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 BLACKMORE'S FUN RUN 16th September 2018 - Janne Bidenko Please support Cathy!

Cathy Egan, a very committed woman with Deafblindness, has registered to complete the 10km Fun Run across the Harbour Bridge to the Opera House to raise much needed funds for DBA(NSW). Please support her by paying into Deafblind Association  BSB 062-255 a/c 10006178 or send a cheque to 29 Burwood Rd, Concord NSW 2137, giving your name and address so we can issue a receipt. All donations over $2 are tax deductable.  See the full story on our Facebook page. 

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BUNNINGS SAUSAGE SIZZLES – Janne Bidenko

We have another BBQ booked for 15th September at Lidcombe, for anyone intending to join us. As usual all the help we can get will be mvery welcome.

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SEPTEMBER OUTING TO MUSEUM OF FIRE – PENRITH,

29TH SEPTEMBER 2018 - Janne

It is many years since we visited ‘The Museum of Fire’, with so many different old Fire Engines it is a true community museum.  As Australia's leading Fire Museum & Fire Collectibles Shop with over 30 years experience, they pride themselves on quality and service. Many at the Museum are Firefighters.  All profits raised go to educating families to the dangers of fire and preserving the heritage of the communities bravest.  Group bookings welcome. You will not be disappointed with your visit, there is something for everyone. Wishing you were a firefighter, enjoying the machinery, showing your respect, reliving past experiences, understanding fire as a friend or foe, for whatever reason you will enjoy your visit. There is something for all, we look forward to seeing you soon.

o   Venue:  1 Museum Drive, Cnr Castlereagh Road, Penrith New South Wales

Time:  11am at Museum

Cost:  $10 plus $20 to cover lunch and coffee/soft drinks at Tattersal Hotel Penrith.

 

Please advise Janne janneb@iinet.net.au or on 0432 5709 210 phone or text ASAP, so I can organise buses/cars needed, including Volunteers.  Can you also let me know so that I can organise support needed.

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MEETINGS FOR 2ND HALF of 2018

Board Meetings        
12/10/18
14/12/18

Advocacy Meetings – Interpreters
17/10/18

Technology Practice Session 10-12.30am
21/09/18
19/10/18
16/11/18

Craft in afternoon 1-3pm
21/09/18
19/10/18
16/11/18

HOH Club
29/09/18
27/10/18
24/11/18 (Christmas outing) 

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USHER SYNDROME AWARENESS DAY        
CONNECTIONS CONFERENCE

SEPTEMBER 14TH 2018 IN MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA

This year, UsherKids Australia will celebrate Usher Syndrome Awareness Day with a Connections Conference in Melbourne.  The conference will provide the Australian Usher community the opportunity to connect with families of children with Usher syndrome, clinicians, researchers and services providers. The program will include an update from the International Usher Syndrome Symposium in Germany in July,  inspiring Usher stories from our ambassadors, the progress of  Australian Usher syndrome research and an update on the NDIS. 

More detailed information about the program will be provided throughout the year. 

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17th DEAFBLIND INTERNATIONAL WORLD CONFERENCE
Hosted by Able Australia, the 17th Deafblind International World Conference will be held on the Gold Coast, Australia on 12-16 August 2019.

Mark this date in your diary and watch this space as we continue to add more information about what's on, where to go and what to expect.

In the meantime, if you need to know anything please send an email to dbi2019@ableaustralia.org.au

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