NOW:53217:USA01012
http://widgets.journalinteractive.com/cache/JIResponseCacher.ashx?duration=5&url=http%3A%2F%2Fdata.wp.myweather.net%2FeWxII%2F%3Fdata%3D*USA01012
37°
H 37° L 37°
Clear | 6MPH

Bayside Resident Leads Fundraising Effort for Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing

April 3, 2009

Bayside resident Joanie Achs is dedicated to helping make her community a better place. And as a mother, she also understands the importance of providing children with the tools and skills they need to succeed in school, and in life. That’s part of the reason she decided to chair the 6th Annual Gardens Luncheon to benefit the Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, taking place at the Woman’s Club of Wisconsin on Thursday, April 23.

 

The Center is a unique resource in Wisconsin that provides a wide range of programs and services to help children and adults who are dealing with the challenges of hearing loss. Says Achs, “The Center helps children with hearing loss achieve their full potential by providing them with the language and communication skills they need to succeed. It is also a critical resource for adults who are struggling with hearing loss issues. It’s so important for individuals in the community to actively support organizations like the Center, because the work that these nonprofits do really benefits us all in the end.”

 

This year’s Gardens Luncheon is themed “Celebrating Our Heritage,” and will feature guest speaker Betty Adelman, owner of Heritage Flower Farm, who will share intriguing stories of some of our most loved heirloom plants and how to successfully integrate them into your contemporary home garden or landscape. With the renewed interest in home gardening, Ms. Adelman’s presentation is sure to inspire even novice gardeners to get out and start planting these hardy and usually low maintenance heirloom plants. Joyce Garbaciak of WISN-TV will be the event emcee.

 

In addition to a light lunch, silent auction and networking opportunities, the Gardens Luncheon will also feature one-of-a-kind centerpieces with pottery created by local artisans from The Potter’s Shop and Waukesha Clay Art Guild, and flower designs courtesy of students from the Milwaukee School of Flower Design.

 

Tickets to the Gardens Luncheon are $65 each and can be purchased online at www.cdhh.org or by calling 414-604-2200. The luncheon will take place at the Woman’s Club of Wisconsin, 813 E. Kilbourn, Milwaukee, from 11:00 AM to 1:30 PM on Thursday, April 23.

 

The Center for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing is located at 10243 W. National Avenue in West Allis and has been serving children and adults with hearing loss for more than 80 years. It offers a full range of services and technologies to enhance the quality of life of individuals with hearing loss – from infants to the elderly. For more information about the Center, visit www.cdhh.org or call 414-604-2200.

This site uses Facebook comments to make it easier for you to contribute. If you see a comment you would like to flag for spam or abuse, click the "x" in the upper right of it. By posting, you agree to our Terms of Use.

Suburban News Roundup

E-mail Newsletter

Your link to the biggest stories in the suburbs delivered Thursday mornings.


Enter your e-mail address above and click "Sign Up Now!" to begin receiving your e-mail newsletter
Get the Newsletter!

Login or Register to manage all your newsletter preferences.

Community Watch

» Suburban Selfies is back! Win a $200 dinner! 12/24

» Westbound I-94 near Miller Park to close for 31 hours beginning Friday night 12/18

» Carran rejects Lisbon job offer; Brown Deer's Janecke accepts 12/18

» Crews clear 2 crashes that closed northbound I-43 Updated:  12/18

» Homestead boys shutout Nicolet in third quarter in 65-30 rout 12/17

» Wolf comes home as Homestead girls hoops team beat Nicolet, 51-41 12/16

» Flu hits hard at Glendale-River Hills School District 12/16

» Man sentenced to prison in optical store fatal shooting Updated:  12/16

» Mequon-Thiensville residents will vote on $18.2 million referendum proposal 12/16

» I-43 reconstruction project approved by feds 12/15

» Shorewood apartments project seeks $5.5 million in village financing Updated:  12/15

» Eisenhower girls beat Shorewood, 50-32 12/12

» River Hills woman killed in driveway accident Updated:  12/12

» Cable firm opening Glendale headquarters 12/5

» Sushi restaurants to open on North Shore: Ginza in Bayside-Fox Point, Kawa in Glendale 12/4

» Mequon lawyer indicted on 33 counts related to fraud, money laundering Updated:  12/3

» Glendale dad gets 41 years for shooting sons during driveway argument Updated:  12/2

» Whitefish Bay appoints village manager 12/2

» Shorewood police chief to retire after 33 years 12/1

» Brown Deer boys hoops team falls to inspired King, 68-52, in opener 11/28

» Wisconsin native killed in robbery attempt on California hiking trail 11/28

» Nicolet tennis court project receives rezoning approval from River Hills 11/21

» The Cheel offers a taste of Nepal in Thiensville 11/21

» Paper will be delayed by holiday 11/19

» Candidates for Lisbon post named 11/18

View All Posts Got a tip? Welcome rss

Advertisement


Advertisement

Local Business Directory

CONNECT    

Most Popular