Navigation Links
Bill Russell Supports Hearing Health Awareness with the HearStrong Foundation
Date:1/15/2014

Syracuse, NY (PRWEB) January 15, 2014

Bill Russell, the Hall of Famer and model for teamwork universally considered to be one of the best basketball players in history, recently became a HearStrong Ambassador on behalf of the HearStrong Foundation.

“The HearStrong Foundation and EarQ came to my rescue during the 2013 NBA All-Star Game weekend,” said Russell. “I was scheduled to do some national interviews, but I had forgotten my hearing aids at home. Without them, I was worried about doing the upcoming interviews. Luckily, the team from HearStrong and EarQ was there and helped me into a brand new pair of devices. I was able to do the interviews well and fully enjoy the weekend. They came through in the clutch.”

Russell joins other notable HearStrong Ambassadors, such as Jerry West, A.C. Green, Steve Grogan, Robert Horry and Cedric Ceballos.

“We are honored to welcome Bill Russell as a HearStrong Ambassador,” said Ed Keller, founder of the HearStrong Foundation and president of EarQ. “Our goal is to show people that we are defined by how we react to challenges, rather than the challenges themselves. With Bill’s support, and that of the National Basketball Retired Players Association, we are closer to reaching that goal.”

After having been team captain of the 1956 U.S. Gold Medal Olympic Basketball Team, Russell joined the Boston Celtics, where he later became team captain. From 1956 through 1969, Russell captivated his teammates, opponents and fans with his shot-blocking, rebounding, passing, and innovative defense. A five-time Most Valuable Player and 12-time All-Star, Russell led the Boston Celtics to 11 NBA championships in 13 years, a record that has never been approached in any U.S. sport.

About HearStrong:
The HearStrong Foundation is a non-profit organization that strives to recognize the accomplishments of those who have overcome hearing loss and inspire others to do the same. Supported by the dedication of EarQ providers, the foundation is a world-wide advocate for hearing loss awareness, education and support. For more information about the foundation, or to nominate a HearStrong Champion, please visit http://www.hearstrong.org or contact:    

info(at)hearstrong(dot)org
Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter

To learn more about EarQ and its hearing solutions, supported by the most R&D under one label and the standard EarQ 4-year warranty, please visit http://www.earq.com as well as:

Like us on Facebook
Follow us on Twitter

Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/01/prweb11479264.htm.


'/>"/>
Source: PRWeb
Copyright©2012 Vocus, Inc.
All rights reserved

Related medicine news :

1. Business Owner Russell Ireland Apologizes and Saves Reputation, Analysis by Sunrise Reputation
2. Russell J. Andrews Challenges Profit-Seeking Health Care
3. Actors, Models and Talent for Christ Grad, Candice Russell, Releases Debut Album, SO MUCH MORE, on Friday, August 16th and Helps Benefit Concert Sunday, August 18th
4. AED.com Donates AED to Russell County Emergency Management
5. Pacific Prime Working Together with William Russell to Provide Outpatient Direct Billing for Individuals in Dubai
6. Dr. Russell Richmond Joins Explorys’ Board of Directors
7. DotComSecrets’ Russell Brunson Is Revealing Online Money Making Secrets in Free Webinars for Students
8. Platinum Soursop: The Natural Health Supplement Helps to Improve Cells Functions & Supports Immune System Now with 1 Extra Bottle Offer
9. Nucleus Medical Media Supports Cervical Health Awareness Month with Complimentary 3D Animations
10. Police Chief Jay Varney Supports Community Outreach, Love Madera
11. U.S. Security Associates Supports the U.S. Marine Corps Reserve “Toys for Tots” Program
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/27/2017)... ... May 27, 2017 , ... Most us are familiar with the sound of ... from the Osteoarthritis Initiative shows that certain people who experience consistent joint popping, ... may give doctors the opportunity to treat patients before the problem becomes pronounced, potentially ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... The American Parkinson Disease ... than eighty-nine grant submissions all vying for nearly $1,000,000 in funding that will ... , The American Parkinson Disease Association (APDA) is focused on advancing scientific research ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... The ... seminar to focus on current legislative activity and the latest regulatory concerns impacting ... p.m. Sunday, Sept. 10, and will continue through Monday, Sept. 11, at the ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) , ... May 26, ... ... technology, announces the integration of the CareFusion NOX-T3 portable sleep monitor with its ... that provides a consistent, browser-based interface for diagnostic device operations. With this platform, ...
(Date:5/26/2017)... ... May 26, 2017 , ... Boar’s ... sharing bold recipes for Memorial Day entertaining that are sure to satisfy your ... Head fresh sliced meats and cheeses featured in these refreshingly balanced recipes are ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/10/2017)... Global Health Intelligence (GHI), the leading healthcare data analytics ... 2017 ranking of the Best-Equipped Hospitals in Latin America ... GHI,s hospitals database for Latin America , which is ... database covers 86% of the hospitals in Latin ... each institution in key areas such as beds, medical specialties, ...
(Date:5/9/2017)... , May 9, 2017  Demonstrating its ... board of directors for the Pharmaceutical Research and ... for membership. Biopharmaceutical companies will now have to ... order to be eligible to join PhRMA. ... the board is sending a clear message that ...
(Date:5/6/2017)... IRVING, Texas , May 5, 2017   Provista ... 1994 with more than 200,000 customers, today announced Jim ... brings a wealth of executive and business experience to Provista, ... a compounding pharmacy in California . He ... "Jim is a great fit for Provista," says ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: