Starkey Foundation

4 Things You Need To Know For July 26, 2015Here's a look at the four things you need to know for Sunday, July 26.
Meet Bill Austin – Founder Of Starkey Hearing FoundationHe is a Minnesotan. He is a billionaire, and he says he does not know or care who writes his checks. He is Bill Austin, owner of Starkey technologies. The only American hearing supplier is a major employer in the Twin Cities. The company operates out of Eden Prairie, as does the foundation -- which fits people around the world with free hearing aids. The foundation's star-studded fundraiser is Sunday, with Katy Perry headlining.
George W. Bush, Katy Perry To Headline Starkey FundraiserFormer President George W. Bush and pop star Katy Perry will headline this year's Starkey Hearing Foundation awards gala in St. Paul. Bush will be honored for working with the foundation to give customized hearing devices to 222 people in Tanzania.
Larry Fitzgerald Jr. Takes Twin Cities Kids On Shopping SpreeA group of Twin Cities kids not only spent two days at a football camp led by an NFL player -- but they also went shopping with him. Larry Fitzgerald Jr. of the Arizona Cardinals teamed up with Dick's Sporting Goods Tuesday to reward some deserving young athletes.
Starkey Foundation Warns Of Headphone RiskOne way to make a teenager happy this holiday season> Buy them something to turn up the music and tune out the world. MP3 players, iPods and high-quality headphones are on the wish lists of many teens again this season. But the price may go well beyond what's on the sales receipt.
St. Paul Hosts Annual Starkey GalaSt. Paul rolled out the red carpet for an annual event that brings the biggest names in Hollywood to town.
Celebs Arriving In Twin Cities To Benefit Starkey FoundationSt. Paul will turn into Tinsel Town this weekend during the 13th annual "So The World May Hear" awards gala at the RiverCentre. Two of the celebrities that are set to appear at the event dropped into WCCO This Morning.
Celebs Coming To St. Paul To Help The World Hear Paul will turn into Tinsel Town this weekend during the 13th annual So The World May Hear Awards Gala at the RiverCentre.
Wrongly Convicted Man Gets Help HearingImagine someone right behind you yelling your name, but you couldn't hear them. That's what it's been like for Stephen Brodie until Monday afternoon.