Martinis, Massages, & Manicures Event to Benefit OE

By: Opportunity Enterprises Last Updated: November 3, 2010

Registration is now open for the Martinis, Massages, & Manicures fundraiser scheduled for Monday, December 6, 2010, 6:30 – 10:00 pm, at the Valparaiso Country Club, 2401 Country Club Road in Valparaiso. OE-Lakeside-gardening

Tickets are $30 per person and include one martini, and a choice of a mini-manicure or seated massage. In addition to hors d’oeuvres, music, a 50/50 raffle, and door prizes, each guest who donates $50 to Opportunity Enterprises that night will receive a chance to win a flat screen TV.

Reservations are requested and space is limited. Guests are asked to register on-line at www.oppent.org. For more information, contact Chris Schneidt at 219-464-9621, ext. 233.

Proceeds from the event will be matched dollar for dollar by the Dean and Barbara White Family Foundation, and will support growth and development of Opportunity Enterprises’ Lakeside property.

Acquired in 2007, OE Lakeside, a 158-acre parcel of land and water on Lake Eliza, currently houses two day service programs – Enriching Possibilities and the Renewed Horizons Adult Day Center. Together, these programs serve just over 100 adults with disabilities each day.

Enriching Possibilities offers a variety of programs, designed to fit the needs of individuals with multiple or severe disabilities. Programs such as community integration, art enrichment, and life skills training are just some of the options available to clients in this program.

The Renewed Horizons Adult Day Center provides a comprehensive, structured environment to senior adults with developmental disabilities. Bingo, arts & crafts, and Wii games are just some of the activities clients participate in on a daily basis.

Opportunity Enterprises is a non-profit organization which creates sustainable life choices and opportunities for individuals with unique challenges and abilities, and currently serves over 1,000 adults and children with disabilities throughout Northwest Indiana. For more information, visit www.oppent.org.

Photo Caption: Opportunity Enterprises clients Kim and Michael enjoy gardening as part of the Enriching Possibilities program at OE’s Lakeside facility