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Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Awareness Day
May 31, 2014
Greetings from Kings Dominion!  On May 31, 2014 Kings Dominion is hosting our annual Deaf and Hard of Hearing Awareness Day.  Spectacular entertainment, educational exhibits and interpreters for many shows and services will make this a memorable day for all.  There is a special price of $34.00 available for your students and guests to take advantage of.  Tickets can be purchased by calling 804-876-5000 or by entering the following promotional code on the www.kingsdominion.com <http://www.kingsdominion.com>  website in the top right corner: KDDHHAD
Mother & Father of the Year
for 2014
Announcing VAD's Mother & Father of the Year for 2014!
A Celebration for
VAD's Father of the Year

August 9, 2014

The Blue Ridge Chapter of the Virginia Association of the Deaf will host a celebration for Harry Lynn Taylor at:

Golden Corral Restaurant
4005 Wards Road, Lynchburg, VA 24502

Saturday, August 9, 2014
starting at 2:00 pm

(You will need to pay for your meal)

RSVP to Theresa Farmer by July 30, 2014

See flyer for more information

VSDB Reunion

October 2-4, 2014

175th Anniversary VSDB Reunion

Hall of Fame

October 3, 2014

40th Anniversary VSDAA Hall of Fame Luncheon
Best Western Inn, Waynesboro VA
1:00 - 4:00 pm
Cost of Tuition
Staunton NewsLeader article: More spent on students at VSDB than any college tuition in the United States
Different needs of students drives up VSDB costs

Letter from Darlene Coleman of Staunton: Can VSDB compete?

Skyline Chapter's
Shinpaugh Award

Mike Ernest of Staunton is the 2013 recipient of Skyline Chapter's Shinpaugh Award


VAD Conference

June 21 & 22, 2013

Ask not what VAD can do for you;

ask what you can do for VAD

Information & Forms for 2013 VAD Conference in Fairfax, VA.


2014 VSDAA Reunion Committee is selling Sweat Shirt, Polo Shirt, Fleece Vest, and Denim Shirt with VSDB logo (see left).

2014 VSDAA Reunion Order Form  

 VSDB Commemorative Throw Blanket (new order form for 2010)


The Skyline Chapter is selling VSDB throw blankets designed by the VAD 2009 Fund Raising Committee.  Please click the link for more details.

VSDB Commemorative Pillow (new order form for 2010)


The VAD 2009 Fund Raising Committee is selling VSDB commemorative pillows.

Please click the link for more details.


Optical Illusions
Are your eyes tired?  Bored?  Want to look at something strange?

VSDB Museum
See photos to see what the museum looks like.


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in 2001.

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