• Walk4Hearing Long Beach 2015 Raised Over $55,000

    by  • June 18, 2015 • Featured

    Congratulations! The Long Beach, California (June 18, 2015) – The tenth annual Walk4Hearing in Long Beach on June 6, 2015, raised over $55,000.

    See photos of the walk.

    More than 500 walkers from all over California participated in the walk, raising $55,778 for hearing loss support causes. The walk was 5 K (3.1 miles). The Long Beach walk was one of 23 events taking place across the nation in 2015. In addition to raising awareness about hearing loss, Walk4Hearing raises funds that are used in local hearing loss communities. Since its inception in 2006, the Walk4Hearing has raised more than $9 million nationwide.

    HLAA, HLAA-CA, and Walk4Hearing would like to thank the following 2015 Walk4Hearing national sponsors for their support of this year’s walks:

    • Tenth Anniversary Sponsor: CapTel Captioned Telephone
    • Presenting Sponsor: MED-EL
    • Platinum Sponsor: hi HealthInnovations
    • Diamond Sponsor: IntriCon
    • Gold Sponsors: Advanced Bionics, Cochlear Americas, Hamilton CapTel, and Regal Entertainment Group

    The gold local sponsor for this year’s Long Beach Walk was AT&T.

    Local Sponsors included:

    • AT&T
    • CA Court Reporters Association
    • Oticon
    • Fidelity Hearing Center
    • Zarzana Chiropractic
    • Valtronic USA
    • CA American Academy of Audiology
    • Hearing Now USA

    The top teams were:

    • Long Beach Local Sponsors: $7,350
    • CART Attack!: $4,850
    • LA Stars: $3,620
    • Team Slater Cruz: $3,215
    • Mission Viejo Chapter: $3,055
    • Advanced Bionics: $2,980
    • Beach Bums: $2,680
    • BAHA Buddies: $2,415
    • Team Jaycee: $2,062
    • Marla’s People: $1,690
    • Cutie PIES: $1,645
    • East Valley Walkers: Sun Lakes HLAA: $1,505
    • HearUsa: $1,245
    • Sun Lakes HLAA Chapter: $1,233
    • Team Santa Monica: $1,120
    • House Clinic and Children’s Hearing Center of UCLA: $1,105
    • Team Branden: $665
    • Ava the Brave: $650
    • South Bay Hearing: $637
    • Blue4U: $575
    • Team NightMare: $440
    • Team GLAD: $410
    • Heard Dat: $335
    • A.T. Still University SAA: $200
    • Team CODIE: $200
    • Monchhichi’s Fight!: $180
    • Team Paccione: $175
    • HLAA-Diablo Valley Chapter: $155
    • Team Abby: $150
    • Hearing Aids: $130
    • TEAM NATHAN: $120
    • Team Alex V: $30
    • SuperHEARos: $15

    The top walkers were:

    • Long Beach Local Sponsors: $7,350
    • Grace Tiessen: $5,052
    • Abby Melad: $2,440
    • Gary Jacobson: $2,003
    • Wendi Washington: $1,790
    • Marilyn Hoppe: $1,670
    • Barry Forst: $1,505
    • Saba McKinley: $1,435
    • Ron Tallman: $1,213
    • Connor Waterman: $1,130
    • Nanci Linke-Ellis: $770
    • Melodie Stuart: $750
    • Jaycee Nealley: $700
    • Kathleen Jacobson: $655
    • Erika Betancourt: $650
    • Barbara White: $637
    • Kerry Bobeczko: $635
    • James Melad: $575
    • Regina DeMoville: $570
    • Kim Nealley: $560

    Multiple HLAA-CA current and former team members, trustees, and officers joined the Long Beach walk.