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Carlos Santana and Hermes Music Donate Instruments to Opportunity Village’s Fine and Performing Arts Program

September 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Carlos Santana and Hermes Music Donate Instruments to Opportunity Village’s Fine and Performing Arts Program 

Carlos Santana and Hermes Music Donate Instruments to Opportunity Village’s Fine and Performing Arts Program

This week legendary musician Carlos Santana visited the Engelstad Campus of Las Vegas’ most notable charity – Opportunity Village (Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com)  Photo: © Erik Kabik / www.erikkabik.com. After a heartfelt and touching tour of the facility with Opportunity Village executives Ed Guthrie and Linda Smith, Santana was treated to a moving performance by Opportunity […]

Opportunity Village’s ‘Las Vegas Great Santa Run’ Offers Early Bird Registration Special for 2015 Fundraiser

August 18, 2015 by · Comments Off on Opportunity Village’s ‘Las Vegas Great Santa Run’ Offers Early Bird Registration Special for 2015 Fundraiser 

Opportunity Village’s ‘Las Vegas Great Santa Run’ Offers Early Bird Registration Special for 2015 Fundraiser

Returning for its 11th year, the iconic Las Vegas Great Santa Run, benefitting Opportunity Village, has opened an early bird registration special to kick off one of the largest gatherings of Santa-clad runners in the world Saturday, December 5 in Downtown Las Vegas.  Opportunity Village’s ‘Las Vegas Great Santa Run’ httpvh://youtu.be/ZVTazYrrM80 The early bird discount for […]

‘Las Vegas Great Santa Run’ Announces Race Day Fun in Downtown Las Vegas Dec. 7

November 27, 2013 by · Comments Off on ‘Las Vegas Great Santa Run’ Announces Race Day Fun in Downtown Las Vegas Dec. 7 

‘Las Vegas Great Santa Run’ Announces Race Day Fun in Downtown Las Vegas Dec. 7

Santa Claus is coming downtown Saturday, December 7, as the ninth annual Las Vegas Great Santa Run raises funds and awareness for Opportunity Village and its unparalleled programs.  Las Vegans can still register to be a part of history as Grand Marshal Shania Twain leads thousands of red-suited racers to the streets for a 5K run […]

Véronic DiCaire Performs at Opportunity Village’s Camelot Gala Honoring Barrick Gold Corporation

November 13, 2013 by · Comments Off on Véronic DiCaire Performs at Opportunity Village’s Camelot Gala Honoring Barrick Gold Corporation 

Véronic DiCaire Performs at Opportunity Village's Camelot Gala Honoring Barrick Gold Corporation

Opportunity Village held its annual Camelot Gala at the Magical Forest on Thursday, November 7 honoring one of Nevada’s most respected corporations, Barrick Gold (Pictured: Véronic DiCaire – Photo credit: Steven Joseph Photography).  Emceed by Fox 5 news anchor Monica Jackson, Camelot featured a performance from singer-impersonator Véronic DiCaire, a special appearance and message from Governor Brian Sandoval, and […]

Shania Twain to Serve as Grand Marshal at Opportunity Village’s Las Vegas Great Santa Run Dec. 7

November 5, 2013 by · Comments Off on Shania Twain to Serve as Grand Marshal at Opportunity Village’s Las Vegas Great Santa Run Dec. 7 

Shania Twain to Serve as Grand Marshal at Opportunity Village’s Las Vegas Great Santa Run Dec. 7

Country superstar Shania Twain will proudly serve as the Grand Marshal of Opportunity Village’s Las Vegas Great Santa Run on Saturday, December 7, 2013. Marking the 5k’s ninth year, Twain will join thousands of Kris Kringles in Downtown Las Vegas for the nonprofit’s largest annual fundraiser.  “It is an honor to partner with Opportunity Village […]

Penn Jillette Launches “Celebrity Apprentice” Ice Cream at Walgreens on Las Vegas Strip

May 13, 2013 by · 2 Comments 

Penn Jillette & Teller with Vanilla & Chocolate Magic Swirtle ice cream at Walgreens

During this week’s broadcast of NBC’s “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice,” Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino headliner Penn Jillette was named one of two finalists left in the competition. For the final challenge Penn was tasked with creating his very own flavor of Walgreens Good & Delish super premium ice cream. His creation, “Vanilla & Chocolate Magic […]

David Copperfield, Brad Garrett, David Feherty at Camelot Fundraiser Hosted by Opportunity Village

November 20, 2012 by · Comments Off on David Copperfield, Brad Garrett, David Feherty at Camelot Fundraiser Hosted by Opportunity Village 

Illusionist David Copperfield and Associate Executive Director of Opportunity Village, Linda Smith, took a ride on Cheyenne’s Enchanted Carousel at Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest

Opportunity Village, Las Vegas’ favorite charity, hosted its annual Camelot fundraiser on Thursday, Nov. 15 at the organization’s Oakey Campus, home of the Magical Forest (Pictured: Illusionist David Copperfield and Associate Executive Director of Opportunity Village, Linda Smith, took a ride on Cheyenne’s Enchanted Carousel at Opportunity Village’s Magical Forest – Photo credit: Steven Joseph Photography).  […]

Penn Jillette to Compete on Behalf of Opportunity Village on NBC’s “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice”

October 12, 2012 by · 1 Comment 

Penn Jillette to Compete on Behalf of Opportunity Village on NBC’s “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice”

Opportunity Village’s newest board member, Penn Jillette, will once again play for Las Vegas’ favorite charity on NBC’s “All-Star Celebrity Apprentice,” now in its 13th installment. Airing in March 2013, this will mark the second time Opportunity Village will be the beneficiary of Jillette’s appearance.  “It was an amazing act of generosity by Penn Jillette […]


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