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2017 ASHFoundation Events and Deadlines

Tinseltown Two-fer Raffle
Here's your chance to win a VIP experience at the 2017 ASHA Convention or two tickets to the 2017 or 2018 Emmy Awards, complete with hotel and airline voucher. Don't miss out—call 301-296-8704 today to purchase tickets.

2017 Clinical Achievement Awards Are Now Open
The ASHFoundation is now accepting nominations for the Frank R. Kleffner Lifetime Clinical Career Award, the Louis M. DiCarlo Award for Recent Clinical Achievement and the Rolland J. Van Hattum Award for Contribution in the Schools.

2017 Research Grants Are Now Open
The ASHFoundation is now accepting proposal submissions for the Clinical Research Grant, the New Century Scholars Research Grant, and the New Investigators Research Grant

Our 2017 scholarship and student research grant programs will open soon. Please check back for guidelines and submission instructions.

ASHFoundation Awards Record $740,000 in 2016
The ASHFoundation awarded its largest funding disbursement in history recently—$740,000 was awarded in scholarships, research grants, and clinical achievement awards to 68 recipients. Meet our 2016 award recipients.

  2016 ASHFoudation Annual Founders Breakfast

Just before receiving their awards, 2016 New Century Scholars Doctoral 
Scholarship recipients join ASHFoundation trustee Lesley Olswang and 
her husband, Steve, for breakfast at the ASHFoundation Annual
Founders Breakfast.

Mary Wilson Receives 2016 Spirit of Philanthropy Award
Congratulations to Mary S. Wilson, the ASHFoundation's 2016 Spirit of Philanthropy Award recipient. Mary was honored at the 2016 Founders Breakfast in Philadelphia for her sustained and significant philanthropic service over 34 years with widespread impact. Wilson was a founding member of the ASHFoundation Corporate Advisory Group, one of the earliest champions of the Dreams & Possibilities Campaign, and a significant donor who has modeled increased giving throughout the years. In recognition of the ASHFoundation's 70th Anniversary, Wilson surprised the ASHFoundation with a $25,000 gift.

ASHFoundation Friends Zumba for the Cause
Almost 30 very early risers started their Saturday morning at the Philadelphia ASHA Convention with a supercharged aerobic workout led by our own Kia Johnson, associate professor at the University of Houston and licensed Zumba fitness instructor. The ASHFoundation wishes to extend a huge THANK YOU to our dedicated Zumba friends who got their morning off to an exhilarating Latin-style start to raise money for our grant and scholarship programs.

11 Universities Reach 100% Faculty Participation in Giving to the ASHFoundation So Far in 2016
A huge CONGRATULATIONS and THANK YOU to Butler University; Case Western Reserve University; Lehman College; MGH Institute of Health Professions; Queens College, CUNY; Syracuse University; University of Colorado, Boulder; University of Houston; University of Kentucky; University of Pittsburgh and University of South Carolina for reaching 100% faculty participation in donating to the ASHFoundation in 2016. Learn about the more than 80 universities that are leading the way through the University Giving Program.

  2016 Convention: Mary Wilson-275

Mary Wilson receives the 2016 Spirit of Philanthropy Award
from ASHFoundation president, Tom Campbell.

Other News

Implementation Science Summit—Speaker Presentations Available
The full presentations from the ASHFoundation's 2014 Implementation Science Summit are available. Drinkware-0410313

Be Cool, Look Precocious, and Support the Fantastic ASHFoundation
Have fun with our new whimsical tumbler, inscribed with the ASHFoundation logo, and "supercalifragilisticexpialidocious"—the longest word in English—a word that speaks to all who care about human communication. Choose your favorite color—red, orange or purple. A great gift for you or a colleague. Order now.

ASHFoundation Offers the Communicate for Life Bracelet.   bracelet

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