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NCTRID Announcement & Forum

NCTRID Announcement & Forum

Good morning DFW Interpreters,

We have a couple of important events to announce for Interpreters in the DFW area. First wewould like to tell you the time has come for the next NCTRID General Meeting. Plus we are teaming up with TAID to host an Interpreter Forum for everyone inthe Dallas Fort Worth area.

So mark your calendars for Saturday May the 12, 2012 and come join us at the Texas Health Memorial Hospital from 10-12pm for our NCTRID meeting; followed by our Interpreter Forum from 1-3pm.

We have a busy morning planned for everyone in attendance, we will be holding Elections for next year’s Officers, plus discussing various opportunities to volunteer in various committees. So if you are interested in giving back to your profession, working with computers and the internet, our assisting the community in organizing and planning workshops, we have the opportunity you are looking for.

In anticipation of TSID Conference 2012 to be inclusive of all interpreters, NCTRID & TAID will be holding a Community Forum May 12th from 1-3pm. We need youthere to discuss issues pertaining to interpreters in the DFW and surrounding areas. The discussions and topics provided by local interpreters will be brought back to the TSID forum scheduled on Friday June 22nd at the conference.This is our opportunity to have a positive effect on the communities we serve as well as lead the TSID board in a direction that works for us locally.

We have several prizes lined up to be awarded during the day. For starters NCTRID is hosting a raffle for a TSID Conference Ticket for the cost of $5.00. Raffle tickets are available for purchase from the current NCTRID board members from now until the end of the Community Forum. The winner does not need to be present to win the TSID Conference Ticket (a $295 value). Secondly we have planned several door prizes which will be given away all day; individuals must be present to win the door prizes. Please see a current NCTRID board member if you are interested in purchasing a raffle ticket in advance Deanna Kappleman, Deb Martinez, Windy Rossi, Samuel Gonzales, or Bill Green.

So don’t forget Saturday May 12, 2012:

Texas Health Memorial Hospital
800 West Randol Mill Road, meeting room A
Arlington? TX? 76012

For parking for at the Hospital we ask that during day hours that participants parkeither in the South parking garage or the north staff lot on Randol Mill Road. Please do not park in either the Vandergriff Professional Building garage or in front of the McRae Building, as these spaces are for patients and/or visitors and neither the Education Department nor the Registration Desk validates parking tickets.

CONTACT PERSON NAME: Samuel Gonzales
CONTACT EMAIL ADDRESS: [email protected]

NCTRID = North Central Texas Registery of Interpreters for the Deaf

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