Atlanta Chapter

Dear Friends of the Atlanta Chapter:

We welcome your interest in this Chapter of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. We are excited about growing this chapter and look forward to your involvement. Any new ideas on connecting all those that have been touched personally or by a loved one with a retinal disease will be appreciated.

VisionWalk Update:

Save the date for the 12th Annual Atlanta VisionWalk on Saturday, April 21, 2018 at Historic Fourth Ward Park!

VisionWalk is the signature fund raising event of the Foundation Fighting Blindness, having raised over $45 million since its inception.

Click here for more information on the next Atlanta VisionWalk!

Chapter Activities:

Chapter Speaker Series
Saturday, November 11, 2017

Have you always wanted to know more about genetic testing?
Then plan on attending the Atlanta Chapter Presentation to learn more about genetic mutations, including those causing inherited retinal degenerations. You will hear from Dillon Davis and Karen Wernke, second year masters students in genetic counseling at the Emory University School of Medicine, Department of Human Genetics. Also joining the presentation will be a representative with Spark Therapeutics who will share additional information about the ID YOUR IRD gene testing initiative from Spark Therapeutics.

We’ll also be previewing our 11th Annual Atlanta VisionWalk, scheduled for Spring 2018!

9:30 a.m. Registration and 10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Program
Emory St. Joseph Hospital
5665 Peachtree Dunwoody Road
Classrooms 1 and 2 (Lower Level)
Atlanta, GA 30342

Please RSVP by November 9
Phone: Bonnie Little at 1-800-683-5555

This presentation is brought to you without charge by The Chatlos Foundation Public Health Education Program of the Foundation Fighting Blindness.

Contact Us:

Atlanta Chapter Inquiries:

Mary Ann Subleski
Director, Chapter Development
(847) 680-0100  ext. 26- office 
(815-404-7137) - cell

Lesley Ireland
Events Manager
(919) 781-8014

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