Opportunity Village honored the Fletcher Jones Family at the organization's 18th annual Camelot at the Magical Forest on Thursday, November 14.
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LAS VEGAS – On Thursday, November 14, Opportunity Village honored the Fletcher Jones Family at the organization’s 18th annual Camelot at the Magical Forest and raised over a half-million dollars that will directly go towards the critical programs and services for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Southern Nevada.
Several prominent members of the Las Vegas community attended the black-tie gala, including Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak, Jenni Pulos of Bravo’s Flippin’ Out, Mark Davis – owner and managing general partner of The Raiders, former Governor Brian Sandoval, and many more.
The fundraiser, emceed by Beth Fisher, included a cocktail reception, dinner, live and silent-auction fundraisers and an after-party.
“The Fletcher Jones Family, through generational giving, have been wonderful supporters of Opportunity Village and the entire Las Vegas community for decades and it was our esteemed honor to recognize their contributions at Camelot while also raising much-needed funds for the programs and services our clients utilize every day,” said Adam K. Joseph, Vice President of Philanthropy at Opportunity Village. “We’re so appreciative of our guests’ generosity and we hope to continue serving our clients the best way possible for years to come.”
About Opportunity Village
Mission: Opportunity Village is a not-for-profit organization that serves people within our community with significant intellectual disabilities, to improve their lives and the lives of their families.
Seven families who were determined to give their children with disabilities the best lives possible founded Opportunity Village in 1954. Now, more than six decades later, Opportunity Village is one of the most recognized and respected organizations of its type in the United States.
Nevada’s largest employer of people with disabilities, Opportunity Village serves nearly 2,000 individuals annually, providing vocational training, employment, habilitation and social recreation programs and services that make their lives more purposeful and interesting.
Opportunity Village clients – individuals who were previously considered unemployable – work at Opportunity Village’s Employment Resource Centers and in jobs throughout the community, collectively earning wages amounting to more than $3.6 million in 2018. They are hardworking and diligent, proudly paying taxes and happily leading more fulfilling lives.
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Marty Wood, Opportunity Village
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