Northern Virginia VisionWalk
Date:
Sunday, May 3rd, 2015

Registration:  9AM
Walk Begins:  10AM
Location:
  Cameron Run Regional Park

Walk Co-Chairs: Rachel Luehrs & Ryan Rauner
Medical Chair: Randall V. Wong, M.D.

Chapter President: Davida Luehrs

Northern Virgina VisionWalk 2014

Scroll down or click here to see a list of our amazing sponsors!

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Upcoming Chapter Events
Save the date

 
Doncaster Fundraiser

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Wednesday, April 1st
5PM - 8PM

Doncaster Tyson's Studio
7700 Leesburg Pike, Suite 123
Falls Church, VA 22043

Carol O'Donnell Khalsa, VP Fundraising of the Foundation Fighting Blindness NOVA Chapter, invites you to an evening of Fashion Fighting Blindness.

Hosted by Robin Finnell, Doncaster Wardrobe Stylist.  20% of sales will be donated to the VisionWalk.

Refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres will be served.

Please send your RSVP to Carol O'Donnell Khalsa at 703-909-8716.

Click here to download a flyer to share with your community.


Port City Brewing Company

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Thursday, April 2nd
4PM - 9PM

3950 Wheeler Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22304

 Gather with friends and family to enjoy a night of fun, food, and locally crafted ale.  Ten percent of all proceeds will benefit the VisionWalk.  

For more information or to RSVP for this event, please contact Rachel Luehrs at RBLuehrs@gmail.com or 703-434-1683.

Click here to download a flyer to share with your community.


Jimmy's Old Town Tavern

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Thursday, April 9th, 2015
6:00pm to 9:30pm

697 Spring Street
Herndon, VA 20170

The Foundation Fighting Blindness invites you to a special event at Jimmy's Old Town Tavern. Gather with friends an family to enjoy a night of guest bartending and sweepstakes prizes!!

All proceeds will benefit the 10th Annual Northern Virginia VisionWalk.

For more information about this event, please contact Bobbe Duquette at bobbeduque@aol.com or 703-471-4227

Click here to download a flyer to share with your community.

 

Chevy's

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Wednesday, April 15th, 2015
4:00pm - 10:00pm

3052 Gate House Plaza
Falls Church, VA 22042

Come enjoy $3 margaritas and support the Northern Virginia VisionWalk.  20% of all food and non-alcoholic drink purchases will go towards the VisionWalk!

AMD Seminar

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Saturday, April 18th, 2015
10 AM - 12 PM

NOVA Community College - Alexandria Campus
Donald L. Bisdorf Building Auditorium - Room AA196
5000 Dawes Avenue
Alexandria, VA 22311

Dr. Timothy Schoen, Director of Consitituent Communications at FFB, will be presenting a program on AMD and other Retinal Diseases.  An AMD Patient Ambassador will also speak on their disease from a personal perspective discussing disease progression and maintaining eye health.  You will ahe the unique opportunity to tap into Dr. Schoen's expertise on AMD and other retinal diseases including RP, Stargardt, and Usher syndrome during the Q&A session.

Download the flyer here!

If you would like to attend this free and informative seminar, please send your RSVP to  MDigaetano@FightBlindness.org or 1-800-683-5555. 

 

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We cordially invite you to a special event at Chico’s to benefit the Foundation Fighting Blindness

Saturday, May 9th, 2015
1PM to 7PM

Chico’s
Downtown McLean
6823 Redmond Drive
McLean, VA 22101

Ten percent of all guest purchases will be donated to the Northern Virginia VisionWalk, a signature fundraising event for the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

Please RSVP to Davida Luehrs, Chapter President, at Davida.Luehrs@gmail.com

If you are a Chico's member you will receive your 5% discount.

Refreshments will be provided.


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AmazonSmile Logo The Foundation Fighting Blindness has joined the "AmazonSmile" giving initiative.

AmazonSmile is an easy and automatic way for people to support a charitable organization.  Every time you shop, Amazon will donate .5% of your purchase to your chosen charity.  Please share the link https://smile.amazon.com for members to sign up and choose "The Foundation Fighting Blindness" as their desired recipient.

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Are You a Team Captain?
Check out our VisionWalk Team Captain Packet which has all of the information you need to cheer on your team and paint Northern Virginia blue and yellow!

You can also download our flyer to share with your community.

Have You Collected Checks?
Enter your checks here and then send them in to our office to watch your thermometer climb!

Foundation Fighting Blindness
Attn: Northern Virginia VisionWalk
7168 Columbia Gateway Drive
Suite 100
Columbia, MD  21046

Become a VisionWalk All Star
Every individual who raises $1,000 or more for VisionWalk will be inducted into the All Stars Club and will receive a commemorative All Star pin on the day of the Walk. View our list of All Stars!

Jo Adams
Joe Backer
Lucia Backer
Daniel Davis
Jonathan Davis
Vijay Gupta
Jody Kelly
Carol Khalsa
Davida Luehrs
Mike Ryan

Sponsorship Campaign
Spread the word to businesses and corporations by asking for their sponsorship support. Sponsorship solicitation is easy and rewarding. To order your sponsorship packets or for more information about "making the ask", please contact Somer Read at 410-423-0600 or SRead@FightBlindness.org

Calling All Volunteers!
Are you looking for another way to get involved with the Northern Virginia VisionWalk? We are always in need of great volunteers. Contact us today - we need your help!

 

For more information or to register, contact:

410-423-0600  Square Bullet Point  SRead@FightBlindness.org 

 

 

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

 

Community Captains:

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Jody Kelly

Kim Riddle

Lucia and Joe Backer & Family


Community Leaders:


The Luehrs Family

Daniel Davis

Jonathan Davis

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Commuinty Partners:

Dr. Finley's Family Eyecare

Griffin-Owens Insurance Group

Khalsa Integrative Medicine, LLC

Springfield Franconia Host Lions Club

Tillie Leisure Farms

Community Supporters:

A1 Auto Sales of Dulles

Al's Towing

Jo and Dale Adams

Michelle Adams

Carmelo and Yvonne Finocchiaro