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Opportunity Village Clients and the A Team Nevada Attends Advocacy Day at the Nevada State Legislature

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Opportunity Village Clients and the A Team Nevada Attends Advocacy Day at the Nevada State Legislature

On Monday, February 27, A Team Nevada and Opportunity Village clients traveled to the Nevada State Legislature for Advocacy Day. More than 100 people with intellectual and developmental disabilities from across Nevada participated in the legislative process, met with their representatives and learned how government works firsthand. Attendees took time to meet with the Lt. […]

Opportunity Village Hosts Nevada Legislators Night at the Magical Forest

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Opportunity Village Hosts Nevada Legislators Night at the Magical Forest

Evening Included Appearances by Nevada State Legislators and Special Presentation by Jeremy Aguero from Applied Analysis On Dec. 7, Opportunity Village hosted a special Legislators Night for Nevada state elected officials at the Magical Forest. Special guests in attendance included state senators Scott Hammond (District 18) and Patricia Farley (District 8), and assembly members Olivia […]

The Great Santa Run befitting Opportunity Village to Return to Downtown Las Vegas to Defend its Title

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The Great Santa Run befitting Opportunity Village to Return to Downtown Las Vegas to Defend its Title

By Debbie Hall, Editor Informer Media Group Today, Santa Claus drove in Downtown Las Vegas in style in a Lamborghini (from World Class Driving) with Opportunity Village’s citizen spokesperson Reggie to the 3rd Street Stage at Downtown Las Vegas’ Fremont Street Experience. He went on stage along with Mayor Carolyn Goodman; Opportunity Village’s Associate Executive […]

Star Power Added to Opportunity Village’s Celebrity Poker Tournament on April 6

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Star Power Added to Opportunity Village’s Celebrity Poker Tournament on April 6

More star power has been added to the eigth annual Opportunity Village Celebrity Poker Tournament Apr. 6 inside Caesars Palace Poker Room. The line-up now includes Penn Jillette; who will be joining his All-Star Celebrity Apprentice castmate Omarosa Manigault; actor Adrian Zmed; ballroom dancer Lacey Schwimmer; Playmate and Strip headliner Claire Sinclair and many more. […]

MJ Christensen’s Celebrates National Women’s History Month with 3rd Annual International Woman’s Day on Friday

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MJ Christensen’s Celebrates National Women’s History Month with 3rd Annual International Woman’s Day on Friday

On Friday, MJ Christensen will be celebrating its 3rd Annual International Woman’s Day honoring Opportunity Village’s Associate Executive Director Linda Smith. The celebration will include live performances, beverages, food and a raffles benefiting Opportunity Village. Making a special appearance will be Opportunity Village’s Roaring Thunder Percussion Team. Opportunity Village is Nevada’s largest organization that assists people with […]

Great Santa Run Wins “World Santa Challenge” Title Again

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Great Santa Run Wins “World Santa Challenge” Title Again

By Debbie Hall, Contributing Writer Las Vegas Informer In support of Opportunity Village, 9,712 Santas flooded the streets of Town Square, Las Vegas to win the “World Santa Challenge” title for the second year in a row at the eighth annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run.  “We are thrilled by this year’s turnout, as this […]

Las Vegans will suit up Santa style for the Great Santa Run on Dec. 1

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Las Vegans will suit up Santa style for the Great Santa Run on Dec. 1

By Debbie Hall, Contributing Writer Las Vegas Informer This Saturday, thousands of Las Vegans will suit up as Santa Claus and run on the Las Vegas Strip for the Great Santa Run to raise money for Opportunity Village and aspire for global domination in the World Santa Challenge. Behind the cheer and the running is […]

Opportunity Village Hosted Star-Studded Camelot Fundraiser

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Opportunity Village Hosted Star-Studded Camelot Fundraiser

Opportunity Village hosted its annual Camelot fundraiser Nov. 15 at the organization’s Oakey Campus, home of the Magical Forest. This event was emceed by comedian Brad Garrett and celebrated the efforts of Bill and Susan Walters on behalf of individuals with disabilities. This year, Camelot included a cocktail reception, five-star dinner, silent and live auctions, […]

Claim Jumper Invites Patrons to ‘Feast For A Claus’ to Support the Las Vegas Great Santa Run and Opportunity Village

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Claim Jumper Invites Patrons to ‘Feast For A Claus’ to Support the Las Vegas Great Santa Run and Opportunity Village

Claim Jumper Restaurants and Opportunity Village kick off the season of giving Nov. 1, with Feast for a Claus. All three Vegas restaurant locations will donate 15 percent of the day’s food and beverage sales to Opportunity Village as well as offer special promotions to encourage registration for the Las Vegas Great Santa Run®. Embracing […]

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