COLLINGWOOD, ON, Sept. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - Collingwood and Wasaga Beach
Hearing Clinics is excited to announce that Sue, Sheri and Len
Vermeulen helped Starkey Hearing Foundation give the gift of hearing on
its first-ever China mission. This was history in the making as this
was the first government sanctioned charity event that has ever been
allowed into China. More than 12,000 hearing aids were distributed to
hearing impaired children and adults as part of this history-making
During the 10-day hearing mission, Sue, Sheri and Len Vermeulen
travelled to Xi'an and Chengdu, China, where they were joined by
eight-time NBA All-Star and former Houston Rockets center Yao Ming,
two-time NBA All-Star and Los Angeles Clippers forward Caron Butler,
NBA China CEO David Shoemaker, and GRAMMY award winning songwriter and
producer Dallas Austin.
"We here at Collingwood and Wasaga Hearing Clinic are very grateful to
do our part," said Sue Vermeulen, owner and Hearing Instrument
Specialist, with Collingwood and Wasaga Beach Hearing Clinics. We here
at Collingwood and Wasaga Beach Hearing Clinics are grateful to do our
part in delivering the gift of hearing."
This was Starkey Hearing Foundation's first mission to China. The
Foundation distributes more than 100,000 hearing aids annually in both
the U.S. and around the world and has visited more than 98 countries.
As a member of President Clinton's Global Initiative, Starkey Hearing
Foundation has pledged to fit one million hearing aids by the end of
the decade, and is well on the way to its goal. For more information
about Starkey Hearing Foundation, visit www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org.
About Collingwood and Wasaga Beach Hearing Clinics
Collingwood and Wasaga Hearing Clinic Inc. has been a family owned and
operated business for over 34 years. Their Collingwood office is
located at 10126 Hwy. 26 E (Across from Hyundai). They also have an
office in Wasaga Beach. Wasaga Hearing Clinic is located at 637 River
Road West (Across from Royal Bank). They are dedicated to providing
improved quality of life through innovative communication technology,
in harmony with professional and friendly service. At their clinic, you
are treated like a friend and they answer all of your questions about
the best solutions available to adapt to your lifestyle and budget. At
Collingwood and Wasaga Hearing Clinic Inc. you have access to the most
qualified and caring hearing health care professionals who are
committed to your wellbeing. Their goal is your satisfaction.
About Starkey Hearing Foundation
Starkey Hearing Foundation is bringing understanding among individuals
and communities through hearing care by focusing on awareness,
education, protection and treatment, so the world may hear. Hearing
loss affects one in 10 Americans, and 63 million children worldwide,
yet many do not have access to the hearing devices that can help
them. Starkey Hearing Foundation fits and gives more than 100,000
hearing aids annually, and as a member of President Clinton's Global
Initiative, it has pledged to fit one million hearing aids this decade.
In addition to giving the gift of hearing through worldwide hearing
missions, Starkey Hearing Foundation promotes hearing health awareness
and education through the Listen Carefully initiative and provides
hearing instruments to low-income Americans through the Hear Now
program. For more information on Starkey Hearing Foundation, visit www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org.
Image with caption: "NBA All Stars Yao Ming and Caron Butler join the Starkey Hearing Foundation (CNW Group/Collingwood and Wasaga Hearing Clinic Inc.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20120917_C7216_PHOTO_EN_17970.jpg
SOURCE: Collingwood and Wasaga Hearing Clinic Inc.
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