2015 San Antonio VisionWalk Photos
It was a beautiful day on Saturday, March 28, 2015 as over 225 walkers and 21 teams participated in the 7th Annual San Antonio-Austin VisionWalk. By saturday morning we had already raised over $77,000 and with the additional money raised on Saturday and since Walk day we have raised well over $86,000 and counting.
It is not too late to turn in donations!
If you have any new money that comes in, please send those checks to:
Foundation Fighting Blindness
Attn: San Antonio - Austin VisionWalk
2800 28th Street, Suite 310
Santa Monica, CA 90405
CONGRATULATIONS to our Top 5 Fundraising teams on Walk Day:
1. Sight for Sore Eyes - $40,125
2. Eye Believe - $8,860
3. Let There Be Light - $4,612
4. Niko's Constellation - $3,480
5. Capitaleye's Crew - $2,395
Huge recognition to this year's All-Stars: Steve Browne, Todd Dunn, Colleen Dunn, Jameson Dunn, Meredith Dunn, Brenda Ramirez, Shawna Sieck, Devyn Sieck, Nancy Bryd, Brian Tully, Sylvia Rossett, and Katelyn Grun.
BRAVO to our Flying Pig Award Winners:
Top Fundraising Team: Sight For Sore Eyes
Best Team Spirit: Let There Be Light
Most Inspirational Walker: Tony Guerrero
Rookie of the Year: Nikko's Constellation
This Walk would not have happened without the dedication of some very important people.
First a hearfelt thank you to our Walk Co-Chairs, San Antonio Chapter Co-Presidents, Todd & Meredith Dunn and National Trustee and Chapter Leader, Steve & Carolyn Browne.
To our Emcee, Erica Gonzaba, for joining us again and for starting off our Walk with a beautiful performance of the National Anthem.
Thank you to all of our incredible volunteers especially the young men and women of the San Antonio Firefighter Cadets and their leader and FFB Volunteer of the Year: Lt. Eric Ernst.
Special Thank you to our Event Sponsors: The Gordon Hartman Family Foundation, H-E-B, Snyder Family Foundation, Sprint, Valero, VisionWorks, Alamo Cafe, Ancira Automotive Group, Argo Group, Ben & Pat Garza, Homer Foundation, Phyllis Browning Company, Langley & Banack, Inc., Frost National Bank, McCombs Foundation, Cacheaux, Cavazos & Newton, LLP, Carabin & Shaw, PC, Chris Madrid's, Mike & Betty Venson, and Weston Centre.
Thank you to Grupo Folklorica Magnifico for a beautiful performance. To H-E-B Buddy the Grocery Bag and of course, fan favorite, the San Antonio Spurs Coyote.
We also want to thank PD Parker and the San Antonio Gun Club for giving us the beautiful location to hold our Walk. The City of Olmos Park for the wonderful walk route. Officer Joe Schutzy for keeping us safe on Saturday. Bagel Factory on San Pedro Avenue, Ozarka Water, Starbucks on Basse Road, Dominos Pizza and La Fonda on Main for helping us to make sure that as much money as possible goes toward research by donating the food and water to the Walk. George Gonzaba, Whick Turner, and Julie Rondan for their help in supporting this year's Walk. 2012 Mrs. World, April Lefrui and Sprint for joining us in support.
And finally, all of you: Every Team Captain and Walker who have made this event possible. Because of you...A Cure Is In Sight!
2015 All-Star Class
|| Steven Browne / Sight for Sore Eyes
||Colleen Dunn / Eye Believe
||Jameson Dunn / Eye Believe
||Meredith Dunn / Eye Believe
||Todd Dunn / Eye Believe
||Katelyn Grun / Katelyn's Quest
||Brenda Ramirez / Eye Believe
||Sylvia Rossett / Cones & Rods
||Devyn Sieck / Let There Be Light
||Shawna Sieck / Let There Be Light
||Brian Tully / Capitoleyes Crew
Thank You to Our Sponsors:
Snyder Family Foundation
Ben & Pat Garza
Phyllis Browning Co.
Carabin & Shaw
Chris Madrid's Inc.
Frost National Bank
Mike & Betty Venson