Columbus, OH

Message from the President:

Welcome, and thank you for your interest in our chapter. We formed this almost a decade ago in support of the Foundation’s initiatives to increase public awareness in our communities, lead fundraising efforts to help fund research and to provide information to those affected by retinitis pigmentosa (RP), macular degeneration, Usher syndrome, Stargardt disease and all other retinal degenerative diseases.

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Chapter Presentations and Events

Speaker Series Presentation

Sunday Afternoon, April 30, 2017
Registration:  1:30pm – 2:00pm
Program:  2:00pm – 4:00pm

Upper Arlington Main Library, Friends Theater 
2800 Tremont Road
Upper Arlington, OH  43221

Topic: Latest News from the Clinical Trial Front Lines
Speaker: Ben Shaberman, Director Science Communications at Foundation Fighting Blindness
Clinical trials are now taking place and Mr. Shaberman is the one who can bring you up to date on the details: the who, what, where and when! A question and answer session will follow!

Please RSVP to:
Mary Ann Subleski at
847-680-0100 extension 26

This Chapter Speaker Series is presented without charge and brought to you by The Chatlos Foundation Public Health Education Program of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. 

Featured Volunteers:

Christina Strickland

Christina Strickland Hi, my name Christina Strickland. I recently graduated from Bowling Green State University with a degree in communications. I’ve always had a passion for helping others and was very excited to hear that FFB was looking for a new communications chair.
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Olivia Green

My name is Olivia Green and I will be a junior in high school this year. About a year and a half ago I was diagnosed with Retinitis Pigmentosa. When I was diagnosed I was shocked because I had never heard of the disease and as far as we knew no one in my family has had retinitis pigmentosa.
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Contact Us:

Seth R. Porter
Chapter President

Mary Ann Subleski
Director of Chapter Development
977 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 140
Vernon Hills, IL  60061
(847) 680-0100 Ext. 26

Lynda Shellist
Events Assistant
Foundation Fighting Blindness
977 Lakeview Parkway, Suite 140 
Vernon Hills, IL  60061
Phone:  847.680.0100 | Fax:  847.680.1050