Campaign Celebrates Stories, Culture, and Heritage and Accomplishments of America's Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community
ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Celebrating the stories, culture and heritage of America's Deaf and Hard of Hearing Community, Purple Communications(TM), Inc. (Nasdaq: PRPL) will honor Rochester resident, Carolyn Stern, M.D. family physician and deaf spokesperson in the medical field, as part of Purple(R)'s 2009 Dream Bigger campaign.
Community members are encouraged to join in the celebration on June 28, 2009 at the Marriott Rochester Airport, 1890 West Ridge Road in Rochester, NY. The event will feature former Miss Deaf America, Lauren Teruel Ridloff, as emcee of the festivities, which include an onstage interview with Dr. Stern and 'Q&A' session from 6:45 pm to 9:00 pm, EDT. Purple will also host onsite workshops earlier that day, from 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm, which include topics on local number registration and a product demo on its P3 optimized Purple Netbook.
The Dream Bigger campaign recognizes trailblazers in the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing 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 and Hard-of-Hearing Community. Dr. Carolyn Stern, along with nine other visionaries in the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community, have been chosen as one of this year's finalists. Each finalist was awarded a $1,000 cash prize from Purple Communications to be donated to a non-profit organization of their choice and in their name as a way of paving the road for the next generation of trailblazers in the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Community. Dr. Stern selected Deaf Heal as the recipient of her $1,000
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