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February 16th, 2016

Arva Priola, a long time contributor and a supporter of NVRC and advocacy work for people with a hearing loss.

Arva Priola said - " I was so honored this morning as I will be receiving an award for my leadership in my community. If it was not for each one of you it would have never happened. I have learned so much over the 1989 since I lost my hearing.  Many people and association have been a part of my learning. I love my work and the people I serve." She will be honored at the Gala it is on March 12, 2016 in Richmond.

The award is for individuals who have made strides in advocacy, volunteering or overcoming stereotypes in hearing loss and/or hearing healthcare.

HERE2HEAR is a not for profit organization that provides a host of free and low cost services and programs related to hearing healthcare for children and adults in the Richmond and Tri-cities area.  Our mission is to prevent poor hearing health. (Go to for more information.)