Saturday, April 5, 2008

Cal Ripken Jr. Named Keynote Speaker

The Columbus Speech & Hearing Center is hosting 17th Great Communicators on Tuesday, May 6 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Proceeds benefit the programs and services of Columbus Speech & Hearing Center that provides audiology services, speech and occupational therapy, education, and programs created specifically to assist those who are deaf, deaf blind and hard-of-hearing.

Baseball's all-time "Iron Man," Cal Ripken, Jr. who broke Lou Gehrig's record for consecutive games played (2,130), and he voluntarily ended his streak in 1998 after playing 2,632 consecutive games.

Previous Keynote Speakers were Jimmy Carter, Madelaine Albright, Tom Brokaw, General Colin Powell, Sam Donaldson, Lou Holtz and Rudy Giuliani. Proceeds from the luncheon enable the Center to fulfill its mission of "improving communication for life" by serving individuals and families of all ages and backgrounds who have speech-language challenges or who are Hard-of-Hearing, Deaf, or Deaf-Blind.

3 comments:

Merelyme said...

hiyah jim! just stopping by to say hello and to thank you for all your wonderful comments on my blog.

heyyy you have changed your bloggy a bit. i like it! looking good! i will be back to catch up with you soon.

whimsical brainpan said...

I'm sure he'll give a good speech.

Abbie said...

I wonder if he is going to bring up the book Rally Caps...