Starkey Hearing Foundation, which strives to change the social consciousness of hearing and hearing health care, will hold its 2nd Annual Blizzard Blitz For Better Hearing on Sunday, February 19, 2012 in partnership with the Minnesota Vikings and Adrian Peterson's All Day Foundation.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Due to above normal temperatures and diminishing ice conditions, Starkey Hearing Foundation has cancelled the 2nd Annual Blizzard Blitz For Better Hearing on Sunday, February 19, 2012.

Guests will gather for a day of fun-filled family and kid-friendly activities, including a star-studded ice fishing tournament, free tutorials on rod and reel building, an ice safety clinic, fish identification tutorials and more.

All proceeds from the event will benefit Starkey Hearing Foundation and Adrian Peterson’s All Day Foundation to help provide children around world with the gift of hearing.

Among the guests expected to attend are Minnesota Vikings Christian Ponder, John Sullivan and coach Eric Sugarman, as well as actors Kyle Massey and Chris Massey.

Starkey Hearing Foundation is striving to foster greater understanding among individuals and communities through hearing care by focusing on awareness, education, protection and treatment so the world may hear. Hearing loss affects one in 10 Americans, and 63 million children worldwide, yet many do not have access to the hearing devices that can help them. From 2000 to 2010, Starkey Hearing Foundation fit more than 500,000 hearing aids to people in need in the U.S. and around the world. The Foundation has grown that commitment to more than 100,000 hearing aids annually and is dedicated to fitting 1 million hearing aids this decade. In addition to giving the gift of hearing through worldwide hearing missions, Starkey Hearing Foundation promotes hearing health awareness through the Listen Carefully initiative and provides hearing instruments to low-income Americans through the Hear Now program.

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