San Diego, CA
Message from the President
Hi San Diego,
I’m excited to announce that our San Diego Chapter of the Foundation Fighting Blindness will have its 10th Annual San Diego VisionWalk this October. We will be counting on your support and you will get more details as we get closer.
10th Annual San Diego VisionWalk
Sunday, October 15, 2017
Waterfront Park – San Diego, CA
Chapter Presentations and Events
Brunch with the Doc!
Speaker Series Presentation and VisionWalk Kick Off
Date: Saturday, August 26, 2017
Time: 9:30 AM – Registration
10:00 AM to 12:00 PM – Program
Location: Mission Valley Library
2123 Fenton Parkway
San Diego, CA 92108
RSVP by August 23 to Shane Cullen at SCullen@FightBlindness.org or 310-201-3005.
Join us for our San Diego Speaker Series Presentation and VisionWalk Kick Off! Featuring presentations from Shiley Eye Institute and the San Diego Center for the Blind, this Speaker Series is one not to miss.
Dr. Shyamanga Borooah, a visiting scholar from England at Shiley Eye Institute, will summarize the latest eye research covering the basics of stem cells and how they are generated, new tools in gene editing, and a synopsis of the process of recent trials in stem cell and gene therapy.
Additionally, Rebbie Radtke, a Certified Orientation and Mobility Specialist at the San Diego Center for the Blind, will be presenting on transportation options available from a variety of government agencies, non-profits, and private companies.
Along with these wonderful presentations, we will also be having some brunch and discussing the upcoming 10th Annual San Diego VisionWalk.
The San Diego Chapter is actively recruiting members for the Leadership Committee. If you are interested in getting involved with the planning and development of our many events, please contact Jody to find out about these great opportunities.
Western Region Office
Foundation Fighting Blindness
10350 Santa Monica Boulevard, Suite 250
Los Angeles, CA 90025
(310) 201-3005 office
(310) 201-3008 fax