Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Make Your Holiday Gingerbread House Experience Reservations Now!















Call now to reserve your seat for the popular Gingerbread House Experience, sponsored by Center radio partner KLOU 103.3FM! This year, the event will be hosted at two fun locations-- the Ameristar Casino in St. Charles and the River City Casino in Lemay!

From November 23 to December 25, your family and friends can enjoy dining inside our life-size Gingerbread House. The houses are available from 7am to 9pm each day.

Every year, 100% of your $25 reservation charitable donation goes to The Center for Hearing & Speech to help us fund hearing, speech/language and school screening programs for 2016. Purchase additional Holiday Cookies at Falcon Bakery for $3.50 – proceeds will also go to the Center. Create a memorable holiday tradition while supporting a local charity!

Call 636-940-4454 to get your table now!  For more information, including menu and seating size, please click the link below:

http://www.ameristar.com/s…/the-gingerbread-house-experience

 The Gingerbread Experience Fun Facts:

1. Executive Pastry Chef Eric Phillips, Assistant Pastry Chef Josh House and their pastry team will enhance their Gingerbread House this year with an 8-foot-tall LED lit gingerbread man.

2. Ameristar St. Charles’ house will feature a gingerbread decorating station for the little ones.

3. To make the gingerbread bricks, icing, edging, stained glass windows and ice cycles, the pastry team will use:

•850 pounds of gingerbread

•300 pounds of powdered sugar

•40 pounds of modeling chocolate

•30 pounds of isomalt

4. There will be 100 pounds of candy to accent the house – including one dozen five pound gummy bears!

The Center for Hearing & Speech is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that donates $1.75 million in speech/language and audiology services each year to residents of metropolitan St. Louis. CHS improves the quality of life for individuals with hearing and speech disorders by providing caring and high quality services, regardless of one’s ability to pay. The Center continually strives to address a greater portion of the unmet need relating to speech and audiology in the St. Louis region. It is a proud member of the United Way of Greater St. Louis and the Better Business Bureau.
 
 
 

Time to Order Your Center Holiday Greeting Cards!



Message inside: "Best Wishes for a Wonderful Holiday Season
and a New Year filled with Peace and Happiness."
 
Message inside: "Whatever is beautiful, whatever is meaningful,
Whatever brings you happiness...
May it be yours this Holiday Season and throughout the New Year."
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Center’s holiday season greeting cards are now available for purchase, only 10 cards for $5. The two designs feature watercolors of Cardinal birds by local artist and Center board member, Sallie W. Kratz.
 
The cards are available for purchase in-person in the Center lobby or you may mail your check to the Center, enclosing a self-addressed envelope for the return shipping of your cards. You may also order via PayPal from the Center website’s donation page:
 
http://www.hearing-speechstlouis.org/donateonline.php.

 
If you have any questions regarding ordering your Center Holiday greeting cards, call the Center at (314) 968-4710.

 

Last Call! ITap Hosts Young Friends' Kegs For A Cause Evening Nov. 3


 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Young Friends of the Center will end the 2015 year of events with a bang in one week at "Kegs for a Cause!" The event will take place at iTap in the Central West End. They will be generously donating 100% of the proceeds from a "Keg of the Night" to the Center!
The event will run from 6-9pm at International Tap House - CWE, 16 S. Euclid Ave. St. Louis, MO.

If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact Julie Grunloh at youngfriends.chs@gmail.com

We hope to see you there!

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Center Thanks Barb Bristol, Celebrating 5 Years of Service as Industrial Office Assistant/Technician!


The Center would like to congratulate Barb Bristol in the Center’s Industrial Hearing Conservation (IHC) Department, who recently celebrated her five-year anniversary as Industrial Office Assistant/Technician. Thank you for all of your hard work, Barb!

The Center’s IHC program provides companies across the Midwest with mobile audiometric testing and reporting. Barb, a CAOHC-certified Audiometric Technician, assists her department in measuring the hearing loss of more than 25,000 employees annually. Barb works as the department’s office assistant, drives the Center’s mobile unit truck to client work sites and tests up to six employees simultaneously in 15-minute cycles.
The Center for Hearing & Speech is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that donates $1.75 million in speech/language and audiology services each year to residents of metropolitan St. Louis. CHS improves the quality of life for individuals with hearing and speech disorders by providing caring and high quality services, regardless of one’s ability to pay. The Center continually strives to address a greater portion of the unmet need relating to speech and audiology in the St. Louis region. It is a proud member of the United Way of Greater St. Louis and the Better Business Bureau.

Thank You, Ameren Volunteers!



 
 
 
 
 
 
 

The Center would like to extend a giant thank you to our friends at Ameren for taking the time out of their busy days to volunteer on two different occasions for CHS by stuffing and labeling ear plug bags. These bags are part of our Hearing Conservation Program that has been going on since 1972, screening over 25,000 people a year to educate and help prevent noise-induced hearing loss. Thank you again to everyone at Ameren!

Friday, October 9, 2015

Center Thanks Ann Joseph, Celebrating 3 Years of Service as Systems Analyst!


Ann Joseph
The Center would like to congratulate Ann Joseph, who recently celebrated her three-year anniversary as Systems Analyst. Thank you for all of your help, Ann!

Ann volunteered for the Center for six months in the Clinic and Development Department before becoming a staff member. In her current position, she is the primary support for computer problems, provides reporting for various departments and processes Accounts Payables.

She says what she likes best about working for the Center are “the people I work with, and of course, the Center’s mission to serve the disadvantaged in the community.”

 In her free time, you can catch Ann at the movies, reading a good book or planning her next travel adventure.

The Center for Hearing & Speech is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization that donates $1.75 million in speech/language and audiology services each year to residents of metropolitan St. Louis. CHS improves the quality of life for individuals with hearing and speech disorders by providing caring and high quality services, regardless of one’s ability to pay. The Center continually strives to address a greater portion of the unmet need relating to speech and audiology in the St. Louis region. It is a proud member of the United Way of Greater St. Louis and the Better Business Bureau.