Regina Hearing Services Joins Starkey Hearing Foundation To Deliver the Gift of Hearing

REGINA, July 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Lisa Richardson, Director and owner of Regina Hearing Services was excited to announce that she will be traveling with Starkey Hearing Foundation to China to deliver the gift of hearing.  The team will give away more than 6,000 hearing aids to children and adults in need.

For 10 days, Lisa will be working with a team of audiologists and staff delivering the gift of hearing by fitting each of the recipients with their very own custom-made hearing devices, thus, giving them the ultimate opportunity to develop speech and language.
This year Lisa's daughter - Lindsay Ledingham will also join this team.  Lindsay is pursuing a career in audiology after completion of her current University basketball commitment.

"We are so excited to be joining Starkey Hearing Foundation on this mission," said Lisa Richardson. "I find these missions extremely rewarding and this will be the 10th mission I have had the honor to work on.  The Foundation is bringing understanding to people around the world through hearing care. We here at Regina Hearing Services are honored to do our part in delivering the gift of hearing to those in need."

Starkey Hearing Foundation's China mission is just one of the many missions that are conducted throughout the year to deliver the gift of hearing around the world. 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.

For more Information about Starkey Hearing Foundation, visit www.starkeyhearingfoundation.org and to learn more about Regina Hearing Services visit www.Reginahearing.com.

About Regina Hearing Services

Regina Hearing Services Inc is owned and operated by the Director, Lisa Richardson, M.S. CCC-A, Aud. (c) Audiologist.  Lisa and her team have been serving the hearing health care needs of southern Saskatchewan for 26 years.  Regina Hearing Services are determined to provide the highest quality hearing health care, through the prevention and early diagnosis of hearing loss for all ages.  Their commitment to improving the quality of life for people with hearing loss is demonstrated through their expert follow up care and continued support in hearing device maintenance programs.  Regina Hearing Services prides itself on providing flexible hours, no waiting periods for appointments and a variety of retail products designed for the protection, improvement and enhancement of hearing health.

For more information or to set up an appointment with Regina Hearing Services, please call (306) 949-6667 or visit www.reginahearing.com.

About Starkey Hearing Foundation

Starkey Hearing Foundation is striving to foster greater 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. From 2000 to 2010, Starkey Hearing Foundation fit more than 500,000 hearing aids to people in need in the U.S. and around the world. The Foundation has grown that commitment to more than 100,000 hearing aids annually, and as a member of President Clinton's Global Initiative, it has pledged to fit 1 million hearing aids this decade. In addition to giving the gift of hearing through worldwide hearing missions, Starkey Hearing Foundation promotes hearing health awareness 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.

SOURCE Starkey Canada

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Lisa Richardson
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lisa.richardson@sasktel.net

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