Latest Starkey Laboratories Stories

2011-07-27 12:43:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 27, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Miley Cyrus announced she will be joining the Starkey Hearing Foundation for a return visit to bring the gift of hearing to Haiti after making a generous donation that helped tip the scales at this year's So The World May Hear Awards Gala held on Sunday, July 24, 2011. During the event's silent auction, Miley placed a bid on what will be her second hearing mission to Haiti - and won. The end-of-evening donation helped the Foundation edge past last...

2011-07-25 17:30:00

MINNEAPOLIS, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- ***Downloadable b-roll footage available at https://rcpt.yousendit.com/1178672309/662ecc1c2437551685bd640770f9d69b*** (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110725/NY40978-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110725/NY40978-b ) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110725/NY40978LOGO-c ) On Sunday, July 24, the Starkey Hearing Foundation, whose mission - so the world may hear - helps foster greater understanding among...

2011-06-28 17:47:00

NEW YORK, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row the New York Yankees have stepped up to the plate to help the Starkey Hearing Foundation deliver the gift of hearing to more than 175 hearing-impaired children and adults from the New York City area. The Starkey Hearing Foundation New York Yankees Hearing Mission was held today at Yankee Stadium and included a special visit by New York Yankees Pitcher CC Sabathia, Manager Joe Girardi and former Yankees pitcher and coach,...

2011-06-20 15:09:00

BOSTON, June 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the help of the Boston Red Sox, the Starkey Hearing Foundation delivered the gift of hearing to more than 60 hearing-impaired children and adults from the Boston area today. The Starkey Hearing Foundation Boston Red Sox Hearing Mission was held at Fenway Park and included a special visit by Boston Red Sox General Manager Theo Epstein and Shortstop Jed Lowrie, who were present to witness the moment some of the patients could hear for the first...

2011-06-18 20:21:00

MINNEAPOLIS, June 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- A star-studded line-up of celebrities from daytime, primetime and reality television joined the Starkey Hearing Foundation today to deliver the gift of hearing to 110 hearing-impaired children and adults from the Las Vegas area. The Starkey Hearing Foundation is dedicated to building better lives for the hearing impaired by providing hearing instruments to those in need. For downloadable b-roll of the event below, go to...

2011-05-03 10:26:00

MINNEAPOLIS, May 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the startling rise in teen hearing loss revealing a 31 percent increase over the past decade, the Starkey Hearing Foundation, joined by recording artist and actress Miley Cyrus, has launched the Listen Carefully campaign. As Better Hearing and Speech Month gets underway this May, the extra attention raised by the Listen Carefully campaign for hearing health and protection could not be timelier. (Logo:...

2011-02-20 02:22:00

LAS VEGAS, Feb. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Africa's hearing-impaired children were the hands down winners of the Raise Your Hand for Africa Texas Hold'em Tournament, where stars from the gridiron, poker world, Hollywood and music industry put their cards on the table on February 19, 2011 at the Golden Nugget in Las Vegas. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click...

Word of the Day
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.