2019 CHHA Vancouver Walk2Hear
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association Vancouver Branch
Accessibility Update: CART and ASL interpreters will be provided at Walk2Hear on Sunday, September 22nd!
Did you know that hearing loss is the number one disability among Canadians? In fact, one in five people are affected by hearing loss.
CHHA Vancouver Branch is a consumer-based, non-profit, self-help organization working with hard of hearing consumers and their support networks to decrease isolation and remove barriers to hearing loss by providing: supportive environments, education, resources, referrals,and advocacy. CHHA works cooperatively with professionals, service providers, government bodies, and provides information about hard of hearing issues and solutions.
Please help us raise funds for our activities and join us in our annual Walk2Hear to connect with each other and to enjoy a 2 km walk together. This will be our 9th annual Walk2Hear!
Date: Sunday, September 22, 2019
Location: Jericho Beach Park, East End. The meeting place is between 2nd Avenue & Wallace Street.
Registration: Between 1:00 pm and 1:30 pm. We will also sell Walk2Hear T-shirts. The Walk begins at 1:30 pm.
Anyone of any age can register for only $10.
Walk prizes will be awarded for top participating individuals and teams, based on web results as of midnight on September 21st. CART and ASL interpreters will be provided.
There will be a draw for the grand prize from the Air Canada Foundation for two Economy Class return tickets for travel to any Air Canada scheduled destination in North America (including Hawaii, Mexico, the Caribbean and select sun destinations). Travel must be completed one year from the date of the event and blackout periods apply. The approximate commercial value of the pair of tickets is $2,436.
Weather Conditions: Walk2Hear will take place rain or shine. Please check the weather forecast and dress appropriately.
For more information please contact the Walk2Hear organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org.