Rochester Deaf Awareness Week Closing Ceremony

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The closing ceremony for Rochester Deaf Awareness Week will begin at 7 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1 in Panara Theatre in LBJ Hall on the RIT campus. The event is free and open to the public, and interpreters have been requested. 

The event features the unveiling of a plaque honoring deaf baseball great William “Dummy” Hoy that will be installed on the home team dugout on the RIT baseball field; a performance by RIT/NTID’s Sunshine 2.0 theater troupe and a presentation, “I am not a Good Storyteller: reflections on how to share your story with others,” by deaf actor and director Monique Holt. 

For more information on Rochester Deaf Awareness Week, visit their website. For information on RIT/NTID’s closing ceremony, contact Jeanne Behm