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ReNew Orleans’s
Deaf Coffee Chat @ 6:30 til …every 3rd Thursday of the month!
Cafe Du Monde
4700 Veterans Blvd., Metairie, La 70006
if you need more info, contact Barbara
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Northshore Deaf Coffee Chat!!!  
Cafe DuMonde70437 Hwy 21, Covington, 70433.
See you there, the 2nd Friday of each month!!! Go Northshore!!! 🙂
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Free of cost!!!
ASL STUDY GROUP It is for all ages:
hearing, deaf, deaf/blind, students, and also family members of the
Deaf or those using sign language!!!
Beginners Level/Intermediate Level/Advanced Level/Intern Level
COST: FREE!!!!
Mondays, 6:45pm at 5324 Canal Blvd, NOLA, 70124
(enter the side door, downstairs, facing Hawthorne Place)
Hope to see you there!!! Barbara
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Terrytown Deaf Coffee Chat!!!
The 1st Saturday of each month 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Starbucks (Gretna, LA)1199 Terry Pkwy, Gretna, Louisiana 70056
For more info, contact:Joshua Cazabat Sr.& Elizabeth Mustard Cazabat
(504) 407-7761 Text/Call See ya’ there!!
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What’s happenin’ at the Deaf Church???
SUNDAY SCHOOL — 9:45am
FELLOWSHIP HALL – 5324 Canal Blvd
(downstairs door, off Hawthorne Place)
SUNDAY WORSHIP SERVICE — 10:45amin
BIG bldg facing Canal Blvd (5320 Canal Blvd)
WEDNESDAYS Bible Chat at 7pm
WHERE: In Meeting Hall 5324 Canal Blvd
(downstairs door, facing Hawthorne Place)
WHERE: In Large Church Building 5320 Canal Blvd
(Church building, facing Canal Blvd)
All are welcomed to attend. Come ready to chat about God and your
questions about the Bible.Bring your Bible, if you have one. If you don’t have a
Bible, we will give you one. Sincerely, Pastor John Lovas
VP # 504 273 1152 E-mail: jclovas@gmail. com
Church address: 5320 and 5324 Canal Blvd, N.O., LA 70124
for info and pictures of the DEAF CHURCH click on “visit my group”
on the left side or the bottom of this page,
then go to photos or go to our website at
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New Orleans Sign Language Kids
Presents Baby Sign Language Classes
All classes are taught by Deaf or Hard of hearing instructors.
All proceeds are given to the Deaf and Hard of hearing instructors.
The parents will play games with their babies while learning 50 new ASL words together. Each family will go home with a free online study plan to continue learning new ASL words while at home.For more information:
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DEAF COFFEE CHAT AT STARBUCKS IN SLIDELL!
WILL REPEAT EVERY 3RD SATURDAY OF MONTH
LOCATED OFF GAUSE BLVD
(YOU CANT MISS IT, NEXT RUBY’S TUESDAYS)
STARBUCKS 796 E. I-10 SLIDELL SEE YOU THERE!!!
Hosted by Janet Green
https://www.neworleansdeafchurch.org/deaf-coffee-chats
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“Deaf Chat” in Marrero!
on Second week Saturday every month @ 7 p.m.
1677 Barbataria Blvd, Marrero, LA 70072 (near McDonald’s)
Hosted by: Terri and Michelle Simoneaux
Email: Tsimoneaux1@ hotmail.com
Phone: 504-347-9967, Voice or VP
https://www.neworleansdeafchurch.org/deaf-coffee-chats
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2018 Deaf Olympics
Thursday, April 12, 2018
9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Wally Pontiff, Jr. Playground 1521 Palm Street Metairie, LA
Contact Anthony at: (504) 914-7707 or ajaramburo@yahoo.com

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Good News!!! Trix Bruce is coming to New Orleans, Louisiana!

September 21-22, 2018

September 21, 2018, Friday 9 am – 1 pm
♥ASL Semantics: Precision of Expression in ASL (0.4 RID CEUs)
September 21, 2018, Friday 5pm – 9 pm
Lexical Non-Manual Signals: The “TH” signal

(0.4 RID CEUs available)
September 22, 2018, Saturday 8am – 5 pm
Medical Interpreting:. (0.8 RID CEUs)
September 20-21, 2018 Mentoring Services Available
Your own private Mentor! As your mentor, Trix will focus on you, providing
individualized feedback and instruction in English/ASL translation and Deaf culture. Under the direction of an expert instructor, your skills will soar! Email for an appointment. We can meet at either a coffee shop, or in a hotel lobby.
Mentor appointments are not included the workshop registration.
There is a separate fee for a mentor appointment.
Limited Seating – registration open on a first come, first serve basis–25 seats
Staybridge Suites New Orleans French Quarter Downtown
501 Tchoupitoulas St.
New Orleans, La 70130

