Initiative Highlights the Lives of Ten Deaf 'Trailblazers' Who Have Advanced the Fields of Civil Rights, Language, Art, Medicine, Sports, and More
NOVATO, Calif., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Purple Communications(TM), Inc. (Nasdaq: PRPL), one of the nation's leading providers of text and video relay and on-site interpreting services, today announced 'Dream Bigger,' an initiative that highlights, acknowledges, and celebrates Deaf culture and achievement in America. The Company will honor 10 trailblazers in the Deaf Community from across the country that have had tremendous impact in the areas of sports, civil rights, politics, business, language, community, medicine, art, and education.
The Dream Bigger campaign recognizes trailblazers in the Deaf Community and aims to celebrate the advances they have made. Whether it has been the breaking down of barriers or establishing new status quos, these Trailblazers have improved the overall quality-of-life for all members of the Deaf Community. The campaign will commence with an event on June 13 in Los Angeles, California. Lauren Teruel Ridloff, educator and former Miss Deaf America, will emcee 10 events that will celebrate and honor each of Purple Communication's 2009 Trailblazers in their own communities. Teruel Ridloff will also host the Dream Bigger Gala in Washington, D.C.
"Purple's own history has been one of realizing and exceeding dreams through its creation of cutting-edge technology services that make communication easier, enjoyable and more convenient for individuals in the Deaf Community," said Brandon Arthur, Vice President of marketing communications for Purple Communications. "The Dream Bigger program recognizes community visionaries who had the tenacity to fulfill personal dreams and lead the way for Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing people everywhere to pursue their
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