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Easterseals Nevada Receives Generous Donation from ChoiceCenter

April 28, 2017 by · Comments Off on Easterseals Nevada Receives Generous Donation from ChoiceCenter 

Easterseals Nevada Receives Generous Donation from ChoiceCenter

On Friday, April 28, ChoiceCenter Leadership University, a leader in personal development and leadership training, presented Easterseals Nevada, an organization that works with and advocates for Nevadans with disabilities, with a donation in the amount of $174,444.44.  Featured in the photo is Easterseals Nevada President and CEO Brian Patchett, along with the ChoiceCenter LV160 group, […]

Support Special Olympics Athletes with a Tip-a-Cop at Local Claim Jumper Locations

March 30, 2017 by · Comments Off on Support Special Olympics Athletes with a Tip-a-Cop at Local Claim Jumper Locations 

Support Special Olympics Athletes with a Tip-a-Cop at Local Claim Jumper Locations

Law enforcement officers will be volunteering as celebrity waiters and collecting “tips” as donations for Special Olympics Nevada at the Tip-A-Cop fundraiser hosted by various area Claim Jumper locations from 5 to 9 p.m. on Thursday, April 6.  Officers and Special Olympics athletes will be on site to aid the serving staff and advocate for […]

Special Olympics Nevada Unified Athletes Earn the Spotlight During Halftime of WAC Championship Games

March 15, 2017 by · Comments Off on Special Olympics Nevada Unified Athletes Earn the Spotlight During Halftime of WAC Championship Games 

Special Olympics Nevada Unified Athletes Earn the Spotlight During Halftime of WAC Championship Games

In cooperation with Special Olympics Nevada, students from Legacy High School and Liberty High School competed in Unified Basketball games during halftime of the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) Championship Games last Saturday at Orleans Arena.  Unified Sports brings together students with and without intellectual disabilities to compete as teammates. It was inspired by a simple […]

Las Vegas Polar Plunge Raises More Than $35,000 for Special Olympics Nevada

March 3, 2017 by · Comments Off on Las Vegas Polar Plunge Raises More Than $35,000 for Special Olympics Nevada 

Las Vegas Polar Plunge Raises More Than $35,000 for Special Olympics Nevada

Hundreds of warm-hearted souls turned out to support Special Olympics Nevada on Saturday for the 2017 Las Vegas Polar Plunge at Sunset Station Hotel & Casino.  The event featured more than 110 Plungers along with a gathering of spectators and raised in excess of $35,000 for Special Olympics Nevada. The proceeds support the organization in […]

Feel the BRRRR: Special Olympics Nevada to Host Annual Polar Plunge Fundraiser at Sunset Station Hotel & Casino Feb. 25

January 24, 2017 by · Comments Off on Feel the BRRRR: Special Olympics Nevada to Host Annual Polar Plunge Fundraiser at Sunset Station Hotel & Casino Feb. 25 

Feel the BRRRR: Special Olympics Nevada to Host Annual Polar Plunge Fundraiser at Sunset Station Hotel & Casino Feb. 25

Special Olympics Nevada is encouraging local Las Vegas Valley residents to “Feel the BRRR” this season and take an icy dive for the nonprofit’s annual Las Vegas Polar Plunge, beginning at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 25, at Sunset Station Hotel & Casino (Pictured: St. Paddy Plungers).  Plunge participants will take a chilly dive into the Sunset […]

Thousands of Santa Claus Look-a-Likes Fill Downtown Las Vegas to Support Opportunity Village

December 7, 2016 by · Comments Off on Thousands of Santa Claus Look-a-Likes Fill Downtown Las Vegas to Support Opportunity Village 

Thousands of Santa Claus Look-a-Likes Fill Downtown Las Vegas to Support Opportunity Village

The 12th annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run included over an estimated 8,000 adults, children and pets clad in Santa suits to Downtown Las Vegas to support the not-for-profit Opportunity Village.  Human Nature, the Strip’s famed Chippendales, Mayor Carolyn Goodman and more were on hand to kick off the race and festivities. “Thank you to everyone in […]

100% of SlotZilla revenue to benefit Opportunity Village on Dec. 3 after Las Vegas Great Santa Run

November 26, 2016 by · Comments Off on 100% of SlotZilla revenue to benefit Opportunity Village on Dec. 3 after Las Vegas Great Santa Run 

100% of SlotZilla revenue to benefit Opportunity Village on Dec. 3 after Las Vegas Great Santa Run

Fremont Street Experience will host Opportunity Village’s 12th Annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run on Saturday, December 3. After the event, Fremont Street Experience encourages all participants to fly on SlotZilla.  From 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Fremont Street Experience will be donating 100% of SlotZilla revenue to the organization. Flight times can be purchased […]

Best Buddies Nevada to Host 8th Annual Superhero Ball at Mirage Resort & Casino

November 2, 2016 by · Comments Off on Best Buddies Nevada to Host 8th Annual Superhero Ball at Mirage Resort & Casino 

Best Buddies Nevada to Host 8th Annual Superhero Ball at Mirage Resort & Casino

The secret identities of friends, donors and supporters will be revealed at Best Buddies Nevada’s 8th annual Superhero Ball beginning at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 5, inside the Grand Ballroom at The Mirage Resort & Casino.  The charity gala will feature a cocktail reception, a gourmet dinner, an exclusive silent auction and more as […]

Best Mattress Presents Las Vegas’ Favorite Charity, Opportunity Village, a check for $10,000

July 26, 2016 by · Comments Off on Best Mattress Presents Las Vegas’ Favorite Charity, Opportunity Village, a check for $10,000 

Best Mattress Presents Las Vegas' Favorite Charity, Opportunity Village, a check for $10,000

Best Mattress President David Mizrahi presented Opportunity Village CEO and President Bob Brown and Major Gift Officer Gregory Gudenkauf with a $10,000 check at the Opportunity Village’s campus, on West Oakey Blvd (Pictured: Bob Brown, Linda Mizrahi, David Mizrahi and Gregory Gudenkauf hold $10,000 check – Photo credit: Briney Lindemuth).  Using the busiest sales day of […]

Opportunity Village Hosts Community Showcase on Saturday, June 25 at the Magical Forest

June 16, 2016 by · Comments Off on Opportunity Village Hosts Community Showcase on Saturday, June 25 at the Magical Forest 

Opportunity Village Hosts Community Showcase on Saturday, June 25 at the Magical Forest

Las Vegas’ Favorite Charity, Opportunity Village, is hosting a Community Showcase at the Magical Forest on Saturday, June 25 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.  The community is invited to preview the Magical Forest prior to its’ 25th anniversary and learn about the complete array of business lines offered at Opportunity Village, ranging from the […]

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