WINNIPEG, July 20, 2012 /CNW/ - Grant Park Hearing Centre and Polo Park
Hearing Centre are excited to announce that Kevin McNabb and Leslie and
Kent Holden will be traveling with Starkey Hearing Foundation to China
to deliver the gift of hearing. The team will give away more than
12,000 hearing aids to children and adults in need.
For 10 days, Kevin, Leslie and Kent will help the Starkey Hearing
Foundation team of audiologists and hearing aid specialists deliver the
gift of hearing by fitting each of the recipients with their very own
custom-made, hearing device.
"We are so excited to be joining Starkey Hearing Foundation on this
mission," said Kevin, Leslie and Kent. "The Foundation is bringing
understanding to people around the world through hearing care. We here
at Grant Park Hearing Centre and Polo Park Hearing Centre 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 Grant Park Hearing Centre and Polo Park Hearing
Centre visit www.grantparkhearingcentre.com and www.poloparkhearing.com
About Leslie Holden and Kevin McNabb
Leslie has been devoted to helping the public with their hearing health
care needs for over 35 years. Leslie is dedicated and well respected
amongst the hearing health care field as well as her clientele. One of
Leslie's most passionate pursuits in the hearing health care field is
taking part in missions to 3rd world countries to fit children with
hearing aids with the SHF. Kent is looking forward to his second
mission and having the experience of giving the gift of hearing to
Kevin has over 30 years' experience in the industry. He has a passion
for helping and not just the people in his community. He has donated
his expertise, his time and his money to a very worthy cause. Each year
he and his hearing health professional friends from across Canada
venture to underprivileged countries to give the gift of hearing in
conjunction with the SHF.
For more information or to set up an appointment with Grant Park Hearing
or Polo Park Hearing, please call (204) 453-5565 or (204) 788-1083.
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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