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WIDHH Presents…..

Living and Learning

“Living and Learning: An Evening of Inspiration and Humor Featuring Lou Ferrigno & Stephen O’Keefe.”

When: Tuesday, November 24th, 2009

Where: Michael J. Fox Theatre, 7373 MacPherson Ave, Burnaby BC (beside Burnaby South High School)

Time: 6:30 to 9:30 pm

WIDHH is also current running a fundraiser raffle.
The prize is a trip for 2 people to Hawaii.
The prize includes airfare and hotel for 1 week.
Tickets to this event are $25
Raffle tickets are $10.

You can also contact us:
If you are interested in buying either event or raffle tickets, please stop by WIDHH Head Office or New Westminster office.

Voice: 604-736-7391
TTY: 604-736-2527
Email: info@widhh.com

  Thank you so much,
 Susan Masters
 And
 Janice Lyons

 

New Yoga PAH! Classes

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namaste everyone:
after a relaxing summer (and a few beach yoga PAH! classes),
Yoga PAH! is starting up classes again.

There will be Deaf Yoga PAH! classes offered in America

in Sign Language

at the yoga studio at the BONSOR RECREATION CENTRE in Burnaby.

WHEN: the first Saturday each month

TIME: 2:00 pm to 3:15 pm

instructor: Leonarda

Mark your calendar with these eight (8) SATURDAY dates:

NOVEMBER 7
DECEMBER 5
JANUARY 9  (second saturday)
FEBRUARY 6
MARCH 6
APRIL 3
MAY 1
JUNE 5

This beautiful yoga studio is ideal for Deaf yoga.

* There is a platform for the instructor.

* The room is big and square.

* Yoga mats and props are available for use.

stay tune for more details and a flyer.
Looking forward to seeing you all again.
blessings and BLISS-ings
leonarda

Quick Survey on Interpreters and Access

Hello BC Deaf community member,

I, and my co-worker Mia Gordon, have been contracted by Douglas College and Vancouver Community College to review the ASL/Deaf studies and the sign language interpreting education programs.

We value the opinion of the Deaf Community here in British Columbia on the quality of interpreters provided to you in your community. We hope that you can take 10 minutes and complete the survey so that your perspective is part of the information we are gathering.

Please be assured that the survey we are using will protect your privacy and we only will share the final results rather than any one response. We wish to thank you in advanced in participating in this survey. Please click on the link below and follow the instructions and the results will be returned to us.

http://www.surveymonkey.com/s.aspx?sm=DVe2AzK6t8gns81AZgG_2bYA_3d_3d

See video link below for more information:

If you have any questions or comments please do not hesitate to e-mail me at hardy63@live.com

Thank you,

Monte Hardy
Project Consultant

Interpreted Play: The Miracle Worker October 17th, 2009 UPDATE

The Miracle Worker

The Playhouse Theatre has the play “The Miracle Worker” (story about how Anne Sullivan broke through to the deaf-blind child that would become famous Helen Keller).

The play will be interpreted on two dates: Saturday, October 17th at 2:00 p.m. and Saturday, October 24th at 8:00 p.m.

You must buy tickets in advance and say you are deaf and want to sit close to the interpreters / and the stage.

see: The Miracle Worker

Town Hall Meeting Update October 21st

The BC VRS Committee of the BC Deaf Community has asked to join in the townhall meeting with the BCDC-ICED Committee. So there will be a joint townhall meeting in Room 2201 at Douglas College, New Westminsteron October 21, 2009 at 7:00 p.m.

 Topics include the CRTC Decision, TELUS’ plans, and our Plan of Action.

 All members of the Deaf Community including Deaf citizens, parents of Deaf children, professionals working with the Deaf, and any other interested persons are encouraged to attend.

 We thank the BCDC-ICED Committee for allowing us to join in the townhall meeting.

Please watch the below video for more information:

Also see Deafbc.ca posting: Town Hall Meeting for more information