OE Winter Gala Tickets Now On Sale

By: Opportunity Enterprises Last Updated: January 15, 2010

Tickets for the 18th Annual Delta Theta Tau Winter Gala to benefit Opportunity Enterprises are now on sale, and may be purchased on-line at or by contacting Chris Schneidt at 219-464-9621, ext. 233 or This elegant event, which is hosted by the Delta Theta Tau service sorority, will take place on Saturday, February 6, 2010, at the Porter County Expo Center in Valparaiso. Tickets are $90, and include a catered dinner, live music, dancing, and an exciting silent auction. The evening will also include a raffle of fine jewelry donated by Martin Binder Jeweler’s of Valparaiso.

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, which offers a variety of programs designed to fit the needs of individuals with multiple or severe disabilities, and the Renewed Horizons Adult Day Center, which provides a comprehensive and structured environment for senior adults with developmental disabilities. Together, these programs serve just over 100 adults with disabilities each day.

Event sponsorships are also available at a variety of levels for both individuals and businesses. For sponsorship information, please contact Corporate Relations Liaison Dave Collins at (219) 464-9621, ext. 208 or

Since the first Winter Gala held in 1993, the event has raised more than $800,000 to support the more than 1,000 adults and children with disabilities OE serves in Porter County and throughout Northwest Indiana.

Since 1967, OE has been a non-profit organization dedicated to creating sustainable life choices and opportunities for individuals with unique challenges and abilities. For more information, visit