8th Annual Northern Virginia VisionWalk
Walkers g ather for a picture at the 2011 Northern Virginia VisionWalkMore than 10 m illion Americans are affected by blinding retinal diseases such as macular degeneration\, retinitis pigmentosa and Usher Syndrome. The Foundation Fi ghting Blindness is working to find treatments and cures for these devasta ting diseases. Our Foundation funds leading-edge research in areas such as genetics\, gene therapy\, transplantation\, artificial retinal implants\, and pharmaceutical and nutritional therapies.
Since 2006\, Vis ionWalk has raised over $23 million to support the mission of the Foundati on Fighting Blindness. More than 50 walks are planned for 2013\, including the 8th Annual Northern Virginia VisionWalk on Sunday\, April 21st\, 2013 \, at Fairfax Corners.
Make a difference! Join us for a fun\, f amily-friendly event to celebrate the fundraising efforts of the Hampton R oads community and to get together with friends and family of those who sh are a similar goal of finding a cure. We will have plenty of activities\, including a bounce house\, face painting\, characters\, music and a whole lot more.
Take important steps toward a cure – walk with the Foundation Fighting Blindness on Sunday\, April 21st!
Registrat ion: 9:00 a.m.
Walk Start: 10:00 a.m.
Walk Chair: Vidia and Prak ash Mistry
For more information\, including sponsorship or regi stration\, contact Heather Medina at 410-423-0625 or HMedina@FightBlindnes s.org.
A fun 2-hour event!
Who: People with Special Needs (phy sical or cognitive)
What: Wheelchair cleaning\, Puppets\, Fun & Games \, Prizes\, Snacks!
“Special Touch” Specia l Needs Ministry of Calvary Chapel Wilmington
In partnership with Spe cial Touch Ministries\, Waupaca\, Wisconsin
April 21\, 3:00 PM-5:0
0PM\; (Rain day alternative: Inside Calvary Chapel)
Cape Fear Chorale Concert with orchestra\, 'Requiem' by Fran
z von Suppe
Registration Ends: April 21\, 2013 3:00 PM
Cape Fear Chorale\, under the direction of Jerry Cribbs \, will present REQUIEM by Franz von Suppe in concert with orchestra at 4: 00 p.m.\, Sunday\, April 21\, 2013 at Roland-Grise Middle School Auditoriu m\, 4412 Lake Ave.\, Wilmington. Mr. Cribbs will present a short pre-conce rt talk at 3:35 pm.
Soloists are Nancy King\, soprano\; Sheila Bron\, alto\; Ryan Southerland\, tenor and Johannes Bron\, bass.
The non-profit Chorale presents two free public concerts each year. Dona tions gratefully accepted.
For additional information about th e Chorale and future programs please see www.capefearchorale.org. Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUMMARY:Cape Fear Chorale Concert with orchestra\, 'Requiem' by Franz von S