Aug. 10, 2007

 Audiology & Hearing Care Centers, operating subsidiary of Hearing Healthcare Management, Inc (HHM), has announced the acquisition of 4 hearing care centers—Reliable Hearing and Wright’s Hearing Aids—in the Columbus, OH area.

 Central Ohio Avada Regional Director, Steve Wilson, says, “Bringing the exceptional reputation of the Avada Brand to Central Ohio is very exciting and doing so, through the acquisition of both Reliable Hearing and Wright Hearing, will allow us to build on the already strong presence of the two companies in the Columbus area."

 Currently, the Central Ohio Avada region comprises 8 locations with approximately 14 employees. Avada now operates over 220 hearing healthcare centers nationwide.

 For more information visit www.avada.com.