2018.

Joy Gong, Award of Merit Committee Chair

c/o Western Institute for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

2125 West 7th Avenue, Vancouver, BC, V6K 1X9

Fax: 604-736-4381

http://info@widhh.com

 

Please click here to download/print  a nomination form:

2017 WIDHH Award of Merit – Nomination Form

 

 

Get involved in captioning survey

Then participate in the survey here: https://ci.legerweb.com/wix/p4664475.aspx

Please do it as soon as possible – we have only one more week to finish it!