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August 2014
August 30 What: Fun Day Picnic
Hosted by: Deaf Seniors of America
When: Saturday, Aug 30, 2014
Time: 9:00 a.m.- 7:00 p.m.
Where: Lake Norman State Park, Community Building, 159 Inland Sea Lane, Troutman, NC
Cost: Free admission Hotdog plate: $10 adult, $5 child
For more information contact Mary Rogers, or Ashley Benton, Louise Martino
September 2014
September 11 - 14 Who: North Carolina Deaf-Blind Associates
What: Camp Dogwood weekend
When: September 11-14, 2014
Where: 7050 Camp Dogwood Drive, Sherrils Ford, NC 28657
What: Camp for Deaf-Blind individuals
Want to attend camp? Contact: Ashley Benton,
Want to volunteer as a Support Service Provider? Contact: Marilyn Trader,
September 20 What: Deaf Tarheel Festival, silent auction, stage program, food
When: Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time: All day
Where: Hickory Metro Conference Center
1960 13th Ave. Dr, SE
Hickory, NC 28602
Cost: $5.00 if registered by Sept 17 or pay $8.00 at door
For more information contact Debi Lawson:

September 20
What: 6th Annual “Kiss’Fist”, entertainment by Deaf children and adults, exhibits of crafts/talent & information booths.
When: Saturday, September 20, 2014
Time: 2:30 p.m. – 4:30 p.m
Where: Elliott University Center at UNC-Greensboro
Cost: $5.00 per person, $3.00 for children age 6-12, FREE for age 5 and under
For more information contact Karen Denaples at or 336-543-216 (VP)

September 27 What: Deaf Awareness Day at North Carolina Zoo
When: Saturday, September 27, 2014
Time: 9:00am to 5:00pm
Where: North Carolina Zoo
4401 Zoo Parkway
Asheboro, NC 27205
For more information Relay NC Zoo flyer or contact:
Martina Moore-Reid, NCAD Treasurer
Videophone: 336-223-8342

October 2014
October 8-12 Association of Late-Deafened Adults Convention (ALDAcon)
Marriott Norfolk Waterside Hotel
235 E. Main St.
Norfolk, VA
October 26 - 30 What: Southeast Regional Institute on Deafness
When: October 26 - 30, 2014
October 26, Sunday-Board meeting & pre-conference workshops,
Conference Oct 27-30, ending at noon Oct 30, Thursday
Where: Charlotte, NC
More information:
SERID Save the Date.
November 2014
November 6 – 8 What: Emerald Anniversary (20th)
Who: NC American Sign Language Teacher’s Association
Where: Gardner-Webb University, Boiling Springs, NC
Cost: Early bird deadline, Oct 1, $150.00 member, non-member $200.00
Check through your Facebook account: NC ASLTA
Contact: Beverly Woodel,
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August 11 - 18 2015 RID National Conference
Hyatt Regency New Orleans, New Orleans, LA



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