Representatives from EarQ attended the Legend’s World Sports Conference in Cancun, Mexico to help educate members of the NBRPA about their hearing health and provide free hearing screenings and video ear inspections.
Syracuse, NY (September 2, 2014) — On August 22 and 23, EarQ members from Robert A. Gadlage, M.D. & Associates in Duluth, GA and Precious Hearing Inc. in Monroe, MI joined members of the EarQ team at the 2014 National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) Legends World Sports Conference in Cancun, Mexico.
While interacting with the former players and their families and discussing the importance of maintaining hearing health, the team provided free hearing screenings, video ear inspections, and discussed the benefits of today’s advanced hearing solutions.
As a member discount program provider for the NBRPA, EarQ is committed to furthering hearing health awareness at high-profile events such as this in order to ultimately educate more of the general public about hearing loss and today’s advanced solutions.
“Supporting our partnerships, like the National Basketball Retired Players Association, and delivering quality healthcare services to them is extremely rewarding for our affiliated hearing professionals,” said Clifford Carey, communications director for EarQ. “Considering how engaged the NBRPA’s membership is in understanding their own personal hearing range and, in some cases, its limitations, we could not be more pleased and honored to support such a prestigious group.” said Clifford Carey, communications director for EarQ.
About the National Basketball Retired Players Association:
The National Basketball Retired Players Association (NBRPA) is comprised of former professional basketball players from the NBA, ABA, Harlem Globetrotters and WNBA. It is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization with a two-pronged mission to assist former NBA, ABA, Harlem Globetrotters and WNBA players in their transition from the playing court into life after the game, while also positively impacting communities and youth through basketball. The NBRPA was founded in 1992 by basketball legends Dave DeBusschere, Dave Bing, Archie Clark, Dave Cowens and Oscar Robertson. The NBRPA works in direct partnerships with the NBA and the National Basketball Players Association. Arnie D. Fielkow is the President & CEO, and the NBRPA Board of Directors includes Chairman of the Board Otis Birdsong, Vice Chairman Thurl Bailey, Treasurer Marvin Roberts, Secretary Steve Hayes, Past Chairman Robert A. (Bob) Elliott, Past Chairman Dr. George W. Tinsley Sr., Rick Barry, Harvey Catchings, Spencer Haywood, LaRue Martin and Johnny Newman.
Paul Corliss, Vice President of Communications & Marketing
National Basketball Retired Players Association
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