SEND $ & your registration form TO: PayPal accepted;

checks accepted – please make checks payable to Trix Bruce and
send to: Trix Bruce, 1429 D Ave PMB 362, Snohomish, WA 98290
Please RSVP with payment. This will confirm your place in the workshop.
http://www.trixbruce.com
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SWRBDA Planning Committee Meeting
Saturday, April 07, 2018
12:00 noon to 1:30 pm
1843 Hope Street
NOLA, 70119
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScxRz9YSe15E5AJrZnpKul5YWbLWOBHxQlCyPFikPTE7TvT5w/viewform
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RID REGION IV 2018 CONFERENCE
Albuquerque, New Mexico
July 19-22, 2018
Hotel Albuquerque at Old Town
800 Rio Grande Blvd NW, Albuquerque, NM 87104, USA
https://www.ridregion4conference.com/copy-of-registration
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LRID will be hosting its 2018 Spring Workshop
LRID will be hosting its 2018 Spring Workshop in Lake Charles this year. We are
confirmed to use SLICs’ facility in April. Once we get the date locked in, we will let Members know. Also, we will be hosting our 50th Anniversary in Baton Rouge in August or September of 2018. Our Conference Chairs/Planning Committee is
working hard on securing a date with a great venue.

We are looking to members for feedback on what type of workshops you are interested to see LRID provide. When you have a moment, we’d love your feedback. Feel free to send your thoughts to: lrid.vicepresident@gmail.com
Scott Huffman
LRID Vice-President 2017-18
lrid.vicepresident@gmail.com
225-305-3957cell/text
Visit us at: http://www.lrid.org

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DEAF MOVIE NIGHT

March 30, 2018
7pm
COST :  Free, of course!!!
5324 Canal Blvd

(downstairs door, off Hawthorne Place)

We will provide free organic popcorn in all different amazing flavors and bottled water.

If you want to bring sodas and movie candy … or your dinner, feel free to bring them.
Wear something comfy. You can even wear your slippers.
We will have a wonderful time sitting around watching a movie together!!!

ALL ARE WELCOME TO JOIN!!!

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Info shared by Jade
NEED HELP WITH SPEECH AND OCCUPATIONAL THERAPY
FOR YOURSELF OR YOUR CHILDREN???

Crone Rehab here in Metairie for the summer help with speech and occupational therapy.It’s usually covered by insurances.  All we have to pay is co-payment.   They do offer different services for the disabled.
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Register to take the EIPA
The EIPA is a tool that evaluates the voice-to-sign and sign-to voice skills of interpreters who work in the elementary through secondary classroom using videotape stimulus materials and a procedure that includes a comprehensive rating system.
https://www.classroominterpreting.org/EIPA/index.asp
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DEAF BIKE RIDE and BEIGNETS IN CITY PARK FOR FREE!!!
Ride a 4 seat bike for FREE for ALL who participate!!!
Eat Morning Call Donuts and Drinks for FREE for ALL who participate!!!
Come join us for 2 hours of fun and food every 2nd Saturday of the month.
If you cannot pedal, no problem … we will pedal for you!!!
REGISTER NOW!!!
You only need to register 1 time to attend the whole year!
More info??? https://www.neworleansdeafchurch.org/single-post/2017/06/20/DEAF-SATURDAYS-in-the-PARK
or bblovas1@yahoo.com
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Do you want to practice fingerspelling???
check out ASL.ms
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DEAF BAYOU e-news
Need more Deaf news??? Check out DEAF BAYOU e-news,
please do not hesitate & feel free to contact the CEO/Editor Dan at
Dan Arabie
DEAF BAYOU Office
106 Dempsey Drive, Lafayette, Louisiana 70503-5610
Tele/Videophone: (337) 205-0076
E-mail: deafbayou@gmail.com
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DeafBlind Day
Known as White Cane Day, & History of 11-year anniversary of DeafBlind
Massive State Rally & Appreciation of SSPs
Wednesday, June 6th, 2018
9:00 AM: Gather/Socialize at the front side of Lafayette Recreation and Parks,
500 Girard Park Drive, Lafayette, LA and then walk the  one-lap path-track around the
park in support of DeafBlind Day such as Helen Keller Awareness Celebration.
o   FREE bottled waters will be given to all participants.
11:00 AM: Dine/Gather/Socialize at the ABL centered outdoor lawn,
409 W. St. Mary Blvd., Lafayette, LA for Lagneaux’s Famous BBQ Jumbo Hamburger
platter with pork beans, chips, and drinks.
2:00 PM: Gather/Socialize at Borden’s Ice Cream, 1103 Jefferson Street, Lafayette, LA
Deposit: CHEAP $5.00 each person for the following provisions:
FREE BBQ Jumbo Hamburger Platter/Drink
FREE Borden’s Ice Cream
Deadline is REQUIEWS to pay by Tuesday,
May 15th for the headcount of ordering specialized patties
èMail payment directly to Dan Arabie, 106 Dempsey Drive,
Lafayette, LA 70503 with a memo line: DeafBlind Day.
Everyone is invited to join us fun-filled all-day event
For more information, please feel free to contact Dan Arabie
at LSUCajunDan@gmail.com or Philip Quibodeaux at dcdbcajun@gmail.com
HOPE to see y’all there!

