Opportunity Enterprises Celebrates Achievement at Annual Celebration of Achievement Breakfast

Opportunity Enterprises Celebrates Achievement at Annual Celebration of Achievement Breakfast
By: Opportunity Enterprises Last Updated: June 13, 2019

Opportunity Enterprises will host their annual Celebration of Achievement awards breakfast on June 27, 2018 at 8 am at Aberdeen Manor. The awards are presented to individuals with disabilities in recognition of outstanding achievement. Awards are also presented to outstanding volunteers, staff, and businesses for supporting individuals with disabilities. An inspirational program will be hosted by Lanie Steinwart, OE board member and chair of the Communications Department at Valparaiso University.

The clients, staff, volunteers, and businesses were nominated by OE employees and a blind vote was held by the Board of Directors to select the award recipients. Being recognized this year are the following recipients of the 2019 Celebration of Achievement awards.

Clients of the Year: Michael Johnston, Jr, Daily Living Skills; Janet Wilson, Enriching Possibilities; Lila Melcher, Renewed Horizons; Derek Scott, QUEST; Kelsey Dodrill, TREND; Matthew Ingoglia, Residential; Kris Scifres, Business Services; and Marcus Ross, JobSource.

Advocates of the Year: Karen Warner, Jeanne Baird Volunteer of the Year; Elizabeth Schaaf, Jessica Wolfe Outstanding Direct Support Professional; Heidi Radford, Outstanding Staff Member; and Chester, Inc., Business of the Year.

The 2019 Celebration of Achievement Awards Breakfast is sponsored by 1st Source Bank, AM Stabilizers Corporation, BMO Harris Bank, Burke Costanza, & Carberry LLP, Centier Bank, First Merchants Bank, Horizon Bank, New Age Telecom Inc., NIPSCO, Oak Partners, Qubit Networks, Steel Cities Steels, Inc., The Germann Family, The Times, and Urschel Laboratories Philanthropic Committee. The event features plated breakfast, inspirational program, gourmet coffee bar, and on-site Simply Amazing Market featuring client designed ceramic dishes, popcorn, fudge, and other gourmet treats for purchase. Tickets are $25 each or $225 for a table of 10. They can be purchased directly at www.oppent.org/achieve. RSVPs needed by June 18, 2019. Contact Event Coordinator, Amy Wulf, for more information at amy.wulf@oppent.org or 219-464-9621 ext 333.