EVENTS

Opportunity Enterprises is always hosting an exciting event. Check out our Special Events Calendar below! For questions, please contact Events Coordinator Amy Wulf at (219) 464-9621. ext. 333, or via e-mail at amy.wulf@oppent.org.

MARCH 2017

Saturday, March 11th: 25th Annual Gala

Hosted by Delta Theta Tau at the Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City, IN, the 25th Annual Gala welcomes community members as well as business and civic leaders from the Northwest Indiana & Chicagoland area for dinner, dancing, a live band, and auction opportunities! More details to come! Visit www.oegala.com for more information about this exciting event!
For sponsorship opportunities or to reserve tickets, contact Amy Wulf at 219.464.9621 x333 or amy.wulf@oppent.org.

 

APRIL 2017

Saturday, April 15th: Simply Amazing Easter Market
Stop in the Simply Amazing Market to purchase Easter gift baskets, goodies, sweets and more! Open special hours, Saturday, April 15 from 10am-3pm for your shopping convenience. For more information, contact the Simply Amazing Market at (219) 464-9621, ext. 289 or visit www.simplyamazingmarket.com.

JUNE 2017

Thursday, June 8th: Celebration of Achievement

Join us for an inspiring event where we tell the tales of success of our clients, staff, and organizations who support Opportunity Enterprises! Location: Aberdeen Manor on 6.2.16. More information coming soon!

 

AUGUST 2017

Monday, August 28th: One Amazing Golf Outing

OE’s amazing Golf Outing is hosted by the Valparaiso Country Club every year and is attended by various community leaders. 35 foursomes eat, drink, and play 18 holes. The outing is sold out every year. Contact Committee Chair Chris Runnion at at (630) 364-9801 or via e-mail at cjrunnion@comcast.net.

SEPTEMBER 2017

Saturday, September 17th: Packathon

Each year, Opportunity Enterprises opens the doors of its OutSource Solutions warehouse to welcome hundreds of volunteers who help to fill and pack thousands of goodie bags for the Chicago Marathon. OE is currently looking for volunteers; please reach out to Events Coordinator Amy Wulf (219) 464-9621, ext. 333or via e-mail at amy.wulf@oppent.org.

NOVEMBER 2017

ARTability

Each year, OE partners with members of the community to host its ever-popular ARTability Show and Auction. Featuring the canvas, ceramic, and glass  artwork that nearly 150 of our clients create, ARTability is a great way for community members to show their support. Free to the public, this event grows each year in popularity. More info coming soon!

DECEMBER 2017

Holiday Extravaganza 

Each year, OE’s Simply Amazing Market hosts an Open House and OE’s Main location at 2801 Evans Avenue opens its doors to the public welcoming families to celebrate the holiday in cheer. In addition to getting a head start on Market Gift Set purchasing, activities include free digital pictures with Santa, arts and crafts, as well as a special activity this year: Popcorn and Painting!

FEBRUARY 2018

Night to Shine

The Tim Tebow Foundation has sponsored a prom-like event for adult members of the community who have disabilities. The event will be hosted by Valparaiso Nazarene Church. More information to come!

Self-Advocates Elections
Each year, OE’s Self-Advocates elect new official to represent the client community by acting as voices for their peers. Self-Advocates campaign like any other election and this year is no exception! Throughout the entire week prior, Self-Advocates will work hard at winning the hearts and minds of their peers. Elections will take place at OE Main, 2801 Evans Ave and OE Lakeside, 32 S Fish Lake Rd, Valparaiso.