The DEAF BAYOU e-news serves as an independent subscription, created by

Dan Arabie, Founder/CEO. The purpose of the DEAF BAYOU e-news is to strongly
state our needs in sharing with the diverse of deaf, deafblind, & hard-of-hearing citizens,

especially 24K ‘Golden Hands’ interpreters  in our community to KEEP DEAF ALIVE.
Let our HANDS be heard!

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FREE Online Public Charter Home School!!!
Louisiana Connections Academy
Louisiana Connections Academy (LACA)
is a public charter virtual school that was
approved by the Louisiana State Board of Elementary and Secondary Education
to serve grades K–12. The school accepts students from anywhere in the state. 

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NOBDA
General Membership Meeting
Saturday, April 14, 2018
Xavier University Library,  Resource Center
Room #502
1pm-3pm
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A. A. Meetings Interpreted in American Sign Language
Boulevard Club at 124 N. Jefferson Davis Parkway,
New Orleans, Louisiana (at the base of Canal St.)
 
Volunteer ASL Interpreters will be provided at the Boulevard Club
For more info contact Cell/Text 504-722-2967
http://www.NolaSignLanguageServices@gmail.com
Co-sponsored by Canal Blvd Baptist Deaf Church in New Orleans

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SUPPORT DEAF BUSINESSES
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1 on 1 ASL Tutoring (taught by Deaf and Hard of hearing)
Ask about us about American Sign Language tutoring
taught by the Deaf in our community. Support our local Deaf Community!!!
ALL MONEY GOES DIRECTLY TO THE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING TEACHERS
contact Barbara — 504-722-2967 cell or text
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LegalShield

Independent Associate
Edward Hugger
vp: 504 383 8693
edwardhugger@legalshieldassociate.com
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Cajun’s Greenscapes
If you don’t like overgrown ugly garden after the nasty freezing weather?
Cajun’s Greenscapes can do this. We done the garden work from last week.
Here the before and after photos! Want your garden looks nice again?
Text or Call Matt at Cajun’s Greenscapes!
Text: 504-289-2488
Call: 504-662-1413
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Make-up and Hair Design

by Cosmetologist Mary Kim Hoang
Available for weddings and special events.
Discount rates are provided for large groups.
For more information, reply to this email!
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ICD ELECTRIC

specializing in Small Jobs extra lighting installed ballast change security
lighting remodeling/addition s replace sockets troubleshooting
AC/Dryer Circuits “I will do what the Big Electrical Co. won’t do”
Walter Rowel 504-273-1150
985-210-0331 VP #:(text msg only) icdelectric.com (website)
discounts to Deaf
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Want a free Sorenson videophone?
It’s FREE! Visit the Sorenson VRS Website for more information.
The Sorenson VRS Sales Team (also ask about nTouch!)
https://apply.sorensonvrs.com/secured_ntouch_apply_form
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An Honor Given to the Deaf Church in New Orleans Website
We are proud to announce that The Deaf Church in New Orleans’ website has been honored, in that it has been featured on the list of
101 Quality Hearing Loss Resources for Speech Therapists. This
website has been published today at OnlineSpeechPathologyPrograms.net. You can see the whole list here: Thanks to all of the contributors in the Deaf Community who have made this possible!!!
Sincerely,
Barbara and John Lovas
The Deaf Church in New Orleans
(CBBDC)
visit our website at
https://www.neworleansdeafchurch.org
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