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2018 Calgary Family Picnic

Alberta Hands & Voices invites you to join us at our Calgary Family Picnic!

Sunday, September 9, 2018
Edworthy Park, Calgary, Site#9
11:00 am -2:00 pm

Save the date for a fun-filled day for families of Deaf & Hard of Hearing children and our adult community. We will have a BBQ lunch, face painting, bouncy tent, games and much more! FREE for members of Alberta Hands & Voices or $10.00 per family. Please bring a blanket or chairs.  

Not a member yet? You can join AHV online on our website at:
http://albertahandsandvoices.com/membership/

ASL Interpreting provided

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2018 Annual General Meeting – June 12

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 • 7:00 – 8:00 pm

Please join us at our upcoming Alberta Hands & Voices Annual General Meeting and find out more about what we’ve been up to! Learn about our past events and future plans, and find out how you can help support our organization.

Our organization is in need of new board members, especially in the Edmonton area! Please consider joining us to see how you can get involved.

Please help spread the word by sharing the flyer with your networks!

Please RSVP for call-in information: info@albertahandsandvoices.com

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2018 Membership Drive

May is Speech and Hearing Awareness Month and this month we are kicking off a membership drive to increase our number of formal members in Alberta Hands & Voices.  Having registered and paid members is critical to our ongoing success.  As a non-profit organization, we are dependent upon registration fees, grants, and other donations in order to function.  Certain grants and fundraising opportunities have minimum membership requirements to qualify, which we currently do not meet. 

That’s why we need your help! 

Annual dues are $25/family or $40/professional. With a paid membership, you will receive the Hands & Voices quarterly newsletter, The Communicator as well as free admission to Alberta H&V events, including our Calgary family picnic scheduled for this September. In addition, all new or renewal memberships this month will be entered into a prize draw. Our goal is to have 25 new memberships activated this month! Please feel free to share the flyer with anyone who may be interested in membership!

Scholarships are available to anyone who cannot afford the membership dues.

Activate or renew your membership today!

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2018 Spolumbo’s Fundraiser – Calgary

Get ready for grilling season with some delicious Spolumbo’s sausages! Spolumbo’s uses only the finest ingredients in their sausages, and it’s all made right in their flagship deli location in the heart of Calgary’s historic neighborhood of Inglewood. All items arrive fresh, except the burgers, which are frozen.

In the event you are not familiar with Spolumbo’s, they are three Canadian Italian fellows who produce sausages in a traditional European manner, with a blend of fresh, natural ingredients in a variety of flavors. All sausages & burger patties CONTAIN NO: Gluten – MSG – Binders – Fillers – Preservatives – Eggs – Dairy – Nuts – Nitrates. Check out http://www.spolumbos.com for full nutrition info on their products, and recipes as well.

Alberta Hands & Voices relies entirely on fundraising to operate and to offer events such as coffee talks, picnics, bowling nights, and other family and community engagements in Calgary and Edmonton! Please consider supporting us!

Download the order sheet here, and please contact kathi@albertahandsandvoices.com to order and arrange payment.  Orders are due by May 27, and delivery will be mid-June (targeting Saturday June 16) and all orders MUST be picked up promptly in Calgary. 

BUON APETITO!

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Vesey’s Bulbs Fundraiser

Spring has sprung and so should your garden!

Orders are now being accepted for Vesey’s summer bulbs, flower seeds, and edibles. Get a head start on your garden shopping and remember, 50% of all sales goes to Alberta Hands & Voices!

  • Orders can placed up until April 16th.
  • The price in the catalogue is the price you pay…no additional tax or shipping charges
  • Items will be shipped after May 1st, due to bulbs freezing
  • Orders can be picked up in either Calgary or Edmonton once we have received them

If you would like a printed catalogue or order form, please contact Wendy Kane either through Facebook or via email: mamakane1965@gmail.com. Online catalogue is available to view here, but unfortunately online orders cannot be made. We will only be accepting the orders with e-transfers.

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Calgary Coffee Talk – March 11

When: Sunday, March 11, 2018 • 2:00 – 4:00 pm
Where: Deaf and Hear Alberta • Downstairs • 63 Cornell Road NW, Calgary, Alberta

Come hear from our guest speaker: Lisa Gokstorp, Educational Audiologist

Following the speaker, we will have an open discussion. Snacks will be provided. Interpreters are available on request for the parent group.

We will have child care available (ASL provided) with an activity for the children, so please let us know how many kids you are bringing and their ages when you RSVP. Feel free to pass along the invitation to any parents or families who may be interested! 

Please RSVP at info@albertahandsandvoices.com