On Friday, November 29, Opportunity Village once again opened the gates to the Magical Forest for its annual Tree Lighting Celebration, welcoming guests from near and far to celebrate the holiday season.

Thousands in attendance as Opportunity Village hosts annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at the Magical Forest

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LAS VEGAS — On Friday, November 29, Opportunity Village once again opened the gates to the Magical Forest, welcoming guests from near and far to celebrate the holiday season!

The annual Tree Lighting Celebration was hosted by Chet Buchanan and featured special entertainment guests Clint Holmes, Melody Sweets, Lorena Peril of Fantasy and The Chippendales.

Other guests included Mayor Carolyn Goodman, Congresswoman Dina Titus, Congresswoman Susie Lee, Councilman Brian Knudsen, Jake Tomlin of Papillon Grand Canyon Helicopters, OV Ambassadors Reggie D. and Daniel D., Opportunity Village President & CEO Bob Brown, and Opportunity Village VP of Philanthropy Adam K. Joseph.

The Magical Forest is open for the season through January 4, 2020. Tickets start at just $15 and can be purchased online at www.MagicalForest.com or at the Magical Forest box office.

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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