Hi everyone,

Please note that the “Brief Biographical Sketch of Clayton McLaughlin, Deaf Rochesterian” presentation on Saturday, September 29 from 6 to 7 pm was canceled.

Be sure you spread the words that Saturday, September 29 Convo will be providing pizza for the community from 7 to 8 pm before JAG’s performance that evening. This will take place at Rochester School for the Deaf.

At the same time, we have two new video blogs posted:

Day 4:

Day 5:

Please check the events below, I will give both Friday and Saturday events, please read through:

Today, (Friday) September 28:

Title: Mini ASL Class: Deaf Culture
Description: This mini ASL Class will focus on everything you wanted to know about Deaf Culture.
Time: 9-10:30 am
Location: Monroe Community College (MCC), 1000 E. Henrietta Road,  Rochester NY 14623
Link: http://www.rochesterdeafclub.com/rdaw/events/miniaslclassculture.php

Title: My Deaf Native American Culture: The Onalee Cooper Story
Description: After Onalee Cooper retired, she decided to explore her Native American roots. This is her story.
Time: 2-4 pm
Location: National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), 52 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester NY 14623
Room number: CSD Student Development Center Building (SDC) 1300
Title: Artistic and Literary Visual Stories: The HeART of Deaf Culture
Description: Patti Durr and Karen Christie will present a new DVD set which includes stories about the Deaf experiences through artwork, ASL literature, English literature, film clips and scenes from Deaf plays. Several interactive features provide information describing works of art, poems and historical timelines in visually friendly manner. We will also show short film excerpts, which highlight specific themes across a variety of artworks related to Deaf life such as “The Dinner Table Syndrome.”
Time: 4:30-6 pm
Location: National Technical Institute for the Deaf (NTID), 52 Lomb Memorial Drive, Rochester NY 14623
Room number: CSD Student Development Center Building (SDC) 1300
Title: NTID Performance and Documentary Movie
Description: Dana Charles Huges Performance and Documentary Movie about William “Dummy” Hoy called “I See the Crowd Roar” featuring Ryan Lane and Deanne Bray.

Saturday, September 29 events:


Title: ASL Storytime
Description: Rochester Deaf Mothers Club will present ASL storytelling of several popular children books. All ages are welcome!
Time: 9:30-10:30 am
Location: Chili Public Library, 3333 Chili Ave, Rochester, NY 14624
Link: http://www.rochesterdeafclub.com/rdaw/events/aslstorytime.php


Title: William “Dummy” Hoy Classic
Description: Rochester Recreation Club of the Deaf (RRCD) will play a game against Buffalo Club of the Deaf in the 1800’s Styles baseball games with no mitts to catch the balls in the old rules at 1 pm.  At 10 am, there will be a co-ed game.  Come join us for the fun to remember William “Dummy” Hoy.
Time: 9 am-3:30 pm
Location: Genesee Country Village and Museum, 1410 Flint Hill Road | Mumford, New York 14511
Flyer: http://www.rochesterdeafclub.com/rdaw/events/dummyhoyclassic.php Video Blog: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Egem9ZMrc_c

Title: FREE PIZZA Provided by Convo, Come Join us for Pizza
Description: Convo is a Deaf Owned/Operated Video Relay Service company.   They are providing free pizza and soda at the same time will give us an exciting overview of Convo and their products/services in Rochester, NY.
Time: 7-8 pm
Location: Rochester School for the Deaf, 1545 St. Paul Street, Rochester, NY
Room: Westervelt Hall Auditorium
Driving and Parking Information can be found at http://www.rsdeaf.org/about_map.asp or Building 2, Westervelt Hall, Auditorium (park at Gate C or Gate A) http://www.rsdeaf.org/about_campus.asp.
Title: Introducing one and only JAG, the Deaf-Blind ASL Entertainer
Description: RDAW is introducing the One and only JAG who a popular Deaf-Blind performer artist is named Jagannath Elijah Einhorn.  Don’t miss this performance.
Time: 8-9:30 pm


Thank you,

Dean DeRusso
Deaf Systems Advocate
Regional Center for Independent Living (RCIL)

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