3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130
3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130
With all Best Wishes for a Joyous Season and a very Happy New Year
Location: Clay Cafe (Sully plaza shopping center)
14511 G Lee Jackson Memorial Hwy, Chantilly, VA 20151
Come paint pottery with us! How it works, is you select a piece of unfinished pottery to paint and paint it! Glazed and fired pieces are ready in about 8-10 days. Clay Cafe will be donating back 25% of the proceeds from the event to the Northern Virginia Resource Center.
Additionally, Clay Cafe is offering NVRC's "Paint Pottery and Pour"
Guests 50% off the $7 Flat Studio Fee (per person) this fee includes all paints, materials and decoration tools, instruction from Clay Cafe staff, glazing and firing. Please keep in mind the price of pottery is separate. The Clay Cafe has pieces of all price ranges so you can choose something to fit your budget. All materials are non-toxic, lead-free, dinner ware safe, and safe for the environment.
Pouring Wine (Please Bring Cash)
NVRC will be holding a "Wine Pull" during this event. The best part about it, is everyone is a winner! There will be multiple bottles of wine, ranging in value from $10.00 to $80.00. Each bottle will be wrapped in wrapping paper. Guests can purchase a ticket for $15.00 to pick one of the wrapped bottles to either take home or enjoy with their friends while they paint their pottery. There is no limit to the number of bottles an individual can buy.
All proceeds from the wine pull will go to NVRC.
Please be sure to RSVP to this event if you plan on attending.
How much is it to attend the event?
There is a studio fee of $3.50 per person paid directly to the studio.
You are able to choose your own piece of pottery. Clay Cafe has a large selection to fit guest budgets. There are pieces starting at $7.00. To participate in the wine pull it is $15.00 (which will get the guest a bottle of wine).
Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?
There is no minimum age to enter the event. Families are welcome!
To participate in the wine pull or drink wine guests must be at least 21 years old.
How can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Email Cristina Duarte, Development Committee Chair, at email@example.com
Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?
No, you do not need to bring your ticket to the event. The event registration is for head count purposes only.
Is there parking at the Clay Cafe?
Yes, there is a parking lot out front
Location: 3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130, Fairfax, VA 22030
NVRC's Board & Staff would like to invite you to join us on Saturday, December 2nd at 9:30 AM for a complimentary pancake breakfast. Come and enjoy some great food and fun company.
At 11:00, we will have our annual business meeting where members will vote in our new Board members and can hear about the changes happening at NVRC and the road for the future.
Please be sure to RSVPOpens in a new window and then join us for a morning of pancakes, business fun and friends!
NVRC - Reuben I. Altizer Meeting Room
3951 Pender Drive,
Fairfax, VA 22030
Last Years 2016 Annual Meeting and Pancake Breakfast
LOCATION: Northern Virginia Community College • Ernst Community Cultural Center/Gymnasium • 8333 Little River Turnpike, Annandale, VA
Celebrate Communication is the area's premier information fair for anyone with an interest in or connection to hearing loss.
Last year we had over 40 vendors will be offering free information on a wide variety of resources including State and local government programs, cutting edge technology for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, ASL and Cued Speech, hearing dogs, and many more.
Please join us:
Date: Tuesday, September 19th at 7:30PM
Guest Speaker: To be announced
Location: Northern Virginia Resource Center for Deaf & Hard of Hearing Persons
3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130
Fairfax, VA 22030
Directions to NVRC: http://nvrc.org/about/
Note: we are starting at 7:30PM. Many of you have experienced serious traffic issues. Hopefully, the 30-minute change in start time will help.
SPECIAL REQUEST: We are attempting to publicize our group and meetings. We are trying to do that via Patch.com and Nextdoor.com. If you can join these “neighborhood” sites, and post our meeting notice, it will be much appreciated.
We look forward to seeing you!
Picnic in Rock Creek Park
When: Saturday, September 9th 3:00pm - 7:00pm
Where: Rock Creek Park, picnic area #24 Join us for a day of family fun! There will be toys, food, and fun!
Feel free to bring a potluck side dish or entree to share. HLAA will provide the paper goods, cups, and ice, bottled water, soda, charcoal, and a selection of hamburgers, hotdogs, and veggie- burgers with condiments. A donation of $5 per adult is appreciated (but not required) to cover the cost of the event. We will plan to start grilling around 4:00pm, but you are welcome to come any time from 3:00 pm - 7:00pm.
Please RSVP by September 1st with the number of people in your group and the type of side dish you'd like to bring to Rachel at firstname.lastname@example.org .
The Gala has been rescheduled to Fall 2018 to make it even bigger and better!
We will be sending out a Save the Date announcement this Fall, so please be looking for it. Thank You!
Wednesdays August 23 – September 27
~ 6:30pm-8:30pm –
Cost – $150
Beginner ASL is an introductory course to American Sign Language, the Community and the Culture. Students will learn fingerspelling, numbers, gestures, glossing and an introduction to ASL signs.
All – Classes will be held at : NVRC – 3951 Pender Drive, Suite 130, Fairfax, VA 22030
ADWAS is excited to announce that the National Deaf Hotline Services has been expanded to 24/7. Our hours are no longer limited to Monday – Friday and from 9AM- 5PM (PCT). We would like to share this information to the Deaf, DeafBlind, DeafDisabled, and Hard-of-Hearing community by distributing and sharing this accessible resource that is readily made available for the survivors, family members & friends, and service providers.
Seek your feedback on using Virginia Relay.
Please take a few minutes to complete the online survey here -www.hamiltonrelay.com/vasurvey
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APRIL 11, 2017
WASHINGTON — Patricia Holland of Waltham suffered a panic attack during a vacation in Savannah, Ga., 13 years ago when she lost her hearing aid and had no way to quickly find a replacement. Almost two weeks later, when she finally got one, she teared up with joy even though she had to hand over $2,600.
“If you have hearing loss, it’s amazing how people make you feel like you’re inferior,” said the 79-year-old, who first learned she had age-related hearing loss in her 60s. “You’re made to feel that you’re not adequate, when you’re really highly intelligent.” Read more . . . .
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|NVRC Technology Assistive Devices
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Updated April 6, 2017
You do not need to be present to win!
Rehoboth has many activities for all ages. Restaurants, Boardwalk, Beach Walks, Bike and Scooter rentals, Kite Rentals, Outlet Malls, Art Galleries, Concerts, Visitor Center. Ferry service to Cape May New, Jersey from Lewes. 45 minutes north of Ocean City
Cozy ground floor end unit (no stairs). Free and ample parking. Exterior patio faces beautiful pond.
One Bedroom (King bed), Queen Sleeper Sofa in Living Room. 1 and ½ Baths with walk-in shower. Fully furnished kitchen and laundry facilities. Two TVs with cable. Wifi available. Swimming pool use available in season. Electric outdoor grill. Beach chairs, towels and sheets provided.
Winner can reserve condo as available between May – December 2017
BEACH BASKET :
All raffle proceeds for Northern Virginia. Resource Center for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Persons.