It was an entertaining evening as the Central Institute for the Deaf held their annual CID Out Loud fundraising event at the Ritz Carlton in Clayton. After cocktails, guests enjoyed a rousing program featuring Gateway Percussion, Live auction and raffle drawings, a video and live entertainment. Events like this help CID to teach children who are deaf and hard of hearing to listen, talk, read and succeed whole also developing curricula for professionals working with children who are deaf and hard of hearing around the world. CID was also celebrating an two hundred percent increase in enrollment from 2003 to 2016, when 249 children were served by the CID School.