May is known as a time for new growth and it’s been a busy month at Affordable Language Services. Because of the increasing requests for our interpreting services, we have been adding to our interpreting team, including staff interpreters, recruiters and scheduling. As you can imagine, everyone here has been busy keeping our customers happy and getting ready for a big Summer season.
Lynn at the Association of Language Companies
On May 7th, at the annual meeting of the Association of Language Companies, Lynn Elfers was one of the featured presentation speakers based on her expertise and leadership in the industry. She was asked to speak about her experience on managing a growing business and how the benefits of a board of advisors to improve the business and services. Her presentation was well attended and warmly recieved by the members of this leading industry group.
Partnership For Innovation In Education/ Academy for Multilingual Immersion Studies
On May 13th, Lisa Hayes, SW Ohio Representative for Mary Taylor, Lieutenant Governor of Ohio, launched an app with AMIS students during a special presentation to honor the collaboration of the Academy, Affordable Language Services, NKU Center for Applied Informatics, which was brought together by the Partnership for Innovation in Education (p!e).
Slam Flash, designed by the students, is a game where the player gets to shoot some multilingual hoops! French, German, and Spanish vocabulary words await the player in this game of fast reflexes!
“As a provider of professional translation services, we saw great value in helping these students develop an app that helps to test and grow language skills. I enjoyed helping students learn more about my business and future career opportunities featuring global language skills,” Lynn Elfers, CEO and owner of Affordable Language Services. You can play multilingual hoops! French, German, and Spanish vocabulary words await the player in this game of fast reflexes!
You can help support AMIS by buying the download for only $.99 at: http://www.piemedia.org/apps/
Finally, on May 17th, Affordable Language Services hosted our Annual Interpreter Social at Winton Woods. It was great time to sample food from around the world and relax with our interpreters and family. Steve Maril, our General Manager, welcomed over 100 people and it was great to see old friends. We are planning on another event in the early Fall.
We hope you have a good rest of the spring and great growing season,
Business Manager/V.P.| Affordable Language Services