10th Annual Houston VisionWalk

Date: Saturday, September 30, 2017


Location: Discovery Green
                      1500 McKinney Street
                  Houston, TX  77010


Walk Co-Chairs:  Lisa Holub & Naomi Panarella

Medical Chair:   Stephen P. Daiger, Ph.D.
                            University of Texas Health Science Center

Youth Chair:  Tanner Holub

 

Day of Event Activities:

9:00 AM -   Registration Opens
10:00 AM - Welcome & Stage Presentation
10:15 AM - Ribbon Cutting & Walk Begins
11:30 AM - Post Walk Celebration

Very Important - Please Read:

If you are bringing a tent to set up at the Walk site you MUST have 25lb weights for each corner of the tent.  Anyone who does not have weights will not be able to put up their tent.  Discovery Green requirements.

Parking:

Local parking is available as well as the underground garage at Discovery Green.  Parking fees will apply.  Volunteers will be available to direct you to the parking garage.

Walk Route:

The route is wheelchair and stroller accessible and pet friendly.  We will be walking around the entire outside of Discovery Green.  Six laps around equals 3 miles.

Registraiton Check-In:

All participants, please check in at the Registration Tent, even if you have pre-registered on the website.  Please remember to convert all cash into a check.

T-Shirts:

Every registered participant who raises $100 or more will receive an official 2016 Houston VisionWalk T-Shirt.  Sizes range from small to 2XL.  Sizes are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Activities:

VisionWalk is a family freindly event.  We will have various activities for children of all ages, including face painting, a bounce house, and much more!  We will also have plenty of snacks and refreshments.  Please note:  This year we will not be providing a post Walk lunch but we encourage you and your team to hand around and have your own picnic and enjoy the afternoon at Discovery Green.

Weather Plan:

The forecast says 85 degrees and cloudy for Saturday.  Should there be a chance of rain, please remember the Walk is RAIN or Shine!

Don't forget:

Wear comfortable shoes, bring and put on your sunscreen and/or a hat.  Most importantly bring your team spirit and enthusiasm.

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: Houston VisionWalk
2800 28th Street
Suite 310
Santa Monica, CA  90405

 

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RETINAL CONSULTANTS OF HOUSON
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GAIL GREENBERG /
BLIND SCOOP GROUPIES

ALLSTARS-PRO-LOGO.png LISA HOLUB / OUTLAW EYES
ALLSTARS-PRO-LOGO.png NAOMI PANARELLA / VISIBLE CHANGES

 

 

Become a VisionWalk All Star
Every indivdiual 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!

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 Donna Cohen at 866-782-7330 or DCohen@FightBlindness.org.

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

 

For more information or to register, contact:

Donna Cohen
Director, Events
PH: 866-782-7330
Cell:818-720-7835
DCohen@FightBlindness.org 

 

Thank You to Our Sponsors:

 

COMMUNITY CHAMPIONS

 

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COMMUNITY LEADERS

 

 

Retina Consultants of Houston BILL FULTON

 


COMMUNITY PARTNERS

 

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MARY FINDLEY NAOMI PANARELLA

 

 

COMMUNITY SUPPORTERS

 

KAY & BOB CLEVELAND NICK & JUDY CARTER
 GUENTERT FAMILY REUNION MICHAEL PANARELLA
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