KODAWest Timeline

The happenings over the years

2005

 

Jan:    Lisa and Lauren kick-off KODAWest

Mar:    Charles Katz joins the growth of the organization

Apr:     Joyce Linden becomes our advisor and Board at Large

            1st Golf Charity in conjunction with DeafNation

 

2006

 

Jan:    Kavita Pipalia joins forces

Apr:     2nd Golf Charity at Mountain Meadows

            Mother Father Deaf Day

Aug:    1st Annual Day at the Beach (Santa Monica)

 

2007

 

Apr:     Childcare @ DeafNation

            Mother Father Deaf Day

Jun:    Incorporated as a non-profit organization 

            First Annual KODAWest Camp (Frazier Park)

            KODA Picnic in Riverside

Aug:    2nd Annual Day at the Beach (Huntington Beach)

Nov:    Parent Workshop with Sheila Jacobs

            KODAWest does Storytime at DWT

 

2008

 

Jan:    KODA Weekend for Toddlers @ Storyopolis & Kids Space Museum

Apr:     Childcare @ DeafNation

            Mother Father Deaf Day

May:    KODAWest gets an Office

Jun:    First Fundraiser: Seeds For Tomorrow

            Second Annual KODAWest Camp (Big Bear)

Aug:    3rd Annual Day at the Beach (Huntington Beach)

Nov:    Fundraiser: “Legend of the Mountain Man” movie

 

2009

 

Jan:    Parent Workshop & Teen Forum (with Tom Bull)

Mar:    Family Bowling Night

Apr:     Spring Fling for Toddlers

            First Board Meeting

            New Board of Directors: Mike Anderson, Deanne Bray, Tina Jo Breindel, Bill Greene, 

            Charles Katz, Joyce Linden, Francine Stern

            Mother Father Deaf Day Picnic (LA and Riverside)

Jun:    3rd Annual KODAWest Camp (Big Bear)

Aug:    4th Annual Day at the Beach (Huntington Beach)

 

2010

 

Mar:    Poker Run Fundraiser

            Shamrocks For KODAs 

            KODAWest Movie Night: “See What I’m Saying: The Deaf Entertainers Documentary”

Apr:     Family Bowling Night

            Mother Father Deaf Day Picnic (LA and Riverside)

Jun:    2nd Biennial Seeds For Tomorrow Fundraiser

            National KODA Family Conference, Old Forge, NY (Presenters)

            4th Annual KODAWest Camp (Imperial Beach)

Jul:      DeafNation World Expo (Presenters)

Aug:    5th Annual Day at the Beach (Huntington Beach)

            1st Annual KODA Teen Concert Experience @ Warped Tour

Oct:     Halloween Gathering at the Pumpkin Patch

Nov:    KODA Teen Thanksgiving Potluck

 

 

2011

 

Mar:    2nd Annual Shamrocks For KODAs

Apr:     3rd Annual Family Bowling Night

            Mother Father Deaf Day (LA and Riverside)

May:    DeafNation @ CSDR          

            Tennis & Fun Day

Jul:      5th Annual KODAWest Camp (Imperial Beach)

            Warped Tour, KODA Style

Aug:    6th Annual Day at the Beach (Huntington Beach)

Oct:     Halloween Gathering at the Live Oak Pumpkin Patch

Nov:    KODA Teen Laser Tag Night

            Festival Of Lights

 

 

2012

 

Feb:    4th Annual Family Bowling Night

Mar:    3rd Annual Shamrocks For KODAs

            Chili’s Fundraiser for KODAWest

Apr:     Mother Father Deaf Day (LA and Riverside)

May:    3rd Biennial Seeds For Tomorrow Fundraiser

            Childcare @ DeafNation

Jul:      6th Annual KODAWest Camp (Catalina Island)

Aug:    7th Annual Day at the Beach (Huntington Beach)

Nov:    John Bulwer Award given to KODAWest by CSUN’s NCOD Director, Roz Rosen

            City of Los Angeles awards KODAWest for our commitment and excellence

            Carnivale Nightcare (Childcare for San Diego Deaf Services & E5)

            

 

2013

 

Jan:    Once Upon a Time, monthly ASL Storytime at Barnes & Noble kicks off

Mar:    4th Annual Shamrocks For KODAs, Charity Poker in Riverside

May:    Inauguration of the Big CODA Little KODA mentorship program

Jun:    National KODA Awareness Day was created to enlighten the world

Jul:      7th Annual KODAWest Camp (Catalina Island)

