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Carol Segerstrom and Shelly Savoy are the recipients of the most recent Tom Thornblade awards, presented at an all-staff training held in January.
Residents throughout North Iowa are invited to join radio personality J. Brooks of 98.7 KISS Country and the Opportunity Village Children's Autism Center to celebrate autism advocacy at the third annual J. Brooks Walk-A-Block fundraiser on April 2.
In this season of Thanksgiving, I am mindful of so much for which we have to be grateful. Each day, I am privileged to be a part of an organization that directly impacts the quality of life of many.
Are you a Thrivent Financial member or know someone who is? Here are a couple great opportunities to help the Village.
Seminars will be held Oct. 20 and Oct. 27. Both are free to the public.
Individuals supported by Opportunity Village, as well as Village staff and family, will present two special performances Oct. 7 and 9, inviting the community to look beyond appearance and discover what makes us unique.
Abby Howell is only one employee at Tried & True, but she is a unique and valuable asset to Opportunity Village’s third and newest resale store.
As Opportunity Village rolled through the month of August and into September, I continue to be amazed at the amount of change we are facing and the pace at which our organization continues to adjust.
In August, Pastor Scott Sokol stepped fully into the role of spiritual resources coordinator, vacated by Pastor Rich Murray, who retired in July.
Gordon Peterson started working at the Village in August 1976. Forty years later, it’s safe to say, he’s found the place he’s meant to be.
The open house is scheduled Aug. 26 from 5-7 p.m. at the center, located on Opportunity Village’s Clear Lake campus.
The annual fundraiser will be held Sept. 10 in Clear Lake and Sept. 11 in Fort Dodge.
The Tom Thornblade Award is given seven times per year to deserving employees in honor of longtime staff member, Tom Thornblade.
Pastor Scott Sokol of Garner to fill the role of spiritual resources coordinator.
The educational event designed for professionals in the field and families of children with autism spectrum disorders.
Don’t miss our signature event in 2016! The 47th annual Opportunity Village Benefit Walk will be held Sept. 10 in Clear Lake and Sept. 11 in Fort Dodge.
Opportunity Village starts vegetable aggregation to provide employment and make use of closed Kinney Lindstrom Center kitchen.
The inaugural Pedal for a Purpose will be held June 18 at Kennedy Park in Fort Dodge.
A new resale boutique is scheduled to open in Mason City at month’s end.
Almost $6,500 was raised for the Opportunity Village Children's Autism Center through the third annual J. Brooks Walk-A-Block for autism advocacy. The event was held April 2 at City Park in Clear Lake.
Exhibitor registration is open for nonprofit organizations and select businesses interested in participating in the second annual North Iowa LIFE Expo and Fort Dodge LIFE Expo.
“Theory of Mind” is described as a sensitive yet unsentimental story presenting a portrait of a young man with Asperger’s Syndrome.
When autism advocates gather on April 2 for the 3rd annual J. Brooks Walk-A-Block fundraiser benefiting Opportunity Village Children’s Autism Center, they will meet one special little girl supported by the organization who has touched the lives of many.
Hear our stories of how lives are changed through Opportunity Village's attention to individual needs.
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Opportunity Village Children's Autism Center offers hope to Iowa families of children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder.