Bridges, formerly the League for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing and the EAR Foundation, will present Silence is Golden: Making Hearing Loss Your Gain. Speaker Thom Roberts, executive director of Tennessee Council for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, will present a lecture and facilitate activities and group discussions on the important topic of hearing loss. Mr. Roberts will discuss the challenges associated with hearing loss, and how they can be overcome with grace, dignity and humor. Refreshments will be served. CART (captioning) will be available during the presentation.