Melissa O'Neill has been selected as the Hamilton Relay 2015 Better Hearing and Speech Month Recognition Award recipient for the state of Maryland. She is an enthusiastic leader and volunteer, and is dedicated to improving the lives of individuals who are hard of hearing.
Melissa is currently serving as the president of the Greater Baltimore Chapter of the Hearing Loss Association of America (HLAA). In addition to providing support and information to people with hearing loss, she is actively involved in organizing social activities for the chapter, including the summer picnic and holiday party.
Melissa is committed to bettering her community and for the past several years has helped raise money for the Salvation Army of Columbia, Maryland. She has also held internship positions at University of Maryland, Paul’s Place and the National Student Partnership in Baltimore all of which were aimed at improving the lives of individuals in the community. Through these positions, she was able to assist in a number of ways, including finding housing and employment for clients, helping with an afterschool program and leading a reading club for young girls.
We commend Melissa for her leadership and advocacy on behalf of individuals who are hard of hearing and are proud to present her with the Hamilton Relay 2015 Better Hearing and Speech Month Recognition Award for the state of Maryland.
This leadership recognition has been brought to you by Hamilton Relay.
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Hamilton Relay provides contracted Telecommunications Relay and/or Captioned Telephone services to 18 states, the District of Columbia and the Island of Saipan, and is a provider of Internet-based Captioned Telephone services nationwide. More information is available at hamiltonrelay.com.