Aug:    8th Annual Day at the Beach (Huntington Beach)

Nov:    “Lake Windfall” movie fundraiser

 

2014

 

Jan:    KODAWest Family Conference @ GLAD

Mar:    5th Annual Shamrocks for KODAs (Riverside)

May:    4th Biennial Seeds For Tomorrow Fundraiser (Descanso Gardens)

Jun:    2nd Annual National KODA Awareness Day

Jul:      8th Annual KODAWest Camp (Catalina Island)

Aug:    9th Annual Day at the Beach (Huntington Beach)

Sep:    “No Ordinary Hero” movie fundraiser

Oct:     Halloween Harvest Festival (Woodland Hills)

 

 

2015

 

Jan:    Obstacle Course Event (San Diego)

Feb:    Once Upon a Time, ASL Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Mar:    6th Annual Shamrocks for KODAs (San Diego) hosted by Holly Savage & Laura Preston

            KODA on Skates Ice Skating (San Diego)

Apr:     Once Upon a Time, ASL Storytime at Barnes & Noble

            ASL Storytime at Chula Vista Library (San Diego)

Jun:    3rd Annual National KODA Awareness Day

Jul:      9th Annual KODAWest Camp (Catalina Island)

Aug:    10th Annual Day at the Beach (Huntington Beach)

Sep:    Once Upon a Time, ASL Storytime at Barnes & Noble

San Diego forms new chapter: KODAWest San Diego (Lindsay Cohen, Marla Marks, Lynnette Miller and Amrita Nat-Booter represent)

Oct:     Halloween Spooktacular (San Diego)

            Once Upon a Time, ASL Storytime at Barnes & Noble

Nov:    Rockin’ Jump (San Diego)

Dec:    Once Upon a Time, ASL Storytime at Barnes & Noble

 

 

2016

 

Jan:    Snowflakes For KODAs | Poker Fundraiser in Riverside

Mar:    7th Annual Shamrocks for KODAs (San Diego) hosted by Holly Savage & Laura Preston

May:    Tecolote Shores North Park Event (San Diego)

Jun:    4th Annual National KODA Awareness Day

            Deep Sea Fishing (San Diego)

Jul:      10th Annual KODAWest Camp (Catalina Island)

            Day of Play on the Bay (San Diego)

            Kavita Pipalia ceases her role as co-director

Aug:    11th Annual Day at the Beach (Huntington Beach)

Sep:    KODAWest SD Rock Climbing  (San Diego)

Oct:     Once Upon a Time | ASL Storytime at Barnes & Noble (Valencia)

            Halloween at Pumpkin Station (San Diego)

Nov:    ASL Storytelling @ Barnes & Noble (San Diego)

            Rockin’ Jump (San Diego)

Dec:    Once Upon a Time | ASL Storytime at Barnes & Noble (Burbank)

            ASL Storytelling @ Barnes & Noble (San Diego)

 

 

2017

 

 

Mar:    8th Annual Shamrocks for KODAs (San Diego) hosted by Holly Savage & Laura Preston

Jun:    5th Annual National KODA Awareness Day

            11th Annual KODAWest Camp (Big Bear Lake)

Aug:    12th Annual Day at the Beach (Aliso Park Beach)

Sep:    Private Apple Picking Event (San Diego)

Oct:     Halloween at Pumpkin Patch (San Diego)

Nov:    Rockin’ Jump (San Diego)

Dec:    Storytime at Mission Library (San Diego)

 

 

2018

 

 

Mar:    Day at the Park (San Diego)

Apr:     CODA & SODA Panel

May:    CODA-KODA Rapport

Jun:    6th Annual National KODA Awareness Day

            KODA Family Summer Kick-Off Event (San Diego)

            Play on the Bay (San Diego)

Jul:      12th Annual KODAWest Camp (Indian Hills)

Aug:    CONVO highlights KODAWest with their High-Five campaign &

            website overhauled

            13th Annual Day at the Beach (Aliso Park Beach)

Dec:    KODAWest on hiatus for one year to undergo reconstruction

 

 

2019

 

Jan:    Lauren Maucere ceases her role as co-director

Jun:    7th Annual National KODA Awareness Day

Aug:   Lindsay Cohen ceases her role as one of the San Diego partners of                 KODAWest

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