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January Newsletter


Beale Street Puppet Show

Circus puppet showHands & Voices is proud to present Beale Street Puppets at 2 free shows in March.  Bring your family out to laugh and play with some fuzzy friends.  Following the 30 minute show there will be refreshments and a puppet making workshop with age appropriate materials supplied for children from toddlers on up to construct a puppet of their own to take home.  Hope to see you there!  

craft suppliesTentative dates are March 10, 1pm in Newark, and March 23, 1pm in Georgetown.  More info coming soon!


Please Share Your Knowledge and Experience

NotebooksWe are looking to build a funding guide to distribute to parents of children newly diagnosed with hearing loss. We want to include help understanding and using their insurance coverage as well as locating other sources of funding for audiologist visits and assistive technology.  Can you contribute from your training and/or experience?  Maybe you know of an existing publication that we should include?  Please reply to this email with information or guidance.  Angie is also available by phone or text at (302)383-9890, or in person.  We appriciate your help!

The Communicator, Hands & Voices News Coming Soon to a Mailbox Near You!

paper airplaneIf you would like to start recieving the Hands & Voices quarterly newspaper at your office or home, please send us your mailing address.  The Communicator is a great resource for Hands & Voices national and international news.  It is full of articles written by and for families, and an all around good read.

Great Coffee for a Great Cause

The Good Java Company
The Good Java Company in Lancaster, PA sells USDA Certified Organic Fair Trade Coffee.  It is a great product, and one you can feel good about.  


Delaware Families for Hands & Voices will receive $0.50 per 8 ounce bag our friends purchase.  In order for us to receive the donation, you must enter “Hands and Voices” in the sales code box at checkout.  


Thank you!

In This Issue:
  • Upcoming Events
  • Beale Street Puppet Show
  • Future Funding Guide for Families
  • The Communicator
  • Buy some great coffee

Our next chapter meeting will be February 26 at 6PM at TLK Academy in Peoples Plaza, Glasgow.  Child care can be provided on request. 
Now through February 14, for Friendly's Valentines Cones for Kids Campaign, Friendly’s Restaurants will be offering 5 Valentine Certificates good for FREE kids cones and a buy-one-get-one free adult entree as a thank you gift to restaurant guests who make a $1 donation to Easter Seals to support their Camp Friendly's Programs.  Yum!
February 28, 7pm Sean Forbes will be performing at Delaware School for the Deaf.  Tickets are on sale now at DSD's website for $12 each.  You can check Sean out at
sean forbes
Besides being an awesome performer, Sean is also the founder of  D-PAN, the Deaf Proffesional Arts Network
March 12, 5:30-7:30pm, Winter Family Learning Series: Learning Through Play, dinner and child care provided, ASL/Spanish Interpreters upon request, 630 E Chestnut Hill Rd, Newark. For more info contact Tara Kelly at or (302)397-7752
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