I don't know about you, but I had a BLAST on Saturday! Thank you so much to everyone who came out and made the day so much fun. With over 400 people in attendance, we had a great turn out for the 8th Annual Colorado VisionWalk.
Together we have raised over $75,000 for sight saving research and we're not stopping there! There are still some big gifts coming in and we can continue to collect donations until December 31, 2013.
Congratulations to ALL the teams who have already hit 100% of their fundraising goal.
Vision Quest for Alexandrea, raising $11,370 Colorado Retina Associates, raising $10,984 Sight Savers, raising $3,547 Team Stevie, raising $3,045 Miranda Means Miracle, raising $2,080 Patch Land Adventure, raising $1,970 Team Fidelity, raising $1,765 Shelby's Eagles, raising $1,510 Coneheads, raising $1,213 and Tyler's Troops, raising $500
Challenge Update - Congratulations to EVERYONE who raised $300+ beginning October 2nd through October 14th!
Your efforts make a HUGE difference in the fight to cure blindness, so wear your new T-Shirt with pride and continue to raise awareness about the FFB and the VisionWalk all year long.
AND THE WINNER OF $300+ CHALLENGE IS...WENDY MESSING!Your VISA Gift Card is in the mail!
Congratulations to All The VisionWalk Award Winners
Top Fundraising Individual
Colorado Retina Associates Top Fundraising Team
Vision Quest For Alexandrea Top Rookie Fundraising Team
Team Stevie Best Team T-Shirt
Monkey Don't See....Monkey Do!
Best Team Spirit
Colorado Retina Associates Biggest Team
Shelby's Eagles Team That Traveled the Furthest
Thank you, Thank you, Thank you
Ariel Wise, Ellie Pemble, Janice McVicker, Laura Snyder, Ellen Hewitt and Chapter President Carmen Swick - Thank you so much to our VisionWalk Leakdership Committe for your commitment to making the 8th Annual Colorado VisionWalk a success. We couldn't have done it without you!
The Blind Child, John F. Kennedy High School Cheerleaders and both our awesome mascots from the Colorado Rapids and the Colorado Rockies - Thank you for getting us moving and keeping the energy high!
Yvonne Castillo - Thank you so much for the GREAT team photos and other candids!
Walmart, Dads & Dudes Breweria and Starbucks - Thank you so much for all the delicious breakfast snacks, beverages and wonderful lunch. YUM!
Team Captains - Thank you so much for your leadership with your team, all your efforts in fundraising and celebrating with us!
Thank you to our National Walk Partners Walmart Vision Centers, Regeneron and Genentech. Thanks also to our many sponsors including Community Captain Colorado Retina Associates and In Memory of Sandee Ball; Community Leader Toyota; Community Partners BKD, LLP, O'Connor & Hewitt Foundation, Retina Consultants of Southern Colorado, Skew Matrix Software, The Zollow Family and Kaiser Permanente, and Community Supporters Denver Eye Surgeons and Samson Resources Company.
And ALL the many, many donors that made this event possible.
We Need You!
We are already starting to put together a committee for next year and we need your energy, ideas and enthusiasm to grow our VisionWalk. If you are interested in participating, please contact me for more details.
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