2015 PSAD Conference

 

 129th Annual Conference and 134th Anniversary

Hosted by Greater Philadelphia Chapter of PSAD
at Crowne Plaza in King of Prussia
260 Mall Blvd, King of Prussia, PA 19406
August 6-9, 2015

General Meeting and Exhibition are open to the public.
Combo includes: Program book, workshops, Friday and Saturday activities.
Friday night: Welcome Receptions with Appetizers with an optional of playing a game of poker or bingo.
Saturday night: Dinner and entertainment
Optional:
Thursday – Valley Forge Tour ($20) **First come, first serve (up to 33 seats)**
Friday – Poker ($20)
Friday – Bingo ($20)

Conference Flyer and Registration Form (updated 5/10/2015 * More details in flyer * )
Click here to view Flyer and Registration Form

Exhibitor Form (added 3/9/2015)
Click here to view Exhibitor Form

Conference Advertisement, Sponsorship and Donation Letter  (added 3/26/2015)
Click here to view letter.

Sponsorship (added 3/26/2015)
Click here to view Sponsorship Form page 1.
Click here to view Sponsorship Form page 2.

Conference Donation (added 3/26/2015)
Click here to view Conference Donation Form.

Program Book Advertisement  (added 3/26/2015)
Click here to view Program Book Advertisement Form.

If you have any general question about the conference/combo, Please contact Charles McGowan via email: chasmcg.psad2015@gmail.com

Senior Citizens Section Luncheon  (added 5/19/2015)
Click here to view details and flyers in Senior Citizens Section Luncheon webpage.

 

 

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Deaf Community Forum to Discuss Communication Access at the Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

Philadelphia Airport (PHL):  Deaf Community Forum

How can Philadelphia Airport (PHL) improve communications with Deaf/Hard of Hearing travelers?
Where is the VP booth and how can it be used?
What technology would help you at the airport?
How can a Deaf traveler get emergency assistance?

Friday, June 12, 2015

Christ the King Deaf Church in Calvary Lutheran
(across from West Chester University)
730 S. New Street
West Chester, PA 19382

6:30 Refreshments
7pm – 9pm forum


Meet Lindsey Burger, ADA Coordinator, Division of

Aviation, Philadelphia International Airport (PHL)

Let us know you are coming. Bring a friend!


Questions?
Contact: Kathie Gray-Plotkin: psadkg@gmail.com
or Pr. Beth Lockard: lockard.beth@gmail.com

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Meet and Greet Deaf State Representatives from PSAD, NJAD and NAD Staff

Saturday, June 13, 2015
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Christ the King Deaf Church in Calvary Lutheran
730 S. New Street, West Chester, PA 19382
(across from West Chester University)

$10 dinner

Hot Roast Beef sandwiches and Hot Meatball sandwiches
Potato salad, chips and beverages

*Dessert Auction and Prize Raffles*

(Samsung tablet and ….)

RVSP deadline by: June 5, 2015
Kathie Gray-Plotkin at psadkg@gmail.com
Michelle Cline at NJADGreen@gmail.com

Help send PSAD and NJAD delegates to NAD Leadership Training Conference (NLTC) in September 2015

Click on links below to view details in PDF.

Meet-Greet State Reps 6_13_15flyer final

NAD Legislative Training 2015

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Legislative Training June 13, 2015- West Chester, PA

NAD Legislative Training

Presenter: Kim Bianco-Majeri

Workshop will be held at:

Christ the King Deaf Church in Calvary Lutheran

730 South New Street

West Chester, PA  19382

8:00 AM – 6:00 PM

Do you want to learn:

How ideas become law in NJ and PA?

How to influence rule-making?

How to develop a community action plan?

The difference between advocacy and lobbying?

How to propose or identify potential legislative solutions, and more!

