Message from the President:
Dear Friends of the FFB Denver Chapter:
My name is Carmen Swick and I am fortunate and excited to be your Chapter President. We have had an excellent past few years of growth in fundraising and awareness and it is my goal to ensure we continue this momentum. In the upcoming year one of my primary goals is to add help seed the energy of the Chapter by increasing involvement with our youth. As we all know it is our youth who hold the key to success in the future so it is crucial we involve and engage our youth in the accomplishments of the Denver Chapter.
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Save the Date!
Saturday, August 5th for our VisionWalk Kickoff at:
101 Monroe Street
Denver, Colorado 80206
10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
More Details Coming Soon!
Click here to go to Colorado's VisionWalk page!
Chapter Presentations and Events
Save Sight Saturday, May 13, 2017
Registration, Continental Breakfast and Browse Exhibitors: 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.
Program: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Our Annual Denver Vision Symposium will be held in the Auditorium at Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute in Aurora.
Research Update provided by Alan E. Kimura, M.D., M.P.H. from Colorado Retina Associates (and Medical Chair for the Denver Chapter of FFB) and Marc Mathias, M.D. at Rocky Mt. Lions Eye Institute who will cover recent scientific advancements, current and upcoming clinical trials, and the latest treatments available for blinding eye diseases.
Panel Discussion on services that are available for the Blind and Vision-impaired community in the Front Range of Colorado and a Q&A session with the panelists/ representatives from Ensight Skills Center, A3 Colorado, Colorado Center for the Blind and Colorado Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.
Confirmed Exhibitors: A3 Colorado, AKB Visions / NanoPak, Alimera Sciences, Audio Information Network of Colorado, Colorado Center for the Blind, Dept. of Vocational Rehab, Ensight Skills Center, Guide Dogs for the Blind Outreach Colorado, Porter Adventist Hospital / Centura Health - Genetics Counselor and Techy Joe's Computer Solutions.
VisionWalk Preview: We’ve exceeded our goal in the past two years! Come see our Flying Pig awards and hear about our plans for the 12th Annual Colorado Visionwalk this Fall!
Foundation Fighting Blindness would like to acknowledge a young lady who is overcoming her vision challenges and dancing her way into our hearts, Miranda Loughry!
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1663 Steele Street
Denver, CO 80206
Phone: (720) 207-8362
Fax: (720) 200-9333