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October 11, 2005

Two join League for the Deaf/HH board - NEWS

From: League for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Tenn - Oct 11, 2005

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Bloodworth, LaLumondier join league board

[Nashville, Tenn. – October 11, 2005] – Trudy Bloodworth and Mark LaLumondier joined the Board of Directors for the League for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing, Nashville, Tenn., last month.

Bloodworth has a general law practice with the Law Office of Trudy Bloodworth. She is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma where she earned a bachelor of arts degree in Public Administration and a master's degree in Regional and City Planning. Bloodworth is also a graduate of the Nashville School of Law. She serves on the board for the Tennessee Trial Lawyers Association and is a member of the Association of Trial Lawyers of America, the Lawyers' Association for Women, the Nashville Bar Association, and the Junior League of Nashville. She has a nephew in Texas who is Deaf.

LaLumondier is a 6 Sigma Black Belt at Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation. He assists the company with quality control and process improvement programs. LaLumondier served in several sales positions with Caterpillar during his career. He holds a bachelor of science degree from Central Missouri State University, Warrensburg, Mo., and is a volunteer for Junior Achievement of Middle Tennessee. His parents, who live in Missouri, are Deaf.

"Trudy and Mark bring not only personal ties to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing but a wealth of professional experience that will well-serve our board," said Les Hutchinson, Ph.D., president/CEO of the League.

The League is the sole provider of qualified, comprehensive services to the Deaf and Hard of Hearing in a 16-county Middle Tennessee region and parts of Kentucky. Its services include interpreting services, an employment program, a youth program, classes and workshops, educational activities, recreational activities and clubs. For more information about the League, call 248-8828 (V/TTY) or visit