10th Annual Orlando VisionWalk

We had a fantastic day at our 10th Annual Orlando VisionWalk on Sunday, May 3rd!  Thanks to each and every one of you for everything you did to make our walk such a success! We brought in over $4,000 on walk day!  We're getting closer to our goal, and don't forget that any money raised by June 30th can help us get there!

Over 200 walkers enjoyed a beautiful day at Cypress Grove Park to celebrate our fundraising efforts and bring us closer to a cure! We had beautiful weather, great food and good times with all our VisionWalk friends! A special thank you to our Walk Chair, Dr. Sarah Harbove and Honorary Chairs, Jim Schott and Lee Corso.

Thank you to our Sponsors, which included - Community Champions, The Chatlos Foundation and Sunray Homes; Community Captains - Jim & Ginny Schott, The Ahmed Family, The Sheik Family and Bill & Janet Chatlos; Community Leaders - George & Maryann Friedrich, The Schleich Family Foundation and The Siddiqui Family; Community Partners - Richard & Brenda Schoonover, Pat & Audrey Knipe, Dan Day and Kimberly Mosley; Community Supporters - Aker Eye Vision Source, Charles Schwab & Co., Maria Canal, The Naqvi Family, The Rasool Family, Don & Susan Shaw, and Anwar Virani.

Also, a very special thank you to all of our in kind donors, Rogue Pub, Krispy Kreme, Starbuck's and Costco.

Congratulations to the winners of our team prizes this year:

  • Best T-shirt:  Sight for Sore Eyes
  • Team Spirit:  Dancer's Pointe
  • Most Money Raised:  One Step at a Time
  • Largest Team:  Team Aker Eye

And finally, a HUGE thank you to all the Team Captains, walkers and volunteers for your support, dedication and energy that made the walk such a great success! We truly could not do it without you!

Team Eye Believe


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!

Orlando VisionWalk All Stars:

Jim Schott
Ginny Schott

Ronald Schleich
Mary Schleich
Maryann Friedrich
George Friedrich
Tahir Ahmed
Dan Day
Pat Knipe
Richard Schoonover
Teresa Suris
Sarah Harbove
Bill Chatlos
Janet Chatlos
Cheryl Luby
Delores Wright

Interested in Learning About Orlando's Chapter?
The Foundation has close to 50 chapters across the United States, including one here in Orlando. Chapters provide a supportive environment for individuals who may personally be affected by a retinal degenerative disease, has family or friends affected or those who work closely with a visually impaired client base. If you would like more informaiton about our local chapter, please contact Mary Ann Subleski, Director, Chapter Development at 847-680-0100, ext. 26 or email msubleski@blindness.org.


Thank You to Our Sponsors:

Community Champions:

ORL VW Sponsor Logo - SunRay Homes             
ORL VW Sponsor Logo - Chatlos Foundation

Community Captains:
Jim & Ginny Schott
The Ahmed Family
The Sheik Family

Bill & Janet Chatlos

Community Leaders:
Maryann & George Friedrich
Ronald & Mary Schleich
The Siddiqui Family

Community Partners:
Richard & Brenda Schoonover
Pat & Audrey Knipe

Community Supporters:
Aker Eye Vision Source
Charles Schwab & Co.
Maria Canal
The Naqvi Family
The Rasool Family
Don & Susan Shaw
Anwar Virani