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Opportunity Enterprises

Session offered to help OE families with finances

VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises will hold an “OE Family Finances Workshop” 5 to 6 p.m. Wednesday at OE’s main building, 2801 Evans Ave.

April 15, 2014 12:00 am
Opportunity Enterprises receives grant from America’s Farmers Grow Communities

Opportunity Enterprises receives grant from America’s Farmers Grow Communities

VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises is the proud recipient of the 2014 America’s Farmers Grow Communities grant for Porter County, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. On Monday, March 10th, Linda Hazen, Major Gifts Officer, accepted a $2,500 contribution from Osadeba Omokaro of Channel, a divis…

March 20, 2014 1:15 pm

Valparaiso Barnes & Noble To Host Book Fair Fundraiser for Opportunity Enterprises

VALPARAISO | The Valparaiso Barnes & Noble at 150 Silhavy Road will host a Book Fair Fundraiser for Opportunity Enterprises on Friday, March 21st in honor of Disability Awareness Month. OE will receive a percentage of sales when customers present a voucher for qualifying purchases. Vouch…

March 14, 2014 5:27 pm
Opportunity Enterprises hosts record breaking gala

Opportunity Enterprises hosts record breaking gala

VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises held their 22nd Annual Gala on Saturday, March 8th, 2014 at the Avalon Manor in Merrillville. Hosted by Delta Theta Tau sorority, the event attracted more than 500 guests and raised a record breaking $208,000.

March 11, 2014 4:37 pm Photos

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OE to raffle two-year lease on 2014 Volkswagen Beetle

VALPARAISO | A two-year lease on a red 2014 Volkswagen Beetle is the prize offered for the raffle at the upcoming 22nd Annual Opportunity Enterprises Gala.

February 23, 2014 12:00 am
Group gives disabled kids chance to play

Group gives disabled kids chance to play

VALPARAISO | A group of Valparaiso area women believe that every child should have the chance to play, even those with special needs.

February 15, 2014 7:00 pm

Runner sought for Opportunity Enterprises marathon team

VALPARAISO | Local runners of all levels and abilities are invited to the call-out meetings for the 2014 Bank of America Chicago Marathon - Opportunity Enterprises Team.

January 19, 2014 4:49 pm

Opportunity Enterprises & First Source Bank to hold OE Family Finances Workshop

VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises will hold an OE Family Finances Workshop on Jan. 22 from 5-6 p.m. The event will be held at OE’s main building which is located at 2801 Evans Avenue, Valparaiso.

January 14, 2014 3:18 pm
Opportunity Enterprises grows to add 500th employee

Opportunity Enterprises grows to add 500th employee

VALPARAISO | An increased demand for services, coupled with the closure of the ARC of Northwest Indiana’s group homes has led to an expansion of staff at Opportunity Enterprises.

January 03, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Opportunity Enterprises Celebrates Growth with 500th Employee

VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises recently hired their 500th employee, just one more milestone in an exciting surge of growth and change for the local non-profit. In the past five months, 70 new staff positions have been created and filled at OE, and more growth is anticipated for 2014.

December 30, 2013 6:32 pm
Valpo student charged in sex assault on disabled woman

Valpo student charged in sex assault on disabled woman

VALPARAISO | Pleas of not guilty were entered Friday morning on behalf of a Valparaiso High School student charged with sexually assaulting a mentally disabled woman.

December 20, 2013 12:30 pm
Simply Amazing Market to host holiday open house

Simply Amazing Market to host holiday open house

VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises’ Simply Amazing Market will host a Holiday Open House on Saturday, December 7 from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm. Visitors will enjoy free photos with Santa from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm, as well as product samples throughout the day. Guests can purchase a variety of artw…

November 19, 2013 1:31 pm
Opportunity Enterprises receives grants to expand transportation fleet

Opportunity Enterprises receives grants to expand transportation fleet

VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises’ fleet of accessible minivans is growing thanks to the support of the Indiana Department of Transportation, the Porter County Community Foundation, and the Valparaiso Rotary’s Community Development and Community Service Committee. In 2012, OE received a g…

November 15, 2013 3:56 pm
Welcome Center display is window to a dream

Welcome Center display is window to a dream

HAMMOND | “Let’s do this!” exclaimed Rich AmRhein, of Valparaiso, as he helped pull down the curtains covering a new window scene for “A Christmas Story” Comes Home exhibit at the Indiana Welcome Center on Thursday.

November 07, 2013 9:00 pm Photos

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Opportunity Enterprises hosts benefit Thursday in Hammond

HAMMOND | Opportunity Enterprises hosts an event from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Indiana Welcome Center.

November 05, 2013 12:05 am
Opportunity Enterprises to Host Seventh Annual ARTability Art Auction

Opportunity Enterprises to Host Seventh Annual ARTability Art Auction

VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises’ Seventh Annual ARTability Art Auction will be held on Thursday, November 21, 5:30 – 8:00 pm, at Framing Concepts, 219 Broadway, Chesterton. The event is free and open to the public, and will feature canvas art sold by silent auction, as well as pre-price…

November 01, 2013 1:47 pm
Opportunity Enterprises opens facility at Lake Eliza

Opportunity Enterprises opens facility at Lake Eliza

VALPARAISO | After a successful $3.9 million campaign over three years, staff and officials from Opportunity Enterprises joined community members Wednesday to cut the ribbon on the day services wing for the OE Lakeside Day Services Facility.

October 30, 2013 8:45 pm Photos

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Opportunity Enterprises Seeking Support for its Angel Tree Program

VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises is kicking off its annual Angel Tree Program and invites donors to show their holiday spirit by providing Christmas gifts for OE participants with little or no family.

October 19, 2013 12:57 pm

NAP Credits Available Through Opportunity Enterprises

VALPARAISO | Opportunity Enterprises currently has $4,580 in Neighborhood Assistance Program (NAP) tax credits available for allocation. The credits, which will be awarded on a first-come, first-served basis, will support renovations in OE’s seven group homes for adults with disabilities. Th…

October 19, 2013 12:52 pm
Course record falls at Chicago Marathon

Course record falls at Chicago Marathon

CHICAGO | Picturesque conditions led to a record-setting day at the Chicago Marathon on Sunday morning.

October 13, 2013 6:00 pm Photos

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