After the workshop, we will have:

Meet and Greet Deaf State Representatives

from PSAD, NJAD and NAD Staff

from 6:00 – 9:00 PM

$10 for dinner

Hot Roast Beef sandwiches and Hot Meatball sandwiches

Potato salad, chips and beverage

Dessert Auction and Prize Raffles*

(Samsung tablet and…)

RSVP deadline by: June 5, 2015

Kathie Gray-Plotkin at psadkg@gmail.com

Michelle Cline at NJADGreen@gmail.com

Click here for more information:

PDF Format: Legislative Training-6.13.15 in West Chester, PA

PDF Format: Meet and Greet Deaf State Representatives on 6.13.15 (6-9pm)

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Mercy Life ~ Valley View Annual Lawn Fete

Mercy Life ~ Valley View
(Senior Home of the Deaf & Deaf-Blind)
111 Elwyn Rd.
Elwyn, PA
Saturday, June 6, 2015
10 am to 5pm

Proceeds from your Donations of $3 will go to
The Recreational Fund for the Valley View Residents

For Vendor Info & Form:
Email Contact: psad.eawilliams@gmail.com
Deadline: June 3rd

Click on link below to view in PDF:

Lawn Fete Flyer with vendor_2015

Vendor Form_2015

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Evangel Assembly of God Church Services

The Lord s Cup: Deaf Assembly

Dr Anne Potter will present

On The Blood Moon and the Bible

at 9:15 am to 10:15 am on Sundays

May 24th, 31st & June 7th

at the Evangel Assembly of God

810 E Marshall St

Norristown, PA 19401-4115

Coffee, tea and Snacks provided

Church service starts at 10:30 am.

All are welcome!

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PSAD Board of Manager Election Upcoming This Summer

Dear PSAD members,

Our PSAD conference will be coming this summer! It is time to think
about applying if you wish to be on the Board of Managers.
Election will be held during the PSAD conference at Crowne Plaza in King
of Prussia, PA on August 8, 2015.

There will be four vacant positions on PSAD Board of Managers. If you are
interested in serving on the Board, please submit your intention to
candidates@psadweb.org by June 8th.

At this time, these board members will expire in August:
1. Harry Marchese
2. Evy Williams
3. Mark Marcellino
4. Gerald Penna

Please send your candidate application and criminal background check
report to Elissa Clark at 111 Catherine Court, Lewisberry, PA 17339 or via
email at candidates@psadweb.org.

Thank you,

Elissa Clark
PSAD Secretary
Deadline June 8, 2015

Three links are below.  Click on it to view it (PDF).
letter about board candidate 2015

PSAD Board of Managers Candidate Review Application

SP4-164_Request_For_Criminal_Record_Check 2013

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Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of PSAD Chapter Meeting – May 9, 2015

Greater Pittsburgh Chapter of PSAD
Chapter Meeting
 
May 9, 2015
 
3:00 p.m.
 
Please bring your ideas and concerns to our meeting.
 
Pittsburgh Association of the Deaf Clubhouse
1854 Forbes Ave
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
 
Proudly winner of 2014 PSAD Outstanding Chapter Award

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Bingo Hosted by PSAD 2015 Conference Committee – Sat May 2, 2015

PSAD 2015 Conference Committee
is
Hosting Bingo
On Saturday May 2, 2015
At
Walker IOOF (Odd Fellows) Lodge Hall
1290 Southampton Rd.
Philadelphia, PA  19116-1447
Doors open at Noon
Game starts @ 1pm
Food and Drinks will be sold.
Admission: $15 each person
Any questions, please contact Mark Marcellino by sending an email to 72MarkMM@gmail.com or 267 331 4368

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PSD Alumni Association Pingo & Luncheon – This Sat April 25

PSD Alumni Association

Pingo & Luncheon

Saturday, April 25, 2015

12:00 pm to 5:00 pm

Door opens at 12 noon

Luncheon starts 1 pm

Game starts at 2 pm

at

PSD Gym

100 W. School House Lane

Philadelphia, PA 19144

Admission: $35 Per Person – $40.00 Per Person at the door

PLEASE NOTE: Adults Only (18 years old and up)

*************************NO REFUND!!************************

DEADLINE: April 18, 2015

Assorted Party Sandwiches, Potato Salad, Cole Slaw

Pickles, Olives, one drink and one dessert

Beverages and Baked Goods will be on sale.

Any questions, please call to:

Chairperson Greta Thomson, (484) 554-2054

Co-Chairperson Rachel Alburger, VP 215-543-3099

Click Here: PSD Alumni Pingo and Luncheon April 25, 2015

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