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!
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:
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank You to Our Sponsors:
Jim & Ginny Schott
The Ahmed Family
The Sheik Family
Bill & Janet Chatlos
Maryann & George Friedrich
Ronald & Mary Schleich
The Siddiqui Family
Richard & Brenda Schoonover
Pat & Audrey Knipe
Aker Eye Vision Source
Charles Schwab & Co.
The Naqvi Family
The Rasool Family
Don & Susan Shaw