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Recognizing Deaf History Month 2021

Deaf History Month is a time to commemorate and recognize the accomplishments of people who hard of hearing and deaf. It spans two months, March 13 to April 15, to include three significant days for the Deaf community: April 15, 1817 The last day of Deaf History Month […]

Member Essentials – 4/6/21

Dear GSWNY Members, Please see the important announcements below and for questions, please contact Customer Care customercare@gswny.org or call 1-888-837-6410. In an emergency, please call 1-800-882-9268. Thank you for all you do! New for GSWNY Members on Facebook! To provide an improved customer service experience for our members on […]

New for GSWNY Members on Facebook!

We’re pleased to announce an exciting new change happening TODAY! To provide an improved customer service experience for our members on the GSWNY Facebook page, we’ve made some updates. In addition, to viewing great content on the GSWNY main Facebook page, GSWNY members will now also have a […]

Member Essentials – 3/30/21

Dear GSWNY Members, New York State has recently changed guidelines for gathering size and for quarantining after domestic travel. Our COVID-19 guidelines and FAQs for in-person meetings and activities have been updated accordingly. The changes for gathering size are effective immediately, and the changes for quarantining after domestic […]

Member Essentials – 3/23/21

Dear GSWNY Members, As spring approaches and NYS continues to update COVID-19 restrictions, GSWNY continues to review and revise our COVID-19 guidelines.  We will update our Volunteer Guidelines to reflect the latest NYS guidance in next week’s Member Essentials – March 30.  Please see the important announcements below […]

World Down Syndrome Day 2021

The following is a guest post written by our CEO, Alison Wilcox I have shared this photo before of my sister Justine and I, circa 1985.  We were proudly sporting our brand new Girl Guides of Canada uniforms and you can see the excitement on our faces.  Our […]