5th annual Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky VisionWalk

By Mark Shuller - Email

CINCINNATI, OH (FOX 19) – Over ten million Americans are losing their vision from retinal diseases, but you can help. Join the Foundation Fighting Blindness and tri-state residents at the 5th annual Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky VisionWalk.

The walk will be held on Saturday, October 2, 2010 at the Theodore Berry Friendship Park located at 1101 Eastern Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45202. Registration for the event begins at 9:00 a.m. and the walk starts at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 866-782-7330.

VisionWalk is the national signature fundraising event of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. Since its inception in the spring of 2006, the program has raised over $13 million to fund sight-saving research.

The Foundation Fighting Blindness (www.FightBlindness.org) is the largest non-governmental source of funding for retinal degenerative disease research in the world. Diseases such as macular degeneration, retinitis pigmentosa, and Usher syndrome affect more than ten million Americans.